Can Ethiopia

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 25th, 2013
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Lelisa Desisa was not far away from the world record in his debut race as Ethiopia swept the men’s and women’s podium at the Dubai Marathon on Friday. Desisa, 23, clocked 2 hours 4 minutes 45 seconds over the 42.195-kilometres distance, just 1:07 minutes off the world record 2:03:38 from Kenyan Patri...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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by Fekade Shewakena Over the last couple of weeks, particularly following news that the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) foiled an assassination plot against Ato Abebe Gellaw, a journalist and political activist who heckled Meles Zenawi at a heads of states meeting in Washington DC last year,...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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By Mesfin Mekonen We have recently learned that Rep. Chris Smith has been invited by the Ethiopian government and the African Union to visit Ethiopia soon. Smith chairs the House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organization Subcommittee. His trip is good news for Ethiopia...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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Ethiopia coach Swenet Bishaw has backed his team’s fans ahead of the African Nations Cup Group C clash with Burkina Faso, despite the fine imposed for bad behaviour against Zambia. Ethiopia fans reacted angrily to the sending off of Jemal Tassew, throwing missiles on to the pitch after the goal...