Angelina Jolie Joins an Ethiopian Film ‘Difret’ as Executive Producer

According to the hollywoodreporter Angelina Jolie has joined Zeresenay Berhane Mehari’s feature directorial debut Difret, which will have its world premiere in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition category at... Read more »

Addis Ababa Listed on New York Times ’52 Places to Go in 2014′

The New York Times – via By GISELA WILLIAMS : Building on a strong historical legacy (Addis boasts one of East Africa’s oldest art schools) are a host... Read more »

Heineken-Bedele beer company drops sponsorship of Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro Tour

Oromo Ethiopians celebrate #BoycottBedele beer victory Heineken-owned beer company drops sponsorship of Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro amid protests from country’s largest ethnic group. Members of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic... Read more »

Nigeria & Ethiopia to clash in friendly soccer match

Nigeria & Ethiopia to clash in friendly soccer match In what should serve as a fascinating appetiser for the 3rd African Nations Championship starting in South Africa next week,... Read more »

Ethiopian journalist sentenced to more than two years in jail for false rumors

Ethiopia jails reporter for spreading rumors Source: AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Committee to Protect Journalists is urging the release of an Ethiopian journalist who was sentenced... Read more »

The Ethiopian Man Who Taught Mandela How To Be a Soldier – BBC ( Videos)

In July 1962, Col Fekadu Wakene taught South African political activist Nelson Mandela the tricks of guerrilla warfare – including how to plant explosives before slipping quietly away into... Read more »

Mengistu HaileMariam Interview About Nelson Mandela and Ethiopia (AUDIO)

የቀድሞው የኢትዮጵያ መሪ ኮሎኔል መንግስቱ ሃይለማሪያም ኔልሰን ማንዴላ እንዴት ወደ ኢትዮጵያ እንደመጡ ቆይታቸውን እና ከኢትዮጵያ ጋር የነበራቸውን ልዮ ግንኙነት በአጠቃላይ የነበረውን ሁኔታ የገለጹበት ቃለምልልስ:: The former Ethiopian President Mengistu... Read more »

Over 35,000 held at Al-Shumaysi detention center – Saudi Gazette

By Abdulrahman Al-Ali JEDDAH – More than 35,000 illegal expats are being held at detention center in Al-Shumaysi on Jeddah-Makkah expressway, Director of Public Relations in Makkah Region Police... Read more »

Bomb Blast In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Bombers May Have Been Al-Shabab

By Jacey Fortin International Business Times (IBTimes) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — An explosion killed two people in a compound on a leafy side street in Ethiopia’s capital city on... Read more »

DV Lottery 2015 Registration Starts October 1st According to the U.S. DV Lottery announcement online registration for the  2015 Program will start on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 12:00 noon, and close on Saturday, November... Read more »