Ethiopia news

  • Brigid Kosgei breaks world record 13 Oct 2019 21:24 Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei with the clock reading her World Record in Chicago, USA, yesterday. [AP] Brigid Kosgei of Kenya last evening sensationally smashed the women marathon world record by more than a minute at the Chicago marathon. Kosgei easily sprinted …
  • Egypt, Ethiopia Leaders to Meet on Nile Dam Standoff 13 Oct 2019 20:56 CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is building on the River Nile. A long-running …
  • As a safety report faults Boeing and the FAA, it's still unclear when the 737 Max will fly again 13 Oct 2019 20:53 After two deadly crashes of its 737 Max 8 that killed 346 people, Boeing is facing massive scrutiny over one of its newest and most critical aircraft models. The airliner remains grounded around the world, and Congress, the FBI and the Trump administration …
  • Chicago Marathon 2019: Brigid Kosgei breaks Paula Radcliffe's marathon world record 13 Oct 2019 20:29 Paula Radcliffe has seen her 16-year-old women's marathon world record shattered by Brigid Kosgei as the Kenyan set a new mark of two hours, 14 minutes and four seconds in Chicago. Less than 24 hours after compatriot Eliud Kipchoge became the first …
  • Brigid Kosgei surprises herself by breaking Paula Radcliffe’s marathon record 13 Oct 2019 19:25 Paula Radcliffe has seen her 16-year-old women’s marathon world record shattered by Brigid Kosgei as the Kenyan set a new mark of two hours, 14 minutes and four seconds in Chicago. Less than 24 hours after compatriot Eliud Kipchoge became the first athlete …
  • Kosgei smashes women’s world record at Chicago marathon 13 Oct 2019 19:24 Brigid Kosgei crosses the finish line at the Chicago Marathon with a world record time. Kosgei’s run came a little more than 24 hours after fellow Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge became the first man to cover 26.2 miles within two hours, clocking 1:59:41 in Vienna. …
  • President El-Sisi, Ethiopian PM to meet in Moscow to discuss GERD issue 13 Oct 2019 19:21 President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has announced that he will meet with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Moscow to continue discussions on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). In a televised talk during the Armed Forces’ 31st cultural symposium, …
  • World Champ Cheptegei says Kipchoge is ‘Greatest of All Time’ 13 Oct 2019 19:11 Kipchoge seconds before he broke the marathon record. PHOTO @INEOS159 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Newly crowned World Athletics 10,000m Champion Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda has hailed Eliud Kipchoge for being the first man to run the marathon under …
  • Nobel Prize gives new life to Ethiopia PM’s reforms  13 Oct 2019 18:37 By Teshome M. Borago After mass protests – mostly in Oromia and Amhara region – forced the previous Ethiopian Prime Minister to resign in 2018, nobody imagined that his replacement would make drastic reforms inside Ethiopia and the region. However, …
  • Abiy Ahmed has been awarded a Nobel Prize. Now he must earn it. 13 Oct 2019 18:37 Washington update October 11, 2019   Right now, he is on the same path that the Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi traveled. She won a Nobel Peace prize not for what she had accomplished, but rather for things the Nobel committee hoped she would …
  • Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize 2019 13 Oct 2019 18:33 NET Bureau Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to “achieve peace and international cooperation” in the African nation, especially his “decisive initiative” to resolve the two-decade border …
  • Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei Breaks Marathon World Record 13 Oct 2019 18:08 CHICAGO — This city lived up to its billing as host of America’s fastest major marathon on Sunday as Brigid Kosgei of Kenya set a women’s world record. A day after Eliud Kipchoge broke the two-hour barrier for the 26.2-mile distance, albeit in an event …
  • Sport24.co.za | Kosgei shatters Radcliffe's WR in Chicago Marathon win 13 Oct 2019 18:01 Chicago - Kenya's Brigid Kosgei shattered Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old women's marathon world record on Sunday, winning the Chicago Marathon in two hours, 14 minutes and four seconds. Kosgei broke the mark of 2:15:25 set by Radcliffe in the …
  • Athletics: Kosgei shatters world marathon record, Cherono wins men's race 13 Oct 2019 16:49 CHICAGO: Kenya's Brigid Kosgei shattered Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old women's marathon world record on Sunday (Oct 13), winning the Chicago Marathon in two hours, 14 minutes and four seconds. Kosgei broke the mark of 2:15:25 set by Radcliffe …
  • Kosgei destroys women's marathon world record 13 Oct 2019 16:11 Her unofficial time of 2 hours, 14 minutes and 4 seconds beat Paula Radcliffe's record, set at the 2003 London Marathon, by 81 seconds. The 25-year-old smoked the competition. It was almost 7 minutes before the second-place runner, Ethiopia's …
  • Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei destroys women’s world record at Chicago Marathon 13 Oct 2019 16:10 × Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei destroys women’s world record at Chicago Marathon Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei beat the women’s marathon world record by more than a minute Sunday in winning the Chicago Marathon. Her unofficial time of 2 hours, 14 minutes and 4 seconds …
  • Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei sets world marathon record in Chicago 13 Oct 2019 15:52 CHICAGO — Brigid Kosgei of Kenya won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 14 minutes, 4 seconds to break the world record in the event. The 25-year-old Kosgei bested the previous mark of 2:15:25 set by Paula Radcliffe in London 16 years ago. She won …
  • Not everything is perfect, but the Ethiopian PM is trying 13 Oct 2019 15:47 Repeated efforts at peace negotiations, even signed schedules and commitments towards an end to conflict fell away. And the endless years of violence and reprisals, mass conscription, economic hardship, sanctions, tribal and familial splits, led many tens …
  • Kenya's Brigid Kosgei wins Chicago Marathon breaking Paula Radcliffe's 16 year-old record 13 Oct 2019 15:23 Brigid Kosgei wins the Chicago Marathon and breaks Paula Radcliffe's record which has stood for 16 years Kenya's Brigid Kosgei shattered Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old women's marathon world record Sunday, winning the Chicago Marathon in 2 …
  • Kenya's Kosgei shatters Radcliffe world record in Chicago Marathon win 13 Oct 2019 15:22 By AFPKenya's Brigid Kosgei shattered Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old women's marathon world record Sunday, winning the Chicago Marathon in 2 hours, 14 minutes and 4 seconds. Kosgei broke the mark of 2:15:25 set by Radcliffe in the London …
  • How Did Eliud Kipchoge Break the Marathon Record So Soon? 13 Oct 2019 15:01 The event could be dismissed as a branding stunt. Ineos, which sponsored the event, is a chemical giant that’s facing considerable opposition to its plans to frack for shale gas in the United Kingdom. At the behest of its founder and chief shareholder, Jim …
  • Leaders of Egypt and Ethiopia to meet on Nile dam standoff: Sisi 13 Oct 2019 14:52
  • Ethiopia 'proud as a nation' of Abiy Nobel win:... 13 Oct 2019 14:21  11 Oct 2019 - 13:10 Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. / AFP / MICHAEL TEWELDE / File Photo Addis Ababa, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office said Friday the nation of Ethiopia was proud of his Nobel Peace Prize win, hailing it as …
  • Al-Sisi, Ahmed agree to overcome obstacles in GERD negotiations  13 Oct 2019 14:18 Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed agreed in a phone call on Friday to overcome any obstacles facing negotiations on the operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), according to a statement by the …
  • Aviation experts blast FAA over 737 MAX redesign approval 13 Oct 2019 13:19  Share This On: Boeing’s 737 Max (AFP) — US aviation regulators came in for heavy criticism on Friday over lapses in certifying the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, which has been grounded following two crashes that killed 346 people. The report, authored by a …