Mar 8th, 2014
A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people, including two Canadians, lost contact on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane carrying 239 people on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. KUALA LUMPUR,...
Aug 19th, 2013
By Anthony Chuka Konwea, P.E. Cautionary note: – If you are not a Nigerian or do not have Nigerian heritage or your Nigerian-ness has become stale, do not waste your time by reading this piece. You may not know the context within which to situate it nor the circumstances which have commanded it...
Apr 2nd, 2013
By Narayani Basu On his first state visit overseas, Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Africa in March 2013, in a gesture to celebrate the closeness of the economic ties that have made Beijing the continent’s largest trading partner. During the high-profile tour, Xi signed deals worth billions o...
Mar 20th, 2013
By Black T Bvumavaranda, zimeye.org For any nation and people, history matters. It is the repository of past records of what transpired such as social and even science-related problems. These repositories have the solutions. Since history repeats itself on a regular frequency, it is only helpful if w...
Mar 1st, 2013
A Chinese woman who wore a fake baby bump to encourage train passengers to offer her their seats was rumbled after the silicone belly slipped out of her shirt and dropped to the floor of the carriage. Incredibly, the woman – named as Zhang – then contacted her local commercial bureau, to complain abo...
Dec 26th, 2012
Government of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) Ethiopia’s Ambassador to China, Seyoum Mesfin, said Ethiopia has huge bamboo potential which can create significant opportunities of investment to interested foreign companies. He said Ethiopia’s bamboo resource potential is the biggest in the continen...
Dec 17th, 2012
Ethiopian Ambassador to Beijing, Ambassador Seyoum Mesfin, said China “is making an unparalleled and historic contribution to the development drive of Ethiopia.” He commended China’s partnership and support in infrastructural development and in transforming Ethiopia’s human re...
Nov 15th, 2012
By Robele Ababya, The 18th Congress of Communist Party of China (CPC) opened in Beijing with a keynote speech by its General Secretary (GS) Hu Jintao on 07 November 2012. The GS articulated the stunning achievement in economic growth in the last decade. He vowed continuation of the “construction of ...
Oct 29th, 2012
By David Barboza, The New York Times Editor’s Note- Corruption in Ethiopia is so rife that the country had lost over $11.7 billion to illicit capital outflows from 2000 to 2009, according to a report by the Global Financial Integrity. The people of Ethiopia are being bled dry, the report adds. Well, ...
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Oct 15th, 2012
By ALEMAYEHU G MARIAM Ethiopia is known for the best and the worst. Ethiopia is known for the legendary hospitality and charm of its people, unrivaled beauty of its picturesque landscape, fabulous coffee and, of course, unbeatable distance runners. Ethiopia is also known as the epicenter of human rig...