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Oct. 26, 2014, 7:47 a.m. For professional runners on the international long-distance circuit, a marathon in the city of Bangalore must have seemed like a good idea at the time.
The de-Ethiopianization of Ethiopia (November 24, 2014, 7:38 am)

It is important to note that neither the TPLF as an organization nor its leaders in power, marginalized from power or retired from power have ever jointly or severally disavowed the authenticity of the document known as the "TPLF Manifesto" nor repudiated any of its contents. The "Manifesto" remains to this day the guidepost and ideological underpinning of the TPLF.

The national flag carrier of Algeria, Air Algrie, last week announced that it is planning to launch new route between Algiers and Addis Ababa. At the 46th Annual General Assembly of the African Airlines Association the Minister of Transport of the Republic of Algeria Ammar Ghoul said that Air Algrie is implementing a four year strategic development plan, 2013-2017.

Ethiopia: Dire Dawa's Good Old Days (November 24, 2014, 5:38 am)

In the good old days, taking a stroll down one of the three perpendicular streets, which converges at the Dire Dawa Railway Station, one could easily see how vibrant the neighborhood was. It was full of laughter and life.

[Reporter]Energy Authority remands energy regulation to ministry
[Reporter]Energy Authority remands energy regulation to ministry
Ethiopia’s Awash International Bank transforms core banking and nearly 100 branches with Misys FusionBanking Essence (PRWeb November 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12348655.htm
[Reporter]Issues related to allowance payment for Members of Parliament (MPs) taking part in the Pan-African parliamentary system dominated a regional Parliamentary meeting on the promotion of African Union Legal Instruments for East African Region held at Hilton Addis Ababa on Wednesday.

State Minister Dr. YinagerDessie adressed the annual Energy conference today started in Addis Ababa with the presence of higher government officials and international energy companies and other partners in the sector. In his opening remarks Dr. Yinager noted energy is essential to maintain the sustainable growth of Africa.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -Sewage in Ethiopia's capital could soon be turned into cylinders of compressed biogas as part of an effort to clean up the city, cut climate-changing emissions and find new sources of clean energy.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -Sewage in Ethiopia's capital could soon be turned into cylinders of compressed biogas as part of an effort to clean up the city, cut climate-changing emissions and find new sources of clean energy.
[Ethiopia Government]State Minister Dr. YinagerDessie adressed the annual Energy conference today (November 20) started in Addis Ababa with the presence of higher government officials and international energy companies and other partners in the sector. In his opening remarks Dr. Yinager noted energy is essential to maintain the sustainable growth of Africa.
[Ethiopia Government]State Minister Dr. YinagerDessie adressed the annual Energy conference today (November 20) started in Addis Ababa with the presence of higher government officials and international energy companies and other partners in the sector. In his opening remarks Dr. Yinager noted energy is essential to maintain the sustainable growth of Africa.
The United States is deeply concerned by the October 27 sentencing of Ethiopian journalist Temesgen Desalegn to three years in prison for “provocation and dissemination of inaccurate information.”
Multi-Billion Dollar Horn of Africa Pledge (November 23, 2014, 6:38 am)

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) and Jim Yong Kim (left), President of the World Bank, meet with Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, during their trip to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Guye Adola wins Delhi Half Marathon (November 23, 2014, 6:00 am)

Ethiopian Guye Adola demolished the course record to win the men's race while Kenyan Florence Kiplagat became the first runner to defend the women's crown in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.
Ethiopian runner Guye Adola demolished the course record to emerge triumphant in the international elite men’s category, while Florence Kiplagat led a Kenyan one-two finish in the women’s event of...
Birthplace of many of the best runners of all time, Ethiopia will host the 14th edition of its 10km Great Run on Sunday with 40,000 participants set to take to the streets of  Addis Ababa. The 2014 Great Ethiopian Run will clear the capital's streets of its usual traffic and replace it with participants hoping to battle the 8000ft altitude and post as good a time as possible. It is the biggest ...
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Communities such as this one in the Loka Abaya watershed in Ethiopia’s Rift Valley are the most vulnerable to the impacts of environmental degradation, and are among the communities most enthusiastic about restoring their lands.

Father Fermo Mantovani, the pastor of Holy Cross Parish, remembers watching a firetruck hoist the gilded, 10-foot cross high up into the air and over the building's charred remains before carefully bringing it back down to earth. The San Jose Fire Department captured the moment in a photograph, showing the firefighters surrounding Jesus to create a striking tableau vivant.

Addis Ababa, 21 November 2014 - Ethiopia has finalized preparations to send a public diplomacy delegation to Egypt next month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday. "Members of the delegation will be drawn from different segments of the society including prominent figures, elders, scholars, religious institutions and artists, among others," ministry spokesman Dina Mufti told The Anadolu Agency.

Birthplace of many of the best runners of all time, Ethiopia will host the 14th edition of its 10km Great Run on Sunday with 40,000 participants set to take to the streets of  Addis Ababa. The 2014 Great Ethiopian Run will clear the capital's streets of its usual traffic and replace it with participants hoping to battle the 8000ft altitude and post as good a time as possible. It is the biggest ...
VIDEO: Commercialising farming in Ethiopia (November 22, 2014, 2:38 am)

There may be a property and infrastructure boom in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, but more than 70% of Ethiopians still live in rural areas - farming grain and livestock. The government, with the help of international donors, is trying improve the country's farming sector, to boost production and put more farms onto a commercial footing - but there is still some way to go.

VIDEO: Ethiopia's industrial boom (November 22, 2014, 2:00 am)

Ethiopia is experiencing a property and infrastructure boom, as Roderick Macleod reports from Addis Ababa.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Friday announced the appointment of Major General Birhanu Jula Gelalcha of Ethiopia as Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei , UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here. The new Force Commander succeeds Lieutenant General Yohannes Gebremeskel Tesfamariam of Ethiopia, who completed his assignment as Force Commander and Head of Mission on June 19, 2014.

Haile Gebrselassie on his move from athletics to the boardroom
New York, Nov 19 (IBNS) The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has begun relocating nearly 15,000 South Sudanese refugees who had been stranded for a few months at a way station in western Ethiopia after the refugee camp where they were due to live was flooded.

Addis Ababa, 20 November 2014 - Media professionals of the nation need to play a pivotal role in creating awareness to the public on child rights During the occasion of children film screening day at the 9th Ethiopian International Film Festival held in Italian cultural Institute, UNICEF representative of Ethiopia, Patrizia Di Giovani said that media professionals of the country can play significant roles towards increasing the understanding of the society on child rights According to Di Giovani, a child of any country has the right to information, expression, culture and media which the public has to consider seriously The 25th anniversary of the signing of the convention on the Rights of the child and the national celebration of International Day of the Girl child is marked on November 20 under the theme of "Empowering adolescent girls ; Ending the cycle of violence".

VIDEO: Gebrselassie: From track to boardroom (November 21, 2014, 1:00 pm)

How Olympic athlete and world record holder Haile Gebrselassie has become a property mogul and leading investor in Ethiopia.

A Chilean woman holds a pot as she prepares a meal in her kitchen, in Santiago March 27, 2004. REUTERS/Carlos Barria ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Sewage in Ethiopia's capital could soon be turned into cylinders of compressed biogas as part of an effort to clean up the city, cut climate-changing emissions and find new sources of clean energy.

To mark the conclusion of International Education Week, the Embassy of the United States of America today announced the results of a small grant competition to provide seed money for innovative partnerships between U.S. and Ethiopian universities. Five grants of $15,000 each will be awarded to new research, academic exchange and curriculum development partnerships between.

VIDEO: Commercialising farming in Ethiopia (November 21, 2014, 9:00 am)

The BBC's Lerato Mbele meets the Ethiopian farmers trying to find their place in the local and regional economy.

It was a distinctly celebratory occasion, current events notwithstanding. Despite a heavy police presence and the drone of helicopters overhead, several thousand people gathered Thursday for Sigd, the Ethiopian holiday marking their receiving of the Torah and immigration to Israel.

Ethiopian Airlines Hit by Ebola Fears (November 21, 2014, 9:00 am)

ANTWERP, Belgium-Ethiopian Airlines is losing around $8 million a month in sales as travelers cut back on African trips as concern about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa affects far-afield airlines, the carrier's chief executive said. "The Ebola scare has caused weakness in demand," Tewolde Gebremariam said in an interview Thursday.

VIDEO: Commercialising farming in Ethiopia (November 21, 2014, 8:38 am)

The BBC's Lerato Mbele meets the Ethiopian farmers trying to find their place in the local and regional economy.
VIDEO: Ethiopia's industrial boom (November 21, 2014, 8:38 am)

Ethiopia is experiencing a property and infrastructure boom, as Roderick Macleod reports from Addis Ababa.

A man who survived the jails of former Chadian president Hissne Habr says he had to eat directly with his mouth "like an animal" during his four months of detention, because his hands were tied behind his back. Younous Mahadjir, 62, is now vice-president of the Chad Federation of Trade Unions .

Amen Teferi The goal of any human right groups or social activists, I think, is to reduce the likelihood of atrocities as well as to advance hopes for freedom, human rights, and democracy. If this can be taken as the legitimate objective of all human right activists; then the track-record of the self-styled international human right advocate groups would clearly indicate an absolute failure in perusing these objectives.

Ethiopian people have been using traditional medicine since time immemorial with 80% of its population dependent on traditional medicines. However, the documentation of traditional healers' clinics contribution to modern public health system in cosmopolitan cities is scanty.

Gondar: The Camelot of Africa (November 20, 2014, 6:38 pm)

The city of Gondar was founded in the early 17th century by Emperor Fasilides in Ethiopia. The royal family were previously nomadic.

Sunday, November 23 (November 20, 2014, 2:38 pm)

1932 - The kingdoms of Nejd and Hejaz merge to become the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud. 1963 - Sixty-three elderly people " most of them sleeping " are killed by a fire destroying the one-story Golden Age Nursing Home near Fitchville, Ohio.

The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is costing Ethiopian Airlines $8 million a month in lost revenue, as the disease is putting travellers off the entire continent, the airline's chief executive said ...

Last week a shady and unknown website called worldnewsdaliyreports.com reported the Ark of the Covenant has been stolen from its permanent resting place the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion in the city of Axum, Tigrai state northern Ethiopia. The news report continued to say that the head and Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Abune Mathias has confirmed the incident in a press release he gave on November 11, 2014.

[Reporter]Genzebe Dibaba is among three women to make the shortlist for the World Athlete of the Year Award given by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
ANTWERP Belgium (Reuters) - Ethiopian Airlines hopes a decision to open up intra-African aviation routes will be fully implemented in 2015, the airline's chief executive said on Thursday. Many African states adopted the Yamoussoukro Decision in 1999 to open up intra-African aviation routes but so far the decision has not been implemented by governments, meaning air travel between countries in ...
ANTWERP Belgium (Reuters) - Ethiopian Airlines hopes a decision to open up intra-African aviation routes will be fully implemented in 2015, the airline's chief executive said on Thursday. Many African ...
Eritreans 'flee conscription drive' (November 20, 2014, 7:00 am)

A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to Ethiopia, the UN refugee agency tells the BBC.
Eritreans 'flee conscription drive' (November 20, 2014, 7:00 am)

A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to Ethiopia, the UN refugee agency tells the BBC.

A high level conference has kicked off in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to discuss the consolidated regional report for endorsement in view of the 2015 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. The conference which will carry out a global review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action 20 years after its adoption Rwanda's Minister of Gender and Family Planning, Oda Gasinzigwa is expected to attend the meeting and review the progress of Rwanda on women empowerment especially in agriculture and gender equality.

Journalism professor aids UN in Ethiopia (November 20, 2014, 3:38 am)

A UA journalism professor recently embarked on a trip to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to form part of a Fulbright specialist mission with the U.N.