Archives for: "December 2007, 05"

Ethiopia - Rice told Meles to send troops to Darfur Sudan

December 5th, 2007
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, where she called for more African countries to send peacekeepers to Somalia, where an Islamic insurgency has killed thousands of civilians this year. Rice… more »

Somalia's leader 'has bronchitis'

December 5th, 2007
Somalia's leader 'has bronchitis' Somalia's interim President Abdullahi Yusuf is being treated for respiratory problems and is not in danger, officials say. His spokesman Hussein Mohammed Mohamoud told the BBC Mr Yusuf was admitted to a Nairobi hospital… more »

Ethiopia - Rate of Ethiopians joining IDF higher than average

December 5th, 2007
IDF soldiers of Ethiopian origin. Photo: Ariel Jerozolimski Jerusalem Post Ethiopia - Rate of Ethiopians joining IDF higher than average The rate of Ethiopian Israelis joining the Israel Defense Forces is higher than that of the general population, the… more »

Ethiopia - Labor MK: Put Ethiopian children in secular schools

December 5th, 2007
Labor MK: Put Ethiopian children in secular schools By Ruth Sinai Haaretez Placing Ethiopian immigrant children in religious schools "has greatly harmed the group's integration into the wider society, and has left them a coerced religious sector," Labor… more »

Ethiopia - 4 Ethiopian immigrants put in separate classroom

December 5th, 2007
Ethiopia - Israel 4 Ethiopian immigrants put in separate classroom Ynet News In a move more reminiscent of apartheid era South Africa than modern day Israel, four Ethiopian students at the Lamerchav Elementary School in Petah Tikva were segregated in a… more »