Ethiopia’s improvement should allay its critics

Regarding the Houston Chronicle editorial about Ethiopia, “Do Better” (Page B7, July 29), while one can take a snapshot of Ethiopia’s current political, economic and social circumstances and find areas for serious... Read more »

In Ethiopia, a stranglehold on freedom

When Secretary of State John F. Kerry traveled to Ethiopia last year, he met a young blogger named Natnael Feleke. When he returned a few months ago, Kerry found that Feleke, along... Read more »

Travel: Ethiopia – A journey to the cradle of humanity

Light and Shade: Sunset over the Lalibela region of Ethiopia. The top of the Church of St George can be seen to the left emerging from the rock into which it is... Read more »

How Ethiopians in the US cling onto their heritage

5 August 2014 Last updated at 02:26 By Damian Zane BBC Africa, Washington The traditional music plays and children, some dressed in Ethiopian costume, perform a traditional dance: Raising and lowering their... Read more »

Trivia Test: What is Ethiopia’s capital?

By Fifi Rodriguez 1. LITERARY: Who wrote the novel “The Bridge of San Luis Rey?” 2. MUSIC: What country does the band U2 call home? 3. SCIENCE: Which famous scientist was known... Read more »

Ethiopia’s emerging art scene pits creativity against profits

“If you want to sell there, the art has to be a particular type,” said 31-year-old Leikun Nahusenay, a graduate of Alle School of Fine Arts and Design in Addis Ababa. “I... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Armenians: Long History, Small Numbers

The numbers at the St. George Armenian Apostolic Church in Addis Ababa are not adding up. Church records show an average of two funerals a year, but a wedding only every three... Read more »

Addis Ababa Doubling in Size Gives Africa Another Hub

Ethiopia, Africa’s fastest-growing economy, is looking to its capital to help sustain an expansion that averaged more than 10 percent a year in the past decade. Planners predict the population of Addis... Read more »

Ethiopia needs to do better

As they ready for two days of wheeling and dealing with a high-ranking Ethiopian delegation at a local hotel, Houston business and elected leaders today need to look beyond a foreign market... Read more »

Oromo nationalism on the rise in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Aslan Hasan, a student belonging to the Oromo ethnic group in Ethiopia, was called either a guilt-ridden terrorist who committed suicide or an innocent victim of brutal state... Read more »