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By Gary Budzak, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 20--Music from the "horn of Africa" will be among the sounds heard at the Jazz & Rib Fest next weekend.
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Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 6 July [Report by Tesfa-alem Tekle: "Ethiopia: Endorsed Media Law Faces Fierce Opposition"] The new media and information law passed by parliament this week encounters strong opposition from different media groups.
Images obtained from satellites confirm reports that Ethiopiaâ€™s military has destroyed several towns and villages in the nationâ€™s arid, rocky eastern region of Ogaden.
A new network may change things for the African health care system. The â€œtelemedicineâ€ project launched by India in Ethiopia last July may boost health as well as strengthen ties between the nations. This segment of the network cost $2.13 million, a small sum in the large scheme. The entire project, called the pan-African e-network is a $135.6 million joint development between India and the African Union to improve communication.
Alternative energy developer Global Energy has successfully finalized the first stage of its castor farming project in Ethiopia, to produce non-edible oil for use in the production of biodiesel.
In the Ethiopian language, she is called Dinknesh - a name that means the wonderful, the fabulous, the precious. But to most of the world, she is known as Lucy, a 3.2 million-year-old fossil whose discovery yielded then-unparalleled insights to the origins of humankind.
By Khaled Kazziha Associated Press NAIROBI, Keny
Africa is being torn apart. And as Ethiopia's rift valley grows slowly wider, an international team of scientists is taking a unique opportunity to plot the progress of continents on the move.
Ethiopia is a perilous place to be an Abyssinian lion - so perilous that an Italian aid group brought two orphaned cubs to the Italian Embassy, where the wife of a diplomat has been caring for them inside a fenced garden.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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