Ethiopia

Ethiopia:Bank Says Exchanges Unprecedented Amount Currency

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- Commercial Bank of Ethiopia announced that it has exchanged an unprecedented amount of foreign currency over the last …

Africa

Feature: Chinese medical team hailed for their services in Ethiopia

Chinese doctor Li Xiushan checks the eyes of a boy at the Ethio-China Friendship Hospital, located in Akaki at the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital …

News (China)

Ethiopia PM talks tough on lawlessness, says govt will be firm

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has spoken on the country’s security situation stressing that lawlessness was not going to be tolerated.<p>His …

Africa

Aregawi Berhe -The return of a political survivor

<b>A founding member of TPLF strives to maintain his political career</b><p>Homecoming for the opposition leader and head of Tigray Democratic Coalition Party …

Africa

Land fragmentation and food insecurity in Ethiopia (English) | The World Bank

Details<p>Author Knippenberg, Erwin Willem Yvonnick Leon; Jolliffe, Dean Mitchell; Hoddinott, John;<br>• Document Date 2018/08/17 13:50:04<br>• Document Type Policy …

World Bank

Oriental Bicolor - Cats 101

…How did that adorable kitty come to be? Learn about the feline reproduction process.WWW…<p>02:00<p>…Cats 101W…Kittens: How They Come to Be<p>…The Chartreux …

Pets

Kenya inches closer to maiden Afcon U-17 as Uganda lines up next

Kenya opened the championship with a 4-0 thumping over South Sudan on Tuesday<p>A win for Kenya against Uganda will see the junior side edge closer to …

Africa

Editorial: Nebraska and its neighbors show how water wars can be resolved amicably

Water, one of the world’s most valuable resources, can spark great tensions when states or countries compete for control of rivers. Let’s consider …

Water

Ethiopia, Eritrea start people-to-people relations as thaw deepens

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (R) and Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopian Prime Minister are seen during the re-opening of the Eritrean Embassy in Addis Ababa, …

Africa

An Ethiopian Lied About His Role In Brutal Human Rights Abuses To Obtain US Citizenship. Then ICE Rolled Up

1:25 PM 08/17/2018<p>An illegal immigrant from Ethiopia who lied about his role in brutal human rights abuses in order to obtain U.S. citizenship was …

Human Rights

Eritrean Leader to Visit Ethiopia Again as Talks Turn to Rebels

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki will make his second trip to Ethiopia since the Horn of Africa nations declared peace in July, amid signs that …

Africa

Interview: Upcoming FOCAC summit will be good showcase of South-South cooperation: Ethiopian official

Photo of Meles Alem, Spokesperson of Ethiopia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, speaking during a press briefing in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, …

Africa

Ethiopia PM's reform agenda threatened by rising insecurity – HRW

International rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called on the Ethiopian government to arrest a rising spate of insecurity in the …

Africa

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Grasslands are the world’s most altered ecosystem, frequently being converted for cropping, pastures or urbanisation. When grasslands are transformed …

Birds

Explore tourism in Ethiopia [Travel]

In this week’s Travel episode we explore Ethiopia, the cradle of mankind. Ethiopia has been making headlines across the globe for all the right …

Tourism

How the Orthodox Church in Ethiopia can play a role in reconciliation

Ethiopia, once again, is at a crossroads. The last four months have seen jubilation and euphoria over the change and reform that the new Prime …

Africa

Now a hero in Ethiopia, exiled runner Feyisa Lilesa is invited to return home again

Almost two years after his protest of oppression in his home country led him to go into exile, Ethiopian marathoner Feyisa Lilesa has been hailed as a hero and invited to return home in safety.<p>In the wake of the election of reformist prime minister Abiy Ahmed, Lilesa, who crossed his forearms over …

Africa

Charity as a Cheap Stunt: Airbnb’s Philanthropic Bid to Buy off New York

Share4<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Share<p>4 Shares<p>“Airbnb,” Open Grid Scheduler<p>August 15, 2018; New York Times<p>Airbnb would like to legitimize itself in New York amid …

Philanthropy

Marathon Runner Who Went into Exile After Rio Olympics Invited Back to Ethiopia

Feyisa Lilesa, an Olympic marathon runner, has been invited to return to Ethiopia following two years of self-imposed exile in the United States.<p>According to the Associated Press' Elias Meseret, the Ethiopian Athletics Federation and Ethiopian Olympic Committee reached out to Lilesa after Abiy …

Rio Olympics

Ethiopian Olympic committee, Athletics Federation and Prime Minister asks Feyisa Lilesa to return to his homeland

<b>Feyisa Lelisa, 2018 Bogata Half Marathon, photo by PhotoRun.net</b><b>A thought from RunBlogRun:</b> <i>Feyisa Lelisa is one of my heroes. He should be one of</i> …

Athletics

Somalia Braces for First Addis-Mogadishu Flight in 41 Years

[Dalsan Radio] The first commericial flight in 41 years linking Somalia capital Mogadishu and Ethiopia's Addis Ababa is expected to land next week at …

Africa

Stopping mass antibiotic treatment in Ethiopia ‘unrealistic’

New research has found that the mass distribution of the antibiotic, azithromycin, in northern Ethiopia is effective in preventing the reoccurrence …

Medicine

Ethiopia’s Need for ‘Deep Renewal’

“Democracy is an existential issue for Ethiopia. There is no option,” says former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, “but …

Africa

Tighter regulations could take bite out of Airbnb profits

Airbnb faces tightening regulations in New York City that could take a big bite out of its profits, and on Wednesday the short-term rental company …

New York State

Airbnb hands over $10 million to nonprofits in new PR blitz

Tech firm hopes to advance long-stalled Albany bill<p>Airbnb aimed to prove Wednesday that its talk about the benefits of short-term rentals isn't …

New York State

Airbnb pledges $10 million to New York charities

Airbnb this morning announced the launch of A Fair Share. The initiative promises to donate $10 million to seven organizations, including The New York Immigration Coalition, New York Mortgage Coalition, New York State Rural Housing Coalition Inc., Win, GMHC, CSNYC and Abyssinian Development …

Technology

Journeys: From Ethiopia to Israel, from Seeds to Forests

As a boy in Ethiopia, Hiruy Amare Tadesse dreamed of going up to Yerusalem. He has since become deeply rooted in the land of Israel, just like the …

Israel

Feyisa Lilesa invited home two years after Olympic political protest

<a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/olympics/rio-2016/a/1213512/" data-ylk="slk:Feyisa Lilesa">Feyisa Lilesa</a></a> <span> feared for his …

Rio Olympics

"Meet the Midwest:" Dances with Dr. Hui Wilcox

In this issue of <b>Meet the Midwest!</b>, we spoke with Dr. Hui Wilcox from St Catherine University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, about her work in dance, …

The Theatre

Olympian in Self-Imposed Exile Will Return to Ethiopia

After winning the silver medal in the men's marathon at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feyisa Lilesa spent two years in …

Africa