Ethiopians rule Houston Marathon, Worku and Mohammed wins men’s and women’s races

HOUSTON — Ethiopian runners withstood heavy rain Sunday to dominate the Houston Marathon and half marathon. Bazu Worku and Merima Mohammed gave the nation a sweep of the men’s and women’s divisions... Read more »

Ethiopia’s former leader Meles Zenawi funeral

Thousands of mourners have paid their final respects to Ethiopia’s former leader Meles Zenawi, who died last month after 21 years in power. Meles had overseen strong economic growth in recent years,... Read more »

War criminal or hero: the legacy of Ethiopia’s Meles Zenawi

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died. The news of Zenawi’s passing has made headlines around the globe and many saw him as an exceptional leader in Africa. Although numerous people feel... Read more »

73 Ethiopians voluntarily returning from Norway

Over 70 Ethiopians have elected to leave Norway voluntarily under the government’s recent repatriation agreement. According to the Directorate of Immigration (UDI), 73 applied during the so-called ‘voluntary’ period between the end... Read more »

Ethiopians Genzebe Dibaba & Hagos Gebrhiwet shine in Shanghai – Samsung Diamond League

Genzebe Dibaba stormed to an Ethiopian record in the women’s 1500m, her compatriot Hagos Gebrhiwet won men’s 5000m, whilst Kenyans Milcah Chemos Cheywa (3000m S/C women) and Leonard Kosencha (800m men) took... Read more »
Tariku Jufar won the huston men’s marathon

Ethiopians sweep men’s and women’s marathon, half marathon in record times in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Ethiopian runners turned Houston into their own personal showcases on Sunday, sweeping the full and half marathons in record times. Tariku Jufar won the men’s marathon in 2 hours,... Read more »
Ethiopians sent $1.5 billion

Ethiopians sent  a record $1.5 billion dollars to home in the past year

Ethiopia received a record US$ 1.5 billion from its citizens abroad during the just ended 2010/11 fiscal year, data released by the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has revealed. The figure, which... Read more »
Kumse Megersa and Abiyot Endale wins

Ethiopian runners dominate New Milford’s Moonlight Run 5K

NEW MILFORD — With more than three miles already behind them in the New Milford Moonlight Run 5k road race, Ethiopians Kumse Megersa and Abiyot Endale were still running side by side... Read more »
Belete Assefa wins the men's division in the 33rd annual Crescent City Classic in New Orleans

Ethiopians Belete Assefa and Wube Ayalew win Crescent City Classic

It was an Ethiopian celebration Saturday at the 33rd annual Crescent City Classic sponsored by The Times-Picayune, with Belete Assefa, 20, of Ethiopia taking the men’s crown in 28:14 and his countrywoman Wude Ayalew, 24, capturing... Read more »

African migrants mostly Ethiopians, Eritreans and Somalis from Libya arrive in Italy

SkyNews: Three boats laden with hundreds of African migrants fleeing Libya have arrived in Italy, the first such vessels to reach Europe since the start of the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi. The... Read more »