Ethiopia scrambles to meet property demand in booming capital

By Drazen Jorgic and Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A property boom in Ethiopia‘s capital is putting pressure on the government to keep homes affordable for some of Africa’s poorest people... Read more »

Seven Passengers From Ethiopian Airlines Inaugural Flight Claim Asylum in Dublin

Five adults and two children Ethiopian Airlines passengers reportedly claim asylum at Dublin Airport in Ireland. The passengers were on Ethiopian Airlines inaugural flight starting the new route from Ethiopia to Dublin... Read more »

Mr. Obama’s visit to Ethiopia sends the wrong message on democracy

Mr. Obama’s visit to Ethiopia sends the wrong message on democracy – Washington Post Editorial    “AFRICA DOESN’T need strongmen, it needs strong institutions.” Those were President Obama’s words when he addressed Ghana’s... Read more »

President Obama to Visit Ethiopia, African Union in July

US President Barack Obama will become the first sitting American leader to visit Ethiopia Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama will in late July become the first sitting American leader to... Read more »

Ethiopia: LIFT UP YOUR HEADS ETHIOPIANS: YOU ARE THE GREATEST

LIFT UP YOUR HEADS ETHIOPIANS: YOU ARE THE GREATEST PEOPLE THAT EVER WALKED THE FACE OF THIS EARTH By Tecola W Hagos Introduction The brutal murder of thirty Ethiopians in Libya and... Read more »

Brotherly Love: How the Keflezighi Clan Feels about Its Marathon Champ

Meb Keflezighi’s 11 siblings (Photo: Keflezighi Family) On Monday, April 20, it’s safe to assume most of the Keflezighi siblings—there are 11 total—won’t have productive mornings. But they all hope one family... Read more »

World still learning from Ethiopia famine

29 November 2014 Last updated at 01:34 By Mike Wooldridge World Affairs correspondent Many thousands suffered from malnutrition in 1984 Today the world is seeing one humanitarian crisis alongside another – in... Read more »