Archives for: "December 2009, 31"

Supremacy battle between Kenya, Ethiopia in running continues

December 31st, 2009
Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia celebrates winning the men's 10,000m final of the athletics competition in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 17, 2008. Sileshi Sihine (R) of Ethiopia finished second. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn (CHINA)… more »

Ethiopian Farms Lure Investor Funds as Workers Live in Poverty

December 31st, 2009
Omeud Obank, a security guard, center, poses while at a palm oil plantation owned by Karuturi Global Ltd., in Elliah, Ethiopia, on Oct. 28, 2009. Photographer: Jason Mclure/Bloomberg STORY HIGHLIGHTS Indian company Karuturi Global Ltd., is leasing… more »