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Ethiopia: vote for foreign adoption ban

In recent years, cases of abuse – or worse, death – of Ethiopian children adopted abroad, have brought great debate at home whether to continue to allow such adoptions. The...

The Great Run: Image builder and development engine

The first edition of the Great Ethiopian Run was held on November 25, 2001 with ten thousand participants. Comparing it to the celebrated great runs of other countries, the...
Refugees

Ethiopia Plans to Close 27 Refugee Camps

The government of Ethiopia says it will close all 27 refugee camps in its territory over the next 10 years and integrate residents into local communities. “There will be a...
Hailu Mergia at home: ‘The Lady Is a Tramp – I love that one! My favourite is old jazz.’ Photograph: Sait Serkan Gurbuz for the Guardian

Hailu Mergia: the Ethiopian jazz legend who jams in his taxi

He fled his native country with his group, the Walias Band, in 1981 and now drives a cab in Washington DC, in which he also composes. But, despite his...

Ethiopian Prince Weds American Woman In Real-Life Fairy Tale

An American woman has beaten Meghan Markle to the punch of becoming a princess. Ariana Austin, 33, wed Joel Makonnen, 35, in a lavish ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 9. the Ethiopian royalty,...
The present church was erected in 1962 by Emperor Haile Selassie, replacing one his father Ras Makonnen had erected to celebrate the Ethiopian victory in the Battle of Adwa.

The Feast of St. Gabriel in Kulubi

28th December (Tahsas 19 in the Ethiopian calendar) is one of the two big annual St. Gabriel festivals (the other one comes on 26th July), and is the culmination...

‘I was dehumanised’: Lemn Sissay on hearing his harrowing abuse report live on stage

In a blistering one-off show, poet Lemn Sissay heard – for the first time – the record of his suffering as a child in care. He explains why the...

Ethiopian hackers accidentally exposed their spyware campaign targeting dissidents in 20 countries

The spyware campaign's log-file was inadvertently exposed by the hackers, which revealed the entire target list. Ethiopian state-sponsored hackers' secret campaign to spy on dissidents and journalists of the Ethiopian government was...
የኢትዮጵያ ፕሪሚየር ሊግ 7ኛ ሳምንት ጨዋታዎች ቅዳሜና እሁድ በአዲስ አበባ እና በክልል ስታዲየሞች ቀጥለው ይውላሉ።

ቅዱስ ጊዮርጊስ ከአርባምንጭ ደደቢት ከሲዳማ ቡና በአዲስ አበባ ይጫወታሉ

በ7ኛ ሳምንት የኢትዮጵያ ፕሪሚየር ሊግ ቅዱስ ጊዮርጊስ ከአርባምንጭ ከተማ ደደቢት ከሲዳማ ቡና አዲስ አበባ ላይ ይጫወታሉ። የኢትዮጵያ ፕሪሚየር ሊግ 7ኛ ሳምንት ጨዋታዎች ቅዳሜና እሁድ በአዲስ አበባ እና በክልል ስታዲየሞች...
Eshetu Alemu is accused of ordering the execution of 75 people during Ethiopia's "Red Terror"

Ethiopia ‘Red Terror’ suspect in court plea

A man accused of being responsible for unleashing a "Red Terror" on Ethiopia has delivered an impassioned speech in a Dutch court where he is being tried for alleged...

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Ethnic Identity and National Loyalty – Conflicting Direction

In Ethiopia, people are no more afraid to talk. To be precise, they do talk inside their homes and cars, or in the backrooms...
Akon in Ethiopia to mark 122nd anniversary of Battle of Adwa

Akon in Ethiopia to mark 122nd anniversary of Battle of Adwa

Senegalese-born – United States pop star, Akon, is in Ethiopia as part of events to celebrate the infamous Battle of Adwa which happened 122...
Hailu Mergia at home: ‘The Lady Is a Tramp – I love that one! My favourite is old jazz.’ Photograph: Sait Serkan Gurbuz for the Guardian

Hailu Mergia: the Ethiopian jazz legend who jams in his taxi

He fled his native country with his group, the Walias Band, in 1981 and now drives a cab in Washington DC, in which he...