Video: Israeli police beating an Ethiopian-Jewish soldier spark a campaign …

On May 3, thousands of people took to the streets of Tel Aviv to protest police harassment of and brutality targeting Israelis of Ethiopian descent. The march began peacefully, but turned violent after reaching Rabin Square... Read more »

Ethiopians talk of violent intimidation as their land is earmarked for foreign …

The human cost of Ethiopia’s “villagisation” programme is laid bare by damning first person testimony published on Tuesday. The east African country has long faced criticism for forcibly relocating tens of thousands... Read more »

Schechter parents adopt Ethiopian brothers after two-year struggle

Yabi Silvers popped up from a classroom desk at Solomon Schechter Day School upon hearing a familiar voice calling his name. “Mommy?” said the 11-year old, walking and putting his arms around... Read more »

A Tale of Tall Tales and “Ethiopia’s Diplomat-in-Chief”

A Tale of Tall Tales and “Ethiopia’s Diplomat-in-Chief” By Alemayehu G. Mariam What does a malaria researcher know about the art and science of diplomacy? Or for that matter the difference between... Read more »

South Sudanese Leaders Begin Direct Talks

President Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar began face-to-face talks in Addis Ababa on Tuesday afternoon (March 3). Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who met the two leaders separately earlier, told them... Read more »

Oromos face chilling oppression in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia they live like animals, relentlessly persecuted, hunted down like games, killed at will and incarcerated en masse. No mercy is shown even to women and children. They are the Oromos... Read more »

Seattle cafe wants to showcase Ethiopian-style coffee

This city is known for coffee. From the green and white mermaid that sent giant lattes around the world to the stylish indie shops that dot our neighborhoods today, “fancy espresso” is... Read more »

Court Adjourns Ethiopian Bloggers’ Trial for 15th Time

ADDIS ABABA— The trial of Ethiopian bloggers known as Zone 9 was adjourned yet again Monday after prosecutors failed to amend terrorism charges as ordered by the court. The development raises the... Read more »

Is Ecological Sensitivity Good for Agriculture?

opinion By Eidmon Tesfaye Most of the improvement in global undernourishment figures over the past four decades has been concentrated in Asia, which reduced the proportion of undernourished by 32pc. In sub-Saharan... Read more »

Kelowna Physicians Aid Burn Victims in Ethiopia

Several local physicians and volunteers recently returned from a medical tour in Ethiopia, and considering their phenomenal success, they expect to return to the East African nation in the coming year to... Read more »