Record executives Ethiopia Habtemariam and Tricky Stewart were both honored at Music Biz 2013, a four-day music industry event jointly orchestrated by NARM (National Association of Recording Merchandisers) and digitalmusic.org [major trade associations in the music industry]. Both honorees were participants on a panel hosted by Billboard entitled The Future of the Biz on the Future of the Bizlast Wednesday. The event, which took place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel, recognized individuals on Billboard's 2012 40 Under 40 Power Players list.
May 17, 2013
Addis Ababa - An Ethiopian federal policeman shot dead 14 innocent people in the northern west city of Bahirdar, a regional police source told Sudan Tribune on Tuesday.
With unpredictable annual rainfall and drought once every five years, climate change presents challenges to feeding Ethiopia. Adapting to a warming world, the potato is becoming a more important crop there - with the potential to feed much of Africa.
New York - Ethiopian police in Addis Ababa questioned an editor for several hours today in connection with a story published in October about the widow of the late Ethiopian leader Meles Zenawi, according to news reports.
This month, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the 21st African Union (AU) summit. The message he brings will speak volumes about the future of American engagement on the continent.
A report posted on the website said that in the last five years, the Ethiopian floriculture industry has become the second largest flower exporter in Africa after Kenya and fourth largest flower exporter in the world.
MANDERA, KENYA: Three people were Thursday night killed after militiamen believed to be from Ethiopia attacked a village at the main border.
May 16, 2013
May 15, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - Representatives from four bordering states in Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed to work closely to prevent cross-border crimes in a meeting between the two sides.
In April, Tigi's Ethiopian Restaurant and Market quietly opened in the small shopping center behind the Dunkin' Donuts on Route 40. Since then, it has already gained some traction with positive reviews of its traditional Ethiopian cuisine.
Work should begin soon to repair fire damage at Nile Ethiopian Restaurant on Magazine Street. If all goes well, it could reopen within a few weeks.
May 14, 2013
Catalyst Principal Partners, an East African-focused private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of a 50% stake in Yes Brands Food & Beverages PLC, Ethiopia.
New York (TADIAS) - Last week police in Ethiopia conducted a high-profile corruption sweep in Addis Ababa, the biggest of its type in the Capital in more than ten years, arresting several people, including a Minister and his deputy in charge of the Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority.
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - One Ethiopian peacekeeper was killed and two others wounded when a U.N. convoy was caught up in a tribal clash in the Abyei border region claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan, the United Nations said on Sunday.
Addis Ababa, May 14 (IANS): The Ethiopian branch of a private Indian college has been barred from registering new students for four distance learning programmes until it renews its accreditation with its partner institution in India. The existing students can, however, continue.
Abay Ethiopian Restaurant will be cut from similar cloth as many other East African eateries in the Central District and across the city. With large portions and typically relatively low prices, Ethiopian is not a common cuisine in the central parts of Capitol Hill. Somehow Queen Sheba hangs in there on John near Broadway. 12th Ave also features an outpost or two - the farther south you go, the more likely you are to find one.
May 11, 2013
SAINT PAUL, MN - Oromo Academic Skills Builders, a new program from Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities (BBBS) and the American Oromo Community of Minnesota, will launch on May 16. The program is designed to help Oromo children learn the skills they need for academic and personal success.
Justice Minister Brehan Hailu has been fired from his job on Friday, May 10, 2013, reliable sources disclosed to Fortune. Brehan has received a letter from the Prime Minister's Office, signed by Hailemariam Desalegn, late on Friday, according to these sources. Brehan has been serving in this capacity since 2005. He was moved to Justice after his previous ministry, Ministry of Information, was dissolved by law.
May 9, 2013
In his message delivered through a representative at the opening of the 1st All Africa Public Relations and Strategic Communication Summit (APRA) here Wednesday, Hailemariam, who is also Chairman of the African Union (AU), said that such negative publicity tarnished the image of Ethiopia and of other African countries.
TULLOW Oil said it plans to secure partners to develop fields in African nations as discoveries prove that future crude exports are viable.
Ethiopia's capital city, Addis Ababa, may boast Africa's tallest building by 2017. While a 58-story building had been announced, plans unveiled by a private Chinese developer now call for a 99-story office-hotel tower. Guangdong Chuanhui Group has not revealed the building's estimated cost or other details, including financial arrangements or the names of the architect and engineer.