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Obama urged to speak out on Ethiopia human rights violations

A bipartisan group of lawmakers says the Obama administration must speak out against human rights violations in Ethiopia ahead of elections in the Horn of Africa nation on Sunday. In a letter... Read more »
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Scarlett Johansson’s Mum Adopts Baby Girl From Ethiopia

Scarlett Johansson has a new baby sister! Johansson’s mother, Melanie Sloan, adopted a little baby girl from Ethiopia, UsMagazine.com is reporting. Sloan was absent from Johansson’s ‘Iron Man 2’ premiere last week... Read more »
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Ethiopia rejects Egypt Nile claims, Zenawi said Egypt’s approach is out of date

Ethiopia’s prime minister has rejected a threat by Egypt to prevent the building of dams and other water projects upstream on the Nile river. Meles Zenawi told Al Jazeera on Wednesday that... Read more »

Kenya signs Nile Basin deal. Rejected by Egypt ( VIDEO )

Kenya signed a new agreement to alter historic water sharing arrangements for the River Nile on Wednesday and said Egypt, which opposes the deal, had little choice but to join the other... Read more »
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Egypt asserts right to block upstream Nile dams

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt insisted on Tuesday it can block dams and other projects upstream on the Nile, challenging a new deal among African nations seeking to alter historic water sharing arrangements... Read more »

Egypt angered by the new Tana Beles dam, Trying to block the new Nile deal

* President is set for Italian visit in protest over European aid for Ethiopia dam projects Egypt has intensified various diplomatic efforts to delegitimise recent new Nile deal signed by four countries.... Read more »

Ethiopian Gebremariam record the fastest-ever time in 10K

Gebre Gebremariam, the 2009 IAAF World Cross Country champion, ran the fastest-ever 10K in Central Park, winning the 6th annual UAE Healthy Kidney 10-K in 27 minutes and 42 seconds. Tadese Tola... Read more »

Ethiopian Man found guilty of sexual assault

Former orderly who groped patient’s breast gets conditional sentence Telling a one-time hospital orderly who groped a patient that being in Canada was a privilege and not a right, a judge sentenced... Read more »

Egypt and Sudan Oppose Nile Deal – Aljazeera VIDEO

Watch Al jazeera video on The new Nile Treaty A controversial deal has been signed to share the waters of the world’s longest river. But Egypt and Sudan are not happy at... Read more »

Ethiopia and Some Nile Basin states sign deal, Egypt objects

* Kenya says will sign as soon as possible * Egypt says agreement lacks legitimacy By Elias Biryabarema ENTEBBE, Uganda, May 14 (Reuters) – Four east African countries signed a new deal... Read more »