Archives for: "December 2007, 07"

Ethiopia kicks out UK, Australian aid staff

December 7th, 2007
Ethiopia expels UK, Australian aid staff ADDIS ABABA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Ethiopia has expelled an Australian and a Briton working for Save the Children UK on accusations of diverting food aid to rebels in the troubled Ogaden region, officials and aid… more »

Ethiopia - Keepers of the Lost Ark?

December 7th, 2007
Photographs by Paul Raffaele Ethiopia - Keepers of the Lost Ark? Christians in Ethiopia have long claimed to have the ark of the covenant. Our reporter investigated By Paul Raffaele Smithsonian magazine, December 2007 "They shall make an ark of acacia… more »

Ethiopia -Dinaw Mengestu wins Guardian First Book Award

December 7th, 2007
Dinaw Mengestu Photo Guardian Ethiopia -Dinaw Mengestu wins Guardian First Book Award A novel that tackles fraught questions of identity, dislocation and loneliness through the life of an Ethiopian émigré in the US has taken this year's Guardian First… more »

Ethiopia :Book Review -The Barefoot Emperor

December 7th, 2007
Emperor Tewdros of Ethiopia Ethiopia :Book Review -The Barefoot Emperor Nicholas Shakespeare reviews The Barefoot Emperor by Philip Marsden Philip Marsden's 1993 travel book The Crossing Place - now scandalously out of print - confirmed him as a writer… more »

Ethiopia to intensify tree planting next year

December 7th, 2007
Addis Ababa's mayor, Berhane Deressa, plants a tree Star planter Ethiopia to intensify tree planting next year: official ADDIS ABABA (AFP) — Star tree-planter Ethiopia will intensify its re-afforestation drive in 2008, which earned the country a pole… more »