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Young Ethiopian Athletes Shine at Youth Olympic Games in Singapore

Young Ethiopian Athletes Shine at Youth Olympic Games in Singapore

By ODINDO AYIEKO AND AFP - Kenya’s Virginia Nyambura put herself on course to winning a gold medal at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore on Thursday after winning her heat in the 2,000 metres steeplechase, beating a field of 13 athletes. Nyambura clocked six minutes and 42.40 seconds as she raced to the finish line ahead of Ethiopian Tsenga [...]

Ethiopia’s religious heritage of underground churches

Ethiopia’s religious heritage of underground churches

BBC NEWS: The churches built underground in the Ethiopian town of Lalibela draw tourists from all over the world. Many marvel at just how an army of workers at the end of the 12th Century managed to chisel the 11 churches out of rock. As the BBC's Will Ross reports the people of Lalibela are determined to preserve their religious [...]

Egyptian president says Nile water will never go beyond national borders

Egyptian president says Nile water will never go beyond national borders

APA- Cairo (Egypt) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stressed on Saturday in Cairo that the flow of Nile water will be confined only inside the territory of Egypt and will never go beyond the country’s borders. President Mubarak told reporters after inaugurating a key road in Cairo that he gave directives to the government for better use of [...]

`Lucy’ species used stone tools, fossil study says

`Lucy’ species used stone tools, fossil study says

By MALCOLM RITTER (AP) NEW YORK — Two ancient animal bones from Ethiopia show signs of butchering by human ancestors, moving back the earliest evidence for the use of stone tools by about 800,000 years, researchers say. The bones appear to have been cut and smashed some 3.4 million years ago, the first evidence of stone tool use by [...]

Cooking Ethiopian, on Top Chef!

Cooking Ethiopian, on Top Chef!

(TsehaiNY) - Tonight on Top Chef, the popular culinary competition reality show, contestants will be challenged on preparing Ethiopian cuisine.  The show will air on Bravo, an NBC/Universal Network. Ethiopian-Top Chef Masters 2 winner-Marcus Samuelson will judge tonight’s competition. In the elimination round chefs will have to create a [...]

25th anniversary of Live Aid marked Tuesday

25th anniversary of Live Aid marked Tuesday

// From, 680News.com: TORONTO, Ont. - It was one of the biggest concerts ever held. Twenty-five years ago Tuesday, Live Aid -- organized by Boomtown Rats lead singer Bob Geldof -- took place to help raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. The concert was broadcast on July 13, 1985 to over two-billion viewers across 60 countries around [...]

Through a Game Democracy is Born

Through a Game Democracy is Born

There is a popular game that kids in Ethiopia play.  The game consists of a bunch of children throwing stones.  The kid who can throw a stone the furthest is the winner and gets to ride on the back of the “loser” until the kid who lost is able to throw the stone the furthest as he gives a ride of the winner on his back.  Eventually, [...]

Obama Signs Law Supporting Global Press Freedom

Obama Signs Law Supporting Global Press Freedom

Source: VOA Mariane Van Neyenhoff, widow of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, holds up the arms of their son, Adam Daniel Pearl, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 17, 2010, after he signed the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act. President Barack Obama has signed a law that will require the U.S. [...]

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 [...]

Ethiopian Native, Dr. Gebisa Ejeta’s commencement speech to Purdue Graduates

Ethiopian Native, Dr. Gebisa Ejeta’s commencement speech to Purdue Graduates

Editor's Note: Dr. Gebisa Ejeta is a native of Ethiopia and the winner of the '2009 World Food Prize' for his major contributions in the production of sorghum.  The following is the full text of Dr. Ejeta's commencement speech given on May 14, 2010 at Purdue University's Elliott Hall of Music. President Córdova, members of the Board of [...]

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