Memorandum No. 8: PM Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia: Please, Please Be Our Guest in the U.S.!

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a rally April 11 in Ambo, Ethi­o­pia. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Al Mariam I am informed and believe that you will not... Read more »
Betsaida Abraham’s family fled persecution in Ethiopia and settled in the U.S when she was 12. (Courtesy photo)

Driven Ethiopian refugee wins SF State scholarship

By: Amy Crawford | Examiner Staff Writer Betsaida Abraham moved to California from her native Ethiopia at age 12. She didn’t know any English and had never attended school. Back then, her... Read more »

Ethiopian coffee company in Takoma Park is among first ‘benefit corporations’ in state

For the millions of Americans whose morning ritual is to worship at the Cup of Joe, the idea of a “blessed” roast isn’t unfamiliar. But for Ethiopians, the word has a more... Read more »

Tebabu Assefa brewing a market for Ethiopian coffee farmers

Emigré using state’s new benefit corporation law for Takoma Park company At the tender age of 15, Tebabu Assefa fled his well-to-do home in his native city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, disguised... Read more »