Secondary Schools’ Primary Importance

opinion By Kamal Ahmad and Joel E. Cohen The world has made remarkable progress in providing primary education to children worldwide. In the 1960s, fewer than half of the developing world’s children... Read more »

Ethiopia struggles to help its 5.5mn child laborers

World Bulletin/News Desk  Eleven-year-old Senait travels the streets of Addis Ababa, the bustling Ethiopian metropolis of 3.5 million people, every day in search for people who want to try their luck by... Read more »

Ethiopian ‘village’ increases awareness of world need

“Shocked” is the way most of the youth described their first view of the Ethiopian village recreated in the courtyard of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Enterprise. “Authentic” is what adults who had... Read more »

Ethiopia 30 years after Band Aid

Harrowing BBC footage of famine inspired Bob Geldof to record the Band Aid single in 1984. Joyce Fegan reports from the country on the Dubliner’s lasting legacy Joyce Fegan Twitter Email Published... Read more »

David Cameron writes to Ethiopian PM on behalf of British political dissident …

David Cameron wrote to the Ethiopian Prime Minister in a bid to save the life of Andargachew “Andy” Tsege, 59, whose plight was revealed by The Independent last Friday. His actions were... Read more »

How Ethiopians in the US cling onto their heritage

5 August 2014 Last updated at 02:26 By Damian Zane BBC Africa, Washington The traditional music plays and children, some dressed in Ethiopian costume, perform a traditional dance: Raising and lowering their... Read more »

#RealTravel: One Woman’s Journey to Ethiopia to Find her Son

In 2011, Circe Hamilton, a British photographer who lives in New York City, got the news she’d been waiting two years to hear: she’d been approved to adopt a child from Ethiopia.... Read more »
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Is the tide turning against the killing of ‘cursed’ infants in Ethiopia?

(CNN) — His top teeth came in before his bottom teeth. That is how elders of the Kara tribe determined that a healthy baby boy needed to be killed. The child was... Read more »
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Village of Hope co-founder Lon Harvey Kennard pleads guilty to child sex abuse

A Wasatch County man accused of sexually abusing three of his adopted Ethiopian children pleaded guilty Wednesday to reduced charges. Lon Harvey Kennard Sr., 69, was initially charged in 4th District Court... Read more »
Mohamed Ibrahim prepares to bury his one-year-old son at the Kobe camp (AFP, Jenny Vaughan)

‘Ten children die each day’ in Ethiopia refugee camp

(AFP) GENEVA — An average of ten children under the age of five die every day from malnutrition and disease in Ethiopia’s Kobe refugee camp, the UN’s refugee agency said Tuesday. “Since... Read more »