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2011-04-26 15:53:00

BOTHELL, Wash., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 27, a brand new 777 will take off from Boeing field carrying some precious cargo: more than 2,200 textbooks destined for schools in rural Ethiopia.

2011-04-20 00:00:28

Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant of Montclair, NJ owners honored by The National Restaurant Association with 2011 Faces of Diversity American Dream Award. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Ethiopian sisters Berekti and Akberet Mengistu, owner-operators of Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant in Montclair, NJ, were honored by The National Restaurant Association and honored with its 2011 Faces of Diversity American Dream Award on Wednesday, March 13, 2011.

2011-04-12 08:15:00

Co-Sponsored Philanthropy Demonstrates Strong Partnership and Commitment by Companies to Global Health and Environmental Issues MANNHEIM, Germany, April 12 /PRNewswire/ - OpenText(TM) (NASDAQ: OTEX) (TSX: OTC) today announced at the eighth International SAP((R)) Utilities Conference 2011 that it has joined SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) in co-sponsoring UNICEF's Clean Water for Ethiopia project. The companies committed to donating a total of EUR20,000 to UNICEF. Emergency conditions are all...

2011-02-26 00:00:26

Award-winning Boston jazz/Latin band with a decade of experience in Ethiopian music is invited to play a series of concerts in Ethiopia, in May 2011, celebrating the work of Nerses Nalbandian, an Armenian musician who found a home as Ethiopia's maestro from the 1930s to the 1970s. Band launches Kickstarter.com campaign to raise $10,000 in 30 days to partially fund the tour; simultanously prepares for concerts in Massachusetts with legendary Ethiopian singer Mahmoud Ahmed Somerville, MA...

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2011-02-11 06:25:00

A fossilized arched foot bone recovered from Ethiopia shows that our human ancestors walked upright over 3 million years ago.

2010-11-25 00:00:44

Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant of Montclair, NJ introduces QR code program to enhance the diner’s experience with immediate “self-serve” digital access. QR codes are readily available In Japan and Europe and beginning to show up in the U.S. on business cards, product packaging and print ads.

2010-11-10 08:27:00

BRUSSELS, November 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethiopian general elections, held in May 2010, fell short of international standards, according to the assessment of the EU Election Observation Mission (EOM).

2010-10-26 22:20:03

As agricultural leaders across the globe look for ways to increase investments in agriculture to boost world food production, experts in African livestock farming are meeting in Addis Ababa this week to deliberate on ways to get commercialized farm production, access to markets, innovations, gender issues and pro-poor policies right for Africa's millions of small-scale livestock farmers and herders.


Latest Ethiopia Reference Libraries

African Wild Ass, Equus africanus
2014-04-30 11:15:27

The African wild ass (Equus africanus) is a species within the Equidae family that is thought to be that ancestor of the domestic donkey. This species resides in arid habitats in a range that includes the Horn of Africa, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. This species hold four subspecies, including the Somali wild ass and the Nubian wild ass. The African wild ass reaches an average body length of 6.6 feet, a height between 12.1 and 14.1 hands at the shoulders, and a weight between 510 and...

Nile Lechwe, Kobus megaceros
2012-09-10 17:01:29

The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...

Walia Ibex, Capra walie
2012-08-29 12:21:36

The walia ibex (Capra walie), sometimes considered to be a subspecies of the Alpine ibex, and can be found in a highly restricted range in the Semien Mountains in Ethiopia. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas, subalpine grasslands, scrubs, and mountain forests at an elevation between 8,200 and 14,800 feet. This ibex is also known as the Abyssinian ibex. The walia ibex is typical dark brown to red brown in color, with a grey brown muzzle and lighter grey legs. The underbelly and insides...

Dromedary Camel, Camelus dromedarius
2012-08-24 14:19:35

The dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius), also known as the Arabian camel, is a completely domesticated species that appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Domesticated”. It is thought that when wild, its native range was mainly in the Arabian Peninsula. It can now be found in South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. The only dromedary camels that display wild behaviors are the population of feral camels in Australia, which were introduced in 1840. It prefers a...

Dibatag, Ammodorcas clarkei
2012-08-05 21:14:48

The dibatag (Ammodorcas clarkei), also known as Clarke's gazelle, is native to Somalia and Ethiopia. Its range is significantly smaller than it once was, and in many areas, populations are fragmented. In the region of Ogaden, where it was once abundant, the northern populations have dwindled due to human civilizations taking over. In southern Ogaden, it is still present in acceptable numbers, most likely due to the natural vegetation and habitat required to sustain it. It prefers a habitat...

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