Women’s 5000m heats – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 28, 2015
Sports

Four races down, one to go for Genzebe Dibaba in her distance double mission. Addis Ababa: Aug, 27, 2015 – Given her busy schedule at this championships, the 1500m winner can be forgiven for not wanting to expend too much energy in this morning’s 5000m heats. Dibaba sat at the back for much of the race, allowing Japan’s Misaki Onishi to do the early leading. The first kilometre was passed …Read the Rest

Dibaba on track for double at worlds, seeking world record

Dibaba on track for double at worlds, seeking world record
August 26, 2015
Sports

BEIJING: Aug 26, 2015 – Genzebe Dibaba has some high standards to meet. Not only did she remain on track …Read the Rest

South Sudan President Salva Kiir signs peace deal

South Sudan President Salva Kiir signs peace deal
August 26, 2015
Africa/World

Addis Ababa: Aug 6, 2015 – South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal with rebels after a …Read the Rest

Ethiopian trader killed near Juba

Ethiopian trader killed near Juba
August 26, 2015
Africa/World

Addis Ababa: Aug 26, 2015 – An Ethiopian trader was shot and killed and several other people were critically injured …Read the Rest

Genzebe Dibaba wins 1500-meter title

Genzebe Dibaba wins 1500-meter title
August 25, 2015
Sports

Addis Ababa, August 25, 2015 – Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia pulled away halfway through the 1,500-meter final and never let …Read the Rest

Cars in Addis Causes 47% of Green House Gas Emission

Cars in Addis Causes 47% of Green House Gas Emission
August 25, 2015
Addis News

Addis Ababa: Aug 25, 2015 – The Addis Ababa Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory of 2012 that was released last week …Read the Rest

New South Sudan cholera cases more than triple in a week

New South Sudan cholera cases more than triple in a week
August 24, 2015
Africa/World

Juba: Aug 25, 2015 – There were 88 new cases of cholera reported in South Sudan last week, compared to …Read the Rest

Renaissance Dam tripartite committee starts meetings in Addis Ababa

Renaissance Dam tripartite committee starts meetings in Addis Ababa
August 21, 2015
Addis News

Addis Ababa: Aug 20, 2015 – The tripartite committee for Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam commenced its meeting in the Ethiopian capital …Read the Rest

UAE embassy in Addis Ababa launches e-visa system

UAE embassy in Addis Ababa launches e-visa system
August 20, 2015
Addis News

Addis Ababa: 20th August, 2015 – The UAE embassy in Addis Ababa has launched the new electronic visa service system, …Read the Rest

New Hotel Star Ratings: Some gained stars, others lost stars

New Hotel Star Ratings: Some gained stars, others lost stars
August 20, 2015
Addis News

New hotel grading brings Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels down to four stars, while Sheraton Addis, Elilly International and Capital Hotel …Read the Rest

Howard Buffett bets on hydropower to rebuild eastern Congo

Howard Buffett bets on hydropower to rebuild eastern Congo
August 20, 2015
Africa/World

U.S. philanthropist Howard Buffett, son of billionaire investor Warren, is pouring millions of dollars into power projects in war-torn Congo, …Read the Rest

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