Rock-hewn churches mark old ‘new Jerusalem’ in Ethiopia

Young deacons in training inside the churches north of the Jordan River.  (Tim Johnson)   Priests converse in a courtyard at Biete Medhane Alem.  (Tim Johnson)   A woman prays near the entrance... Read more »

Genzebe Dibaba Breaks World 2000m Record in Sabadell, Spain

In what is becoming an annual tradition, Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba set another world record, this time in the 2,000-meter run in Sabadell, Spain, on Tuesday, crossing the finish line in... Read more »

Ethiopia deploys high security as Orthodox faithful mark 'baptism of … – africanews

Tensions are high in two of Ethiopia’s ‘protest cities’ – Bahir Dar and Gondar – as the Orthodox Church readies to commemorate the Epiphany, known in local parlance as... Read more »

Ethiopia deploys high security as Orthodox faithful mark 'baptism of Christ' – africanews

Tensions are high in two of Ethiopia’s ‘protest cities’ – Bahir Dar and Gondar – as the Orthodox Church readies to commemorate the Epiphany, known in local parlance as... Read more »

Ethiopians mark festival of finding Jesus' cross | Reuters – Reuters

By Tiksa Negeri | ADDIS ABABA ADDIS ABABA Orthodox priests lit a bonfire in the heart of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday evening to mark the eve... Read more »

Ethiopians mark festival of finding Jesus’ cross | Reuters

ADDIS ABABA Orthodox priests lit a bonfire in the heart of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday evening to mark the eve of Meskel, a festival to mark... Read more »

Ethiopians mark festival of finding Jesus' cross – Reuters

By Tiksa Negeri | ADDIS ABABA ADDIS ABABA Orthodox priests lit a bonfire in the heart of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday evening to mark the eve... Read more »

Ethiopians mark festival of finding Jesus’ cross

ADDIS ABABA Orthodox priests lit a bonfire in the heart of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday evening to mark the eve of Meskel, a festival to mark... Read more »

Number of South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia passes 200000 mark

News Stories, 1 May 2015 GAMBELLA, Ethiopia, May 1 (UNHCR) – The number of South Sudanese refugees who have fled to Ethiopia since fighting broke out in South Sudan... Read more »

IAAF World Cross Championships – Fresh faced Ethiopia out to leave a mark

GUIYANG, March 26- Kenya perennial rivals, Ethiopia, are determined to get a march on their rivals and other competitors on Saturday when the 41st IAAF World Cross Championships get... Read more »