14.03.2012 [Plain Dealer] - His most recent book, "Cutting for Stone," is the novel he says he always wanted to write -- a saga of twin brothers born in AddisAbaba (where Verghese was born), from a union between an Indian nun and a British surgeon. The two boys, orphaned when
02.03.2012 [EthioSports] - AddisAbaba, Ethiopia - Mamo Wudneh, Ethiopia's most prolific author and veteran journalist, has died at his home in the Ethiopian capital. He was 81. A household name who produced 60 books, Mamo was known largely for his translated works of espionage
19.05.2012 The Peace and Security Department of the African Union Commission in AddisAbaba, Ethiopia, invites journalists to the opening ceremony of the Tenth Regional Meeting of National Authorities of States Parties to the ...
15.03.2012 [Sudan Tribune] - The two countries initialed the agreements in the Ethiopian capital, AddisAbaba, following negotiations facilitated by the African Union High Level Panel led by former South African President Thabo Mbeki. The development marked the first sign of
14.03.2012 [New York Times (blog)] - The first plantations were around AddisAbaba, Ethiopia's new capital, which at times has gone by the name Eucalyptopolis. But while eucalyptus trees provide a renewable source of wood, they starve other trees and plants of water, and rob water from
14.03.2012 [Reuters] - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 ADDISABABA - Africa Carbon Forum 2012 (to Apr. 20). SUNDAY, APRIL 22 GLOBAL - Earth Day. TUESDAY, MAY 1 YEOSU, South Korea - The Fourth East Asian Seas Congress 2012. MONDAY, MAY 7 LA ROCHELLE, France - 5th Meeting of the Parties
14.03.2012 [Sierra Express Media] - AddisAbaba, Ethiopia The Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, Hon. Sheka Tarawalie, (in photo) has told an extraordinary meeting of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO) in Gaborone, Botswana that Sierra Leone “is now
15.03.2012 [BusinessLIVE] - The shoe brand name is soleRebels and the success story behind the company based just outside the capital AddisAbaba is testimony to the belief that products made in one of the poorest countries in the world can establish themselves in the fashion
14.03.2012 [EastDay.com] - ADDISABABA, March 13 -- Sudan and South Sudan on Tuesday initialed two agreements on status of nationals and demarcation of common boundary at Sheraton International Hotel here in AddisAbaba, Ethiopia. Under the agreement on nationality, nationals of
14.03.2012 [Information Nigeria] - AFRICAN finance ministers are set to meet in AddisAbaba, Ethiopia, later this month to discuss the actions needed to turn the continent into a “new growth pole” for the global economy. The meeting is taking place in the context of the Joint Annual
05.03.2012 [Tadias Magazine] - Mulugeta Bekele is an associate Professor of Physics at AddisAbaba University. (Photo credit: UC Santa Barbara, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics) By Tadias Staff New York (TADIAS) – Mulugeta Bekele, an associate professor of physics at Addis
08.03.2012 [Gant Daily] - AddisAbaba, Ethiopia (IRIN) – Ethiopians with disabilities say they have been largely excluded from the government's national HIV programs and are unable to access services. “What comes first is the lack of awareness among persons with disabilities.
13.03.2012 [EthioSports] - AddisAbaba, Ethiopia –(IAAF) – Newcomer Senbere Teferi resisted the tough challenge from experienced marathon runner Teki Gelana to take victory in the 9th edition of Choice Women First 5km, the only 'women's only' road race in Ethiopia
10.03.2012 [Tadias Magazine] - (Courtesy photo) New York (TADIAS) – A new comedy-drama by Meaza Worku Berehanu, an emerging Ethiopian playwright from AddisAbaba, offers a witty, sophisticated, and paradoxical story about relationships, love, and marriage, from the heart of the
17.02.2012 [EthioSports] - AddisAbaba, Ethiopia (ENA) – Deputy Mayor of the AddisAbaba City, Abate Sitotaw said preparations are finalized to celebrate 125th founding anniversary of the City. Abate said the anniversary will be celebrated with various assortments throughout the
13.03.2012 [EthioSports] - AddisAbaba, Ethiopia – St. George FC has overtaken Ethiopia Premier League leader EEPCO following a 2-0 victory over bottom of the league side Defence Force here yesterday. St. George now seats at the top of the league with 27 points
14.03.2012 [Westword (blog)] - Spots like Han Kang BBQ and Seoul BBQ provide the means to sate any Korean food craving, Pho 79 turns out some of the best noodle soup in the city, impeccable dumplings come by the steamer at Tao Tao Noodle Bar, AddisAbaba provides a craveable
25.02.2012 [Agenzia Giornalistica Italia] - (AGI) AddisAbaba - Official celebrations are underway to mark the 125th anniversary of the foundation of the Ethiopian capital, AddisAbaba, the prestigious seat of the African Union, the continent's highest political organisation.
24.02.2012 [Nazret.com (blog)] - By Fekade Shewakena The debate on whether Emperor Hailesilassie's statue deserves to stand along with that of Kwame Nkrumah in front of the newly inaugurated AU headquarters in AddisAbaba built by the government of China as a “gift” to the AU misses a
10.03.2012 [EthioSports] - AddisAbaba, Ethiopia - The Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced that it is engaged in extensive promotional activities aimed at realizing the vision of “making Ethiopia one of the top five tourist destinations in Africa by 2020.
14.03.2012 [Financial Times (blog)] - Diaego, one of the world's largest brewing companies, paid $225m for Ethiopia's state-owned brewer Meta Abo last year, to tap into AddisAbaba's growing consumer market. What's more, the African Union is headquartered in the city, making it the
05.03.2012 [Nazret.com (blog)] - Ethiopian Coffee will meet Al Ahly of Egypt next, with the first leg match taking place here in AddisAbaba during the week of March 23-25, 2012, and the return leg match in Cairo, Egypt in two-week time. St. George, Ethiopia's representative in the
06.03.2012 [EthioSports] - AddisAbaba, Ethiopia – Ethiopian league champions , Ethiopian Coffee thrashed the visitors Coin Noir Mitsamiouli of the Comoros 4-1 in the second leg preliminary match of Orange CAF Champions League held on Sunday at the AddisAbaba stadium.
15.03.2012 [The Daily Star] - She hailed from Burayu, not far from AddisAbaba, and had been in Lebanon for two months. Bonssa said he was “deeply shocked” by the news, adding that he had seen Dechasa Saturday and she appeared fine. Bonssa also said doctors checked on her at 5 am