Archives for: "December 2007"

Ethiopia, Egypt pledge more troops for Darfur

December 31st, 2007
Ethiopian soldiers clean their weapons at an observation post in the northern town of Zala Anbesa in 2005.(AFP/File/Marco Longari) Ethiopia, Egypt pledge more troops for Darfur ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia and Egypt will each send 850 troops early… more »

Ethiopia - Ethiopian Women in Iraq

December 29th, 2007
FROM ETHIOPIA Yobdar Abu, 23, arrived in the Kurdish region in October via Dubai, having been told she was headed for Turkey. The New York Times wrote a troubling story of migrant workers from Ethiopia and some Asian countries in Northern Iraq. Yobdar… more »

Ethiopia - War Bob Marley & The Wailers Video

December 28th, 2007
“War,” Bob Marley & The Wailers Another anti-war song, this time in a Rastafarian vein. The source for the lyrics is part of a speech given by Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia to the U.N. in 1963. The song is both a call for basic human rights and a… more »

Ethiopia - Nigerian Woman busted while trying to smuggle Drug on ET

December 28th, 2007
Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopia - Nigerian Woman busted while trying to smuggle Drug on ET A Nigerian Woman about to board an Ethiopian airlines flight ET611 (Mumbai, India - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) from Mumabi was busted while trying to smuggle drug. The… more »

Ethiopia - Kimora Lee Simmons to adopt an Ethiopian baby - report

December 28th, 2007
Ethiopia - Kimora Lee Simmons to adopt an Ethiopian baby - report MediaTakeOut.com is reporting that Kimora Lee Simmons, the Baby Phat mogul, is planning to adopt a baby from Ethiopia. The report also said that she will make a trip to Ethiopia next… more »