Pinehurst’s East African Restaurants and Shops Bring Slice of Ethiopia, Eritrea to Seattle

The cluster of Ethiopian and Eritrean businesses in Pinehurst came about organically. As often happens, one or two families settle in a neighborhood, and relatives follow. More family and friends come. Someone... Read more »

Seattle’s Ethiopian community savors its coffee culture

Etan, an Ethiopian incense, is burned throughout the entire coffee ceremony. The sweet scent saturated the air of Kaffa Coffee and Wine Bar, located in the Rainier Beach neighborhood of Seattle, WA.... Read more »

From Seattle to Saudi Arabia, dangerous myths lure Ethiopian migrants – Seattle Globalist

An overcrowded detention centre in Sana’a, Yemen holds Ethiopian migrants making their way to Saudi Arabia seeking work opportunities (Photo by Anna Surinyach/MSF) Seattle has become one of the preferred destinations for... Read more »

From Seattle to Saudi Arabia, dangerous myths lure Ethiopian migrants – Seattle Globalist

An overcrowded detention centre in Sana’a, Yemen holds Ethiopian migrants making their way to Saudi Arabia seeking work opportunities (Photo by Anna Surinyach/MSF) Seattle has become one of the preferred destinations for... Read more »

From Seattle to Saudi Arabia, dangerous myths lure Ethiopian migrants – Seattle Globalist

An overcrowded detention centre in Sana’a, Yemen holds Ethiopian migrants making their way to Saudi Arabia seeking work opportunities (Photo by Anna Surinyach/MSF) Seattle has become one of the preferred destinations for... Read more »

From Seattle to Saudi Arabia, dangerous myths lure Ethiopian migrants – Seattle Globalist

An overcrowded detention centre in Sana’a, Yemen holds Ethiopian migrants making their way to Saudi Arabia seeking work opportunities (Photo by Anna Surinyach/MSF) Seattle has become one of the preferred destinations for... Read more »

Ethiopian coffee shops sprout up across the US…thanks to Starbucks

Three years ago, Elias Gurmu and his wife, Sarina Prabasi, spotted a shuttered shoe repair shop in their new Manhattan neighborhood. They had moved only a year earlier from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.... Read more »
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Truck Crashed and Landed in River in Seattle. Driver Survived

TUKWILA — A semi tractor-trailer full of frozen fish crashed through a guardrail Wednesday afternoon and landed in the Duwamish River, and the driver survived thanks to some help from a good... Read more »
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Ethnic Politics Split Ethiopians in US

Community Center tries to bring them together America’s Ethiopian community has grown quickly since the 1980s and one of its hubs is the northwestern state of Washington. Yet, even though they live... Read more »
Steve Sands, a clinical engineer in Seattle, is heading to Ethiopia with other Seattle Anesthesia Outreach volunteers to take medical equipment to Black Lion Hospital

Seattle volunteers to bring lifesaving equipment to Ethiopian hospital

More than two dozen volunteers — doctors, nurses, technicians and more — from the nonprofit group Seattle Anesthesia Outreach (SAO) will travel to Black Lion Hospital in Ethiopia this month to install... Read more »