Eritrea and Ethiopia are neighbors in the Horn of Africa. After Italy’s colonization of Eritrea ended in 1952, Ethiopia annexed it for 30 years. A referendum in April 1993 voted for her independence. The borders were not clearly defined and have been the cause of frosty relations between the two nations. Consequently, a war broke […]

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ESAT Daily News Amsterdam June 30,2016 [jwplayer mediaid=”15104″]

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WEIGHING an incredible 192kg (423lbs), morbidly obese Arya Permana is in a race to lose the weight – or risk losing his life. Family have put the 10-year-old on a brown rice crash diet to try and prevent him putting on any more weight. While his neighbours and school friends are outside playing football, Arya […]

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The Ethiopian authorities must allow an opposition politician who is now unconscious due to injuries sustained in torture and other ill-treatment to obtain life-saving medical treatment abroad, said Amnesty International in a letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. Habtamu Ayalew, the former spokesman for the opposition Andenet (Unity) party was arrested on July 8, […]

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A Kenyan air hostess working with Qatar airways has been exposed by a married man that she was making sexual advances on  – The hostess, identified as Mercy, retrieved the man’s number from his travel documents and  proceeded to offer sex, anal sex among other sexual favors in exchange for money – The man turns […]

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World 5000m champion Almaz Ayana stepped up in distance to the 10,000m for the Ethiopian Olympic Trial race in Hengelo on Wednesday (29) and showed she has the potential to dominate that event in the same way she does her specialist distance. With the likes of double Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba and world silver medallist […]

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Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, to become the first African operator of the A350 XWB family. The airline’s first aircraft, which it is leasing from AerCap, arrived at the carrier’s base at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport on June 29. Ethiopian Airlines’ first Airbus aircraft, a new A350-900 leased from […]

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The leaders of Turkey and Russia have spoken for the first time since the downing of a Russian military jet by Turkey sparked a diplomatic crisis. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin agreed over the phone to meet in person, Mr Erdogan’s office said. The call came after Turkey expressed “regret” earlier this week to […]

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  ESAT DC DAily News Wed 29 Jun 2016 [jwplayer mediaid=”15073″]

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