gives religious public school's building to haredim; school moves to less desirable building ahead of start of school year. This permission comes from the court and Interior Ministry - bypassing the Education Ministry entirely. According to protocol, the Education Ministry must approve decisions relating to where schools are housed, as well as where and when they move. "We will continue to speak directly with the Jerusalem municipality and the Education Ministry in the Jerusalem District about the matter and its implementation." The Interior Ministry is headed by Shas MK Aryeh Deri, who was convicted in 2000 of taking bribes and released early 22 months later.
August 14, 2017 06:22 UTC
Ethiopian Airline is making a conscious effort to lure Nigerians connecting flights to other locations from Ethiopia to stop over and see attractive and historical locations in the country. “So, Ethiopian Airline is trying to promote their tourism. Uko said the current CEO of Ethiopian Airline was the chairman of the Board of Ethiopian Tourism Organisation, adding that it was Ethiopian Airline that was driving the tourism of Ethiopia. In a bid to attract the Muslims in Nigeria to Ethiopia, the airline currently commenced international operations from Kaduna State. Some of the new Islamic destinations the airline is promoting include Al Nejashi mosque in Mekelle, Dire Diwa, Harar, the fortified historic Islamic town, ethnographic museums and other Islamic sights.
August 13, 2017 23:37 UTC
LONDON >> Allyson Felix earned a second gold medal on Sunday and highlighted the overwhelming performance of the United States at the 10-day world championships. Felix won gold in the 4x400-meter relay a day after winning the same color medal in the 4x100 relay. Bolt, however, will leave London without a gold medal. Bolt gave Jamaica gold medals and chutzpah for a decade, but his farewell only produced a bronze in the 100 meters. The world championships also got its only world record on Sunday, and it was in the only new event — the women’s 50-kilometer walk.
August 13, 2017 21:22 UTC
Khartoum — The Pime Minister of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe is due to arrive the country Tuesday, in a three days visit to the country during which he will hold talks with the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer al -Bashir tackling means for enhancing the bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries and the regional and international issues of mutual concern. The Ethiopia PM will meet during the visit with the First Vice President of the Republic, the National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, and the Vice President Ustaz, Hassabo Mohamed Abdulrahman. The delegation accompanying the Ethiopian Prime Minister, consists of the Ethiopian Information and Government Communication Minister, Negro Gdjaho, the Minister of Energy, Electricity and Water, Selishi Bakala, Ambassador, Burhani the Ethiopian PM Special Consultant and Mrs. Hirut Zemene, the State Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The visit's programs includes a lecture to be introduced at the Friendship Hall next Thursday, on the Horn of Africa, a cultural evening in addition to a visit to some of the country's industrial constructions.
August 13, 2017 15:22 UTC
Source: Xinhua| 2017-08-13 21:56:21|Editor: Zhou XinVideo Player CloseADDIS ABABA, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- The man known as "the father of Ethiopia's tourism", Habteselassie Tafesse, was laid to rest on Sunday at a funeral held on the premises of Holy Trinity Cathedral in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Habteselassie, known to have coined the phrase, "13 Months of Sunshine," the country's popular tourism slogan, had contributed hugely to the establishment and development of the tourism industry in the East African country. Speaking on the occasion, Hirut Woldemariam, Ethiopian Minister of Culture and Tourism, has hailed Habteselassie's accomplishment in promoting Ethiopia and the country's tourist destinations and products at home, and to international audience. The minister recalled the prizes awarded to him by the incumbent government in recognition of his achievements and promotion of the country's tourism industry. He was showered with various prizes and awards from different governmental and non-governmental organizations for his contribution and achievements of promoting the country's tourism.
August 13, 2017 14:07 UTC
It is with pleasure that I have an opportunity to introduce Deseret News readers to my son, Chris Herrod. Chris helped him to evade persecution and with the help of our family and others sponsored him to come to BYU. Chris has compassion for all those wanting to come here but believes in proper vetting and overhauling the immigration process. There is no question that Utah will be well served by my son who is the most qualified candidate. Niles W. Herrod is a retired oral surgeon who practiced over 40 years in Utah Valley.
August 13, 2017 14:03 UTC
(AP Photo/Martin Meissner) The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local):___9:30 p.m.Trinidad and Tobago swept past the United States in the 4x400-meter relay to earn the last big upset of the world championships in the final event. ___9 p.m.Allyson Felix and Phyllis Francis won their second gold medals at the world championships by helping the United States win the 4x400-meter relay. Felix also won gold in the 4x100 relay on Saturday. The latest medal was the 16th of her career at the world championships, going back to 2005. ___12:10 p.m.Ines Henriques of Portugal set a world record while winning the first women's 50-kilometer walk at the world championships.
August 13, 2017 11:31 UTC
Muktar Edris of Ethiopia beats Mo Farah of Britain in the men’s 5 000 metres. (Reuters)LONDON – Mo Farah’s aura of invincibility after six years of unrelenting success was finally cracked in his very last major track race on Saturday as he lost his world 5 000 metres title to Ethiopia’s Muktar Edris. “I gave it all but I had nothing left at the end,” a crestfallen and emotional Farah said. “I was highly prepared for this race and I knew I was going to beat Mo Farah,” Edris said. Edris hauled Farah to his feet as his other rivals all wanted to give him a hug of consolation.
August 13, 2017 11:25 UTC
Ethiopia, Reykjavik Geothermal (RG) Resolve Differences over Largest Geothermal Project in AfricaAugust 13, 2017 - The much delayed two billion dollars Ethiopian geothermal development project, Corbetti Geothermal, near Shashemene town is finally to take off the ground. Reykjavik Geothermal with its local partner Rift Valley Geothermal established Corbetti Geothermal Plc. RG split the 1000 MW geothermal development project into two phases–the 500MW Corbetti project and the 500MW Tulu Moye and Abaya project–each costing two billion dollars. Other many public and private investors from the US, the UK and other European countries are behind the Corbetti geothermal project. But later on, the geothermal sector was transferred to MoWIE that levies 30 percent tax on geothermal development.
August 13, 2017 10:18 UTC
Ethiopia Downplays Guardian Report on DopingAugust 13, 2017 - Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) and Gishen Pharmacy downplayed a recent report by the British newspaper The Guardian entitled “Inside the doping hotspot of Ethiopia dodgy testing and EPO over the counter” which was based on its recent investigation that revealed “how easy it is to obtain doping products, uncovers disorganization at the Ethiopian anti-doping agency and catches leading Ethiopian athlete admitting to having taken performance-enhancing drugs”. The report also further explained that a very successful Ethiopian athlete is also caught on undercover camera, seeking a doping product and admitted to having taken the performance-enhancing drugs before claiming one of her biggest titles. Furthermore, the report singled out Gishen Pharmacy and stated that the pharmacy is engaged in selling EPO to Ethiopian athletes without even asking prescriptions. Amakelech also pointed out that, “more than 300 customers visit her pharmacy everyday and if our pharmacists sold EPO without prescription we will investigate and announce the findings to the public in the coming weeks”. Similarly, President of the EAF, Haile Gebresilassie told The Reporter, “It’s defamation on team Ethiopia, and the report mainly focuses on destroying the moral of Ethiopian athletes who are competing currently in IAAF World Championship”.
August 13, 2017 10:07 UTC
Ethiopia’s Textile and Garment Exports Remain DisappointingAugust 13, 2017 - Ethiopia's textile and Garment sector export revenue during the Ethiopian Fiscal Year 2016/17 that ended on July 8 only achieved a third of planned revenue. Despite this performance, Ethiopia has plans to become the top textile manufacturing country in Africa. It in particular Ethiopia had its ambitions set on the Hawassa Industrial Park, located in southern part of Ethiopia, to revolutionize its budding textile and garment sector. However, the Ethiopian ministry of Industry said a lag in commissioning of some textile and garment plants in the Hawassa Industrial Park contributed to the disappointing export result of Ethiopia’s textile and Garment sector. Built by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, Hawassa Industrial park was inaugurated in July 2016; with already 18 companies having started operations inside the industrial park.
August 13, 2017 10:07 UTC
United States' Allyson Felix competes in the women's 4x400-meter final during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Felix won gold in the 4x400-meter relay a day after winning the same color medal in the 4x100 relay. The Americans finished with 30 medals, 10 of them gold. Bolt gave Jamaica gold medals and chutzpah for a decade, but his farewell only produced a bronze in the 100 meters. The world championships also got its only world record on Sunday, and it was in the only new event — the women's 50-kilometer walk.
August 13, 2017 09:41 UTC
New York [U.S.] : “Oh no” echoed across the globe as Usain Bolt’s final race at the world championships ended in him getting injured and hobbling on the track, whimpering in agony. The 4x100m relay witnessed the disaster, as Bolt crumpled on the race track clutching his leg in visible pain and tears, reports CNN. The capacity crowd in the London Stadium was still digesting the shock earlier defeat for home hero Mo Farah in the men’s 5,000m final, before Bolt’s final disappointing appearance who limped out of the London Stadium arena. Jamaican team doctor Dr Kevin Jones told AFP that Bolt had suffered from “cramp in his left hamstring”. Farah, who won the 10,000 title in the opening day at the London Stadium, settled for silver behind Ethiopian Muktar Edris in his final championship race on the track.
August 13, 2017 03:45 UTC
LONDON, NETRALNEWS.COM – The dream of Somali-born British runner Sir Mo Farah to win a second gold medal at the 2017 Athletics World Championships has not come to fruit. After winning the gold at 10,000 meters race, Mo Farah was only able to win a silver medal in the 5,000 meters race. Competing at the London Stadium on Saturday (8/12/2017) evening local time, Mo Farah was beaten by Ethiopian runner Muktar Edris for the gold medal. Thus, for the first time in 2,176 days or since the 2013 World Championships, Mo Farah’s domination of the 5,000 meters race is broken. After the race, Mo Farah, who is 34 years old, admitted he has put in all his skills.
August 13, 2017 00:22 UTC
Pagak, 12, 2017 (SSNA) — South Sudanese rebel forces have taken full control of the strategic town of Pagak Saturday morning after hours of intense fighting between government and SPLA-IO forces, a rebel Spokesman has declared. Rebels said all government troops were defeated to Ethiopia territoriesMajor General James Ochan Puot, who commands forces fighting against government troops said the main bridge, which connects Pagak and Ethiopia is now reopened after they defeated government forces and calls on civilians who flee their homes to return. We have smoked them out where they hid at Gizera and other areas,” Yie told the South Sudan News Agency at Jekow river bridge’s Pagak side. The South Sudan News Agency has learned that Brigadier Generals Mun Gach Thoch and Lual Dak Gatkek who hail from Pagak were recruited by Taban and quickly given ranks to help the government in Pagak operation. The armed opposition said its troops attacked government forces after they refused to surrender peacefully.
August 13, 2017 00:00 UTC