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Monday, November 26, 2007

Ethiopia: Top stories of the day

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(Family and Friends)

African nations agree to $1bn Indian satellite project

A critical mass of countries are signing on to a plan for India to invest $1bn in the Pan-African e-Network satellite project, a joint initiative with the Africa Union aimed at developing the region’s ICT infrastructure.(More...)

Haile receives Inspirational Award

Legendary Ethiopian long-distance runner Haile Gebrselassie holds his 'Inspirational Award', Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, in Monaco, during the World Athlete of the Year awards.(More...)

Somalia Swears In New Prime Minister

Somalia's parliament has sworn in Nur Hassan Hussein as the new prime minister of the war-torn nation. Mr. Hussein took the oath of office early Saturday in the southern town of Baidoa, where the parliament meets. He promised to perform his duties honestly.(More...)

Also see: New prime minister willing
to talk with insurgents

-Ethiopian army pays tribute to soldiers that died in Somalia
-VOA Amharic, Oromo Shows Jammed (VOA)
-New electoral board similar to old one say opposition
-German Official: Human Rights Get Too Little Attention
-HR 2003 benefits all and sundry (ethiomedia)
-US pledges 25 mln dollars for restive Ethiopian region
-Somalia President Says He Wants More Control
-Multiplex cinema opens in Addis
-China in Africa: Developing ties
-Obscure athletes scoop Great Ethiopia Run