Ethiopian News



USAID Awards Ethiopian Women for Excelling in Agribusiness Leadership

USAID has awarded women with better proposals engaged in agribusiness and livestock business sector under it Innovative Business Plan Competition Program, Ethiopian Herald reported. The women who attended entrepreneurship and leadership training in model livestock agribusiness are from Addis Ababa City Administration, Amhara, Oromia, Tigray and SNNPR State. Dr.Mebrhatu Meles, Industry State Minister, speaking at the 2nd Annual National Conference said that Ethiopia has given emphasis on agricultural development through its GTP II period. In its Agricultural Growth Program (AGP) USAID, under the Feed the Future Initiative, concentrat...



I Have Fathered 800 Children Says Sperm Donor

An unlicensed sperm donor claims he has fathered 800 children over 16 years of donating. Simon Watson, 41, charges £50 for his service, which some women use as an alternative to more expensive, licensed private clinics. Watson is tested for STDs every three months but fertility charities warn women using such services they are putting themselves at risk of sexual and hereditary diseases.



42 Illegal Ethiopian Migrants Arrested In Tanzania

Police in Dare Selam are holding at least 42 illegal immigrants from Ethiopia who were found crammed in a two-roomed house at Kijitonyama area, Kinondoni Municipality. In an interview with The Guardian yesterday, Kinondoni Regional Police Commander Camilus Wambura confirmed the incidence, revealing that the foreigners were nabbed after ‘Good Samaritans’ volunteered information to the law enforcers. He said they were now interrogating the immigrants and looking for the owner of the house where they were arrested so as to achieve further information. He said that police officers conducted the joint operations in which Ethiopians ...



Ethiopia Is Safer For Tourists Than Travelling To Brazil Or Mexico

The rope being tied around my waist by a monk comprised lengths of scraggly old leather attached to each other by granny knots. I have a fear of heights, and as I looked up, the cliff seemed to topple towards me by degrees. But this was the only way to visit the 6th century monastery of Debre Damo, which perches on a plateau in northern Ethiopia, a true wilderness. The monk whistled and I was plucked off terra firma like a sprat on a hook, yanked 50ft feet up the rock face by muscle power alone. Blessedly it was over within a minute, my terror to be replaced instantly with tranquility. I could see for 20 miles across a tawny landsc...



Ethiopia Plans To Generate Electric Power From Sugar By-Products

Ethiopian Sugar Corporation announced plans to produce 950 mega watts of electric power from its sugar development projects by the end of GTP II period. Zemedkun Tekle, Corporate Communication Directorate Director of the Corporation, told Walta Information Center (WIC), the stated amount to be produced is more than three times the installed capacity of Tekeze Hydro Electric Dam which produces 300 mega watts. Ethiopia has begun developing 10 sugar factories in various parts of the country in the GTP I period. From these, eight of them are expected to be completed by the end of GTP II period (2020). Thus, they will enhance the country’...



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