Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ethiopian PM takes to the podium

by Amber Tunnell When Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi came to give a speech on “The Current Global Environment and its Impact in Africa” on Wednesday, he faced tough questions from student attendees on his leadership of his home country. Zenawi’s

US, Ethiopia signs 229.3 million USD grant agreement

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (ENA) – The Ethiopia and USAID signed on Thursday a grant agreement amounting to 229.3 million USD for the implementation of ongoing programs in Ethiopia. Finance and Economic Development State Minister, Ahmed Shide, and Mission Director for

Ethiopia Cited for Gains in Access to Education

Peter Heinlein, VOA The United Nations is singling out Ethiopia for exceptional progress in providing children access to primary education. Ethiopian schools are struggling to cope with a 500 percent increase in enrollment in the past 20 years. Principal Aklilu