Armless Ethiopian Carpenter Sintayehu Tishale Uses Feet To Work Handily With Tools (Video)

A carpenter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, works so handily with tools that you’d never guess he made his stylish tables and chairs with his feet. He’s Sintayehu Tishale, and... Read more »

Ethiopian Alemayahu defends Napa-to-Sonoma Half Marathon title

If you thought you were watching a replay of last year’s finish of the annual Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon, well, you were half right, because you did see... Read more »

Saudi Arabia Wants Thousands of Ethiopian Housemaids Every Month

Recruits from Ethiopia are being considered to fill the gap that will be left by Filipino and Indonesian domestic workers in Saudi Arabia. According to Yahya Hassan Al-Maqbool, head... Read more »

ETHIOPIA: Borena zone braced for more failed rains

BORENA (OROMIYA REGION), (IRIN) – Last October, the elders in Borena zone of Oromiya region in southern Ethiopia predicted that the main rains would fail but some never took... Read more »

Judge Dismissed a Lawsuit Against 2012 DV Lottery Result Cancellation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Thursday by a group of would-be immigrants who were told they had won a chance to apply for a U.S.... Read more »

ETHIOPIA: Floods pose new threat to food security

ADDIS ABABA,  (IRIN) – While the ongoing drought has seriously undermined the food security of up to 4.5 million people in Ethiopia, a threat posed by expected flooding during... Read more »

Ethiopian peacekeepers to arrive in contested Sudan region of Abyei on Friday

NAIROBI, Kenya – Ethiopia says it has started deploying peacekeepers to the contested region of Abyei, which lies between Sudan and South Sudan. Dina Mufti, spokesman of Ethiopia’s foreign... Read more »

2012 DV Lottery Result Notification Set To Start July 15

2012 DV Lottery winners notification will proceed starting on or about July 15. Applicants can check their status on the official State Department website www.dvlottery.state.gov  According to the website.... Read more »

Ethio telecom’s price change and new options

Ethio telecom, the sole provider of telecom service in Ethiopia has introduced changes to voucher card denominations and air time services amid customer’s concerns. The telecom monopoly came up... Read more »

Meles Zenawi in a row with World Bank, IMF on economic performance

In rarely strong criticism directed at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF), Prime Minister Meles Zenawi says his country’s economic performance is being called into question by... Read more »