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Ethiopia supreme court rejects election appeal

Ethiopia supreme court rejects election appeal

Source: AFP ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia's supreme court on Friday rejected an appeal by the country's main opposition coalition over alleged fraud in the May 23 polls that saw the ruling regime coast to re-election. "The supreme court has rejected all the appeals of Medrek which were 85 pages-long based on the fact that they lacked evidence [...]

Ethiopia: Rattling door forces Ethiopian plane to return to Beirut

Ethiopia: Rattling door forces Ethiopian plane to return to Beirut

Source,  AFP: BEIRUT — An Ethiopian Airlines plane was forced to return to Lebanon after takeoff early on Thursday when crew noticed a door was rattling, a Beirut airport official said. "The door had not been closed properly and some five minutes after takeoff, the pilot was able to return and land in Beirut safely and without having to [...]

Ethiopian Opposition Parties Demand New Elections

Ethiopian Opposition Parties Demand New Elections

Source: AHN News, Hussein Moulid - AHN News Africa Correspondent Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (AHN) - Ethiopia's main opposition group filed a court case against the country's National Electoral Board for refusing re-run elections. Opposition parties won the first round battle in their attempts to challenge the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary [...]

Ethiopia: Supreme Court to Hear Election Challenge

Ethiopia: Supreme Court to Hear Election Challenge

Source: New York Times: Ethiopia’s Supreme Court will consider a request by the Medrek opposition alliance to void the results of the country’s May 23 election and hold a new one after widespread reports of voter harassment and intimidation by security forces and governing party activists, a Medrek spokesman, Negasso Gidada, said [...]

Kenyan green group seeks ban on Ethiopian power

Kenyan green group seeks ban on Ethiopian power

Source, Reuters - A Kenyan conservation group has appealed to the nation's high court to prevent the government and an energy company from buying power produced by the vast Gibe 111 hydropower dam in neighboring Ethiopia. Ethiopia hopes the 1.4 billion euro ($1.71 billion) project will nearly double its power generation capacity, currently just [...]

Ethiopia along with six other African Countries invited to G8 Summit

Ethiopia along with six other African Countries invited to G8 Summit

- Canada said on Sunday it invited leaders from seven African countries as well as Haiti, Jamaica and Colombia to attend the Group of Eight summit it is hosting this month, citing a desire to make the event more inclusive. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in a statement that the government invited Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, [...]

A Devastating Fire kills 5, Shocks the Seattle Ethiopian Community

A Devastating Fire kills 5, Shocks the Seattle Ethiopian Community

Source: SeattleTimes A sleepover among cousins turned tragic Saturday when a fire broke out in a Fremont apartment, killing four children and their aunt, according to fire officials and friends of the family. Within minutes of the first report of the fire at 10:04 a.m., the two-story, three-bedroom unit in a complex at 334 N.W. 41st St. [...]

Ethiopia opposition to appeal new poll rejection

Ethiopia opposition to appeal new poll rejection

ADDIS ABABA (AFP) — Ethiopia's main opposition bloc will lodge a court appeal on Monday to contest an electoral body rejection of calls for a re-run of parliamentary polls, a senior official told AFP. Medrek has claimed the May 23 vote was riddled with fraud and complained that its observers and supporters were subject to intimidation, but [...]

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Mandela’s great-grandchild killed in car wreck after World Cup concert

Mandela’s great-grandchild killed in car wreck after World Cup concert

(CNN) -- A great-grandchild of former South African President Nelson Mandela died early Friday morning while returning from the World Cup soccer tournament's kick-off concert, officials with the Mandela foundation said. Zenani Mandela, 13, was in a car returning from the show at Orlando Stadium when the wreck occurred, said a spokesman for [...]

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