Ethiopia Seeks Alternative Energy

Ministry Set to Utilize Alternative Energy Sources

The Ethiopian Herald (Addis Ababa)
October 25, 2006
Posted to the web October 25, 2006

Addis Ababa
Efforts geared toward exploitation of alternative energy sources have been in progress besides ensuring efficient utilization of the hydropower potential of the nation, the Ministry of Mines and Energy said. read more

Nigeria may send 10 professors to Ethiopia

Nigeria may send 10 professors to Ethiopia
From Collins Olayinka, Abuja

IN an effort at boosting the South-South Cooperation and assisting sister African countries’ in the area of manpower development, Nigeria is sending 10 professors to fill vacant positions in nine recently established universities in Ethiopia.
Acting Director-General, Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA), Dr. Yisa Bassi, told The Guardian that Nigeria has received a request for 600 technical experts from the Ethiopian Ambassador to Nigeria. read more

Albinism in Africa

Albino Association Wants Law To Protect Members  

The Albino Foundation in Nigeria has called for legislation to exempt young Albinos in schools from manual labour that exposes them to the sun. The President of the foundation, Mr. Jake Epelle disclosed this when he led other members on a courtesy call on the management of THISDAY newspaper at the corporate office. The legislation would also protect students with albinism in the classrooms by allowing them copy directly from teachers’ notes rather than from blackboards because of their low vision impairment.
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Black Africans of Ancient Mediterranean Part 4 : Around The Earth – By Dr Anu Mauro


By Dr Anu Mauro 

Just how anti-black sentiments became so deeply entrenched even within populations of ‘ethiopic’ ancestry is a complex matter.  In the end the real lesson probably lies in understanding the affect that all myths, legends and stories can have on the human group-mind and in shaping the everyday behavior of ordinary people. read more