Jun 262014

Sidaama (Sidaamu Afoo), Languages of the World/Materials 501, 2014, Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom-shop.eu Book URL: http://bit.ly/1iwM90X Author: Anbessa Teferra Paperback: ISBN:  9783862885701 Pages: 116 Price: Europe EURO 58.80 Abstract: This book presents a descriptive grammatical sketch of Sidaama, a Highland East Cushitic language spoken in south-central Ethiopia. It deals with phonology, lexical categories, phrasal categories, and sentence structure […]

Jun 122014
AUC – IGAD Joint Press Conference change of date

CHANGE OF DATE – INVITATION TO JOURNALISTS / AUC – IGAD Joint Press Conference on Early Action for the Horn of Africa Saturday 14th June 2014   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — This is to inform journalists that the invitation to a AUC-IGAD Joint Press Conference on Early Action for […]

Ethiopia’s National Day

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May 282014
Ethiopia's National Day

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC May 27, 2014   On behalf of the government and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the government and people of Ethiopia as you celebrate your national day on May 28. It […]

May 222014
Ethiopia : 50th Anniversary festivities - Closing events

  50th ANNIVERSARY FESTIVITIES: PROGRAM FOR YEAR LONG CLOSING EVENTS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa Re-imagination Creative Hub (ARCH):   Developing the Identity, Heritage, Arts and Culture Chapter for Agenda 2063   INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES     When: 21 – 25 May 2014   Where: African Union Conference […]

May 222014
Ethiopia : 50th Anniversary festivities

50th ANNIVERSARY FESTIVITIES / AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES     When: Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 May 2014 The format of the football match tournament is as follows:  For the qualifying stage-with 8 teams in total i.e 4 games […]

May 222014
Ethiopia : Re-orientate medical training

Re-orientate medical training, focus on lifestyle, environment, nutrition – Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zumahas called for a re-orientation of medical training to focus more holistically on healthy lifestyles and environment, including nutrition.   She […]

May 202014
IOM Helps 220 Jailed Ethiopian Migrants Return Home from Tanzania

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM has begun an operation to allow 220 Ethiopian irregular migrants held in six Tanzanian prisons to return home. The project, carried out in close cooperation with the Tanzanian Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is funded by the United States […]

May 162014
Ethiopians Abroad Rally to Help Compatriots Expelled from Saudi Arabia

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Ethiopian community in Finland has donated over EUR 7,700 towards IOM’s relief efforts to help destitute Ethiopians expelled from Saudi Arabia. The donation from the Finnish Ethiopian community follows similar initiatives by US-based Ethiopian associations and individuals who have also offered support for IOM’s humanitarian […]

May 142014
Ethiopia : Meeting of Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General

Meeting of Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General opens tomorrow in Addis Ababa ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Meeting of STC on Justice and Legal Affairs (Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General, Ministers responsible for Issues such as Human Rights, Constitutionalism and Rule of Law) begins holding tomorrow, Thursday […]

May 022014
Ethiopia: Pillay condemns crackdown on journalists, increasing restrictions on freedom of expression

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Friday expressed concerns about the increasing restrictions placed on freedom of opinion and expression in Ethiopia, following the recent arrest and detention of six bloggers and three journalists. “I am deeply concerned by this recent wave of […]

Apr 292014

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Since violence erupted in South Sudan in mid December, more than 95,000 people have fled to Gambella, in neighbouring Ethiopia, where they arrive exhausted, sick and in desperate need of support. The Ethiopian Red Cross Society, the ICRC, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red […]