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They Are…Our Children!

They Are…Our Children!

While this Sunday marks the celebration of Mother’s Day in America, let us not forget the many children who are left motherless in Ethiopia.  The number of children left behind due to the AIDS epidemic in Ethiopia is increasing at alarming rates.  A joint survey by the nation's Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and UNICEF revealed that by [...]

Intimate Ethiopian Reggae Night at L’Orange Blue, NYC

Intimate Ethiopian Reggae Night at L’Orange Blue, NYC

A group of musicians drove in from the DC area to bless New York City with roots reggae on Saturday December 13th. The group included Zakki Jawad of Zedicus, Tsegaye Selassie of Lasta Sound (and the move Journey to Lasta), Abegaz Shiota of Admas and Tosin Aribisala of Hallelujazz project. This intimate event took place at a cozy [...]

One Beauty-Full Story

One Beauty-Full Story

Inside the up-beat Dramatics (at the 1185 2nd Avenue between 62nd & 63rd location in New York City) Etsegenet Kiflu, an Ethiopian native is known by her clients as Victory.  No other name could be suitable for the determined woman who found her victory here in America. During her childhood years in Ethiopia, Etsegenet recalled [...]

Rising Tide Capital CEO Alfa Demmellash addresses The UN Global Summit for Women

A few months ago Tsehainy.com featured Alfa Demmellash, a 27-year old C.E.O.  and co-founder of Rising Tide Capital.  The video on the right is a recent speech she gave at the United Nations Global Summit for Women. Alfa continues to use her life to improve that of others,  and in doing so is an inspiration to the community she [...]

Film Review: A Walk to Beautiful

Film Review: A Walk to Beautiful

Steven Engel is a film-maker and an avid sports fan.  Like most New Yorkers he often picks up a copy of the New York Times and heads directly towards the sports section to read about his beloved Yankees.  So when his close friend mailed him a cutout of an Op-Ed section from the New York Times about a fistula problem with a sticky-note [...]

An Emperor, His Story and The Director Willing to Tell It.

An Emperor, His Story and The Director Willing to Tell It.

Close to a thousand individuals were on hand to view the first screening in New York City of the documentary titled ‘Man of the Millennium’-An historical account of the life and times of Emperor Haile Selassie I. The Ethiopian and Rastafarian community filled the Oberia Dempsey Center on West 127th Street in Harlem, NY this past Saturday [...]

Exploiting Dreams and Attempting to Cash In!

Exploiting Dreams and Attempting to Cash In!

America is often referred to as ‘the melting pot’ it is a country where people from all over the world come together.  There are also millions more across the world dreaming of coming to the ‘land of milk and honey’ to take advantage of the vast opportunities. This dream also creates opportunities for scammers who are waiting on [...]

Gete Wami comes in second in the ING New York City Marathon.

Gete Wami comes in second in the ING New York City Marathon.

At the end, Gete Wami couldn’t find the strength to pull off and finish first at ING’s New York City’s marathon which took place Sunday November 3, 2007.  In a dramatic duel along with Paula Radcliffe of Britain, Ethiopia’s Gete Wami took the lead briefly with about a mile to go, but couldn’t hold against Radcliffe who was [...]

Saving for College: Using the 529 Savings Plan

Saving for College: Using the 529 Savings Plan

Children bring joy, smile, and a sense of hope to not only their families but friends and strangers.  They are beautiful, infectious, joyful, and could also be very expensive to raise.  According to babycenter.com the total expense to raise a child would run about $350,000 for a family living in the Northeast on a modest salary.  This [...]

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