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Marcus Samuelsson wins the second season of ‘Top Chef Masters’

Marcus Samuelsson wins the second season of ‘Top Chef Masters’

(Source: Realitytvworld.com) Marcus Samuelsson was crowned the winner of Top Chef Masters' second season during last night's finale broadcast of Bravo's Top Chef spinoff. "It's the best feeling," said Samuelsson after his victory was revealed. "People all over the world will celebrate this with me, I guarantee you that." As Top Chef Masters' [...]

Ethiopia: Call for new poll rejected

Ethiopia: Call for new poll rejected

Addis Ababa (AFP)- Ethiopia's electoral body has rejected calls for a re-run of parliamentary polls by opposition groups saying claims of fraud were not backed up by evidence, an official told said on Wednesday. Four parties, including the main opposition bloc Medrek, have claimed the May 23 vote was riddled with fraud and complained their [...]

Almost here! South Africa awaits World Cup

Almost here! South Africa awaits World Cup

JOHANNESBURG (AP)  — It's almost here at last. After years of planning, worry, debate, tension and — perhaps most of all — anticipation, South Africa will host the first World Cup on its continent starting Friday, ready or not. This diverse nation can hardly wait. "There are no words to describe it," Malin Fisher said. "It's [...]

Ethiopia’s endangered species recover

Ethiopia’s endangered species recover

ADDIS ABABA (AFP) — Rare animal species particular to Ethiopia and once considered at risk of extinction have been successfully protected and have increased in numbers, according to a census unveiled Friday. The Horn of Africa nation is known for a wide variety of animal species, but many have been threatened with extinction due to [...]

Arrest Made in Fatal D.C. Stabbing

Arrest Made in Fatal D.C. Stabbing

Source, ABC 7 : WASHINGTON - D.C. police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing early Friday morning near U Street NW. Police arrested 48-year-old Samson Alemayhu on Sunday. He was charged with first-degree murder while armed in the death of Assefaw Hagos, who was found suffering from a stab wound about 2:19 a.m. Friday in [...]

Ethiopian men finish 1-2-3 in Bolder Boulder

Ethiopian men finish 1-2-3 in Bolder Boulder

USA TODAY: BOULDER, Colorado — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia has won the men's Bolder Boulder 10-kilometer race, crossing the finish line hand-in-hand with fellow countrymen Tilahun Regassa and Tadese Tola. The trio broke away from two Kenyans in the third mile Monday and entered Folsom Field hand-in-hand. Expecting a sprint to the finish, the [...]

Kenenisa Bekele’s Season Threatened

Kenenisa Bekele’s Season Threatened

North Carolina (Reuters) - Olympic champion and world 5,000 and 10,000 metres record holder Kenenisa Bekele has a ruptured calf muscle that threatens his outdoor season, the Ethiopian's manager told Reuters on Thursday. "It is clear he needs four, but probably more ... six weeks rest, then start training, so basically you can consider the [...]

Ethiopia: opposition calls for election rerun

Ethiopia: opposition calls for election rerun

Source: AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — An Ethiopian opposition leader called Wednesday for a rerun of the weekend election, charging that the vote was flawed by intimidation and irregularities, as America and the European Union expressed concern over its fairness. Prospective parliamentarian Hailu Shawel said he believes Sunday's vote was [...]

Early results: Ethiopia’s ruling party won vote

Early results: Ethiopia’s ruling party won vote

By ANITA POWELL (AP) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Provisional results showed Ethiopia's ruling party has won national elections, officials said Monday, as a U.S. rights group said the weekend ballot had been corrupted by irregularities. The Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front and its allies were ahead in the nine regions that [...]

You Spoke and We Listened…

You Spoke and We Listened…

Introducing The New TsehaiNY + Being Added to Google News! Dear Readers, Welcome to our new redesigned website! You spoke and we listened. Our main focus with revamping the website was to provide readers like you with a more user friendly experience.  And based on the feedback we received, I think we got it right! The redesigned [...]

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