Thanks to Portland family, Ethiopian woman now has hope for the future

The sun hadn’t yet risen Wednesday when Yodit Derese’s life began to change. The 25-year-old Ethiopian woman’s eyes flicked back and forth nervously as one doctor after another hovered over her, checking... Read more »
Luleseged Bete holds a picture Wednesday of his nine-year-old son, Sami, who fell from a 28th-floor balcony.

Ethiopian boy who fell to his death from 28 storeys ‘big-hearted’

CALGARY – When Luleseged Bete left for work Tuesday morning, his son, Sami, was asleep. With no way of knowing hours later his only child would fall to his death from a... Read more »

Farmers in Kansas seek to expand test plots of Ethiopian grain into marketable fields of Teff

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – When black farmers in Kansas first began growing an Ethiopian cereal grain known as teff five years ago, they were intrigued by the crop’s connection to Africa. Now,... Read more »
Atlanta gas station accident video

Car Plows Into Atlanta Snellville Gas Station

SNELLVILLE, Ga. — Gwinnett County police are investigating what caused a driver to lose control and crash through the front of a gas station convenience store. It happened around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday... Read more »

5,200 Ethiopians selected for the 2011 DV Lottery

The State Department announced the winners of the 2011 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery on a statement posted on its Website. The diversity lottery was conducted under the terms of section 203(c) of... Read more »

5th Ethiopian Diaspora Business Forum & Exhibition to Open in D.C

(Tadias) The 5th Annual Ethiopian American Business Forum & Exhibition is scheduled to take place in the nation’s capital this weekend. The conference – a joint project between U.S. government agencies and... Read more »
khalid Awal arrested for selling khat

Ethiopian Man Caught Selling Khat in Gas station (VIDEO)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – One Mid-South man is behind bars after police caught him with a large amount of Khat at Memphis Smart Mart. Smart Mart at South Highland and Southern was closed... Read more »
Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia sprinted to the end of the Peachtree Road Race

Gebre Gebremariam wins Atlanta Peachtree Road Race by Photo finish

With eyes affixed on a finish line banner and two men approaching side-by-side, fans craned their necks to identify the victor of an electric Peachtree Road Race. And with an equally minute... Read more »

Tamagne Beyene Honored by Ethiopians (VIDEO)

Ethiopian across the globe Honored Activist and Ethiopianist Tamagne Beyene for his bravery, uprightness of character, personal integrity, courage, and for being a symbol of perseverance and defiance in the struggle for... Read more »
Ethiopian soccer tournament_ ESFNA

Ethiopians gather in San Jose for soccer, festival and food

Haile Abera and three friends gathered in the shade of a big white tent after a soccer game at Spartan Stadium on Sunday, telling stories of their Ethiopian homeland and sharing a... Read more »