Ethiopia rebels say freed two German tourists

By Aaron Maasho (Reuters) – A rebel group in the Afar region of Ethiopia said on Tuesday it had released two German tourists held since January. The Afar Revolutionary... Read more »

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Appoints Ethiopia Representative

SEATTLE — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced the appointment of its first official representative in Ethiopia. Haddis Tadesse, who has worked as an external relations officer... Read more »

Ethiopian Athletes set new course records in Hong Kong

Hong Kong – (IAAF) Dereje Abera (men) and Misiker Mekonnen Demissie (women) of Ethiopia set new course records at the Hong Kong Marathon here today. Losing a Marathon by one... Read more »

Ethiopian Christians to be deported from Saudi Arabia

Some 35 Ethiopian Christians face deportation from Saudi Arabia for “illicit mingling”, the global rights body Human Rights Watch (HRW) says. Police arrested the group – including 29 women... Read more »

Ethiopia : Afar rebels blame government troops for tourists death

Rebels in a remote northern region of Ethiopia have blamed government forces for the deaths of five European tourists in a clash last week. The Afar Revolutionary Democratic Unity... Read more »

Report: Reason for Ethiopian Airlines Crash was a Bomb. Jordanian Mossad Man Involved in Plane ‘Blast’

Authorities in Mauritania have exposed a major Israeli spy network comprising a member involved in the “bombing” of the Ethiopian plane which crashed into Lebanon’s territorial waters on January... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines Starts New Services to Muscat, Oman

Increasing its presence in the Middle East, Ethiopian will commence new nonstop flights from Addis Ababa to Muscat, the capital of Oman, on 27 December 2011. According to a... Read more »

How Ethiopia’s Adoption Industry Dupes Families and Bullies Activists

In 2008, a 38-year old Oklahoma nurse whom I’ll call Kelly adopted an eight-year old girl, “Mary,” from Ethiopia. It was the second adoption for Kelly, following one from... Read more »

Illegal Ethiopian Capital Flight Skyrocketed in 2009 to US$3.26 Billion [ Full Report ]

African Nation Lost US$11.7 Billion in Illegal Capital Flight from 2000 through 2009, Writes GFI Economist WASHINGTON, DC – Corruption, kickbacks and bribery are on the rise in Ethiopia,... Read more »

Woman burned to death in her house. Victim’s body to be sent to Ethiopia

The family of a recent immigrant who died in a blaze in Auckland on Wednesday will hold a memorial service next week before they send her body back to... Read more »