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Friday, March 07, 2014
ADDIS ABABA – Israeli Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir has voiced Israel`s readiness to assist Egypt and Ethiopia reach agreement over the latter`s construction of a multibillion-dollar hydroelectric dam on the Nile River.
According to Ethiopia`s state-run news agency, Shamir made the remarks at a Thursday meeting in Addis…Continue
Published March 2, 2014
Fine Line:A power reshuffle within the high brass of the Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organisation
A power reshuffle within the high brass of the Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organisation (OPDO), has resulted in a lofty position in the federal government being occupied by a female for the first time, gossip disclosed. A series of rearrangements have taken place in the top leadership of the OPDO and the Oromia Regional State,…Continue
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aawsat.com [Arabic article]
Middle East Experts:…Continue
“I think we’re looking at a phenomenon,” Paula Radcliffe ventured, after watching the 23-year-old Ethiopian demolish Meseret Defar’s old two-mile world indoor best with a…Continue
Egypt seeks Saudi help on Ethiopia water dispute
CAIRO — Egypt is considering preparing a formal request for Gulf mediation under the leadership of Saudi Arabia, in order to back Cairo’s stance vis-à-vis the ongoing conflict with Ethiopia about the Renaissance Dam. The mediation request comes as part of…Continue
Sudanese Foreign minister, Ismael Aly Karty visited Egypt's capital, Cairo this week, to discuss the latest developments concerning the construction of Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam. He held meetings with Egyptian officials trying to mediate between Egypt and Ethiopia. Sudan's foreign minister…Continue
By Chris Kay
“Ethiopia is the one that stands out because it has 85 to…
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የቀድሞ የኦህዴድ ሊቀመንበር አቶ አለማየሁ አቶምሳ ከዚህ ዓለም በሞት ተለዩ።
More details to come.
Egyptian Civil Engineer Doctor says #Ethiopia dam helps Egypt, Politician should talk based on scientific facts
*Ethiopia Dam will regulate flow of water and prevent flooding
*Ethiopia could export energy to Egypt
*Politicians should talk based on scientific facts.…
Former Minister of Irrigation Mohamed Nasr El-Deen said in a press conference that Egypt is not being proactive enough about the risks of the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam.
The conference took place Wednesday in Cairo, organised by the liberal Free Egyptians Party and Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies.
Nasr El-Deen believes that one of the main problems in Egypt's response to the Renaissance Dam is that the steps taken to resolve the issue…
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Wednesday, March 05, 2014
ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture Teferra Derbew on Wednesday held talks with visiting Israeli Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir.
The talks touched on means of boosting agricultural cooperation, as well as issues related to agricultural development, Asrat Gebretsadik, public relations officer at the Ethiopian Agriculture Ministry, told Anadolu Agency.
"The ministers also exchanged views on ways to improve implementation of the…
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An ex-high ranking military officer broke the news that according to some treaty back in the day, Egypt owns one third of Ethiopia, and if Ethiopia insists on building its dam, Egypt can and will take that treaty, along with the land-ownership contracts, to international courts and demand the return of its rightfully owned land in…Continue
Gangs are demanding up to £20,000 from European 'contacts' of African immigrants for the release of hostages
By Claire Newell, and Holly Watt
British police have been warned that Africans in the UK are being targeted for extortion by foreign gangs, the Telegraph can disclose.
Europol, the European crime intelligence agency, has said that families are being forced to pay tens of thousands of pounds to free relatives who have been kidnapped.
By Jason Schreiber
Union Leader Correspondent
Behaylu Barry, 12, seen here with his dog, Yoshi, at his Stratham home, is in need of a bone marrow transplant after being diagnosed with severe aplastic…Continue
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An Ethiopian woman who strangled her 7-month-old son, then told police that he fell out of a third-story window in Normal Heights, was sane at the time of the killing, a jury determined Tuesday.
Zewoinesh Badasso, 35, was convicted last month of first-degree murder and felony child abuse. She faces 25 years to life in prison when she is sentenced April 11.
Deputy District Attorney Nicole Rooney told jurors in her opening statement in the trial's guilt phase…Continue
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One woman died Saturday morning after a Dallas Area Rapid Transit train hit her car in South Dallas.
The crash happened about 9 a.m. at the 4100 block of Second Avenue, where the Green Line train passes over the road near Hatcher Station.
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Egypt's Irrigation Minister, Mohamed Abdel Motteleb, visited Italy in February in an attempt to convince European countries to halt their support…Continue
Irrigation Minister: Steps to be taken to solve Renaissance Dam crisis
Egypt State Information Service
Sunday, 2 March…Continue
In the next couple of decades, the most tradeable item is going to be electricity.
Those countries that have a deficit will have to buy from those who have a surplus. Therefore, I find it unfair to often read of the complaints that Ethiopia is wrong to build the Renaissance dams.
This is acountry with a huge population. In order to sustain an acceptable economic growth rate, Ethiopia must have enough power.
The protestors should instead think positive. For…