Mohamed Amin: The Kenyan who moved the world | Kenya

When he picked up his camera on October 19, 1984, Mohamed “Mo” Amin couldn’t possibly have known that the footage he would shoot over the next two days would change not only... Read more »

Record-breaking Ethiopians take first 10 spots in Dubai Marathon

Ethiopia’s Mosinet Geremew set a new Dubai Marathon record when he sprinted clear from a large group of his compatriots to claim victory in the 10th fastest time over the distance on... Read more »

Mathibele ends Ethiopia’s dominance in Soweto Marathon

JOHANNESBURG – The flag of Lesotho waved proudly at the Soweto Marathon as Tsepo Mathibele ended Ethiopia’s dominance at the event. The 24th Soweto Marathon took place in the Johannesburg township... Read more »

Parents unfazed by abuse charge, say belt beating ‘common’ in Ethiopia

Parents of a 6-year-old boy told Gwinnett County police that beating and leaving children indoors alone for hours is normal in Ethiopia. Etsegenet Tekletsio and her child’s father, Belayneh Ogato, are charged... Read more »

Ethiopian news: Ethiopia’s addiction to Kana TV

Kana TV has taken Addis Ababa by storm. Wherever you go it seems there is a TV screen nearby on which South American or Korean soap stars in the throes of the... Read more »

How Kenya upstaged Ethiopia to London Marathon glory

Kenyan athletes swept the topmost honours at the just ended London Marathon, relegating their Ethiopian counterparts to second in both the male and female categories. Kenya’s Daniel Wanjiru beat pre-tournament favorite Ethiopian... Read more »

Tola of Ethiopia sets record at Dubai Marathon – ESPN

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Tamirat Tola of Ethiopia set a new course record in winning the Dubai Marathon on Friday. The 25-year-old completed the course in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 11... Read more »

London Marathon 2015: Victories for Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge and Ethiopia’s …

30-year-old Kipchoge recorded a winning time of two hours, four minutes, 42 seconds. Wilson Kipsang followed in five seconds later while world record holder Dennis Kimetto completed a Kenyan sweep of the... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines forced to land twice at Mumbai airport due to low fuel & engine trouble

Indian media reported that the Boeing 777-300ER first diverted to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport to refuel about eight hours into its flight from southern China to Addis Ababa. After topping up it... Read more »

If you have a meeting in Ethiopia, you’d better double check the time

Things always get lost in translation. Sometimes, words or phrases just cannot be converted word-for-word from one language to the next. But in most places, the date and the time works pretty... Read more »