Ethiopia adopts Israeli health-ed plan to fight snail fever

More From Our Site More than 80 percent of schoolchildren in the Bench Maji zone of southwest Ethiopia are affected by schistosomiasis, commonly known as “snail fever.” The disease... Read more »

Revisiting the Ethiopian exodus | NJJN

Mission a triumphant return for some, but thousands await approval for aliyah + enlarge image A child studying at the Jewish Community Center in Gondar. Photo By Miriam Seiden... Read more »

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... Read more »


By Teshome Abebe “From how many crimes, wars, and murders, from how many horrors and misfortunes might not any one have saved mankind, by pulling up the stakes, or... Read more »

Ethiopia adoption ban may curb trafficking, but poorest families need support

NAIROBI (Reuters) – A ban on the adoption of Ethiopian children by foreigners could curb child abuse and trafficking, but more support is needed for vulnerable families within the... Read more »

War-hit children in S Sudan ‘at risk of imminent death’ | News

More than 250,000 children in war-torn South Sudan are “at risk of imminent death” because of severe malnutrition, a United Nations official has said. Henrietta H Fore, executive director... 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... 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... Read more »

Ethiopian Lawmakers Vote To Ban Foreign Adoptions : The Two-Way : NPR

Ethiopian lawmakers voted to ban overseas adoptions, amid concerns about mistreatment of children. Danita Delimont/Getty Images/Gallo Images hide caption toggle caption Danita Delimont/Getty Images/Gallo Images Ethiopian lawmakers voted to... Read more »

01 – UF gets $8.7 million grant to improve nutritional quality, food safety in Ethiopia, Burkina Faso

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) announces an $8.7 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation over five years to fund research... Read more »