By Teshome Abebe “From how many crimes, wars, and murders, from how many horrors and misfortunes might not any one have saved mankind, by pulling up the stakes, or... Read more »

Fighter Afrem Gebremichael becomes first ever Ethiopian to win a sanctioned MMA championship title belt in Huron, South Dakota

By Zecharias Zelalem It’s a bloodsport even the most hardened Ethiopian sports enthusiasts tend to express contempt for. Likening it to nothing more than a pure barbaric display of... Read more »

Fashion show raises money to increase literacy in Ethiopia

The money will go towards building libraries and gathering print books for children in Ethiopia. Eighty-two different languages are spoken in the country, which makes it difficult for children... Read more »

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... Read more »

Ethiopia: Hand grenade attack in Jimma town leaves 13 people injured

Addis Ababa, August 24, 2017 (FBC) – A hand grenade thrown by unknown individual in Jimma town, Oromia regional state, has injured 13 people. The grenade attack occurred today... Read more »

‘We are treated like sporting slaves’: Ethiopian lifts lid on trade in athletes | Sport

The smell of fish stew pervades Lily Abdullayeva’s house, a 40-minute drive from central Addis Ababa, past a throng of roadside villages of colourful ramshackle huts where legs of... Read more »

‘Live Aid’ Concert for Ethiopia Marked Use of Celebrity in Responding to World Crisis

“Don’t go to the pub tonight,” Irish pop musician Bob Geldof pleaded in the months leading up to Live Aid, the world’s biggest concert that took place on two... Read more »

Ethiopia set to run out of food aid for 7.8 million people as drought drags on

Posted June 11, 2017 06:24:03 Photo: Close to 17 million people across the Horn of Africa need humanitarian aid due to drought. (Supplied: Kyle Degraw/Save the Children, file) Ethiopia... Read more »

Vancouver man fundraising to help make spine surgeries available in Ethiopia

On a warm Wednesday afternoon in downtown Vancouver six men, all standing in a line, look out onto the harbour. They’re leaning on the balcony outside Canada Place, comparing... Read more »

Ethiopian adoptee to raise money for nuns who nursed her as a baby

Blessed life: Ethiopian adoptee Mehret Lumb and her adoptive mum Joanne are raising money for a group of religious sisters who took her into their orphanage when she was... Read more »