Family: Ethiopian running legend Miruts Yifter dies at 72 – Washington Post

FILE – In this July 19, 1980 file photo Ethiopia’s Miruts Yifter (191) leads the field during the 10,000 Meter Race at the Summer Olympic Games in Moscow, Russia. Miruts Yifter, an... Read more »

Ethiopian running legend Miruts Yifter dies at 72, says family – CBC.ca

Miruts Yifter, an Ethiopian running legend who inspired world-class athletes like Haile Gebreselassie, has died in Canada at age 72, his family and Ethiopian Athletics Federation officials told the Associated Press on... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Haile Gebreselassie aspiring to join politics

By KIRUBEL TADESSE Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) – Distance running great Haile Gebrselassie says he is entering politics and may run for president of Ethiopia – even if his wife... Read more »

The Body of Meles Zenawi Arrived at Bole Int’n Airport (VIDEO)

Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi body arrived at Bole airport. Read more »

BBC Report on Meles Zenawi Death (VIDEO)

BBC Report on Meles Zenawi death. Ethiopia’s government has insisted the country is stable following the death of long-time Prime Minister Meles Zenawi at the age of 57. Mr Meles died at... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines Takes Delivery of 1st Boeing Dreamliner

Seattle, Washington, August 14 – Ethiopian Airlines today took delivery of its 1st Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner dubbed “Africa First”. The airline is the 1st in the world outside Japan and ahead of... Read more »

Ethiopian Olympic Team head to London

A group of Ethiopian Olympic team headed to London today to participate on London 2012. Ethiopian athletes will be participate in a short and long distance races. Follow Ethiopian Team on these... Read more »

Three Ethiopians among BBC’s Top 10 African Olympic champions

Abebe Bikila was the first black African to win Olympic gold – at Rome’s 1960 Olympics – and the man who inspired countless Ethiopians to pursue running as a career. Bikila famously... Read more »

S.Africa’s PPC invests in Ethiopian cement firm

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s Pretoria Portland Cement and a state investment body will together pay million for almost half of Ethiopia’s Habesha Cement Share Company, targeting demand for infrastructure in one... Read more »

Ethiopian Olympic Team will leave for London 2012 today

Ethiopian Olympic Team will leave for London 2012 today Follow more Ethiopian news at AdisZena.com Read more »