Free songs
Home / 2013 / October

Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ethiopia: Land of Dust, Eucalyptus and Hope

Ethiopia: Land of Dust, Eucalyptus and Hope

By MICHAEL SNYDER I had already spent the last few hours watching Haftay hopscotch up the gravel path toward whatever it was that lay on the other side of the ridge. My guide, Mulualem Gebremedhin, and I had spent most of ...

Read More »

Africa’s journalists honor jailed editor Woubshet Taye

Africa’s journalists honor jailed editor Woubshet Taye

Journalists and media owners across Africa gave Ethiopian journalist Woubshet Taye a standing ovation in Cape Town on Saturday night at the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2013, but he wasn’t there to see it. Instead his wife and son accepted the Free ...

Read More »

Al-Shabab warns of further unrest

Al-Shabab warns of further unrest

The two young Somali men arrived a little under a month ago and rented a small service quarter in Bole-Mikeal, an upmarket neighbourhood a short drive from Ethiopia’s international airport. The men claimed to be students, kept mostly to themselves ...

Read More »

Somalis Killed in Explosion Targeted Soccer Match, Ethiopia Says

Somalis Killed in Explosion Targeted Soccer Match, Ethiopia Says

Two Somali nationals who died in an explosion in Ethiopia’s capital may have been planning to carry out suicide attacks on people watching an international soccer match, Communications Minister Redwan Hussein said. Investigators found Ethiopian national football team shirts and four ...

Read More »

Ethiopia, Kenya Mediating Omo River Water Controversy

Ethiopia, Kenya Mediating Omo River Water Controversy

WASHINGTON — An environmental controversy surrounding the construction of Gilgel Gibe III Dam in Ethiopia’s Highlands appears to be close to resolution. Kenyan authorities have raised concerns about the dam because it is being built along Ethiopia’s Omo River which is ...

Read More »

Ethiopian police torture political detainees

Ethiopian police torture political detainees

(Nairobi) – Ethiopian authorities have subjected political detainees to torture and other ill-treatment at the main detention center in Addis Ababa. The Ethiopian government should take urgent steps to curb illegal practices in the Federal Police Crime Investigation Sector, known ...

Read More »

Obama Signs Bill to End Government Shutdown, Avoid Default

Obama Signs Bill to End Government Shutdown, Avoid Default

President Barack Obama signed a bill to reopen the federal government and lift the debt limit just after midnight on Thursday morning, after an 11th-hour agreement reached on Wednesday by Senate majority leader Harry Reid and minority leader Mitch McConnell ...

Read More »

Ethiopia slam ref after World Cup setback

Ethiopia slam ref after World Cup setback

JOHANNESBURG: Giant-killers Ethiopia blamed bad refereeing for a weekend defeat by Nigeria that virtually extinguished hopes of a first World Cup appearance. Hoping to become the first nation from the east of the continent to compete at the global football ...

Read More »

Ethiopia two games away from 2014 World Cup

Ethiopia two games away from 2014 World Cup

IN African football, it’s usually the unexpected marvels that capture the world’s attention. In 1990, it was Cameroon’s stunning win over Argentina and its subsequent path to the quarterfinals of the World Cup, highlighted by Roger Milla’s iconic hip-wiggling dance ...

Read More »
Scroll To Top