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December, 2001

  • Dec15, WIC:Homecoming Ethiopians to enjoy Duty-free privileges

  • Dec 12, WIC: Ministry to Launch 26-million-birr Children's Support Programme

  • Dec 11, WIC: Alemaya University Launches Research on Herbal Medicine

  • Dec 8, WIC: Ministry says undertaking study to control Cultural Invasion

  • Dec 2, WIC: Code, Ethiopia to distribute 80,000 books to high schools

    November, 2001

  • Nov 30, WIC: Three injured in student demonstration

  • Nov 30, WIC: University Launches research on vegetable, fruit varieties

  • Nov29, WIC: Students in Oromia begin classes in agricultural institution

  • Nov 13, WIC: Conference suggests establishment of unit reviewing education policy

    Educators have called for reviewing the existing education and training policy at different levels of the management structure while the Addis Ababa University (AAU) pledged to exert efforts to bring about improvement in the quality of education in the country.



  • Nov 9, Addis Tribune: Where Is Ethiopia’s Education Heading?

    October, 2001

  • Oct 27, Walta: Society Organizes Fund Raising Event For New I.E.S project Eyes At Soliciting US$ 5 Million

    Oct 26, UPI: School Warns Man who rebuked Saudis

    Oct 26, PANA: Students Being Held in Work Camps

    Oct 25, Walta: Tarining Institute Readied in Somali State

    Oct 24, CHE: Report Calls for New Efforts to Halt Academic Brain Drain From Africa

    Sept, 2001

    Sept 25, CHE: Senator Feinstein May Propose 6-Month Moratorium on Student Visas

    Sept 20, WIC: Midroc-Ethiopia to Invest in Education, Research

    Sept 18, BBC: Ethiopian orphans to sue charity

    Sept 7, Addis Tribune: Police Say They Have Found 19 Children Who Were Sexually Abused by David Christie

    Sept 5, Walta: AAU to Replace Police with Civilian Force Soon

    Sept 4, Walta: AAU Bestows full Professorship on Four academics

    August, 2001

    Sept 4, BBC: Briton held in 'orphan abuse' case

    August 31, Walta: AAU resolves to readmit students in the 2nd Semester

    August 31,Addis Tribune: Between the Lines

  • August 31, Addis Tribune (Moges Abebe): The Lost generation?

  • August 27, BBC: Mandela's mission for children

  • August 25, WIC: Training being offered to 2,187 teachers

  • August 24, WIC: Schools Constructed, Upgraded in Arsi to Enroll Students Next Academic Year

  • August 21, WIC:About 44,000 Students Dropout of School in Arsi

  • August 21, WIC:Trainees in Educational Radio Programmes Graduate

  • August 21, PANA: Parents Demonstrate Outside University

  • August 21, PANA: Police Arrest Suspected Paedophile

  • Augut 20, BBC: Students die in Eritrea detention camp

  • August 20, Reuters: British paedophile suspect in Ethiopian court

  • August 20, BBC: Briton remanded over orphan abuse

  • August 20, BBC: British man remanded in Ethiopia

    July, 2001

  • July 30, CHE: Student Activists Are Making Noise, but Is Anybody Listening?

  • July 28,Institute to Launch Three New Post Graduate Programmes

  • Jully 28, Two Ethiopians Receive Prestigious Awards

  • July 22, OXfam International: Genoa Fails; Big Promise for Next Year

  • July 19, Newsday.com- Help Wanted: Professionals brain drain strains Africa

  • July 18, WIC: Ministry Accredits Seven Private Colleges

  • July 17, Walta: Bureau Says Successful in the Provision of Informal Education

  • July 16, Walta: Japan Supports Primary Education in Debre Berhan

  • July 16, Walta: AAU University Conducting 150 Research Projects

  • July 14, Walta: Over 1000 Students graduate from two Regional Universities

  • July 13, Addis Tribune: AAU Says Examinations Start Tomorrow

  • July 12, BBC:Thousands 'languish' in Ethiopian camp

  • July 12, Walta: Ethiopian Finds Earliest Human Ancestor

  • July 12, BBC (Video Clip): Ancient teeth and bones discovered in Ethiopia

  • July 12, NPR: From Ethiopia, Fossils of a Possible Forebear

  • July 11, Reuters: Scientists Find Fossils of Man's Earliest Relative

  • July 11, PANA: 'How We Escaped' - Ethiopian Students

  • July 11, Walta: AAU, AU to Launch Post-graduate programmes

  • July 10, Walta:Private School Inaugurated in Sidama

  • July 9, Walta: Mekelle University to Start Programme in Micro Finance

  • July 8, Walta: Schools Ready to Enroll Student Next Academic Year

  • July 2, PANA: Japan Constructs Primary School At Darge, Gurage Zone

  • July 2, WIC: 209 Educational Investment Projects Licensed

  • July 2, BBC: 'Student ban' on Ethiopian planes

    June, 2001

  • June 29, WIC: Upgrading of Institute said Vital in the Implementation of Development Program

  • June 29, CHE: Admission Exam for Graduate Schools Will Add a Writing Component

  • June 28, WIC: Financial Problem Threatens Center's Closure

  • June 28, ENA: UNICEF undertaking over 57 million U.S dollars dev't programs in Ethiopia

  • June 28, WIC: Students of Higher Learning Institutions in Tigrai to Engage in Development Activities

  • June 27, BBC: Ethiopians on hunger strike in Kenya

  • June 12, BBC:Ethiopian students remain defiant

  • June 5, BBC: Ethiopian activists freed on bail

  • June 5, Reuters: Ethiopian court releases two academics on bail

  • June 5, ENA: Professor Eshetu Wochenko Appointed New AAU President

  • June 5, CHE: How Admissions Tests Hinder Access to Graduate and Professional Schools

    May, 2001

  • May 30, CHE: African Academic Leaders Worldwide Strategize on Improving the Continent's Colleges

  • May 22, ENA: Budget for education sector reaches over 2.3 billion Birr: Ministry

  • May 22, BBC: Ethiopia urged to free academics

  • May 22, NY Times: Egypt Sentences Sociologist to 7 Years in Quick Verdict

  • May 19, Public Statement- Ethiopian American Foundation (EAF)

  • May 19, Press Release- Ethiopian Scholars Network Denmark-UK Section

  • May 19, A. Hailu: Congressman Mike Honda addressed human rights issues in Ethiopia

  • May 18, WIC: Exodus Of Teachers In Oromia Affects Learning-Teaching Process In The State

  • May 18, HRW: Court Ruling Attacks Rights Defenders

  • May 17, WIC: DHS Report Puts Ethiopian Women’s Fertility Rate At 5.9, Growth Rate At 2.9 Per cent Annually

  • May 14, CHE: Academics in Ethiopia Are Again Under Siege Street violence follows an armed assault on the main campus of Addis Ababa U.

  • May 13, Resolution of Ethiopian University Students Associations And Concerned Ethiopian in San Francisco Bay Area

  • May 11, Addis Tribune: Prof. Mesfin Wolde-Mariam on Hunger Strike

  • May 11, Addis Tribune- Editorial: Justifying Charges Against Prof. Mesfin, Dr. Berhanu

  • May 11, Addis Tribune:On the Question of "inciting" AAU students

  • May 10, Reuters: Ethiopia court denies bail to rights activists

  • May 9, Human Rights Watch: Ethiopia: Government Attacks Universities, Civil Society

  • May 9, The Reporter: Ethiopian Human Rights Council: The Recent Student Crisis A reply to EHRCO'S accusers

  • May 8, WIC: Police Detain Prof. Mesfin, Dr. Berhanu Nega, on Charges of Inciting Student Unrest

  • May 8, World Organisation Against Torture (PANA): Government Engaged in Cruel And Inhumane Actions Against Street Children in Addis Ababa

  • May 8, The Daily Californinan: Teach-In Seeks Apology for Police Killings In Ethiopia

  • May 8, BBC: Ethiopian academics arrested

  • May 8, CHE: Scholarships for Needy Students Went to Relatives of Zimbabwean Officials, Newspaper Reports

  • May 8, Meles Zenawi's War Against the Nation's Brain

  • May 6, The Reporter: Time to Reflect

  • May 6, The Reporter: It looks ridiculous to fight for the respect of one's rights without clearly-defined, and well articulated principles

  • May 4, BBC: Protests radicalise Ethiopia's youth

  • May 4, Teodros Kiros: Remembering my Ethiopian brothers and sisters: They did not die in vain

  • May 3, Walta: House Orders Investigation into Riot, Situation at AAU

  • May 3, The Reporter: Government detains students

  • May 3, The Reporter: Scholars refute government allegations

  • May 3, PANA:Parliament Probes Grievances of University

  • May 1, IRIN: Detainees Held Incommunicado

    April, 2001

  • April 30, BBC: Police raid Addis campus

  • April 29, Walta: AAU Students to Resume Classes Tomorrow

  • April 29, Walta: Society Organizes Conference on Knowledge Transfer

  • April 27, Walta: AAU Students Under Police Custody Released

  • April 27, BBC: Ethiopia seeks hijackers' return

  • April 27, BBC: Sudan ends Ethiopian hijack

  • April 27, BBC: Talks start with Sudan hijackers

  • April 26, BBC: Ethiopia's released students tell their stories

  • April 26, BBC: Ethiopian students released

  • April 26, The Reporter: The police - bunches of criminals?

  • April 26, The Reporter: Gone with the Wind

  • April 25, Reuters: Ethiopia Students Insist on Freedom for Detainees

  • April 25, The Reporter: Students defy government order to continue classes

  • April 25, The Reporter: Police accuse EHRCO of instigating University students to riot

  • April 25, CHE: Hundreds of Ethiopian Students Remain Under Arrest After Riot

  • April 24, AFP: Ethiopian students must admit riot role to gain readmission

  • April 24, The Daily Monitor: Alemaya University Students Boycott Classes

  • April 24, AP: University reopens; few students show up to register

  • April 24, BBC: University reopens after Addis riots

  • April 24, Walta: Primary Education Coverage In Harar Reaches 92 Per cent

  • April 23, Walta: Ministry Decides to Reopen University

  • April 23, Reuters( Interview): Ethiopia ready to act against gangsters

  • April 23, BBC Monitoring Services: Ethiopia: Police probing political parties suspected of fueling recent riots

  • April 23, Amnesty International Fears for Detainees

  • April 23, ESAI: Ethiopian Government Violently Quashes Protests in Addis Ababa

  • April 23, State Department: Violent Demonstrations in Addis Ababa

  • April 22, BBC Monitoring Services: Ethiopia: Ministry says Addis Ababa University to reopen on 24 April

  • April 21: Reuters: Ethiopia Rights Group Condemns Police Brutality

  • April 21, BBC: Anger over Ethiopian detainees

  • April 20, Addis Tribune: New York Academy of Sciences Express Concern over AAU Students

  • April 20, Addis Tribune: Ethiopian Students in Diaspora Express Solidarity with AAU Students

  • April 20, CHE: Weeklong Protest by Students in Ethiopia Culminates in Fatal Clash With Police

  • The Daily Monitor: An Avoidable Chaos

  • April 19, Walta: Rioters Damage Telecom Infrastructure

  • April 19, AFP: At least 38 dead in Ethiopia clashes

  • April 19, BBC: Dozens dead in Addis riots

  • April 19, AP: Death toll in student protest put at 24; government warns students

  • April 19, PANA: Hooligans Use University Unrest to Vandalise

  • April 19, Reuters:Twenty-three students were killed in clashes with police

  • April 19, BBC: Addis riots close university

  • April 18, BBC: Anarchy descends on Addis Ababa

  • April 18, BBC: Ethiopia university closed

  • April 18, Walta: Federal Government Warns Political Parties, Groups Against Promoting Anarchy

  • April 18, Walta: Ministry Orders Indefinite Closure of AAU

  • April 18, BBC: More clashes in Addis Ababa

  • April 18, Reuters: Ethiopia Students Riot for Second Day, Two Dead

  • April 18, BBC monitoring service: Addis Ababa police in clash with secondary school students, one killed

  • April 18, BBC: Brutal' attack by Addis police

  • April 18, AP: Government warns students; gangs smash education ministry windows

  • April 17, ENA:Ministry urges AAU students to resume classes on Tuesday

  • April 17, AFP: Ultimatum for striking students in Ethiopian capital

  • April 16, Walta: Minister, AAU Students Meeting Ends Inconclusively-Students' say will not end Boycotts with Police in Campus

  • April 16, CHE: Student Is Killed and Others Are Injured in Protests at U. of Zimbabwe

  • April 14, Walta: Government, AAU Students Agree To Work For The Resolution of Demands

  • April 13, Daily Monitor: AAU Students Rally, Clash With Police

  • April 13, BBC Monitoring Service- Ethiopia: Police issue statement on university students riots

  • April 13, BBC Monitoring Service- Ethiopia: Ethiopia: Education minister reaches agreement with students' representatives

  • April 12, BBC: Ethiopian police charge against students

  • April 11, The Reporter: AAU students discontinue classes

  • April 11, Reuters:Ethiopian Students Clash with Police, 50 Injured

  • April 6, CHE: Kenya's Universities Eliminate More Than 5,000 Nonteaching Jobs

  • Walta-April 3:Bureau Launches Construction of 18 Schools in Somali State

  • Walta-April 2: ESRDF Launches Four Education Projects In Amhara

    March, 2001

  • March 28, Walta: Organization Offers More than 13 Million birr to Teacher Training Institutes

  • March 28, CHE: Kenya's Universities Reject Call to Admit More Students

  • March 27, BBC: Sex threat to SA students

  • March 27, Walta: Vocational, Technical Schools Readied in Guraghe Zone

  • March 27, CHE: Stabbing Death of Tunisian Student Angers Other Foreign Students in Russia

  • March 20, Walta: Population Office Graduates Trainees

  • March 20, Vocational, Technical Schools Ready for 10th Grade Leavers in East Shewa

  • March 18, Walta: Medical Faculty Graduates 49 Medical Doctors

  • March 16, Addis Tribune:Germany Offers 80 Scholarships for Vocational, Technical Training

  • March 16, Addis Tribune: AAU to Start Postgraduate Diploma Programmes in All Faculties

  • March 16, CHE: 2-Year and Black Colleges Agree to Join in Helping Students on the Path to Graduation

  • March 12, CHE: U. of Delhi Infuriates Faculty Groups by Reserving Some Teaching Jobs for the Lower Castes

  • March 8, CHE:In an Advertisement, Aid Experts Urge That Public Funds Be Shifted Toward Needy Students

  • March 5, CHE: South Africa Announces Details of Major Higher-Education Reform Plan

  • March 1, Walta:Enrollement In Higher Learning Institutions Tripples

    February, 2001

  • Feb 28, CHE: African Universities Begin to Face the Enormity of Their Losses to AIDS

  • Feb 27, Walta: Austrian, Ethiopian Paleoanthropologists Locked In Copy Right Dispute

  • Feb 27, Walta:Center's training said incompatible with pasturalism

  • Feb 27, CHE: Chicago State U. Is Blasted for Nigerian Ex-General's Support of Lecture Series

  • Feb 23, Addis Tribune: Ill Preparedness in Executing New Education Policy

  • Feb 19, CHE:U. of California's President Proposes Dropping the SAT Requirement

  • Feb 16, BBC: UK 'behind SA brain drain'

  • Feb 16, CHE: Castro Offers Free Medical Training for Low-Income, Minority Americans

  • Feb 16, Walta:School for Vocational Training Readied in DDA

  • Feb 16, Walta: ARDA Graduates 80 Roving Health Workers

  • Feb 14, CHE:A University Beats the Odds to Produce Black Ph.D.'s in Math

  • Feb 13, BBC: Eritrean brain drain row

  • Feb 13, CHE:In an Effort to Raise Scores, ETS Will Give Away GRE Test-Prep Software

  • Feb 9, CHE: Association of African Universities Calls for the Introduction of Tuition

  • Feb 8, Walta: Japanese Friendship Association Starts Scholarship

  • Feb 5, CHE: Student Is Killed in Clash Over Fee Increases at University in Senegal

  • Feb 5, CHE: ETS Sues Exam-Coaching School in China, Charging Theft of Test Questions

    October, 2000

  • Oct 1, WIC-President Hails Athletic Heroes, Describes Achievements as being the Result of Firm Commitment and Sense of Patriotism

  • Oct 1, Reuters-Abera wins marathon for Ethiopia

  • Oct 1, CNN-SI-Ethiopian wins men's marathon

    September, 2000

  • Sept 30, BBC: Walde deposes favourite

  • Sept 30, BBC: Brave Radcliffe denied medal

  • Sept 25, Reuters-Olympics- Athletics-Haile sprints to gold in dramatic 10,000m

  • Sept 25, WIC- Modern Hospital College Inaugurated

  • Sept 24, WIC-Public Library Inaugurated in Bahir Dar

  • Sept 22, BBC- Champion breezes into final

  • Sept 22, Addis Tribune- Educational Media to Launch Satellite

  • Sept 20, BBC: UK tobacco firm targets African youth

  • Sept 19, BBC- Haile on his heels

  • Sept 19, ENA- The Aklilu Lemma Foundation Awards Outstanding Students and Researchers

  • Sept 19, CHE: Nigerian Students Hold an Administrator Hostage and Then Free Him

  • Sept 19, CHE: Several Hong Kong Universities Seek New Leaders; Vietnam Fires Teachers for Helping Students Cheat on Exams; Report Tallies Suicides by British Undergraduates

  • Sept 18, ENA: Agency to launch diploma level distance education

  • Sept 18, WIC: 42,000 Adults Attend Literacy Programme In Jimma

  • Sept 18, WIC: 11 New Primary Schools Begin Enrolling students in Keffa-Sheka

  • Sept 18, PANA-Call to Fuse East African School Curricula

  • Sept 18, CHE: Japanese Higher Education Needs More Rigor and Flexibility, Report Says

  • Sept 15, CHE: How Selective Colleges Heighten Inequality

  • Sept 14, Washington Post-India's Brain Drain Eases Off

  • Sept 12, WIC- Over 33,000 Drop-Out from Schools in the Capital Last Year

  • Sept 12, WIC-Schools Inaugurated in Gambella

  • Sept 12, Washington Post: High-Tech Cheap Labor

  • Sept 12, CHE: Report Calls Postdocs 'Neglected' and Proposes a Series of Reforms to the System
  • The National Academies Full Report on Postdoctoral Experience

  • Sept 11, CHE: World Beat

  • Sept 9, NY Times- Modern-Day Slavery

  • Sept 8, Addis Tribune-Law School Receives Books

  • Sept 8, Addis Tribune-Mekelle And Ayder School

  • Sept 8, Addis Tribune-Sandford Gets New Lease of Life

  • Sept 8, WIC-War Displaced Students Suffer Shortage of Stationery

  • Sept 8, Ethiopian Economist Wins International Award

  • Sept 6- Secondary Schools In SNNPS To Start Programmes Along New Education Policy

  • September 6, Statement from Jeffrey Sachs (Harvard), Re: Visit of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia

  • September 5, WIC-72 Percent of Ethiopia's Children Said Have No Access to Formal Education

  • September 5, WIC- Meles Leaves for UN Summit New York

  • September 1, Addis Tribune- Student Enrollment Enhanced in Addis Ababa through Expansion of Schools

  • September 1, Addis Tribune- This Compulsive Urge to Flee Ethiopia!

  • September 1, Addis Tribune- Ethiopian Airlines Graduates 14 Pilots, 23 Hostesses

  • September 1, Addis Tribune-Two Million Copies of New Textbooks Published

    August, 2000

  • August 31, CHE: Princeton Is No. 1: 'U.S. News' Rankings Are Inadvertently Released Early

  • August 31, U.S.News: 2001 College Rankings


  • August 30, Monitor- Medical School Shuts 5 Departments

  • August 30, NY Times- Industry Group's Education Study (see below for the report) Draws Conclusions and Critics

  • The Full Report of the Study: DO COMPUTERS IN THE CLASSROOM BOOST ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT?


  • August 30, WIC-Norwegian Save the Children Financing Education In North Gondar

  • August 29, CHE- A Guide for Teaching the African Novel

  • August 28, WIC- Educational Radio to Start Transmission in Somali State in September

  • August 28, CHE- Independent Report in 1997 Assailed Substance of 'U.S. News' College Rankings

  • August 25, Addis Tribune- Sandford School's Application Rejected, School Shutdown

  • August 22, CHE- New Book Creates Furor Among Paleoanthropologists in the U.S. and South Africa

  • August 21, WIC- ADA Inaugurates Expansion Project On College

  • August 21, CHE- A University in India Reexamines Its Relationship With IBM

  • August 18, Addis Tribune- Post-Graduate Programmes in Pharmacy, Political Science and International Relations to Start

  • August 18, Addis Tribune- Sandford Community School Seeks Private Status

  • August 16, World Bank: Searching for a New Director of Education

  • August 14, CHE-Egyptian Authorities Release Sociologist at American University in Cairo

  • August 13, USN-Ethiopian Mothers Effectively Treat Malaria at Home

  • August 11, Half Million Adults Attend Basic Education in Oromiya State

  • August 11, Addis Tribune- Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia to Have a Radio Program on Sex Education

  • August 11, Addis Tribune-National Demographic and Health Survey Finalized This Week

  • August 11, Addis Tribune-Teachers in Sululta-Mulu Woreda Go without Their Salaries

  • August 11, WIC-Ministry Announces College Admission GPA

  • August 11, CHE-Students From Central African Republic End Takeover of Embassy in Moscow

  • August 10, WIC-Number of Street Children is on Increase in Gondar and Dessie

  • August 10, CHE-A Professor's Controversial Analysis of Why Black Students Are 'Losing the Race'

  • August 7, The Independent-Egyptian professor accused of spying for America

  • August 7, CHE- Carnegie Issues Broad Changes in System of Classifying Colleges

  • The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education

  • August 6, ENA- 79 Students graduated from the Defense Engineering College

  • August 4, Addis Tribune: Working at Addis Ababa University

  • August 3, WIC-Oromiya Builds 66 Primary Schools

  • August 3, WIC-Philanthropist Donates 360,000 Birr for School Construction

  • August 3, CHE-Zimbabwe Closes 3 Colleges After Students Protest End of Meal Subsidies

  • August 3, CHE-Russia's Largest Bank Offers the Country's First Student Loans

  • August 2, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: A fellowship boosts medical dreams

  • August 2, WIC-ESLC EXAM Results Issued- 442 Score 4.00 GPA

  • August 2, WIC- Two AAU Scholars Promoted to Professorship

  • August 2, CHE-African Students Free Official they Detained in Protest at Embassy in Moscow

    August 2, CHE- Yemen's Leading University Is Accused of Maintaining an Illegal Prison

    July, 2000

  • July 31, CHE- Should US Medical Schools Admit More Applicants?

    Journal article warns against an increased reliance on graduates of foreign institutions


  • July 30, WIC- Ethiopian Court Sentences German Anthropologist to One Year Imprisonment

  • July 27, BBC- Feeding hungry minds in Africa

  • July 26, CHE-Nigerian Faculty Members Threaten Strike Over Government Support for Higher Education

  • July 26, CHE-South African U. Starts Postdoctoral Fellowship to Compete Internationally for Scientific Talent

  • July 25, WIC-Tekletsadik Mekuria, Historian, Diplomat Passed Away at 86

  • July 25, WIC (Ethiopia)-18 Schools to Begin Enrolling Students Next Academic Year

  • July 25, WIC (Ethiopia)-Bureau to Offer Distance Education to 5,000 Teachers

  • July 24, BBC- Ethiopian scholar laid to rest

  • July 19, BBC-Swaziland schools to ban mini-skirts

  • July 17, Walta- EEA to establish economic policy research institute

  • July 11, Walta- More than 4,000 Students Graduate from Colleges and Universities

  • July 6, NY Times- Clinton Signs International Agreements to Help Protect Children

  • July 6, CHE-Britain Plans to Spend $1.2-Billion to Improve Science Laboratories and Stipends

  • July 4-TechKnowlogia: Annotated Table of Contents TechKnowLogia VOL.2,Issue 4, July/August 2000

    link TechKnowlogia


  • July 3, Addis Tribune- Teachers Urged to Raise Standard of Education in Ethiopia

  • July 3, CHE- Police Detain Sociologist at American University in Cairo

  • July 3, Addis Tribune-Child Labour Exploitation to Be Tackled

    June, 2000

  • June 30, CHE- Violent Clash at University in Sudan Leaves 1 Student Dead and Others Injured

  • June 28, CHE- The University of Namibia Seeks to Serve More Than a Country-- The young institution nurtures leaders for a new democracy, and hopes to help all of Africa

  • June 27, CHE- Study Says Law Schools Favor White Applicants Over Their Minority Peers With the Same Grades

  • June 27, CHE-MIT Professor Says Pentagon Sought to Silence His Criticism of Antimissile Program

  • June 26, Reuters-First step of human gene map finished

  • June 26, CHE- The Bubble Bursts for Education Dot-Coms

  • June 25, Washington Post-Oxford's Dishonor

  • June 23, The Reporter- Libraries: Victims of Vandalism

  • June 23, ENA-Civil Service College Opens Distance Learning Center

  • June 21, Walta- Canadian Ambassador Inaugurates School

  • June 21, Africana Com- Professor H.L. Gates (Harvard)- "A Continent in Crisis": Kofi Annan Reflects on Africa" -Part 1

  • June 16, Addis Tribune- New German School in Addis Ababa Inaugurated Near Kabana River

  • June 14, The Reporter -Ministry revokes Africa Cradle's license-ex-''director'' stabbed

  • June 14, The Reporter (Ethiopia)- Sanford School fee increment said discriminatory

  • June 12, Salon Magazine-1-in-6 Western kids live in poverty

  • June 11, CHE- NSF Officials Worry as Number of New Grant Applicants Falls

  • June 5, CHE- Faculty Members Are Wary of Distance-Education Ventures
    See also The Correspondence Course Goes Online in Chora Highlights

    May, 2000

  • May 25, CHE-Campuses Will Become Increasingly Diverse, Report Says

  • May 8, Save the Children Report- Child Soldiers: Babes 'N Arms

  • May 8, BBC- 13 m children uprooted by war

  • May 7, ENA- Bahir Dar University Inaugurated

  • May 6, Reuters-Mandela urges world leaders to help children

  • May 5, Addis Tribune- Education- a National Priority

  • May 2, TechKnowLogia Annonated Table of Contents- May/June Issue
    TechKnowLogia


  • May 02, WIC- Distance Education to Begin for 5-8 Grade Teachers

    April, 2000

  • April 27, WIC- Jimma Univesity Inaugurated

  • April 27, NY Times- World Bank Chief to Unveil an Ambitious Education Program

  • April 26, BBC- Conference seeks education for all

  • World Education Forum -- April 26-28, Dakar-Senegal

  • International African Students Association Conference (April 21, 2000)

  • April 25, Chronicle of Higher Ed- Harvard Considers Limits on Teaching Online Courses for Other Institutions

  • April 24, CNN-$ 100 million program announced for African universities

  • April 24, BBC- African children's battle for education

  • April 24, BBC- World education forum looks at literacy

  • April 23, WIC (Ethiopia)- Over 155 Vocational, Technical Schools Embrace for New Students

  • April 21, Addis Tribune-Unity College Gets 40, 000 Books

  • April 17, Chronicle of Higher Ed-An Overhaul of PH.D Training is Urged, as Survey Suggests Frustrations of Doctoral Students

  • April 12, Chronicle of Higher Ed- Federal Report Sees Threats to Diversity in Science Corps

  • April 10, ENA-544 Million Birr Allocated for Expansion of Higher Education Institution

  • April 6, WIC-CETU to Establish Own Educational, Training Institute

  • April 4, NY Times- Annan Urges High-Tech Aid for Poor countries

  • April 1, Addis Tribune-Woldiya Town to Get a 40 Million birr College

    March,2000

  • March 31- Chronicle of Higher Ed: Harvard Tops Latest 'US News'Graduate School Rankings

  • US News Rankings-Best Graduate Schools

  • March 31, WIC- FGAE Opens Branch in Assosa

  • March 30, PANA-Forum Discusses Child Prostitution in Ethiopia

  • March 30, Foundation Center: Corporate Foundations Lead Growth in Giving for First Time in 1990s

  • March 29, PANA- Ethiopia Establishes Four New Universities

  • March 28, The Reporter-African Cradle responds to child abuse report

  • March 28, Washington Post -Giving the Web the New College Try

  • March 28, WIC-Office Appoints University Presidents

  • March 26, CNN (Reuters)- Ethiopian Church leader says heritage under threat

  • March 24, WIC- UNICEF Oversees Distribution of Biscuits to Malnourished Children

  • March 23, Chronicle of Higher Ed-(something new from Dinkensh) Scientists Say Ancestors of Humans Walked on their Knuckles-

  • March 21, WIC( Ethiopia)- 272 Schhols Built in Tigrai in Five Years

  • March 21, Washington Post- Global fight for Talent

  • March 19, WIC- USAID Earmarks 116.6 mln. Dollars for Ethiopia

  • March 19, WIC-The Origin, Development and Objectives of the National Archives of Ethiopia

  • March 17, Addis Tribune- Teachers Association Calls for National Forum to Discuss New Ethiopian Educational Policy

  • March 17, WIC- ESRDF Funds School Renovation

  • March 17, WIC-Student Population in Amhara State

  • March 17, The Reporter (Ethiopia)- Codes, Hypocrisy and Appeasment.

  • March 13, WIC (Ethiopia)- Social Sector Development Activities Show Satisfactory Results

  • March 6, PANA -The Monitor: Exemplary Association deserves Support

  • March 6, PANA-The Monitor: Who Wants to Become a Teacher?

  • March 5, Annotated Table of Contents of TechknowLogia of March-April Issue
  • TechnowLogia

  • March 5, NY Times- Unesco's Fat Gets a Trim and Reform Is in the Air

    February, 2000

  • Feb 24- Year 2000 -Award for Best Dissertation in Comparative Education

  • Feb 24, BBC- UN tackles African brain drain

  • Feb 21, WIC (Ethiopia)- Sixteen Additional Classrooms Constructed

  • Feb 20, NY Times (Editorial)- The Invisble Children

  • Feb 19, WIC- WHO Earmarks Over $44 Mln for Ethiopia

  • Feb 18, Addis Tribune- Conference to discuss brain drain

  • Feb 18, NY Times- Advocates for Children Join U.N. Peacekeeping Missions

  • Feb 15, Washington Post- Summit Seeks Support in US for Africa

  • Feb 15, WIC-UNICEF Earmarks $29 Mln for Ethiopia

  • Feb 10, Chronicle of Higher Education-Report Notes a Slight Rise in Minority Enrollment Rates and Graduation

  • Feb 7, Chronicle of Higher Education- As Exchanges Lose a Political Rationale, their Role is Debated

  • Feb 7, WIC-Role of Indigeneous Knowledge in Conflict Resolution

  • Feb 6, WIC-Educational Materials Distributed

  • Feb 5, WIC-Ministry Warns Ethiopians about Illegal Correspondence Schools

  • Feb 1, WIC- Immunization Campaign Launched at World Economic Forum

  • Feb 1, Washington Post-Suffer the Chidren by The Millions

    January, 2000



  • Jan 28, WIC-South University to be Inaugurated

  • Jan 27, WIC-Ethiopia Credited for Efforts to Achieve Prohibition on Use of Children in Hostilities

  • Jan 26, Chronicle of Higher Ed: Proposed Federal Rule Tells Colleges to Collect Immigration Fee

  • Jan 26, WIC-Expansion of Higher Educational Institution in Progress

  • Jan 24, WIC- AAU to Launch MBA Degree Program

  • From Jan 28 Issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education: America's Scholary Societies Raise their Flags Abroad

  • Jan 24, NY Times (Editorial)- An Accord on Child Soldiers

  • Jan 23, NY Times-Fighting for Teacher Quality

  • Jan 23, NY Times- In New York, Just a Cabby, in India, a School Hero

  • Jan 21, WIC Prominent Scholars Donate Books

  • Jan 19, BBC- Ancient (Ethiopian) Alpahbet enters cyber age
    We also recommend Professor Baye's article in Chora Highlights


  • Jan 16, NY Times-A Surplus of Scholars Fight for Jobs in Academia

  • Jan 15, WIC- W.E.S.M.C.O to Launch Diverse Development Project

  • Jan 14, WIC- EOC Trains Dispalced Compatriots

  • Jan 14, NY Times- U.N. Studies How Refugees Qualify to Get Assistance

  • Jan 10, The Crimson of Harvard: Report Suggests Troubled HIID Should Dissolve

  • Report to the Provost on HIID and its Relationship to Harvard

  • Jan 10, BBC- Youth parliament targets child labour

  • Jan 10, NY Times- The Teacher Crisis

  • Jan 9, WIC- Study on Children Birth and Mortality Rates to Be Conducted in Ethiopia

  • Jan 8, WIC-Oromia Educational Coverage Increased by 31 Percent

  • Jan 7, PANA- Economic Woes Impact On Demand For Education in Ethiopia

  • Jan 6, Reuters-UN Agencies Call for Final Push to Wipe Out Polio

  • Jan 6, BBC- Hunger stalks Ethiopia's dry land

  • Jan 5, Chronicle of Higher Ed- Winners of Fulbright Foreign Scholarships (Ethiopia)

  • Jan 5, NY Times-Predictions for the Top Tech Issues in Schools

  • Jan 4, WIC- OAU Peace Pole Inaugurated as IYCP Begins

  • Jan 3, WIC-Makale University College Graduates 22 Veterinary Technicians

  • Jan 3, Washington Post- Diversity: From Left to Far Left

    December, 1999

  • Dec 31, Addis Tribune - New School Buildings For A Catholic School in Assela

  • Dec 29, WIC- Study Indicates Parents Account For 85 Percent of Child Abuse

  • Dec 29, WIC- Synod Donates 120, 000 Birr Worth of Educational Materials to School

  • Dec 27, The Reporter- An Obvious Message

  • Dec 25, WIC- Gonder Natives Abroad Raise Money for Building Classrooms

  • Dec 25, WIC-Student Population Increase by 40, 000

  • Dec 24, NY Times- College by the Numbers

  • Dec 23, PANA- Ethiopia Urged to Remember Children's Rights

  • Dec 23, WIC- Two AAU Scholars Made Professors

  • Dec 22. WIC- Ethiopian Scholar Wins Award

  • Dec 22, Reuters-UNICEF warns against 'humanitarian favoritism'

  • Dec 22, BBC-Freedom for thousands of Sudanese slaves

  • Dec 15, The Reporter- Saving lost lives

  • Dec 15, Chronicle of Higher Education- South Africa Forces New MDs to Do a Year Public Services

  • Dec 14, Washington Post-When Teachers Cheat

  • Dec 13, BBC-Child poverty worsens-Unicef

  • Dec 12, WIC- Dr. Mesfin Appointed Professor of Soil Science

  • Dec 12, NY Times- Brutish War Are Devastating to Children, Unicef Says

  • Dec 10, Health Institutions Receive Books

  • Dec 10, Washington Post- Education's Trade Boom

  • Dec 8, Chronicle of Higher Education- Gary Orfield of Harvard: Affirmative Action Works-- but Judges and Policy Makers Need to Hear That Verdict

  • Dec 7, WIC- Ethiopian Muslim Scholars Association Founding Conference Convenes

  • Dec 7,- Chronicle of Higher Education: Foreign Students Continue to Flock to the US

  • Dec 7, NY Times- Exam Wars, Prepping and Other Nursery Crimes

  • Dec 6, BBC- African education in decline

  • Dec 6, NY Times- Soccer Moms Vs Standardized Tests

  • Dec 5, WIC- ECDC Donates 100,000 Dollars Worth Books

  • Dec 5, Washington Post- New College Essays Strech, Stress Applicants

  • Dec 1, Chronicle of Higher Education- New UNESCO Chief Pledges 'Radical" Steps to Reform Beleaguered Organization

  • WIC, Dec 1, Health and Education Projecs Become Operational

    November, 1999

  • Times (London)-French schools to provide morning-after pill

  • Chronicle of Higher Education- Cornell U. Offers Developing Nations Digital Journals on Agriculture

  • Outlook-Fall Issue- Rubinstein: The College Payoff Illusion

  • Nov 30, Washington Post- Turning Science into Gold

  • Nov 30, Times (London)-Why Teachers are still going absent ( the case of Great Britain)

  • Nov 29, Chronicle of Higher Education- : French Minister Warns of US domination of Higher Education in Europe

  • Nov 28, WIC-Student Population in Tigray on Increase

  • Nov 27, Times (London)- Is that a library in your pocket?

  • Nov 27, Washington Post- A Child's Killing Startles Japanese

  • Nov 24- Reuters-'Sankofa' Director Back with Film of Africa Battle

  • Nov 23, BBC-Appeal for forgotten emergencies

  • Nov 23, BBC-Do you speak Wogagoda?

  • Nov 22, WIC- Study Underway for Standardizing Afar Language Grammar

  • Nov 22, WIC- Philanthropist Hands Over School He Built With 306,000 Birr

  • Nov 18, The Reporter-Addis is losing!

  • Nov 18,The Reporter-Ethiopian venture props up 'responsible tourism'
  • Nov 17,BBC Ethiopian Jews struggle in Israel

  • Nov 17, WIC-Wolaitigna to Be Academic Working Language for Wollaita People

  • Nov 17, Washington Post-NetAid Catches Few on the Web

  • Nov 17, Washington Post-Funds for Africa Exhibit Fall Short

  • Nov 17, NY Times-Next It's E-ducation

  • Nov 16, Chronicle of Higher Ed-An Anthropological Defense of Child Labor
  • We also recommend in Chora Highlights: "Organising against child labor"

  • Nov 16, The Times (London)- World's students turn their backs to France

  • Nov 16, The Monitor-Endurance II?

  • Nov 16, BBC-Oldest alphabet found in Egypt

  • Nov 16, BBC-Life in a Nairoby Slum by Kenyan teenagers

  • Nov 14, WIC-Ministry Calls on society to Help Youth Not to Become Drug Addicts

  • Nov 14, WIC-TDA Provides Financial Support for Elementary Schools

  • Nov 14, WIC-School in Bale Zone Increase by 10, 000

  • Nov 10, WIC-Ethiopia Elected UNESCO Executive Board Member

  • Nov 9, WIC-Center for Rehabilitation of Disabled Goes Operational

  • Nov 8, BBC-Togo students defy ban on protest

  • Nov 6, WIC- 18 Mln Birr School Under Construction

  • Nov 2, June 5 Proposed to Become Day of the Martyred Students

  • Nov 2, London Times-Equal rights require equal technology

  • Nov 1, NY Times-In China, School Fees Keep Many Children Away

    October, 1999

  • Oct 31-Henry Louis Gates Jr. (NY Times)-One Internet, Two Nations

  • Oct 27, BBC-Peace Education for Uganda

  • Oct 19, Call for Papers: The Evolution of Language

  • Oct 17, Washington Post-Camels Help Kenya in New Education Program

  • General Annoucement: Call for papers on Technolgies and their effects on learning as a biological process

  • Oct 13, BBC- Malaria protection for every African Child

  • Oct 8, BBC-Nigerian teachers strike over pay

  • Oct 7, WIC-Over 100, 000 Adults, youth Attending Literacy, Vocational education

  • Oct 4, BBC-A World for Children

    September, 1999


  • Sept 30, BBC-New Education Scheme for Nigeria

  • Sept 19, NY Times-A Bully Pulpit for Africa's Lost Icons

  • Sept 16, WIC-Report from the Ethiopian Ministry of Education

  • Sept. 15, WIC- Bellamy to Empahsize Global Agenda for Children

  • Sept 9, Human Rights Watch- Kenyan Children Suffer Frequent Beatings by Teachers"

  • Sept 7, WIC-IOM and Talent search team up to bring Ethiopian professionals home

  • Sept 7, WIC- Twenty schools to be built in Tigray region

  • Sept 3, BBC- UN plea over Sierra Leone Children


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