Archives for: "April 2010, 25"

Tension mounts in Ethiopia ahead of polls

April 25th, 2010
Tension mounts in Ethiopia ahead of polls ADDIS ABABA (AFP) – Accusations of harassment and even of murder have led to escalating tensions in Ethiopia between the long-entrenched ruling party and the opposition, a month ahead of general elections. The… more »

Kebede's crushing victory completes rags to riches marathon

April 25th, 2010
Kebede's crushing victory completes rags to riches marathon Ethiopian, who used to collect firewood for a living, just misses out on course record because of rain but his relentless pace still proves too hot for Kenyan rivals As Tsegaye Kebede turned… more »

Ethiopian Cultural Museum Opens in Chicago

April 25th, 2010
Ethiopian Cultural Museum Opens in Chicago By Alula Kebede VOA News Washington DC 23/04/2010 Traditional Ethiopian household tools collected by composer Tesfaye Lemma have become the centerpiece of an exhibit opening in a relocated community center, the… more »

Ethiopia - Panelists Argue for New Ethiopian Politics

April 25th, 2010
Panelists Argue for New Ethiopian Politics VOA News By Alula Kebede Washington DC 23/04/2010 Four Ethiopians discuss 30 years of domestic politics and decide the process needs more young people and women. A panel debated Ethiopia’s modern political… more »

Bomb blast kills five in Ethiopia

April 25th, 2010
Bomb blast kills five in Ethiopia Source: AFP ADDIS ABABA — Five people were killed and 20 injured when a bomb blast ripped through a cafe in an Ethiopian town near the border with Eritrea, a local official told state television on Sunday. The attack… more »