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African governance experts gather in Ethiopian capital Monday

African governance experts gather in Ethiopian capital Monday

Abshiro Kids For a limited time, use promo code TNY1110 at checkout for a special discount. www.abshirokids.com Sponsor Ad APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Governance experts from across Africa will assemble in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa from 29-30 November 2010 to discuss the preparation of the national country reports of the African [...]

Ethiopia to play friendly football match against Chad

Ethiopia to play friendly football match against Chad

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) The Ethiopian national football team will play a friendly match against the Chad national team on Sunday in Addis Ababa, APA learns here on Tuesday. The friendly match is part of Ethiopia’s preparations for the African Nations Cup ‘CAN 2012) qualifiers. It will be the second friendly match in which the [...]

Collapsed building kills nine people in an Ethiopian jail

Collapsed building kills nine people in an Ethiopian jail

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) A prison building has collapsed in western Ethiopia, killing at least nine prisoners, while injuring dozens, Ethiopia police said here on Wednesday. The prison collapse was attributed to the heavy rainfall in the area. It is reported that there were over 30 prisoners in the collapsed cell. The current heavy rains [...]

Forum with Young African Leaders with Barack Obama

Forum with Young African Leaders with Barack Obama

Editor’s Note: President Barack Obama has invited over one hundred young leaders from 47 nations in Africa to engage and discuss the future of the continent.  Below is a blog written by the United States Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs, Maria Otero.  Otero oversees and coordinates U.S. foreign Policy on a variety of [...]

Ethiopian Opposition Fails in Its Final Appeal Against Conduct of Election

Ethiopian Opposition Fails in Its Final Appeal Against Conduct of Election

By William Davison, Bloomberg: Ethiopia’s main opposition group said its final legal appeal against the conduct of May’s general election was rejected by the Court of Cassation today. Medrek, a coalition of eight parties, made an unsuccessful complaint to the National Electoral Board about irregularities surrounding the May 23 poll, and [...]

In Ethiopia, AU chooses 26 prominent Africans to promote 2010 YPS

In Ethiopia, AU chooses 26 prominent Africans to promote 2010 YPS

From, APA:-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) The African Union (AU) Commission announced on Thursday in Addis Ababa the selection of 26 African personalities to promote the 2010 Year of Peace and Security in Africa, which was began in January, an AU statement said here. The Peace ambassadors chosen to promote this peace and security initiative are [...]

Ethiopia confirms death of its citizens in Uganda terror attack

Ethiopia confirms death of its citizens in Uganda terror attack

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Ethiopia on Monday confirmed that Ethiopian citizens were among those who died in the deadly Sunday night terrorist attacks in Uganda. The death toll from the attack is reported to have reached 74. The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that there were Ethiopians killed in the attack, one of which was carried [...]

Egypt, Sudan won’t be forced to sign Nile treaty: officials

Egypt, Sudan won’t be forced to sign Nile treaty: officials

Source, AFP ADDIS ABABA — Egypt and Sudan will not be forced into signing a new deal on the sharing of the Nile's waters, officials stressed Sunday at talks in Addis Ababa. The water ministers of Egypt and Sudan, the largest consumers of the Nile's waters, were in the Ethiopian capital to discuss the increasingly contentious issue, which [...]

Ghana Eliminates Team USA, Advances into the Quarterfinals

Ghana Eliminates Team USA, Advances into the Quarterfinals

(TsehaiNY.com)  Four years ago the Black Stars of Ghana eliminated Team USA in the first round of competition and today Team USA sought revenge. Celebrities and dignitaries like Kobe Bryant, Mick Jagger and former President Bill Clinton showed their support for Team USA but when it was all over, the Black Stars remained victorious winning [...]

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 [...]

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