President Obama Honors Dr. Solomon Bililign and 8 Others at The White House

President Obama Honors Outstanding Science, Math, and Engineering Mentors WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama today named nine individuals and eight organizations recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and... Read more »
Solomon Bililign

President Obama Honors Physicist Solomon Bililign With Presidential Award for Excellence

WASHINGTON, DC (TADIAS) – When Ethiopian American Physicist Solomon Bililign was a young teacher imprisoned in Ethiopia during the “Red Terror” era, he never imagined that he would one day receive a... Read more »

Meet Ethiopian-American U.S. Army Veteran Yonas Hagos

Yonas Hagos: ‘I Wanted to Pay Back America for What It’s Given Me’ Hagos spent most of his childhood in a refugee camp in Sudan, coming to the United States when he... Read more »
dr. Gebisa ejeta

Ethiopia: President Obama Appoints Professor Gebisa Ejeta To Key Administrative Post

U.S. President Barack Obama has appointed renowned Scientist Gebisa Ejeta to key administrative post. In a press release posted on the White House website, the statement said, President Obama has appointed the... Read more »
Gas stations owned by Joe mamo around the District

Meet the guy who owns half of D.C.’s Gas stations, Joe (Eyob) Mamo, D.C.’s Gas-Station Master

To hear him tell it, Joe Mamo’s move from Ethiopia to North Dakota in 1981 was accidental. Mamo’s father, Yenberber Mamo, was a public transit mogul who manufactured buses and ran the... Read more »
Ethiopian Misgana kebede and accent transport

A Dream Becomes A Reality for Ethiopian-Born Business Owner Misgana Kebede

In May 2008, during the roughest stretch of the recession, a husband-and-wife team made a bold decision to start their own transportation business. Misgana Kebede and his wife, Bilen, started Accent Transportation... Read more »
Ethiopians at the scene of the fire

5 Ethiopians Killed In Seattle Apartment Fire ( VIDEO )

Hundreds of Ethiopians gathered at a community center in Seattle Saturday night to mourn the loss of four children and their aunt who perished in an apartment fire in Fremont earlier in... Read more »
Mimi E. Alemayehou

President Obama nominate Ethiopian-American Mimi Alemayehou for Key administration post

WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals including Ethiopian – American Mimi Alemayehou to key administration posts: James F. Entwistle, Ambassador to the Democratic Republic... Read more »

Ethiopian American’s ‘quiet son’ on terrorism charges in Pakistan

“The last time I saw my son he was in his bedroom playing Xbox 360,” recalls 42-year-old Hassan. “The next day he just left with a group of friends, then called in... Read more »