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A Lesson In Ethiopia’s Architectural Heritage

AFRICANGLOBE - Set on about 70,000 square metres, the fortress-city of Fasil Ghebbi in Gondar City in north western Ethiopia is among the surviving parts of the country’s architectural heritage

Tullow Drills For Ethiopia’s First Oil In South Omo

AFRICANGLOBE - Tullow Oil Plc (TLW), the U.K. explorer that found Kenya’s first crude a year ago, is about to find out whether the resources extend into neighboring Ethiopia, a nation dependent on agriculture that’s yet to discover any petroleum. Tullow, Africa Oil Corp. (AOI) and Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) plan to complete their Sabisa well in western Ethiopia’s South Omo Block this quarter.

Ethiopia Pushes Ahead With Massive Dam Project

Ethiopia is pursuing a massive dam building project that it hopes will generate alternative sources of power, but its critics mainly backed by Egypt...

Thousands More Africans Flee Arab Air Strikes in Blue Nile, Sudan

A fresh wave of air strikes in Sudan's Blue Nile State since last Wednesday has sent increasing numbers of refugees fleeing into Ethiopia, with some 1,500 pouring through the Kurmuk border crossing last Friday alone. The latest bombs reportedly fell Monday.