Thursday, July 7, 2011

MACTV News: Ethiopia the land of Wonders!!!, Posted by Menelik Zeleke

A documentary about the past and the present state of Ethiopia and rebuilding the nation again, Endegena.

Good documentary!.

We wish the producers ventured outside the City and include interviews from those who were affected by the famine, their take on the changes they have seen since and also, have at least incorporated the stories of the likes of Amora somehow! You know the "quchit" of today that we are putting high hopes to turn us in to a developed nation started when the likes of Amora said "beqa" in 1967!

Nigerian oil minister returns, doubters circle, Posted by Meosha Eaton

* Stalled oil reforms hold key to unlocking investment

* Refining, gas, Niger Delta are major challenges

* Nigeria has vast latent petroleum potential

By Joe Brock

ABUJA, July 7 - Nigeria's returning oil minister may have the support of the president but with Africa's largest energy industry stalling she will need to show swift progress to prove her critics wrong and attract much-needed investment.

President Goodluck Jonathan showed his faith in Deziani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria's first female oil minister by re-appointing her on Saturday after she spent less than a year in his cabinet prior to April's elections.

Wade says will learn lesson from Senegal riots, Posted by Meosha Eaton

* Senegal leader says will "learn lesson" from protests

* Statement unclear on election plans

* Message follows earlier French warning to Wade

By Diadie Ba

DAKAR, July 7 - Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade has said he must "learn a lesson" from violent protests against his government, but did not specify whether this would alter his controversial plan to stand for re-election.

The message follows a blunt warning earlier this week from former colonial power and close ally France against Wade seeking to cling on to power.