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Dawit Kebede of Ethiopia among 4 international journalists honored

Dawit Kebede of Ethiopia among 4 international journalists honored

// (AP) NEWYORK — Reporters from Ethiopia, Iran, Russia and Venezuela will be honored for covering the news in the face of threats, harassment and arrest, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. The press advocacy group will also present its Burton Benjamin Memorial Award for lifetime achievement to Aryeh Neier, [...]

Ethiopia: The 10th Annual Great Ethiopian Run Results

Ethiopia: The 10th Annual Great Ethiopian Run Results

// From, AthleticsAfrica.com: Azmeraw Bekele and Sule Utura were the men's and women's winners respectively at the 2010 Ethiopian Airlines Great Ethiopian Run 10km on the streets of Addis Ababa earlier on Sunday. Bekele won in a modest time of 29 minutes 24 seconds with the race coming down to a fierce sprint among the top 3 over the final [...]

Great Ethiopian Run To Be Held This Weekend

Great Ethiopian Run To Be Held This Weekend

// Posted From, Competitor: The Great Ethiopian Run is Africa’s largest road race. The 10th edition of the Great Ethiopian Run (GER) will kick off this weekend in the country’s capital, Addis Ababa. The race was founded by marathon world-record holder Haile Gebrselassie. Close to 35,000 runners, including diplomats, tourists and [...]

From Ethiopia, Haile & Manager Slam New York Times

From Ethiopia, Haile & Manager Slam New York Times

// When Haile Gebrselassie announced his retirement, after pulling out of the 41st ING Marathon, it grabbed headlines. The Marathon world-record holder’s decision would be short-lived and a week later when Haile announced his return, it captured headlines once again. Haile had cited the injury he suffered just weeks prior to the [...]

Ethiopia: The population challenge up close and personal

Ethiopia: The population challenge up close and personal

By Lisa Hymas, Grist.org: You don't need to go to a place like Ethiopia to get a firsthand look at population growth -- we can see its impacts all around us, from sprawling suburban subdivisions to crowded highways and mega-malls. But poor, developing countries like Ethiopia have their own kinds of population challenges, a big one being that many [...]

Wind Park For Ethiopia

Wind Park For Ethiopia

From, ESI-AFRICA.COM: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ---  --- 17 November 2010 - The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Terra Energy Developers for the engineering, procurement and construction of an estimated 400MW wind park project in Debre Berhan, 130 km north of the capital. The memorandum [...]

Gigi Sings Hope Songs for Ethiopia — With Hopes for a Homecoming

Gigi Sings Hope Songs for Ethiopia — With Hopes for a Homecoming

By Steve Hochman, Spinner.com: Don't book your flights quite yet. But if you're a world music fan (and given that you're reading this, you probably are), there may be something happening in early January that you'd want to see. Of course, if it happens it will be in Addis Ababa. The singer known as Gigi is trying to make plans to return to [...]

Ethiopian refugees stranded by Yemen’s Saudi border

Ethiopian refugees stranded by Yemen’s Saudi border

(AFP) – GENEVA — About 1,000 Ethiopians are stranded near the Saudi border in Yemen without food, water or shelter, a world migration group said Tuesday, appealing for one million dollars to help them. "They're migrants who crossed the Gulf of Aden at great risk and were trying to reach Saudi Arabia," International Organisation for [...]

DC9 Poised to Regain Liquor License, Ali’s Friends Prepare to Protest

DC9 Poised to Regain Liquor License, Ali’s Friends Prepare to Protest

New York (Tadias) – The beating death of 27-year old Ethiopian immigrant Ali Ahmed Mohammed continues to spark outrage and dismay in the Ethiopian American community. The murder charges filed against DC9 nightclub co-owner and four of its employees, which were later reduced to charges of aggravated assault, have since been dismissed [...]

He’s Back! It’s official, Haile Announces Return

He’s Back!  It’s official, Haile Announces Return

// Just a week after stunning the running world by announcing his retirement at the 41st ING New York City Marathon, world-record holder Haile Gebrselassie officially announced his return according to Ethiopia First. According to the report the announcement came at the Great Run in Nekemete, where Haile was an honorary guest.  The event [...]

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