Orthodox Christians celebrate Good Friday and the start of the Easter weekend

Orthodox Christians in Israel, Bulgaria, Russia, Greece, Ethiopia and other countries around the world are celebrating Easter this weekend. – Carrying wooden crosses and singing hymns, pilgrims marked Good Friday by retracing... Read more »

Kenya’s Moses Mosop, Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba win 2015 Xiamen marathon

  Kenya‘s Moses Mosop outraced Tilahun Regassa of Ethiopia in the final kilometers to win in 2:06:19, breaking the event record of 2:07:32 set by Getachew Terfa Negari of Ethiopia in 2013.... Read more »

Ethiopia Starts Marketing Debut Eurobond for Projects

Ethiopia raised $1 billion in a debut international bond issue today, taking advantage of record demand for high-yielding African debt to fund electricity, railway and sugar-industry projects. The 10-year bonds priced to... Read more »

Thirty years on from Band Aid Ethiopia readies first bond

Ethiopia has started marketing a debut dollar bond issue, aiming to take advantage of record demand for high-yielding African debt to fund electricity, railway and sugar-industry projects. The 10-year bonds may be... Read more »

Mamitu Daska and Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia win Boston Half Marathon

BOSTON — Mamitu Daska broke the women’s record in the Boston Athletic Association Half Marathon on Sunday and fellow Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa successfully defended his men’s title. Daska finished in 1... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Regassa wins Eindhoven Marathon in 2:06:21

Tilahun Regassa is starting to amass a more-than-respectable marathon record after winning the 2014 De Lage Landen Marathon Eindhoven in 2:06:21 on Sunday (12). The victory took his tally to two out... Read more »

Motown Legends Salute Ethiopia Habtemariam At HAL Awards

MOTOWN Founder BERRY GORDY and legendary producer, music publisher and record executive CLARENCE AVANT paid tribute to current MOTOWN President and UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP Pres./Urban Music/Co-Head of Creative ETHIOPIA HABTERMARIAM at... Read more »


GEBO BURKA AND BIRUKTAWIT ESHETU MAKE IT AN ETHIOPIAN DOUBLE IN SYDNEY AS COURSE RECORDS FALL Gebo Burka and Biruktayit Eshetu came into the Blackmores Sydney Marathon with contrasting form lines, but... Read more »

Dejen Gebremeskel breaks men’s event record to win Boston 5K

By Indo Asian News Service | IANS – Boston, April 20 (IANS) Ethiopia’s Dejen Gebremeskel set a new men’s event record of 13 minutes 26 minutes to win the title of the... Read more »

Ethiopian Getu Feleke wins Vienna marathon with course record

VIENNA (AP) — Getu Feleke of Ethiopia overcame stomach problems in the closing kilometers of the Vienna City Marathon to win the event in a course-record time... Read more »