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Ethiopia: Opposition leader Birtukan Mideksa to be released

Ethiopia: Opposition leader Birtukan Mideksa to be released

Jimma Times: According to sources in Addis ababa, the leader of the largest opposition party Judge Birtukan Mideksa is expected to be released this week. Some sources inside Ethiopia's "Elders Committee," which negotiated her released during her first imprisonment, said Birtukan could be released as early as Wednesday. Meles has previously [...]

Over 30,000 runners to participate Africa’s biggest race in Ethiopia

Over 30,000 runners to participate Africa’s biggest race in Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Around 35,000 people are expected to participate on 21 November 2010 in Ethiopia’s Great Run, which is Africa’s biggest mass race, APA learns here on Friday. The race organizers, headed by prominent athlete Haile Gebresilassie launched this week the registration for the 2010 mass race, which covers 10 kilometres [...]

Boat Carrying Ethiopians & Somalis Capsizes, Killing At Least 13

Boat Carrying Ethiopians & Somalis Capsizes, Killing At Least 13

// Deborah Hastings, AOL NEWS (Sept. 28) -- At least 13 African refugees are feared dead after scrambling for food and water while the U.S. Navy tried to save their overcrowded, broken-down boat in the Gulf of Aden near Yemen. The small skiff, packed with 75 Ethiopians and 10 Somalis, was spotted drifting in the gulf by a [...]

Ethiopia: Abebe Bikila – A Flourishing Legacy

Ethiopia: Abebe Bikila – A Flourishing Legacy

// It was fifty years ago. September 10, 1960. An unknown Ethiopian runner dazzled the world that day by winning the gold medal in the marathon, the crowning sports event of the Olympic Games. History was made in Rome, Italy at a memorable occasion as the XVII Olympiad presented the world with an extraordinary gift: a young Ethiopian [...]

US signs over $220mn development cooperation agreement with Ethiopia

US signs over $220mn development cooperation agreement with Ethiopia

// APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) The United States government on Thursday signed a $ 229.3 million agreement with Ethiopia, aimed at expanding cooperation on development programs in education, health, and economic growth, including agriculture and trade. The amount, due to be channelled through the United States Agency for [...]

And the Ethiopian Soccer Tournament 2011 Host City Is…

And the Ethiopian Soccer Tournament 2011 Host City Is…

//     Last month, we reported that the Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) had yet to decide on which city would host the 2011 event. Click here for the article. The choice was between Toronto, Atlanta, and an unnamed 3rd city. Public Relations Manager of ESFNA Fasil Abebe told TsehaiNY that the [...]

Ethiopia: Columbia’s Invitation Fuels Emotions

Ethiopia: Columbia’s Invitation Fuels Emotions

The World Leaders Forum invitation to Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is fueling emotions of outrage. (TsehaiNY.com) - Founded by Columbia University President Lee Bollinger in 2003, The World Leaders Forum has invited numerous heads of state from different parts of the world to take part in an open dialog. The forum's goal, [...]

Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie wins the Great North Run

Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie wins the Great North Run

// Ethiopia's Haile Gebrselassie powered to an emphatic victory in his first Great North Run in Gateshead on Sunday. From, BBC News: The two-time Olympic 10,000m champion was unable to threaten the 2005 course record of 59 minutes 05 seconds. But the marathon world-record holder, 37, surged clear at halfway to win by a huge margin from [...]

“Stop Importing Labor From Nigeria and Ethiopia”

“Stop Importing Labor From Nigeria and Ethiopia”

From HuffingtonPost.com: Former Senator Al D'Amato (R-NY) let loose with a string of profanities as he blasted a fellow Fox Business Network guest for his comments about Africans (h/t J$P). The blowup came during a discussion on Thursday's edition of "Money Rocks"about whether or not to privatize the US Postal Service. Though all of the guests [...]

Ethiopian-Born Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson: A Game Changer

Ethiopian-Born Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson:  A Game Changer

// Huffington Post selects Marcus Samuelsson as one of This Year’s Ultimate Game Changers From, Huffington Post: On, Marcus Samuelsson: Changed the game by ... using his personal history to marry Swedish and Ethiopian cuisines. Samuelsson is no stranger to success—he was the youngest chef to ever receive a three-star restaurant review [...]

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