Ethiopian Telecom Failure Forced Bank Branches Opening Delay

Ethiopia Telecommunications Corporation’s (ETC) failure to offer efficient services, especially broadband Internet, is limiting banking services in Addis Ababa to the point where banks are postponing opening new branches... Read more »

HBO Documentary Chronicles Life of Doctor in Ethiopia

“He who saves one, saves an entire world.” That is the philosophy of Dr. Rick Hodes, the subject of a new HBO documentary called Making the Crooked Straight. Hodes... Read more »

Tributes to British geologist shot in Ethiopia

Tributes have been paid to a man who was shot dead in Ethiopia where he was working as a geologist for an oil firm. Jason Read, 39, who was... Read more »

Ethiopia’s ETC Chooses Gilat’s Satellite Network to Provide Broadband Services

Ethiopia’s ETC Chooses Gilat’s Satellite Network to Provide Broadband Services to Hundreds of Sites New Network Includes Gilat’s Cellular Backhaul Solution to Extend the Range of Cellular Services to... Read more »

Semahegn Belew Gets 4 Years For Killing A Man

Ethiopian federal high court passed a 4 year imprisonment and issued a warrant to arrest a well known traditional music artist Semahegn belew for his involvement in 2002 car... Read more »

Ethiopian Man Wanted. Mother and Child Killed in Alexandria

Police now searching for the child’s father (Photo Courtesy of Alexandria Police Department) Alexandria Police are searching for a man they believe murdered his own 3-year-old daughter and the... Read more »

Ethiopians dominate in Paris Marathon

Ethiopians underlined their dominance of distance running when Tadesse Tola and Atsede Bayisa won the men’s and women’s races at the Paris Marathon. Tola won the men’s race in... Read more »

Palm Harbor organization helps Ethiopian man with surgery for severe scoliosis

Palm Harbor Yalew Birkie Assefa, 30, of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has severe scoliosis. His spine curves in on itself. Assefa can’t afford corrective surgeries, but the Scoliosis Association of... Read more »

Ethiopia opposition leader flees 12-year jail term

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian opposition leader convicted in absentia of belonging to a separatist rebel group   has fled the country, party colleagues said on Thursday. They said... Read more »