Ethiopian Film Director/Writer Haile Gerima On France 24 ( Video Interview)

In today’s culture show, Hailé Gerima speaks cinema with Eve Jackson. Known for his independent, direct storytelling that’s anything but Hollywood, the director makes films about Ethiopia’s struggle. His best-known movie is... Read more »

Experienced UN official appointed to senior political post at world body

28 April 2010 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Tayé-Brook Zerihoun, who currently heads the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Cyprus, to a senior political post at the world body’s Secretariat in... Read more »

Sharing The Nile ( Interview )

Anwar Sadat, the former Egyptian president, once said: “The only matter that could take Egypt to war again is water.” That was 30 years ago. But even today, water is a crucial issue in... Read more »

Ethiopian Kinfe Fekadu Appointed Virgin Nigeria CEO

Lagos — Ethiopian aviation expert, Kinfa Fekado, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Virgin Nigeria recently acquired by Jimoh Ibrahim. Fekado, 47, was until his appointment on Tuesday by the... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Ruling Party Accuses Opposition of Planning Violence

Ethiopian government says opposition wants poll violence By Barry Malone Reuters Wednesday, April 28, 2010 ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The Ethiopian opposition may provoke violence during the first national elections since a... Read more »

Ethiopian Gov’t Contracts Dubai Co. to Import Vehicles, Urgent

Funds are to come from the MoFED’s 1b Br contingency budget The government gave a 50 million Br vehicle supply contract to a Dubai company, dropping offers made by established local suppliers.... Read more »

A killo of Sugar is selling for Up to 18 birr. Ethiopia to Purchase Sugar From UK

Wudineh Zenebe The Ethiopian Sugar Development Agency (ESDA) is expected to sign an agreement on Monday, April 27, 2010, with the UK based ED&F Man Sugar Limited Company for the supply of... Read more »

Egypt Better Off Settling Water Spat With Ethiopia Led Nile Basin Negotiations

Negotiations between the ten countries of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), April 13 in Sharm Al-Sheikh, hit the wall over Cairo’s refusal to give its stamp of approval to a new Nile... Read more »

Ethiopia: Information Without Interference

By Alemayehu G. Mariam “Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets,” fretted Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France, as he summed up the informative powers of an independent... Read more »

UNESCO appoints Ethiopian Getachew Engida as Deputy Director-General

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova today informed the members of UNESCO’s Executive Board of her choice of senior management team. Ms Bokova, whose mandate began on 15 November last year, said that she... Read more »