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Ethiopian Election 2010 in pictures

Ethiopian Election 2010 in pictures

2010 Election pictures from AP An Ethiopian woman casts her vote Sunday, May 23, 2010 at a poling station in Nazret, Ethiopia, 100 km south of Addis Ababa. Ethiopians began voting in national elections Sunday, in a vote closely watched by international observers and by critics who say the U.S.-allied ruling party has intimidated voters and [...]

Op-ed – Ethiopia: Point Blank Democracy

Op-ed – Ethiopia: Point Blank Democracy

Source: Brown Condor.com By: Teddy Fikre This Sunday, May 23rd marks the onset of an election in Ethiopia.  There is a part of me that is hopeful that violence will not flair up again, engulfing Ethiopia’s citizens with yet another round of violence and chaos.  Part of me hopes that the election is free and fair, where citizens are [...]

Obama Signs Law Supporting Global Press Freedom

Obama Signs Law Supporting Global Press Freedom

Source: VOA Mariane Van Neyenhoff, widow of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, holds up the arms of their son, Adam Daniel Pearl, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 17, 2010, after he signed the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act. President Barack Obama has signed a law that will require the U.S. [...]

Successful Immigrant Returns To Ethiopia, Brings The Country Their First Ambulance

Successful Immigrant Returns To Ethiopia, Brings The Country Their First Ambulance

Source: Huffington Post Sebri Omer emigrated from Ethiopia to the United States as a young man and began to seek the American Dream. He went to college and now has a family and a successful small business, as owner of a gas station. When he returned to Ethiopia, however, he was shocked by what he saw. Rampant disease and a desperate need [...]

TsehaiNY on Brown Condor Radio

TsehaiNY on Brown Condor Radio

From: BrownCondor.com Time:  Monday, May 17th, 8:30 PM EST Tsehai means sun in Amharic.  These days, a lot of Tsehai is being spread in New York and beyond.  Let me introduce you to Berhan and Tiberah Tsehai, two siblings that started TsehaiNY.com.  TsehaiNY.com is one of the most powerful Ethiopian related websites.  What originally [...]

Gebre Gebremariam sets a record in NYC

Gebre Gebremariam sets a record in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia has used a sprint finish to set a course record in the Healthy Kidney 10K race in Central Park. Gebremariam finished in 27 minutes, 42 seconds on Saturday in only his third pro road race. Fellow Ethiopian Tadese Tola set the previous mark of 27:48 last year Gebremariam and Peter Kamais of Kenya dueled [...]

Four East African Countries Sign New Nile Treaty (Video)

Four East African Countries Sign New Nile Treaty (Video)

Entebbe, Uganda (AHN) - Four East African countries signed an agreement on Friday seeking more water from the River Nile - a move strongly opposed by Egypt and Sudan. The two down-river countries Egypt and Sudan did not sign the Comprehensive Framework Agreement after they objected to sections of the treaty, especially Article 14 (b) which [...]

Four African countries sign new Nile treaty

Four African countries sign new Nile treaty

(AFP) ENTEBBE, Uganda — Four African countries on Friday signed a new treaty on the equitable sharing of the Nile waters despite strong opposition from Egypt and Sudan who have the lion's share of the river waters. Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania signed the new framework while Kenya issued a support statement, an AFP [...]

East Africa meets to demand more Nile water from Egypt (BBC)

East Africa meets to demand more Nile water from Egypt (BBC)

Seven East African states are due to sign an agreement giving them more water from the River Nile - a move strongly opposed by Egypt and Sudan. Under a 1929 accord, some 90% of the river's water is reserved for Egypt. Upstream countries including Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia say this is unfair and want a new deal but nothing has been [...]

Lucy, 3 million years old, on display at Expo

Lucy, 3 million years old, on display at Expo

BEIJING, May 14 -- Lucy, a 3-million-year-old human skeleton fossil, will be on display for the remainder of Expo 2010 Shanghai. The skeleton is a replica and its display was opened to the public on Thursday in the Ethiopia section of the Joint Africa Pavilion. The exhibit, created 30 years ago, contains the only replica of the [...]

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