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In NYC, Ethiopian Women Finish 1-2-3

In NYC, Ethiopian Women Finish 1-2-3

Ethiopian Women Dominate in 5k at Adidas Grand Prix NEW YORK— TsehaiNY.com World Champion Tirunesh Dibaba (15:11.34) finished 1st place in the Women’s 5,000 at The Adidas Grand Prix.  The event, which is the fifth stop on the inaugural 14-meet IAAF Diamond League Circuit, was held today in Icahn Stadium on New York City’s Randall’s [...]

Ethiopian Girl Has Heart Surgery In Jax

Ethiopian Girl Has Heart Surgery In Jax

Doctor Who Founded Program, His Wife Decided To Adopt 3-Year-Old (Source, News4JAX) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Rute looks like any other 3-year-old now, but that wasn't always the case.She came to Wolfson Children's Hospital all the way from Ethiopia to have a life-saving heart surgery."She's had two heart surgeries, and she's just taken off," [...]

The Spirit of Berhan Teferi

The Spirit of Berhan Teferi

President Barack Obama Swears in Berhan Teferi, Among Other Servicemen and Women. In a PR released today, Home Properties Inc. congratulated their employee Berhan Teferi for becoming a U.S. Citizen during a ceremony held in the White House with President Barack Obama. Berhan Teferi, 27, works as a service technician in Alexandria, Virginia and [...]

Dr. Mulu Muleta Receives 2010 Global ATHENA Leadership Award

Dr. Mulu Muleta Receives 2010 Global ATHENA Leadership Award

"Dr. Mulu Muleta is a deeply inspiring woman..." -Kate Grant, Executive Director of The Fistula Foundation At the 16th annual ATHENA Women’s Leadership Summit in Chicago, Dr. Mulu Muleta was presented with the 2010 Global ATHENA Leadership Award. The ATHENA International Global ATHENA Leadership Award acknowledges, among many qualities, [...]

Ethiopian Dinaw Mengestu on The New Yorker’s “20 Under 40”

Ethiopian Dinaw Mengestu on The New Yorker’s “20 Under 40”

On Monday, June 7th, the double fiction issue of The New Yorker will become available. In it the list of “20 Under 40” noteworthy fiction writers will be published and will include Dinaw Mengestu. Dinaw was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1978 and immigrated to the United States two years later. A graduate of Georgetown University and of [...]

Gebrselassie to make U.S. marathon debut in N.Y.

Gebrselassie to make U.S. marathon debut in N.Y.

(Source Universal Sports) Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia, the fastest marathoner in history, will make his long-awaited American debut at the distance in November in the ING New York City Marathon race organizers announced today. Gebrselassie, 37, joins defending champion Meb Keflezighi of the U.S. as runners announced for the elite men's [...]

The Good Samaritan of Harar, Ethiopia

The Good Samaritan of Harar, Ethiopia

Editor's Note: Recently, DarynKagan.com (a website published by former CNN news anchor Daryn Kagan) reported on Sebri Omer’s story.  The news was also featured on HuffingtonPost.com.   Sebri, an Ethiopian-American, built a hospital in Harar, Ethiopia and brought to his home city its very first fully equipped ambulance.  Sebri’s story is [...]

Kebede Haile, Passing History to the Next Generation

Kebede Haile, Passing History to the Next Generation

"We are all of Ethiopian origin.  Whatever hardship and disappointments we faced, life in America holds the brightest possibility of prosperity and freedom.” -Kebede Haile, Author There is much to be said about Ethiopians and the journey we take between living in America and returning home to Ethiopia.  The journey is often turbulent [...]

Music, Fashion, Africa & Fatherhood: A Conversation With DJ Sirak

Music, Fashion, Africa & Fatherhood: A Conversation With DJ Sirak

"At the end of the day, I think we are put here on Earth to help each other and we try to take that philosophy and move forward.” --DJ Sirak on giving back.  Sirak Getachew - better known as DJ Sirak - has been around the New York Hip-Hop scene for some time. As a DJ and producer, it’s evident that Ethiopian/African sounds influence [...]

Successful Immigrant Returns To Ethiopia, Brings The Country Their First Ambulance

Successful Immigrant Returns To Ethiopia, Brings The Country Their First Ambulance

Source: Huffington Post Sebri Omer emigrated from Ethiopia to the United States as a young man and began to seek the American Dream. He went to college and now has a family and a successful small business, as owner of a gas station. When he returned to Ethiopia, however, he was shocked by what he saw. Rampant disease and a desperate need [...]

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