The former TPLF commander, Aregawi Berhe, told the BBC he was a member of the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front when he became aware that his group was using aid money to buy arms through secondary means. But on his part Bob Geldof has said the allegations made by Berhe, who is now living in the Netherlands as an exile, are... Read More
In a telephone interview, Gebru called the attacks part of an EPRDF campaign of intimidation. “We have to consider seriously whether we are going to participate,” Gebru said. “Because this is not an election. This is just war. War against us.”Ruling party spokesman Hailemariam Dessalegn, however, categorically rejected suggestions the attacks were politically motivated”He has got a bar and when... Read More
The latest flight, ET703, was to depart from Rome’s Fiuminco Airport at 12:05am and arrive in Addis Abeba at 07:50am. Seblewongel Seyoum, a mother of two, died on January 25, 2010, during the accident, and found herself posthumously scheduled for duty on this flight. Girma Wake admits human error, pledges apology Read more…
In addition to Berket , Minister for capacity building Tefera Walwa, president of The tigrai regional state Tsgaie Berehe, are among the few who will not seek reelection in the may national poll. Read more…
Officials of the Lebanese Civil Aviation Authority on the first day of the accident conducted an interview with an army officer who said he saw the plane explode into a ball of fire and plunge into the sea.And when American and the French investigators came to Beirut the Lebanese officials are reported to have told them that they had this... Read More
At an event held here in ‘Anuar Mosque’ in connection with the day, Addis Ababa City Islamic Affairs Supreme Council President, Sheik Seid Gizaw said the faithful shall vow to follow the grand principles and lifestyle of Prophet Mohamed while celebrating Mawlid. Read more.
The helicopters aim at enhancing the Mission’s ability to protect the civilian population and will also enable a swift and effective response to any developing emergency on the ground. UNAMID will now be able to reach many areas which had previously been inaccessible. Read more .
Many countries in the region are looking up to expanding their tea industries, but our immediate attention would be on Ethiopia because we share almost similar types of soil and climate and the quality of their tea is largely similar with ours,” Tea Board of Kenya (TBK) managing director, Sicily Kariuki told Business Daily. Read more.
Sarkozy, the first French leader to visit Rwanda since the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, visiting the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Centre, where hundreds of thousands of the Genocide victims are laid to rest, is an indication of the political will on the part of his government to make amends with Rwandans. Read more.
“It is extremely important to the victims we represent that all responsible parties are brought to justice without exceptions,” the attorney by the name of Ribbeck said. “We must find the causes of the crash and demand that the problems be resolved to avoid future disasters.” Read more