Archives for: "December 2007, 16"

Ethiopia - McDonald's franchisee Geta Asfaw gives back to the community

December 16th, 2007
Ethiopia - McDonald's franchisee Geta Asfaw gives back to the community D'Angelo McWilliams eyed the ranks of shiny new Huffy bicycles, searching for the one that would soon be his. He didn't find it, but the Wyman Elementary School student, one of 330… more »

Ethiopia - Project Seeks Free E-Books for Colleges

December 16th, 2007
The Global Text Project aims to fill a Web-based library with 1,000 books Project Seeks Free E-Books for Colleges in Developing Nations The Global Text Project aims to fill a Web-based library with 1,000 textbooks. Transcript of radio broadcast: 16… more »

Ethiopia - Kenya : Dogs, traffic halt marathoners in India

December 16th, 2007
Dogs, traffic halt marathoners Times of India BANGALORE: "A man runs fastest when chased by a dog!" This was the response from an athlete who clocked his best timing in the Bangalore International Marathon on Sunday. Just as the participants approached… more »

Ethiopia - Roses cast shadow over coffee

December 16th, 2007
A woman collects roses at a flower farm in Holeta, Ethiopia. Aptly labelled "black gold" by its growers, coffee remained Ethiopia's top foreign currency earner for over half a century, but its dominance is being challenged by flower sales reaching… more »

500,000 hectares designated for tea plantation in Ethiopia

December 16th, 2007
File Photo: Ethiopia Tea Plantation 500,000 hectares designated for tea plantation in Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA (Xinhua): Ethiopia announced Saturday the designation of farmlands covering a total of 500,000 ha. in four regional states. The newly designated… more »