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International River Network (IRN): “GERD Panel of Experts Report: Big Questions Remain, Monday, March 31, 2014”
A Proxy Campaign against Ethiopia?
-A Response by GERD National Panel of Experts…Continue
Ethiopian GERD Panel of Experts calls International Rivers Network “paternalistic”, “fanatical” and “proxy for Egypt”
By Jake Lippincott
On Sunday the Grand Ethiopian Dam Project (GERD) Panel of Experts slammed a 31 March report issued by the International Rivers Network (IRN), titled “GERD Panel of Experts Report: Big Questions Remain”.
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Poland's richest man, Jan Kulczyk (Ph.D.), founder and owner of Kulczyk Holding SA (headquartered in Warsaw)…
The political and strategic benefits of the Renaissance Dam to Ethiopia exceed its development objectives, reports Doaa El-Bey
Cooperation, not conflict
The political and strategic benefits of the Renaissance Dam to Ethiopia exceed its…
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By Jerry Large
Seattle Times staff columnist
In 1980, the federal government started placing Ethiopian refugees in Seattle, one of a few cities chosen to receive…Continue
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Children in Iraq could be legally married before the age of nine under sweeping legislation tabled on Tuesday that introduces new religious restrictions on women's rights.
As almost its last act before elections at the end of the month, the Iraqi parliament looks likely…Continue
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By Elaine Gordon, Published: April 8 E-mail the writer
Although teff has been a staple of traditional Ethiopian cooking for thousands of years, this gluten-free grain is quickly climbing to super-grain status in our country. (Watch out,…
ADDIS ABBA, Ethiopia – Two groups in Ethiopia say they will hold an anti-gay demonstration in the capital.
Ethiopia appears set to become the latest African country to increase the public demonization of gays, following new legislation in Uganda and Nigeria this year that increased penalties for homosexual acts. Ethiopia's parliament is also considering similar anti-gay legislation.
The two groups — the…
As I sit on the plane from Addis Ababa to London, I am gathering my thoughts and impressions of Ethiopia. My trip made me realise just how complex a place it is. Ethiopia is different. Or at least, that’s what everybody keeps telling me. “The first mistake foreign businesses make, is…Continue
New York (Tadias) – Nina Ashenafi Richardson, an Ethiopian-American judge, who was elected to the Leon County bench in Florida on November 4th, 2008, is hard at work in the Sunshine State’s capital county.
She recently told the…Continue
The European Union (EU) is not funding the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam, said EU Ambassador to Egypt James Moran in a press conference, the MENA state news agency reported.
Moran underlined that the EU is looking into the issue…Continue
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DUBAI - A Dubai court has upheld a 15-year jail term for an Emirati woman who tortured her Ethiopian maid to death by forcing her to drink pesticide, media reported on Monday.
The 46-year-old housewife was also accused of torturing a Filipina maid and beating up a third domestic worker whose nationality was not specified, Gulf News reported.
She used to strip us, take pictures of us naked and threaten to send them to our friends.
Her husband, also an Emirati, was jailed…Continue
By Aaron Maasho
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's leading private oil marketer plans to expand into neighbouring east African economies and is interested in part financing a refinery after commercial discoveries in the region.
Tadesse Tilahun, CEO of National Oil Ethiopia, said untapped crude deposits in Kenya and Uganda handed governments and investors the opportunity to construct a refinery able to compete with cheap imports from India, the Gulf and…Continue
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Ermias T. Amelga, the majority shareholder of Access Real Estate.
A judge at the Federal High Court’s Sixth Civil Bench will decide on April 10, 2014, whether Access Real Estate (ARE) should amend its statement…Continue
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Microsoft’s director for virtual capital and startups, Amrote Abdella, is scaling great heights at just 32.
She has held top positions at international corporations, including the World Economic Forum and World Bank — and she’s just getting started.
Political forces condemned the statements of Egypt's Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohammed Abdel Matlab, in which he said that the water reserve in the Aswan Dam will serve Egypt for two more years. They stressed…Continue
The statements on the Renaissance Dam issue and water crisis, which were made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy and the Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohammed Abdel Matlab, have sparked angry…Continue
Church mediates Egypt-Ethiopia dispute over Renaissance Dam
Patriarch Abune Mathias of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church will arrive and spend five days in Cairo late this month, at the invitation of Pope Tawadros II, pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church, to visit the Egyptian church, after Mathias was elected head of Ethiopia’s church.
Sources within the church told Azzaman that Tawadros will try to persuade Mathias that the…Continue