The Sacred Rock Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia

Morning light seeps into a cave of pastel-red rock to silhouette the white linens of chanting worshipers. It’s an everyday scene in Lalibela, home to the rock-hewn Ethiopian Orthodox churches only found... Read more »

Ethiopia: Congressman Engel on Bekele Gerba’s sentence “deeply troubling”

Political Prisoner Bekele Gerba, Photo Addis Standard   ENGEL STATEMENT ON ETHIOPIAN COURT DECISION SENTENCING BEKELE GERBA WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today released... Read more »

Ethiopian President to Start Official Visit to Cuba on Monday – Prensa Latina

Prensa Latina Ethiopian President to Start Official Visit to Cuba on MondayPrensa LatinaHavana, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, will start an... Read more »

Ethiopia emerges as an African success story. But it still has this ‘first world’ problem

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — There was a young boy in a Manchester United jersey and an old woman whose face was tattooed with an Orthodox cross. There was a businessman in a... Read more »

Ethiopia emerges as an African success story. But it still has this ‘first world’ problem | Deseret

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — There was a young boy in a Manchester United jersey and an old woman whose face was tattooed with an Orthodox cross. There was a businessman in a... Read more »

Ethiopia: Eulogy of a Poet

opinion By Addisalem Mulat (A bit about Solomom Deressa, 1937 – 2017, via his Brother’s mouth Berhane Deressa) In deference to Solomon’s Minnesotan friends and caregivers, who do not speak our language,... Read more »

Princess Mette-Marit of Norway in Ethiopia

She is known for her warm and gracious nature.  So it is of little surprise Princess Mette-Marit of Norway and her husband Crown Prince Haakon made sure to visit patients during a visit... Read more »

Ethiopia: New Year With Humanitarian Deeds

By Fasica Berhane As the smell, sound and taste of Ethiopia create electrifying atmosphere at the time of New year, The Ethiopian National Theater is to host a new year festival in... Read more »

Trade thrives in Moyale as peace prevails

By IRENE MWENDWAMore by this Author Trade has been good for Timiro Hussein in Moyale Town after law and order returned a few years ago. Ms Hussein recalls the 2013 clashes and... Read more »

Ethiopia marks New Year | The Herald

ADDIS ABABA. — Ethiopia, with its own calendar, will be starting its New Year 2010, today, and citizens were yesterday busy preparing for celebrations. Ethiopia has its own calendar with 13 months,... Read more »