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Saudi Arabia’s 91-year-old King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died, according to Saudi media outlets.
Added by Daniel on January 22, 2015 at 6:33pm — No Comments
Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died in hospital, state TV says.
The announcement, made early on Friday, said his brother, Salman, had become king.
Before the announcement, Saudi television cut to Koranic verses, which often signifies the death of a…Continue
Added by Daniel on January 22, 2015 at 4:13pm — No Comments
ዘጠኝ ተጨማሪ የህዝብ ማጓጓዣ ባቡሮች ወደ አገር ውስጥ መግባታቸውን የኢትዮጵያ ምድር ባቡር ኮርፖሬሽ ገለጸ፡፡
የኮሙኒኬሽንና የህዝብ ግንኙነት ኃላፊ አቶ ደረጄ ተፈራ ለኢትዮጵያ ዜና አገልግሎት እንደተናገሩት በቻይና በመመረት ካሉ 41 ባቡሮች ውስጥ 19ኙ አዲስ አበባ ገብተው በመገጣጠም ላይ ናቸው።
ቀሪዎቹ 22 ባቡሮች በተያዘው ዓመት ሙሉ በሙሉ ገብተው አገልግሎት መስጠት እንደሚጀምሩ ይጠበቃል ።
በቻይና የባቡር ኢንጂነሪንግ ኮርፖሬሽን እየተገነባ ያለውና 34 ኪሎ ሜትር ርዝመት ያለው የባቡር መስመር በኤሌክትሪክ ኃይል የሚሰራ ሲሆን ባቡሩ ደግሞ በሰዓት 80 ኪሎ…
Added by Solomon Letta on January 22, 2015 at 2:40pm — No Comments
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Let’s face it, being lied to is not fun. Those more susceptible to lies are in greater danger of being taken advantage of, and this can leave us emotionally, physically, and financially hurt. Unfortunately, there’s no one way to figure out if a person is lying or not, but there are some clues to look out for that can point…Continue
Added by Solomon Letta on January 22, 2015 at 12:38pm — No Comments
Kim Kardashian’s big news in 2015 was a new wardrobe. She told the world that her husband, Kanye West, was going to give her a sartorial makeover, and I (and most likely many others) have been waiting with bated breath to…Continue
Added by Daniel on January 22, 2015 at 3:09am — No Comments
An Ethiopian housemaid tried to smash the glass of a car after its Bangladeshi private driver molested her, a newspaper reported on Thursday.
The maid, clad in a black abaya, hurled a big rock on the windshield before heading towards an unknown man filming her.
Instead of dissuading her, the man told her to go back to the car and smash the rear glass, which she did.
Sabq newspaper which published the film said the incident occurred in the capital Riyadh…Continue
Added by Daniel on January 22, 2015 at 1:50am — No Comments
Ethiopia’s coffee has been ranked as the best in the world by an international group of coffee connoisseurs. Not surprisingly, coffee is a top export for the country. But at home it is a source of pride.
Added by Selamawit on January 21, 2015 at 2:09pm — No Comments
An early morning major car accident on Sunday January 18th on the newly opened Addis-Adama expressway has left eleven people dead on impact and nine people wounded. Five of the wounded have received life threatening wounds and are in critical conditions, an investigating officer…Continue
Added by Selamawit on January 21, 2015 at 3:23am — No Comments
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Director, Center for Civic Media, MIT
Consider two tragic events that took place this month.…Continue
Added by Selamawit on January 21, 2015 at 12:55am — No Comments
A man in China proved there should be a new rule of thumb when it comes to infidelity: Don’t use your partner’s phone to cheat.
Fan Lung, 32, of Shangqiu, in Central China’s Henan province, was sleeping when his wife, Feng Lung, 30, discovered he was having an affair after he failed to log out of his account. Fan awoke screaming when he found his wife had cut off his penis with a pair of scissors — Lorena Bobbitt-style. The man was rushed to the hospital for emergency reattachment…Continue
Added by Selamawit on January 20, 2015 at 9:54pm — No Comments
SplashData, which makes password management applications, has released its annual list of the 25 worst passwords based on files containing over 3.3. million passwords leaked in 2014.
“123456” and “password” hold the top two spots, as they have every year since the company started producing this round-up in 2011. New passwords appearing on this year’s edition include “696969”…Continue
Added by Solomon Letta on January 20, 2015 at 8:37pm — No Comments
The Dowa First Grade Magistrate ha found 71 Ethiopian nationals guilty of illegal entry and have been sentenced to pay a fine of k5,000.00 each and three months in jail with hard labour.
The illegal lags were answering the offence of entering the country Illegal in which they all admitted the charge.
Magistrate Amulani Phiri also said…Continue
Added by Daniel on January 20, 2015 at 1:05pm — No Comments
Addis Ababa — Progress driven by agricultural growth, investments in basic services and effective safety nets
Agricultural growth was the main driver of poverty reduction in Ethiopia since 2000, according to the World Bank Group’s latest Poverty Assessment.
Poverty in Ethiopia fell from 44 percent in 2000 to 30 percent in 2011, which translated to a 33 percent reduction in the share of people living in poverty. This decline was…Continue
Added by Solomon Letta on January 20, 2015 at 11:15am — No Comments
(Paris) – Asylum seekers and migrants living in destitution in the port city of Calais experience harassment and abuse at the hands of French police, Human Rights Watch said today. The abuses described to Human Rights Watch include beatings and attacks with pepper spray as the migrants and asylum seekers walked in the street or hid in trucks in the hope of traveling to the United Kingdom.
Several thousand asylum seekers and migrants, most from Sudan, Eritrea, and Ethiopia, are living…Continue
Added by Daniel on January 20, 2015 at 10:08am — No Comments
Solomon Zemichael Teklie, 40, pleaded guilty in Provincial Court to three counts of robbery.
Crown prosecutor Carrie-Ann Downey argued for a sentence of eight to nine years while defence lawyer Deborah Hatch suggested between…Continue
Added by Daniel on January 20, 2015 at 4:07am — No Comments
Did Anbessaw Haile die of cerebral malaria, as the Minister of Health, Keseteberhan Admassu (MD), claimed? An internal medicine specialist and lecturer at a government medical university that Fortune talked to says it is highly…Continue
Added by Daniel on January 19, 2015 at 7:40pm — No Comments
Today Americans are observing Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. Here is Interesting article about Emperor Haile Selassie’s visit to the tomb of #MLK in July 1969. Source @rootsethiopia and the web.Continue
Added by Daniel on January 19, 2015 at 2:34pm — No Comments
JOHANNESBURG—Economic experts from across the African continent say this may be…
Added by Daniel on January 19, 2015 at 12:28pm — No Comments