Ethiopian jazz veteran Mulatu Astatke inspires new generation of Ethio-jazz bands

Mulatu Astatke created the brand new sound of Ethio-jazz in the late 60s and he’s still innovating today, working with young funk-groove bands, modernising traditional instruments, ensuring Ethio-jazz lives... Read more »

Climate Change Devastating Ethiopian Rural Communities : Oxfam

A report released by Oxfam International details how climate change is increasing poverty, water scarcity and food insecurity among Ethiopia’s pastoral communities. The report, entitled The Rain Doesn’t Come... Read more »

Yemen arrests 21 Ethiopian Refugges

SANA’A, April 23 (Saba)- Security authorities have detained 21 infiltrators of Ethiopia, including 8 women, for their entry into the country illegally. In a press release, Interior Ministry said... Read more »

Ethiopian Opposition Demands Independent Probe Into Activist’s Death

Government denies beating Biyanza Daba Gadisa to death for campaigning for opposition candidates in May parliamentary elections Ethiopia’s main opposition coalition is demanding an independent investigation into the death... Read more »

Activist Killed While Campaigning : Ethiopian Opposition

April 22 (Bloomberg) — An Ethiopian opposition activist was beaten to death by pro-government militia in the western part of the country after he refused to stop campaigning for... Read more »

Pew Survey Says Ethiopians Don’t Like Western Movies and Music

A survey has revealed that majorities in almost every country in sub-Saharan Africa say that Western music, movies and television have harmed morality in their nation, but majorities in... Read more »

Ethiopian Gunman Who Shoot 3 People In Knoxville, Tenn. Was Mentally Ill ( VIDEO )

Police: Hospital shooter mentally ill, had grudge (AP) – WATCH VIDEOS SCROLL DOWN KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Police say a gunman who opened fire outside a Tennessee hospital was mentally... Read more »

Ethiopia Accuses Egypt of Delaying The Talks On Sharing Nile Water

By Jason McLure April 20 (Bloomberg) — Ethiopia accused Egypt of stalling talks aimed at reaching an accord over sharing water from the Nile River. “Egypt has employed a... Read more »

Egypt and Ethiopia Lock horns over Nile water deal

by Desalegn Sisay, Djamel Egypt’s fight to hold on to its monopoly over the Nile’s water resource has split the Nile dependent countries into two groups with Sudan supporting... Read more »

Ethiopian Teyeba Erkesso Won Women Marathon In Boston

On Men’s Ethiopian Tekest Kebede and last year boston marathon winner Deribe Merga took the Second and third palce. Teyba Erkesso Won grand prize in Woman’s Race Congratulations to... Read more »