How a Minnesota paper became one of the world’s leading sources of Ethiopian news

Nearly a decade ago, when Henok Alemayehu Degfu spent his first two paychecks on a laptop, some of his relatives thought he was nuts. Degfu had been in the U.S. for only... Read more »

Refugee from Ethiopia Becomes Rich in the US

Tashitaa Tufaa grew up in the Oromia region of Ethiopia. He worked on his family’s farm with his 13 brothers and sisters, until he left to become a school teacher. In time,... Read more »

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation leads effort to train heart surgeons in Ethiopia – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Doctors from developed countries routinely travel to impoverished nations on “medical missions,” working through nongovernmental organizations to provide free health care not available in local clinics. Some missions provide surgical services. The... Read more »

Ethiopian man arrested in Internet sex sting

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department’s Internet sex sting operation has caught another person accused of attempting to meet someone under the age of 16 to engage in sex acts. Sheriff Rick Lincoln... Read more »