Monthly Archives: February 2014

Nine Ethiopian Migrants Die at Sea, Eight Others Missing

GENEVA, Switzerland, February 28, 2014 – At least nine Ethiopian migrants drowned after a boat ferrying them capsized in the Gulf of Aden, north of Obock City in Djibouti, the night of 26th February. It is believed that 17 people

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By Norman Katende KAMPALA, Feb 28 — Ethiopia has named experienced athletes Genet Yalew and Hunegnaw Mesfin to lead their team to the Africa Cross Country Championships to be held in the hilly Kampala suburb of Kololo on March 16.

ETHIOPIAN DEFENCE MINISTER IN KHARTOUM FOR JOINT DEFENCE COMMITTEE MEETING

KHARTOUM, Feb 28– The Ethiopian Minister of National Defence, Siraj Fergessa, has arrived in Khartoum to attend the meeting of the Joint Sudanese-Ethiopian Defence Committee here Friday. On Thursday, the military chiefs of staff of Ethiopia and Sudan signed the

NextLOGiK Announces CompWALK, an Online Software Platform That Allows Companies to Self-Administer Compliance and Quality Management

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE / Asianet-Pakistan) — NextLOGiK, a Columbia, Md.-based technology company, has launched CompWALK, a mobile-ready, online software platform that allows organizations in all industries to measure compliance with regulations, industry standards and corporate benchmarks.

AU Supports DDR Training for Somali Government

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 27, 2014 – The Commission of the African Union (AU), in collaboration with Sweden, United Nations Support Office for AMISOM (UNSOA) and UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), supported Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) training of

ETHIOPIA, POLAND SIGN AGREEMENT FOR 50 MILLION USD LOAN

ADDIS ABABA, Feb 27– The governments of Ethiopia and Poland have signed an agreement for a 50 million US dollar loan to promote agricultural modernization in Ethiopia. Under the agreement signed here Tuesday, the money will be used to finance

NEW PRESIDENT OF SOMALIA’S PUNTLAND STATE CALLS ON ETHIOPIAN FM

ADDIS ABABA, Feb 25– Ethiopian Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom has held discussions here with the new President of the Puntland State Administration of Somalia, Dr. Abdiweli Mohammed Ali Gaas. According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign

ETHIOPIA, SUDAN WORKING ON ENGAGING EGYPT ON NILE WATER RESOURCES

By Nesru Jemal ADDIS ABABA, Feb 25- Ethiopia has the right to utilize its water resource and no one can stop it from doing so, says Water, Irrigation and Energy Minister Alemayehu Tegenu. He said this at a consultative workshop