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The Way To Select The Right Mower For Your Lawn

It probably is spring season and your amazing garden really needs to be looked after. This brings up the challenge of deciding on a good lawnmower or possibly trying to find a greater upgrade that can justify its own total price. What ever may be the reason behind your consideration of a lawnmower – simply […]

Ethiopia: Britain axes aid to Ethiopian police amid human rights outcry

Ethiopia: Britain axes aid to Ethiopian police amid human rights outcry

Britain has suspended most of a £27 million aid programme to support Ethiopia’s police force, The Telegraph has learnt, amid mounting allegations of torture, rape and murder by the regime. Ministers pulled the plug on a scheme intended to improve criminal investigations, help Ethiopian police “interact with communities on local safety” and help women access […]

Eritreans are emptying their country every day but does President Isaias care?

Eritreans are emptying their country every day but does President Isaias care?

Eritrea is the most closed and repressive country in Africa, routinely denying access to the international media. No foreign journalists are based in the country and there is no independent local press. However, in a rare and courageous breach of the wall of silence, members of the internal opposition spoke to the Guardian and Radio […]

Somalia: Head of UN Ban Ki Moon lauds country’s progress towards stability, urges ‘continuity

Somalia: Head of UN Ban Ki Moon lauds country’s progress towards stability, urges ‘continuity

Somalia has made “remarkable progress” as it continues down the road towards economic and political stability, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today as he arrived in the capital city of Mogadishu – the third stop in a tour of the Horn of Africa aimed at promoting development and consolidating peace and security across the wider region. […]

Ethiopia: Xarunta Addi Ababa ee Ethiopia oo Noqotay Magalada Sadaxaad ee Qaramada Midoobay

Ethiopia: Xarunta Addi Ababa ee Ethiopia oo Noqotay Magalada Sadaxaad ee Qaramada Midoobay

ADDIS ABABA – Caasimada Itoobiya, Addis, ayaa noqotay magaalada 3-aad ee xaafisyada ugu badan ku leedahay Qaramada Midoobay. Waxaa ka horeeya magaalooyinka New York iyo Geneva oo ku kala jira kow iyo laba.   Xafiiska arrimaha dhaqaalaha u qaabilsan QM (UN-ECA) ayaa maanta loo furay xaruun cusub oo dhismaheedu qaatay muddo 4 sano ah. Xaruunta ayaa […]

Spike in Eritreans fleeing into Ethiopia

Spike in Eritreans fleeing into Ethiopia

Over 200 Eritrean refugees are crossing the heavily fortified and dangerous border into neighbouring Ethiopia daily, the United Nations said in a report noting a “spike” in those fleeing. Tens of thousands of people have fled the Horn of Africa country, escaping open-ended conscription and the iron-grip rule of President Issaias Afewerki, with many continuing […]

Ethiopia, 30 years after the famine

Ethiopia, 30 years after the famine

  With an Einsteinian shock of hair and a wise man’s beard, Mulugeta Tesfakiros, just off a flight from Washington, settled into an office of glass walls and vibrant artworks in Addis Ababa. The millionaire magnate, who has gone into the local wine business with Bob Geldof, mused on the new Ethiopia: “Most of the people […]

Ethiopia: Large Muslims protests in Addis

Ethiopia: Large Muslims protests in Addis

ADDIS ABABA — Muslims in Ethiopia protested in the capital Addis Ababa during Eid al-Fitr prayers on Thursday, part of a two-year-old campaign against what they say is government interference in their religious affairs. A heavy police presence around the city’s stadium — the venue for morning prayers — marked a tense run-up to the […]

Ethiopia: First ant-government protest post Zanawi

Ethiopia: First ant-government protest post Zanawi

(Reuters) – About 10,000 Ethiopians staged an anti-government procession on Sunday in the first large-scale protest since a disputed 2005 election ended in street violence that killed 200 people. The demonstrators marched through Addis Ababa’s northern Arat Kilo and Piazza districts before gathering at Churchill Avenue in front of a looming obelisk with a giant […]