Ethiopian Descent Robel Phillipos Arrested connected to Boston Bombings

One of the third alleged accomplice accused of aiding Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the Boston bombings has been named as Robel Phillipos who is Ethiopian descent but an American. Robel Phillipos’ parents came... Read more »

Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu Wins 2013 UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize

Imprisoned Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu is the winner of the 2013 UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. Ms Alemu was recommended by an independent international jury of media professionals in recognition of... Read more »

Singer and song writer Meklit Hadero with Menalesh Meti ESAT

Singer and song writer Meklit Hadero with Menalesh Meti ESAT http://www.ethsat.com – Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) ESAT is the first independent Ethiopian Satellite Television service and Radio Station who broa… Read more »

Ban Ki-Moon Appointed Ethiopian for UN Assembly and Conference Management

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Tegegnework Gettu of Ethiopia as the new Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM), it was announced today. With about 1,200 staff... Read more »

Barack Obama to dine with first black Miss Israel Yitayish Ayanaw

President Barack Obama will have dinner with the first-ever black Miss Israel when he makes his first visit to the Jewish state as US leader next week. An advance party of White... Read more »

Artist Behailu Menegesha Passed Away

According to Washington DC based Ethiopian newspaper and website bawza.com report artist Behailu Menegesha passed away today March 3,2013. Artist Behalu Mengesha was born February 09, 1956 in Addis Ababa. He was... Read more »

Hearing in Alem Dechasa’s suicide case postponed

BEIRUT: The first hearing for the man accused of contributing to last year’s suicide of Ethiopian domestic worker Alem Dechasa Desisa was postponed Monday until next month because of problems with paperwork.... Read more »

Ethiopia: Parking attendant sentenced in scam that netted almost $1.4 million in fees

By Mary Pat Flaherty, Washington Post: The pair of parking lot attendants at the Smithsonian Institution’s air and space center in Chantilly were very patient. And for a while, anyway, their patience... Read more »

Prof Getachew Metaferia on ESAT Ye Hager Lij

Prof Getachew Metaferia on ESAT Ye Hager Lij 06 February 2013 Ethiopia www.ethsat.com – Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) ESAT is the first independent Ethiopian Satellite Television service and Radio Station who broadcast... Read more »

A Promising Young Ethiopian Mikias Tefera Killed on a Hit and Run

18-year-old high school senior Mikias Tefera Tibebu was looking forward to college in California next Fall and dreaming of one day becoming a medical doctor when his young life was cut short... Read more »