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Egypt Said To Be In Talks With Ethiopia Over Nile Dam Plan

Egypt Said To Be In Talks With Ethiopia Over Nile Dam Plan

Egypt's leaders are negotiating with Ethiopia over a Nile River dam project the Ethiopians have begun building, according to reports. The news comes after a week of forceful talk about the dam project, including one session with Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi in which politicians discussed armed intervention, apparently not aware their words were [...]

Little Ethiopia: African diaspora who call US capital home

Little Ethiopia: African diaspora who call US capital home

As many as 250,000 Ethiopians live in and around Washington DC, more than in any urban area outside of the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa itself. There are so many restaurants, shops and businesses catering to Ethiopians that the community has its own 1,000-page telephone book. The country's civil war, which ultimately led to independence [...]

St. Mary of Zion Fundraiser, A Night to Remember

St. Mary of Zion Fundraiser, A Night to Remember

(TsehaiNY.com) On Sunday, February 27th, hundreds filled the Ukrainian Community Center in Yonkers, New York, for St. Mary of Zion’s Fundraiser with hopes of winning the grand prize: a 2010 Toyota Camry. When the winner was announced, it set off a memorable ending for a church that has come a far way to ownership. Tickets were $30 at the door [...]

Kolby’s Kickers Building Soccer Fields in Ethiopia

Kolby’s Kickers Building Soccer Fields in Ethiopia

From, AddisTunes: I've met tons of great people on Twitter.  One real cool dude @nathanredd recently told me about this exciting new organization he's involved in - Kolby's Kickers Foundation.  According to their site, "Kolby’s Kickers Foundation is a non-profit organization which offers free soccer clinics to developmentally disabled and [...]

Emiye Catherine Hamlin: Caring for Ethiopia’s Poorest Daughters

Emiye Catherine Hamlin: Caring for Ethiopia’s Poorest Daughters

Dr. Catherine Hamlin and her team were recently in the states for the launch of Hamlin Fistula USA.  Following is an exclusive interview with Dr. Hamlin and Mark Bennett, CEO of Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. By, Tiberah Tsehai: In Amharic Emiye is an endearing term for mother: what Dr. Catherine Hamlin represents to those she has touched in [...]

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 [...]

2010 Ethiopian Airline Crash Answers Still Elusive

2010 Ethiopian Airline Crash Answers Still Elusive

From, The Daily Star: BEIRUT: When Ethiopian Airlines flight ET409 plunged into the sea moments after taking off from Rafik Hariri International Airport on Jan. 25 last year, there was no shortage of theories on why the plane had crashed. The Boeing 737-800’s fate was sealed, as was claimed variously at the time, by lightning strike, poor [...]

‘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 [...]

Boulder family raising money for well in Ethiopia, home country of four of their kids

Boulder family raising money for well in Ethiopia, home country of four of their kids

// By Amy Bonds, Daily Camera: The Romeo family has a deeply personal interest in their fundraising project. While planning an upcoming trip to Ethiopia -- the home country of four of their six children -- they came up with the idea to raise money for a well in an Ethiopian village. On Wednesday, the day before [...]

Runners to cross Ethiopia for a purpose

Runners to cross Ethiopia for a purpose

// Higher Grounds sponsors event to raise money for education By Lisa Perkins, The Record Eagle: TRAVERSE CITY — The challenge of running 250 miles across Ethiopia seems small compared to the challenge of growing up there without an adequate education. A team of 10 athletes will take on both challenges when they travel to Ethiopia [...]

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