Ethiopian man who murdered his alleged rapist asks Rivlin for pardon

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Ethiopian man who murdered his alleged rapist and abuser, and who has served five years of a 12-year sentence, has asked Israeli President Reuven Rivlin... Read more »

Raising My Voice for Ethiopian Girls

This article was posted in Ms Magazine on June 14, 2016 by Achie Gezahegne, Rise Up Girl Leader (Let Girls Lead is an initiative of Rise Up, which advances... Read more »

Ethiopian community members in Juba visit Machar’s residence

June 26, 2016 (JUBA) – A number of Ethiopian citizens who reside in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, have paid a visit to the First Vice President, Riek Machar,... Read more »

Ethiopia, Kenya sign oil pipeline deal

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle June 25, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia and Kenya this week signed a new deal on construction of a crude oil pipeline which would run from... Read more »

Ethiopia forced to dump 69 million defective condoms

Ethiopia was forced to get rid of 69 million condoms that were donated to help fight the spread of AIDS when they were discovered to be defective. The condoms... Read more »

Tsgabu Grmay, first Ethiopian cyclist to race in the Tour de France

On July 2, Tsgabu Grmay will make history as the first Ethiopian to race the Tour de France when he lines up with Lampre-Merida. The 24-year-old made his grand tour... Read more »

Ethiopian PM visits Olkaria, promises more energy partnerships

The Ethiopian PM promised more collaboration with Kenya on energy when he visited Olkaria, the largest geothermal power plant in Africa, on Friday. Hailemariam Desalegn led a delegation of... Read more »

Ethiopian Prime Minister gets 21-gun-salute at State House, Nairobi

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn was on Thursday formally received by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi. The visiting Prime Minister who arrived in the country on Wednesday... Read more »

BREAKING: Genzebe Dibaba’s coach arrested in doping raid

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The coach of World 1500m champion Genzebe Dibaba and other long-distance runners was arrested near Barcelona after Spanish police raided his hotel room and found... Read more »

How Sylvia Pankhurst became an ‘honorary Ethiopian’

Historian Richard Pankhurst’s mother, Sylvia Pankhurst, was one of Ethiopia’s most vocal supporters during the Second Italo-Ethiopian War writing to newspapers in defence of its sovereignty. (Getty Images) BBC... Read more »