Archives for: "April 2010, 29"

Ethiopia reburies Mengistu victims

April 29th, 2010
Ethiopia reburies Mengistu victims AFP ADDIS ABABA — Dozens of Ethiopians marched Thursday to rebury family members massacred during dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam's "Red Terror" purge which claimed tens of thousands of lives some 30 years ago. A… more »

European Union Sends 90 Election Monitors to Addis, Ethiopia

April 29th, 2010
European Union Sends 90 Election Monitors to Addis VOA News Washington DC 28/04/2010 Lawyers, teachers and other experts from Europe will observe run-up and vote for Ethiopia’s parliamentary and regional council representatives. The European Union… more »

VOA Launches News on Arabsat for Ethiopia and the Region in Three Languages

April 29th, 2010
VOA Launches News on Arabsat for Ethiopia and the Region in Three Languages Washington, D.C. 29/04/2010 Voice of America announced Wednesday the start-up of a new satellite transmission of many of its Africa language broadcasts, giving the Horn of… more »

Ethiopia - Scuffle breaks out among Ethiopian opposition

April 29th, 2010
Ethiopia - Scuffle breaks out among Ethiopian opposition AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian police detained a dozen opposition party members after a scuffle broke out at the party's headquarters. Yeshiwas Assefa said Thursday that his splinter group… more »

Ethiopian police detain 11 opposition members after inter-party dispute

April 29th, 2010
Ethiopian police detain 11 opposition members after inter-party dispute APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) The Ethiopian police on Thursday detained 11 opposition party members after a dispute between the Unity for Democracy and Justice-Andinet (UDJ) party… more »