Monthly Archives: November 2004

Getaneh takes upset win at Great Ethiopian Run

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopia’s Genet Getaneh produced the greatest upset in the short four-year history of the Toyota Great Ethiopian Run, setting a new course record to win the women’s title in this morning’s race. The 10km road race was run in the Ethiopian capital, in the presence of the Ethiopian State President Meles […]

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World Bank lauds Ethiopia’s investment climate

Concluding a four-day visit to Ethiopia last month, President Jim Wolfensohn applauded the government’s vision for growth and poverty reduction. He added that the country – the second most populous in Sub-Saharan Africa – is poised to benefit from higher levels of development assistance and investment. Following meetings with the prime minister and the full […]

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Ethnic Cleansing In Ethiopia: Tip of the "Golden Spear"?

By Keith Harmon Snow Global Policy Forum Talk privately to any Anuak people in the Ethiopian state of Gambella and it won’t be long before they speak about “the problem.” Others are terrified into silence. To Anuak and other indigenous minorities of southwestern Ethiopia, the government of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is a ruthless military […]

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Ethnic Cleansing In Ethiopia: Tip of the “Golden Spear”?

By Keith Harmon Snow Global Policy Forum Talk privately to any Anuak people in the Ethiopian state of Gambella and it won’t be long before they speak about “the problem.” Others are terrified into silence. To Anuak and other indigenous minorities of southwestern Ethiopia, the government of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is a ruthless military […]

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