Ethiopia Has Banned Adoptions By Foreign Families

Ethiopia has banned the adoption of Ethiopian children by foreign families, according to the country’s state-run News Agency ENA, citing concerns over abuse. Ethiopian officials previously suspended adoptions back in November, but... Read more »

Ethiopia bans adoption of children by foreigners

Larry and Carri Williams were convicted Sept. 9 , 2013 of manslaughter in the death of a teenage girl they adopted from Ethiopia. Carri Williams was also found guilty of homicide by... Read more »

Ethiopia bans foreign adoption – CNN

Ethiopian officials previously suspended adoptions back in November, but allowed pending cases to continue through the process, according to the US Department of State. Children adopted by foreign families in the past... Read more »

Ethiopia to Ban Foreign Adoptions, According to New Bill

October 14, 2017 – A new draft bill has been written to amend the existing revised family code proposed the elimination of specific articles granting foreigners the right to adopt Ethiopian children, according... Read more »

‘Obstacles’ threaten agreement over Ethiopia dam – Middle East Monitor

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that there are obstacles threatening the tripartite “Declaration of Principles” signed in March 2015 by Cairo, Sudan and Ethiopia over a dam being built by the... Read more »

Brentwood girl goes to Ethiopia – to get a brother

CLOSE Helen Johnson, 15, is part of a big, blended family of nine, which sometimes draws looks and unusual questions from Williamson County neighbors Kyleah Dunn, USA Today Network – Tennessee Helen... Read more »

Indiana couple finally approved to bring home 3-year-old son adopted from Ethiopia

Jon and Rachel Oren with their son adopted from Ethiopia. Jon and Rachel Oren with their son adopted from Ethiopia. ANDERSON, Ind.– An Anderson family is finally on their way to Ethiopia... Read more »

In Ethiopia, Authorities’ Reshuffling of the Oromo Language Alphabet Touches a Nerve · Global Voices

Screenshot from animation shared by Girma Gemeda on his Facebook page. Authorities in Oromia, Ethiopia’s largest state, have infuriated language experts and Oromo nationalists with their decision to re-arrange the order of... Read more »

Sen. Young drafts letter asking Ethiopian Prime Minister to reconsider suspension of inter-country adoptions

Jon and Rachel Oren with their son adopted from Ethiopia. Jon and Rachel Oren with their son adopted from Ethiopia. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) has drafted a letter to send... Read more »

Anderson couple says legally adopted son can’t leave Ethiopia

Please enable Javascript to watch this video ANDERSON, Ind. — An Anderson couple said they’re the legal guardians of a 3-year old boy from Ethiopia after a year’s long adoption process, but... Read more »