‘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 continents, included 72... 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 will run out... 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 their view to... 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 just three weeks... Read more »

Why is the world suffering from a penicillin shortage? | Longform

Stella Ngubenkomo was 11 years old when she found out that she suffered from a lifelong heart condition and would require monthly injections of penicillin to avoid heart failure and premature death.... Read more »

Displaced and neglected: Ethiopia’s desperate drought victims

Dead camels rot on the outskirts of informal settlements in Ethiopia’s rain-starved Somali region as their owners, once proudly self-sufficient pastoralists, turn to government aid to stay alive. Ethiopia is facing a... Read more »

The Great Chat Scam of Ethiopia | Travel Features | Houstonia – Houstonia Magazine

I know all the scams. I see them coming a mile away and am often amused that people fall for them in their travels. There’s a million of them, but... Read more »

Dutch election day: What six voters have to say

The Hague, the Netherlands – On March 15, the Netherlands went to the polls. Twenty-eight parties are vying for 150 seats in the lower parliament. Several new parties participated in the election... Read more »


By Abinet Hunegnaw INTRODUCTION To all readers, particularly for foreigners, please be advised that even as we speak, the present TPLF dominated regime in Ethiopia using its restrictive laws, the ATP or... Read more »

UK scraps foreign aid for Ethiopia's Yegna after Mail revealed waste of taxpayers' money – Daily Mail

British taxpayers will no longer fund Ethiopia’s version of the Spice Girls. Admitting foreign aid could be spent better elsewhere, ministers pulled the plug on the five-strong girl band last night. The... Read more »