Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tag: Ethiopia

Zuriel Oduwole, 10, Named Ethiopian Airlines’ Global...

Zuriel Oduwole, Nigeria’s African Girl-Child Education campaigner has been appointed as the global ambassador of Ethiopian Airlines. At a recent event in the United States,...

Ethiopia to Host African Media Leaders Forum

The African Media Initiative  announced on Saturday that the sixth African Media Leaders Forum, under the theme  "African media in the last 50 years...

Ethiopians of All Ages Celebrate National Laughter...

Last week, Ethiopia celebrated its 11th national laughter day, a day when Ethiopians of all ages meet to just laugh -- for no specific...

African Union Takes Stand Against European-Based International...

African leaders on Saturday called for a halt to the International Criminal Court’s prosecution of the presidents of Kenya and Sudan, amid complaints that...

Charging Bias, African Union Members Consider Rejecting...

The beginning last week of the International Criminal Court trial for crimes against humanity of Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto - with President Uhuru Kenyatta's trial...

Child Mortality Declining in Africa

The United Nations has just published its annual statistics on child mortality around the world. The data reveals that the number of children dying...

Reporter Claims Ethiopian Farmer Oldest Man Alive...

An Ethiopian reporter, Mohammed Ademo, claims to have discovered the world's oldest living man, right in his native country of Ethiopia. If correct, retired farmer...

Ethiopian Refugees Face Dam Backlash in Egypt

For months, Gutama Gallatobati, a proud farmer and mechanic of Oromo descent languished in an Ethiopian prison over accusations he burned an Ethiopian flag....

Egypt and Ethiopia Vow to Defuse Dam...

Ethiopia and Egypt have agreed to hold further talks to quell tensions over the building of a new dam on the Blue Nile, their...

Egypt Threatens Ethiopia Over Nile Dam Construction

Egypt's president has warned Ethiopia that “all options are open" in dealing with its construction of a Nile dam that threatens to leave Egypt...

Caught on Camera: Egyptian Politicians Weigh Covert...

Apparently unaware they were being filmed on live TV, Egyptian politicians meeting with Egypt’s president on Monday proposed to sabotage Ethiopia’s plans to build...

‘We Are the World’ Movement 28 Years...

Twenty-eight years ago this month, dozens of popular musicians "checked their egos at the door" of a Los Angeles studio to record 'We Are...

Attention Focused on How Africans Hurt by...

With the African continent being advertised across the globe as the next great investment opportunity for Western big business, the downside of such business...

Ethiopian Pianist Samuel Yirga’s Debut Album, ‘Guzo’,...

Ethiopia enjoys a rich tradition of enticing music, filled with asymmetric rhythms set to a haunting, five-note scale and sly double-entendre lyrics in the...

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu to Open Stand Alone...

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is one of Africa’s most celebrated businesswomen. The international media seemingly can’t get enough of this founder of soleRebels, an Ethiopian-based...

Africa’s Female Entrepreneurs Defying Perceptions, Stereotypes

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Far too often, in the view of Africa's budding female entrepreneurs, their continent is characterized as the recipient of aid that...

Haiti: Peanut Butter Could Be The Key...

It’s as simple as it is cheap and readily available to help the millions of impoverished children of the world. Some humanitarian groups contend that...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi Dead at...

Meles Zenawi, who ruled Ethiopia for more than 20 years, has died while undergoing treatment for an undisclosed illness, according to Ethiopian state television. It announced...

Ethiopian Airlines Takes Delivery of Boeing 787....

Ethiopian Airlines will receive its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner this month. The airline was one of the first customers in the world, and the...

Ethiopian Airlines Takes Delivery of Boeing 787...

Ethiopian Airlines will receive its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner this month. The airline was one of the first customers in the world, and the...

Ethiopia’s Tiki Gelana Wins Gold, Sets New...

LONDON (AP) -- Tiki Gelana felt the marathon slipping away when she tumbled on the rain-slickened street. Around the halfway point of the race, the...