Birtukan mideksa

Ethiopia: Birtukan Mideksa step-down from UDJ President

Afrik: Birtukan Mideksa, a renowned former judge and leader of Ethiopia’s powerful opposition party, Unity for Democracy and Justice (UDJ) has decided to step-down from her influential presidential position at UDJ, four... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines CEO Giram Wake Says Reports on January Crash ‘Misleading’

VOA Peter Heinlein The head of Ethiopian Airlines is accusing Lebanese authorities of spreading misinformation about the cause of last month’s plane crash that killed 90 people. Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Girma... Read more »
Pakistani Businessman Dies in Ditch

Ethiopia: Pakistani Businessman Dies in Ditch

Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa): A Pakistani businessman was killed in a car accident on the morning of Wednesday, January 19, 2011, after his car drove into a deep trench near a construction site... Read more »

2011 Oscars nominations are out

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences unveiled its nominations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards. The King’s Speech led the way with 12 nominations, and the Coen brothers’ western, True... Read more »
Alemayehu G Mariam

Ethiopia – As African Tyrants Fall

By : Alemayehu G. Mariam The Invincible Dictators Mohandas Karmachand Gandhi (The Mahatma or Great Soul) is today revered as a historical figure who fought against colonialism, racism and injustice. But he... Read more »
Arefany bob wynn shot and dead by police in ethiopian

Ethiopian police shot and killed a young man from U.S , Family wants answers for the shooting

SANTA CLARA, Cali. (KGO) — A South Bay family is grieving and say their son was murdered by a police officer in Ethiopia. Arefany Wynn, 20, was there seeing relatives. Now, the... Read more »

Atlanta police have 2 people of interest in Ethiopian film maker Beyene Jagama killing (Video)

ATLANTA, Ga. – Police have released sketches of two men they want to talk to in connection to the shooting death of a 26-year-old Ethiopian film maker and Atlanta convenience store clerk.... Read more »
Habeshan Filega director Beyene Jagama shot and killed in Atlanta

Ethiopian movie director Beyene Jagama shot and killed in Atlanta (Video)

UPDATED:  with News Video ATLANTA — A young Ethiopian movie director Beyene Jagama shot and killed where he worked as a convenience store clerk during an early morning robbery in southeast Atlanta.... Read more »
Ambassador Girma Asmerom

Ethiopia: Eritrean ambassador Girma Asmeron presents credentials to AU

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Eritrean ambassador to the African Union (AU), Girma Asmeron Tesfay, has presented his letters of credence to the continental body, AU Commission President Jean Ping African Union (AU)... Read more »

Supermodel Liya Kebede Stars in Mystery Movie Into the Woods

After starring in 2009’s Desert Flower, model Liya Kebede continues her crossover into film. Ethiopian born supermodel Liya Kebede is starring in a new film called Into the Woods: Pathway—a film that... Read more »