Archives for: "October 2007, 12"

Ethiopia's ancient church faces competition from evangelicals

October 12th, 2007
Ethiopia's ancient church faces competition from evangelicals ADDIS ABABA (AFP) — As Ethiopia enters its third millennium, so does its Orthodox church, a venerable state-backed institution whose dominance is increasingly threatened by a myriad of… more »

Ethiopia - Muslims Celebrate Eid-al-Fitr

October 12th, 2007
Muslims in Ethiopia celebrate Eid Photo ENA Ethiopia - Muslims Celebrate Eid-al-Fitr in Ethiopia and all over the world Muslims in Ethiopia and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Addressing the… more »

ERITREA: Interview - Afeworki says border issues "must be resolved"

October 12th, 2007
Isaias Afewerki Photo IRIN ERITREA: Interview - Afeworki says border issues "must be resolved" ASMARA, 12 October 2007 (IRIN) - IRIN interviewed President Isaias Afewerki in Asmara, on 1 October. Eritrea and the Horn of Africa in general remain… more »

Ethiopia - UNHCR condemns Sudan's recent deportation of Ethiopian refugees

October 12th, 2007
UNHCR UNHCR condemns Sudan’s recent deportation of Ethiopian refugees Posted October 12 GENEVA (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency on Thursday condemned the recent deportation by Sudan of at least 15 Ethiopian refugees. The deportation took place on… more »

Ban Ki-moon urges restraint by Ethiopia and Eritrea

October 12th, 2007
Ban Ki-moon urges restraint by Ethiopia and Eritrea as tensions rise UN News Voicing his concern at escalating tensions between Ethiopia and Eritrea, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the two East African neighbours to show maximum restraint… more »