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2010-05-06 16:50:00

DENVER, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- An official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate Ethiopia's version of the Mobile Library System, an Ethiopian Donkey Cart Library, will be at The Denver Center for International Studies at 574 W. 6th Avenue in Denver and begins at 11:00 a.m. MDT on Friday, May 7, 2010. An official replica of an Ethiopian Donkey Cart, complete with donkeys, will be present for the ribbon cutting ceremony. The donkey carts deliver books to rural areas of the country, which...

2010-04-08 08:01:00

Co-op Hall of Fame Honors ACDI/VOCA Staff as First International Inductee WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This May 5, the late Ato Werqu Mekasha of Ethiopia will be the first international inductee in the U.S. Cooperative Hall of Fame - the U.S. cooperative community's highest honor. Werqu, who died last year and had been an ACDI/VOCA staff member, worked tirelessly with Ethiopian government, businesses and local farmers to lead large, transformative cooperative...

2010-03-16 17:42:00

CHICAGO, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Korein Tillery LLC and Tadesse Kiros, a prominent lawyer in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, are conducting an ongoing investigation on behalf of clients who are the personal representatives of deceased Ethiopian passengers on the international flight known as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409, which crashed on 25 January 2010 shortly after take-off from Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, regarding the liability of any party responsible for their...

2009-12-07 08:30:00

Next Stop: Lusaka, Zambia - Team began quest in U.S. three weeks ago, will travel to one more country in next two weeks - $25 million fundraising effort aims to fight poverty and help 625,000 people around the world - So far, more than $6 million has been raised toward this year's goal LUSAKA, Zambia, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since November 19, World Vision and thousands of people around the world have been traveling the globe in search of the Christmas spirit as part of the...

2009-11-24 08:37:00

-- Team began quest in U.S. last week, will travel to four more countries in next four weeks -- $25 million fundraising effort aims to fight poverty and help 625,000 people around the world QUITO, Ecuador, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since November 19, World Vision and thousands of people around the world have been traveling the globe in search of the Christmas spirit as part of the Christian humanitarian agency's "Spirit of Christmas" tour. The month-long tour features interviews...

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2009-11-03 08:54:55

Geologists Show that Seafloor Dynamics Are at Work in Splitting African Continent In 2005, a gigantic, 35-mile-long rift broke open the desert ground in Ethiopia. At the time, some geologists believed the rift was the beginning of a new ocean as two parts of the African continent pulled apart, but the claim was controversial. Now, scientists from several countries have confirmed that the volcanic processes at work beneath the Ethiopian rift are nearly identical to those at the bottom of the...

2009-10-29 07:25:00

BANGALORE, India, October 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Karuturi Global Limited's ( BSE Scrip code: 531687) , (NSE Scrip code: KGL) Board at their meeting held today has approved the financial results of the company for the quarter and half year ended 30.09.2009. Financial Highlights : 1. Revenues for the 3 months ended 30.09.2009 has clocked Rs.126.33 Crores as compared to Rs.101.27 crores for the corresponding period of last year with a growth rate of 24.7%. 2. Net profit...

2009-10-23 09:31:43

Thirty million years ago, before Ethiopia's mountainous highlands split and the Great Rift Valley formed, the tropical zone had warmer soil temperatures, higher rainfall and different atmospheric circulation patterns than it does today, according to new research of fossil soils found in the central African nation. Neil J. Tabor, associate professor of Earth Sciences at SMU and an expert in sedimentology and isotope geochemistry, calculated past climate using oxygen and hydrogen isotopes in...

2009-10-19 12:40:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethiopia Healthcare Network (EHN) announced award of an initial maternal and infant healthcare grant to LeAlem Higher Clinic in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The competitive award will enable LeAlem to care for 100 patients each month, patients who could not otherwise afford or access professional medical care. The grant will provide funds for LeAlem to hire medical and social work staff, and buy medicine and equipment. LeAlem is headed by Dr. Alemayehu...

2009-10-07 09:17:00

Ancient Hamar Tribe Adopts Sustainable Hygiene and Water Programs to Prevent Water-borne and Communicable Disease BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwest-based nonprofit Global Team for Local Initiatives (GTLI) has been awarded a $387,000 grant by US Agency for International Development (USAID) to help the organization implement clean water and sanitation programs in Ethiopia. Since 2008, GTLI, which incubated a new community-based model, has successfully...


Latest Ethiopia Reference Libraries

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...

Somalirhynchia africana
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Somalirhynchia africana is a species of brachiopod in the Tetrarhynchiidae family. This marine rhynchonellate lampshell lived during the Late Jurassic Period in the Ethiopian Faunal Province, which today consists of Ethiopia, Somalia, Jordan, Yemen, Kenya, Madagascar, Saudi Arabia, and Tunisia. This species also occurred in India. During the Upper Jurassic, this species would have been found in tropical, shallow, coral seas, where it lived as a stationary epifaunal suspension feeder. S....

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