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... Read more »

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... 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... Read more »

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... 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... 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.... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... 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... Read more »

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... Read more »