News Ethiopia: No time for scepticism, ‘decisive climate action’ needed, Ethiopia tells UN
22 September 2017 – Like many other countries, Ethiopia is dealing almost every day with the adverse impacts of climate change, its Prime Minister told the United Nations General Assembly today, urging decisive action by the international community.
News Ethiopia: Olympic champ Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon - Sport24
Sport24Olympic champ Kipchoge wins Berlin MarathonSport24Berlin - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge held off the challenge of debutant Guye Adola to win the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The Kenyan won in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 32 seconds, missing out on the world record by 35 seconds in wet conditions. Compatriot ...and more »
News Ethiopia: Ethiopia's Bekele aims to make marathon history in Berlin
Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia, would be aiming at making marathon history in the German capital, Berlin, this weekend. The 35-year-old, who is the reigning champion and world record holder over 5,000 and 10,000m will go into the ...
News Ethiopia: Kenya's Kipchoge wins Berlin marathon but misses world record - Gulf Times
Gulf TimesKenya's Kipchoge wins Berlin marathon but misses world recordGulf TimesKipchoge clocked an unofficial time of two hours, three minutes 34 seconds after holding off the challenge of Ethiopia's Guye Adole, who finished 13 seconds back on his debut at the distance (42.195km, 26.219 mi). Kenya's Felix Kandie finished third ...and more »
News Ethiopia: Sports awards in Ethiopia – a positive start
Besides competing in various renowned sports venues around the world it is a great privilege for sports personalities to get national recognition for hoisting their country’s flag high in these global events. Olympic and world championship teams in ...
News Ethiopia: Rhino-horn smugglers arrested at airport - The Nation
The NationRhino-horn smugglers arrested at airportThe Nation... Angola to Vietnam. Airport authorities say they received a tip-off that rhino-horn smugglers would board a flight from Angola's Luanda to Vietnam's Hanoi via Ethiopia and then Thailand. They thus paid extra attention to air passengers travelling on ...and more »
News Ethiopia: Top news items in Ethiopia's major media outlets
ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Ethiopia's major media outlets on Sunday. --Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said Ethiopia has fully integrated SDGs into the national plan and started to register ...
News Ethiopia: Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon - Eyewitness News
Eyewitness NewsKipchoge wins Berlin MarathonEyewitness NewsBekele, though, found the going tough as he fell off the leading pack just after the halfway mark, with the pace on par for a world record. Kipsang then dropped out of the race at 30km, leaving just Kipchoge and Ethiopian marathon debutant Guye Adola ...and more »
News Ethiopia: Why is the U.S. Worried About Ethiopia?
Ethiopia is a major U.S. ally in Africa. The government in Addis Ababa has long cooperated with Washington on security and counter-terrorism, while benefiting generously from U.S. aid. In 2016, the U.S. pledged $809 million to Ethiopia, behind only war ...
News Ethiopia: Ethiopian Industrial Park Ranked Top Among Such Zones In Middle East-Africa Region - Walta Information Center (blog)
Ethiopian Industrial Park Ranked Top Among Such Zones In Middle East-Africa RegionWalta Information Center (blog)An industrial zone recently set up in Hawassa, the capital of Ethiopia's Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State, has been ranked top in terms of creating jobs from foreign direct investment (FDI) among such industrial zones in the ...and more »
News Ethiopia: Ethiopia: Exercise Restraint at Upcoming Festival
Ethiopian government and security officials should act with restraint and take concrete steps to prevent injuries and deaths at this year’s Irreecha festival on October 1, 2017. (Nairobi) – Ethiopian government and security officials should act with ...
News Ethiopia: Diplomats horned in on rhino trade - Independent Online
Independent OnlineDiplomats horned in on rhino tradeIndependent Online“The military attaché (at the embassy in Ethiopia) would bring some ivory and gold rock,” revealed North Korean “smuggler” Park Ji-wan. “They also brought rhino horn. Every embassy was coming two or three times every year. They were making cash off the ...and more »
News Ethiopia: US calls for probe into Ethiopia ethnic clashes
Addis Ababa (AFP) - The United States on Tuesday urged Ethiopia to investigate deadly clashes between two of the country's major ethnic groups that have caused tens of thousands to flee. Fighting broke out in recent weeks along the border between the ...
News Ethiopia: Kenya launches bid to host 2022 World Chamber Congress - Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Business Daily (press release) (blog)Kenya launches bid to host 2022 World Chamber CongressBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)“At the close of the forum, Kenyan Chamber delegates held bilateral talks with Ethiopia and resolved to settle on one bidder from Africa once an agreement is reached at a meeting to be held in Djibouti in December this year,” said the lobby in a statement.and more »
News Ethiopia: More U.S. Humanitarian Aid for Ethiopia
Ethiopia’s eastern lowlands bordering Somalia are suffering through a severe drought. The rainy season was late and not enough, causing devastating losses among local livestock herds. Coming on the heels of two previous dry years in Ethiopia, the drought ...
News Ethiopia: Badminton: Arjun MR-Shlok Ramchandran, Aditya Joshi reach Ethiopia International finals - Scroll.in
Scroll.inBadminton: Arjun MR-Shlok Ramchandran, Aditya Joshi reach Ethiopia International finalsScroll.inIndian shuttlers playing at the Ethiopia International, Polish International and the Belgian Juniors propped up a strong showing on Saturday. As it stands, four Indian players are in contention in the finals to be played on Sunday across the three ...
News Ethiopia: Mussolini’s mass murder in Ethiopia
ON FEBRUARY 19, 1937, less than a year after the Italian invasion of Ethiopia, resistance fighters threw hand grenades at members of the fascist Italian high command as they assembled for a public ceremony at the occupied emperor’s palace in the country ...
News Ethiopia: The coffee bean belt: climate change map - Financial Times
The coffee bean belt: climate change mapFinancial TimesProductive area in Ethiopia, coffee's original homeland, could fall by up to 60 per cent through the century. A 2C average rise in temperature would threaten much of Uganda's coffee output. In India, rainfall has decreased by a third in certain regions ...and more »
News Ethiopia: Sudan: Military link with Ethiopia a pillar of stability in the region
“Military relations between Sudan and Ethiopia are key to achieving stability in the two countries and the region,” Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir said yesterday. This came during his meeting with Ethiopian Joint Chief of Staff General Samora ...
News Ethiopia: Sustainable coffee: Scientists fear arabica may take banana path - Financial Times
Financial TimesSustainable coffee: Scientists fear arabica may take banana pathFinancial TimesProf Sebsebe Demissew, a senior botanical scientist at the University of Addis Ababa and a co-author of the Kew research, says: “As Ethiopia is the main natural storehouse of genetic diversity for arabica coffee, what happens [here] could have long ...