Arabic become the first non-Latin script to be used as an Internet domain name

Internet addresses written in Arabic were live on the Internet on Thursday, making history as the first online domains in non-Latin characters. “For the first time in the history of the Internet,... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »
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Youtube Start Renting Movies Quietly

Amid the news Hulu would begin offering a premium service at about ten bucks a month, YouTube quietly opened up its own paid video rental service.  ReadWriteWeb blog spotted this earlier today.... Read more »

South Park Comedy Censors Islamic Jokes Because of Murder Threat

Free speech advocates in America are criticizing a television network for censoring a comedy that made fun of Islam’s prophet Muhammad. The show was altered after a blogger warned that its producers... Read more »