Inspired by Gebrselassie, Mekonnen aims to break Ethiopian record in Frankfurt

Distance-running legend Haile Gebrselassie has encouraged Tsegaye Mekonnen to attack his own Ethiopian record at the BMW Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road...

David Cameron writes to Ethiopian PM on behalf of British political...

The Independent Andargachew “Andy” Tsege, a critic of the Ethiopian regime, was kidnapped in Yemen (The Independent) – The Prime Minister has personally intervened in the...

Ethiopia touts ancient churches, dramatic landscape in tourism drive

REUTERS By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, Oct 24 (Reuters) - When Scottish explorer James Bruce published a five-volume work in 1790 about his search in Ethiopia...

Ethiopia, 30 years after the famine

Three decades after images that shocked the world, country has become darling of the global development community – and the scourge of the human...

How a Report on Ethiopia’s ‘Biblical Famine’ Changed the World

BY BILL NEELYNBC News chief global correspondent  A report about famine in Ethiopia, first broadcast 30 years ago today, is one of a handful of television...

South Sudan asks its Ambassador to Ethiopia to return within 72...

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle October 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudan government has unexpectedly recalled its ambassador to Ethiopia in a move an official described...

14th Anniversary of Taitu Cultural and Educational Center

Tadias Magazine By Tadias Staff Published: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 New York (TADIAS) – The Taitu Cultural & Educational Center, which serves as a platform for Ethiopian...

Eritrean asylum seekers find refuge in famous Swiss monastery

After a harrowing flight from autocratic Eritrea, the last place Nuguse Teklestion expected to call home was the pastoral grounds of a Swiss monastery...

Ethiopia-to-Djibouti Rail to Be Complete in a Year, PM Says

William Davison,  Oct 17 Bloomberg News An electrified rail link from Ethiopia’s capital along its main trade route to neighboring Djibouti will be completed by October...

The Thugplomacy of the TPLF

Alemayehu G Mariam I have often contended that the ruling regime in Ethiopia controlled by the Tigrean Liberation Front (TPLF) is a thugtatorship, the highest...

Getty Ambau’s 3rd volume, DESTA: TO WHOM THE LIONS BOW has...

For Immediate Release DESTA, THE PRECOCIOUS ETHIOPIAN SHEPHERD BOY, AGAIN DELIGHTS READERS OF ALL AGES AS HE CONTINUES HIS EPIC SEARCH FOR THE GOLD COIN...

Ethiopia dismissed U.S.’s Al-Shabaab terror attack warning

Ethiopia downplayed Al-Shabaab related security concern, contradicting United States’ warning of a “potential of an Imminent Terrorist Attack in Addis Ababa”. There are no terror...

The honorable Gebru Asrat and his politics

By Yilma BekeleThe honorable Gebru Asrat has written a very fat book that is five hundred pages long. I am assuming that the purpose...

Ethiopian PM defends policies, slams ICC

The Ethiopian premier said his country was implementing railway and manufacturing projects worth a total of $6.4 billion. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday...

Protest planned in Pennsylvania over sentencing in abuse of adopted Ethiopian...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh PA) – A member of the Allegheny County Children, Youth and Families advisory board is organizing an event Friday to protest...

Mali, Ethiopia in five-goal thriller

After beating Ethiopia in Addis Ababa last weekend, Mali saw their winning run coming to an end when they lost their return match 3-2...

Boom times for Ethiopia’s coffee shops

By James Jeffrey /BBC Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Traditionally it takes rather a long time to be served a cup of coffee in Ethiopia - but things...

Prof. Mesfin Woldemariam to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

October 15, 2014 The prominent Ethiopian human rights activist and scholar, Professor Mesfin Woldemariam, is to receive a lifetime achievement award from an Ethiopian organisation...

UK Ambassador to Lebanon “swapped” jobs with an Ethiopian maid

October 15, 2014 BEIRUT: UK Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher “swapped” jobs with an Ethiopian maid Monday in an effort to promote the rights of...

Scores Die In Southern Ethiopia Due To A Conflict Between Mezhenger...

ESAT News October 10, 2014 Although the Ethiopian Defense struggled to quell the conflict between the Mezhenger communities and the commonly known “highlanders” that has killed...

Journal from an Ethiopian Prison: Testimony of Befeqadu Hailu, Part 1

his testimony was written by blogger and human rights advocate Befeqadu Hailu in late August 2014. A founding member of the Zone9 blogging collective...

Breaking News – Independent Ethiopian Journalist Temesgen Desalegn Arrested

Ethiopian journalist Temesgen Desalegn has been arrested by Ethiopian police today, October 13, 2014 for articles he wrote before 2013. Temesgen was the editor in...

The greatest threat, “the next elections in 2015″

London (HAN) October 13, 2014. Expert Analysis, Your Power & Regional Influence Magazine, opinion page By, Ahmed Soliman is a researcher with the Africa...

2015 Nations Cup: Nigeria suffer shock defeat to Sudan

BBC Sports Nigeria fell to a shock 1-0 defeat away to Sudan to slump to the bottom of Group A in African Cup of...
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