Ministry ‘can’t help three men on trial in Ethiopia’

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday said its hands are tied in saving the lives of three Kenyans being tried in an Ethiopian Court. Osbourn Otindo, Maxwell Omondi and Jedrick Mugo are... Read more »

Up Close With the Tribes of Ethiopia’s Imperiled Omo Valley

With Mr. Biwa as our guide, we headed to a small village inhabited by the Hamar people. The Hamar, numbering 45,000 throughout the valley, are known to be pastoralists. The village was... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Abera leads men’s elite field

AMSTERDAM – Organisers of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon believe the course record could fall at the IAAF Gold Label road race on October 15. Ethiopian Tesfaye Abera, Amos Kipruto, Edwin Kiptoo... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Abera leads men’s elite field

AMSTERDAM – Organisers of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon believe the course record could fall at the IAAF Gold Label road race on October 15. Ethiopian Tesfaye Abera, Amos Kipruto, Edwin Kiptoo... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Cathedral of the Vicariate of Meki inaugurated

The Apostolic Vicariate of Meki, in Ethiopia, has inaugurated the newly built Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, this week on Wednesday, during the feast day of Kidanemihret (Our Lady... Read more »

Ethiopia: ‘We Can’t Protest So We Pray’ – Anguish in Amhara During Ethiopia’s State of Emergency

By James Jeffrey Bahir Dar — As dawn breaks in Bahir Dar, men prepare boats beside Lake Tana to take to its island monasteries the tourists that are starting to return. Meanwhile,... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Berhanu Hayle seeks a Boston Marathon repeat | Reuters

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss | BOSTON BOSTON Ethiopian runner Lemi Berhanu Hayle will defend his Boston Marathon title in a wide open race on Monday against a men’s field that includes the first... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Shura Kitata and Rahma Tusa win Rome Marathon

Shura Kitata on his way to winning the Rome Marathon (Giancarlo Colombo / organisers IAAF– Shura Kitata recorded the second-fastest time ever witnessed at the Acea Rome Marathon while fellow Ethiopian and... Read more »

Meskerem Assefa of Ethiopia wins Houston Marathon – nazret.com

After a runner-up finish in 2014 and a third-place effort in 2013, Meskerem Assefa of Ethiopia extended Ethiopia’s dominance in the women’s marathon with a 2:30:18 to notch her first win and... Read more »

Somalia: Elders negotiate with al-Shabab over soldiers

Gal’ad, Somalia – “Line up in a straight line. We will do the talking on your behalf,” an elderly man with a henna-dyed beard tells the group of young men. They are... Read more »