Ethiopia: Yahya Abajobir killed in Atlanta in front of his children

DeKalb police are investigating the shooting of Yahya Abajobir a father of two during what they believe was an attempted armed robbery outside the family’s home. Investigators said 57-year-old Yahya Abajobir died... Read more »

Ethiopian Restaurant Owners Couple Murder Suspect Abey Girma Arrested in Colorado

Abey Belette Girma has been arrested in connection with the murders of Ethiopian restaurant owners couple Yenenesh Desta and Yayehirad  Lemma  on Wednesday night. The suspect in a double murder in Dallas... Read more »

Police Identified Ethiopian Man who Killed Desta Ethiopian Restaurant owners

DALLAS -Dallas police have identified a man they say killed an Ethiopian  couple Yayehyirad Lemma  and Yenenesh Desta  who owns Desta Ethiopian Restaurant in Dallas on the front porch of their M Streets... Read more »
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Police may be close to solving Ethiopian couple’s murder

Police may be close to solving Ethiopian restaurant owner couple’s murder – Reward retracted DALLAS -Just a few hours after a local business offered a $10,000 reward to help catch those responsible... Read more »

Ethiopia: Gedion Zelalem moves to London to begin professional pursuits in Arsenal FC

Gedion Zelalem, the Bethesda teenager recruited by English Premier League club Arsenal, has moved to London and will not play for Walter Johnson High School this fall, Wildcats Coach Mike Williams said.... Read more »

Debo Band: Ethiopian Funk Music, Reinvented

by Banning Eyre Boston’s Debo Band takes inspiration from a golden era of popular music in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the late ’60s and early ’70s. During a brief period of cultural... Read more »
Journalist Eskinder nega

Journalist jailed in Ethi­o­pia is championed in D.C., abroad : WashingtonPost

By Pamela Constable: WashingtonPost For months, Eskinder Nega’s supporters in Washington, New York and around the world have been pleading for his freedom. In petitions, blogs and speeches, they have hailed the... Read more »
Ethiopian food injera

As Americans Embrace Ethio­pian Food, Its Farmers Grow more Teff

It’s almost midnight, but Zelalem Injera, an Ethio­pian bread factory housed in a cavelike Northeast Washington warehouse, is wide awake. As its 30-foot-long injera machine hums, Ethio­pian American businessman Kassahun Maru, 61,... Read more »

Missing Young Ethiopian Man Dead Body Found

The body of Yelekal “Kal” Alemu, a 23-year-old former University student, was found yesterday in the area south of the Wakarusa River where his abandoned car was found several weeks ago. Sergeant... Read more »

Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba wins 10,000m and will also race 3000m

Eugene, USA – A torrential downpour might have affected some of the events on the first night of the 2012 Prefontaine Classic – Samsung Diamond League meeting but in the aftermath the... Read more »