Hailemariam Desalegn - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Hailemariam Desalegn Ethiopia extends national state of emergency by 4 months ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday extended the country's six-month state of emergency for an additional four months. The widely expected move came amid reports of continued violence and anti-government activities in some remote, restive areas. The state of emergency, called after months of sometimes deadly protests demanding wid... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:30:00 GMT 2017-03-30T10:30:00Z Ethiopian schools linked to Turkish cleric are sold ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A network of schools in Ethiopia linked to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkey of masterminding a failed coup attempt last year, is changing ownership. The sale of the Nejashi Ethio-Turkish International Schools follows pressure from the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is urging countries that host instituti... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:15:00 GMT 2017-03-01T14:15:00Z Ethiopia opens massive Gibe 3 hydroelectric dam on Omo River ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia on Saturday officially opened the Gibe 3 hydroelectric dam, which is among the biggest in Africa, despite concerns by environmentalists about its impact downstream and upon neighboring countries. Ethiopia aims to produce 15,000 megawatts of electricity through its dams in the coming five years, Prime Minister Hailemar... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 17:36:00 GMT 2016-12-17T17:36:00Z