Amsale Aberra, bridal designer and Amsale Group founder, dies at 64

At that time, Aberra was cutting wedding gowns at her kitchen table and Kleinfeld, according to Mara Urshel, co-owner of Kleinfeld. “She really was a trendsetter in the business. She was the... Read more »

Ethiopians call for state funeral as Richard Pankhurst, champion of Ethiopian culture, dies aged 89 –

He had less success, however, in persuading Britain to return a treasure trove of several hundred sacred manuscripts and tablets seized as war booty during Robert Napier’s campaign against King Theodore of... Read more »

Miruts Yifter, Ethiopian running legend, dies at 72

Miruts Yifter, an Ethiopian running legend who inspired world-class athletes like Haile Gebrselassie, has died in Canada at age 72, his family and Ethiopian Athletics Federation officials said Friday. The athlete known by... Read more »

Eyob Mekonnen Popular Ethiopian Reggae Singer Has Died : BBC

Popular Ethiopian reggae singer Eyob Mekonnen has died at the age of 37. Fans of the 37-year-old singer helped raise money for his treatment after he had a stroke last Tuesday... Read more »
abuna paulos dies

Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch Abune Paulos Dies

The head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Abune Paulos, has died aged 76, an official has told the BBC. The news was confirmed by Mulugeta Aserate Kassa, an adviser at the Ethiopian... Read more »
Minister Roy Padayache died in Ethiopia

South African Minister Died While Visiting Ethiopia

South African minister Roy Padayachie has died of a heart attack in Addis Ababa, where he had gone to attend an African Union meeting, the Ethiopian government said on Saturday. Public Service... Read more »

BREAKING NEWS: Maitre Artiste World Laureate Afewerk Tekle dies at 80

Ethiopia’s renowned and acclaimed painter the most honorable Maitre Artiste World Laureate Afewerk Tekle has died late last night at the age of 80 at Kadisco Hospital, Capital learnt. The country’s much-admired artist died... 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 »

Racist man convicted for Killing Ethiopian student with baseball bat dies at 45

PORTLAND — A man convicted of murder in a notorious 1988 Oregon hate crime has died from complications of hepatitis C. The Oregon Department of Corrections says Kenneth Mieske fell ill at... Read more »

A Passenger died on Ethiopian airlines flight to Washigton DC

BOSTON — A flight headed to Washington, D.C.,  was diverted to Boston on Wednesday after a 64-year-old man died on board, CNN reported.The man died on Ethiopian Air Flight 500, CNN reported.... Read more »