Despite Fast Growth, Ethiopia Still Plagued by Poverty
Ethiopia has one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but remains one of the poorest countries at the same time, read more .....
DV Lottery 2014 Registration is starting October 2, 2012
2014 DV Lottery registration is starting on October 2, 2012. The U.S. Department of State has announced that it will launch its annual DV Lottery Diversity Immigrant Visa Program DV-2014 on October 2....
Ethiopia grouped with Nigeria, Zambia and Burkina Faso
The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations draw was already made. The 16 qualified teams now know their fate and have been drawn into four groups of four teams. Read more… ...
PM HaileMariam is assuming Chairmanship of AU
According to Mr Dina, the decision that Ethiopia would hold the organisation’s top job this year was taken two years ago, when it would have been expected that the late prime minister Meles Zenawi would have assumed the role. Read more…
Wife of minister accused in terrorism conspiracy
Habiba Mohammed, wife of former Minister for the Civil Service Junedin Sado, was one of 29 Muslim activists accused of criminal conspiracy to commit unspecified acts of terrorism Read more…
From Civil Engineer to Cab Driver
"I started driving a cab because … after I graduated in 2008 with an MBA I couldn't find a job," he says. Read more...,...
Fresno Man Arrested in 28 Year Old Cold Case Murder
On January 18, 1985, a passerby found the body of the dead woman in the dumpster to the rear of the Bailey Park Plaza and Safeway shopping center at 570 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, and reported it to police. Eventually the deceased was identified as 21-year old Girmai, who was known to frequent the San Jose area. Read more…
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“I will be flying up there on Saturday to meet with the imam at the Ground Zero mosque. He has agreed to move the location,” Terry Jones told journalists outside his small evangelical church in Gainesville, Florida. Read more…
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Wondwosen Tamrat founded St. Mary's College in Addis Ababa 11 years ago with 37 students. Today St. Mary's has 7,000 undergraduate students on its main campus and more than 10,000 others enrolled in a nationwide distance learning program. He says the new directive will undo all the good the government did 15 years ago when it overturned a ban on private education that had been in effect during the rule of the Marxist dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam."They are spoiling what they have already done," added Wondwosen. Education Ministry spokesman Abera Abate has a different perspective. “The directive was issued in the interest of maintaining education standards. Several private institutions were more interested in profit making than in providing quality education, he said . Read more...