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Obama to Mubarak: Time for change

Obama to Mubarak: Time for change

Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama warned Tuesday of "difficult days ahead" for Egypt and said the transition following President Hosni Mubarak's earlier announcement that he won't run for re-election in September must begin immediately. In a brief statement to reporters at the White House, Obama pledged continuing U.S. support [...]

Rebecca Emiru: Send Me to Kenya!

Rebecca Emiru: Send Me to Kenya!

‘I want to be part of the Innovation Institute because it rejects the traditional donor-recipient relationship between the developed and developing world.’ – Rebecca Emiru, Candidate, Innovation Institute Editor’s Note: Rebecca Emiru was recently selected from a competitive pool of applicants to participate in a social entrepreneurship [...]

Ethiopian Airlines crash report due

Ethiopian Airlines crash report due

From, TheStar UK: A report into a plane crash which killed all 90 people on board, including a man from Plymouth, is due to be published. The Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed in the Mediterranean Sea in the early hours of January 25 last year shortly after taking off en route from Beirut to Addis Ababa. Relatives of the British victims [...]

Seattle volunteers to bring lifesaving equipment to Ethiopian hospital

Seattle volunteers to bring lifesaving equipment to Ethiopian hospital

Jack Broom, Seattle Times: When Steve Sands walked into the overcrowded Black Lion Hospital in Ethiopia in late October, he knew it would be poorly equipped. Just how poorly, he hadn't anticipated. "It was actually kind of scary," says Sands, a Seattle-based clinical engineer. "Exposed wires. Equipment that looked like it was out of the 1950s [...]

Local family wants answers in Ethiopia shooting

Local family wants answers in Ethiopia shooting

From, ABC7: SANTA CLARA, Cali. (KGO) -- A South Bay family is grieving and say their son was murdered by a police officer in Ethiopia. Arefany Wynn, 20, was there seeing relatives. Now, the family wants the U.S. government to help them receive justice. A steady flow of visitors try to console a family that's experienced so much [...]

Kaethe Hostetter – Debo Band Veteran – Finds Roots in Ethiopia with Zena Bel Band

Kaethe Hostetter – Debo Band Veteran – Finds Roots in Ethiopia with Zena Bel Band

From Addis Tunes: Have you heard the Debo Band? Just in case you haven’t had the opportunity yet, the Debo Band is an unlikely confluence of Ethiopian pentatonic scales and vocal styles, American soul and funk and the instrumentation of Eastern European brass bands.  This cadre of musical pioneers took a trip to Ethiopia to perform last [...]

How to Read the Air, By Dinaw Mengestu

How to Read the Air, By Dinaw Mengestu

From, The Independent: Refugees often flee their homelands empty-handed, but they have plenty of emotional baggage for their children. Jonas Woldemariam's parents were forced to leave Ethiopia three decades ago. Now Jonas is in crisis, trying to make sense of his life in New York. Crucial to this is, he thinks, retracing his parents' disastrous [...]

‘I Am… World Tour’ Thanksgiving Special Includes Beyonce’s Trip to Ethiopia

‘I Am… World Tour’ Thanksgiving Special Includes Beyonce’s Trip to Ethiopia

Abshiro Kids For a limited time, use promo code TNY1110 at checkout for a special discount. www.abshirokids.com Sponsor Ad Beyonce Knowles, the pop/R&B superstar will be featured in a special that will air on ABC tonight. The 90 minute film highlights Beyonce's 32 country, 6 continent tour in 2007. One of the stops for the [...]

How to Make Authentic Ethiopian Coffee: Slideshow

How to Make Authentic Ethiopian Coffee: Slideshow

Abshiro Kids For a limited time, use promo code TNY1110 at checkout for a special discount. www.abshirokids.com Sponsor Ad Ethiopian buna (coffee) doesn’t have to be a long and grueling process.  In fact, our steps will show you that it can be made quickly and enjoyed on more occasions than just holidays! What You’ll [...]

Embracing the Road to Vick-tory

Embracing the Road to Vick-tory

// I’m a huge fan of talk radio.  Local and national stations comprised of politics, news, business and sports are programmed in my car.  I enjoy listening to opposing views of the political spectrum, keeping up with news and business and at times, staying tuned to my favorite sports. In recent years however, I find myself listening [...]

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