Month – June 2013

Ex-Im Bank Authorizes $130 Million To Finance Export of U.S.-Manufactured Aircraft and Engines to Ethiopian Airlines

Press Release The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized nearly $130 million in financing to support the export of Boeing long-range aircraft and installed GE-90 engines to Ethiopian Airlines. The transaction will support an estimated 700 American jobs in the aircraft and aircraft-engine manufacturing industry. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PRWEB)- The Export-Import Bank […]

Tirunesh Dibaba & Mohamed Aman victorious in Ostrava

Ostrava – Ethiopia’s reigning Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba set the year’s best time in the 10,000 metres, clocking 30min 26.67 sec , while compatriot and triple Olympic champion, Kenenisa Bekele, could only finish fourth in the 5,000 metres, overshadowed by another Ethiopian runners, 19-year-old Edris Muktar. In other races, Mohamed Aman (Ethiopia) won in the 800m […]

Ethiopia’s long distance hero Haile Gebreselassie to receive AIPS Power of Sport Award

 By Roslyn Morris, AIPS Secretary General LAUSANNE– Known as the “smiling assassin” of running, Ethiopia’s Haile Gebreselassie, winner of two Olympic gold medals in 10,000 meters, (Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000), four-time World champion and owner of countless long distance records will be recognized with an AIPS Power of Sport Award in the Olympic City of […]