Belgian coach Saintfiet leaves Ethiopia job

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet said on Friday he was leaving his job as Ethiopia coach after just five months, citing broken promises for his departure.…

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Don’t Kill Them; Break Them

By Messay Kebede In the final analysis, the difference between the Derg and the Woyanne regime in terms of repression and exclusiveness is becoming blurred by the day since the 2005 election.…

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‘Meles the Menace’ condemned in Norway

(photo file) Norwegian News A chorus of critics demonstrated outside the Oslo hotel where Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was attending an international energy conference this week. He brushed off the criticism,…

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Sven backs Wenger for England

(By Pete O’Rourke ) Former Three Lions chief feels Gunners boss is ideal choice Sven Goran Eriksson has tipped Arsene Wenger as a possible successor to Fabio Capello as England manager. Capello…

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Welbeck grateful to Sunderland

(skysports.com) England striker Danny Welbeck believes his loan at Sunderland helped transform him from a boy to a man. The rising Manchester United star spent last season at the Stadium of Light…

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Arrests of journalists show Ethiopia’s sterner side

By William Davison From the arrest of more than 100 Ethiopian opposition activists, journalists, and columnists, to the arrest of two Swedish journalists, Ethiopia’s government is showing its intolerance of dissent. The…

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Evil Genius, Dictator Meles of Ethiopia

By Dula Abdu Meles uses brute force at home and a massive PR machine abroad to crowd out the opposition and to hide his evil empire. Until their fall many evil geniuses…

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Al-Qaeda cleric ‘killed’ in Yemen

(atul aneja)An American aerial attack on Friday killed Anwar Al Awlaki, an influential tech-savvy leader of the al-Qaeda affiliate in Yemen, known for his wide following in the West, said Yemeni and…

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Ethiopian adoptee starved dead in WA home

by KING 5 News MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The parents of 13-year-old Hanna Williams were taken into custody Thursday evening accused of starving their daughter and keeping her locked outside. Hanna Williams…

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