Archives for: "October 2007, 04"

Commerzbank opens new representative office in Ethiopia

October 4th, 2007
Commerzbank opens new representative office in Ethiopia Today Commerzbank has announced that it has opened a new representative office in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. The ceremony was honoured by the presence of the German Chancellor Angela… more »

Peace Corps returns to Ethiopia after 10 years

October 4th, 2007
Peace Corps returns to Ethiopia after 10 years ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- The Peace Corps returns to Ethiopia this weekend after a vicious war sent its volunteers packing nearly 10 years ago, the regional head of the U.S. development organization… more »

Ethiopia's Ambassador Furious Over Bill to Limit U.S. Aid - WP

October 4th, 2007
Ethiopia's ambassador to Washington reacted furiously yesterday to a bill moving forward in Congress that would make future U.S. aid conditional on key democratic reforms, the Washington Post reported. Samuel Assefa, Ethiopia's ambassador in Washington,… more »

Germany's Merkel calls for more freedom in Ethiopia

October 4th, 2007
Angela Merkel and Meles Zenawi Germany's Merkel calls for more freedom in Ethiopia Thu Oct 4, 6:27 AM ET ADDIS ABABA (AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday urged Ethiopia to allow more democratic freedoms after the country ran into… more »

Ethiopia pledges 5,000 peacekeepers to Darfur

October 4th, 2007
Two Ethiopian soldiers pass by Africa Union peacekeepers in Somalia, May 1, 2007. Ethiopia said on Thursday it could contribute 5,000 troops to a joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur region.… more »