Aite Muez, Abel and Ambassador are members of the executive team of a recently established advocacy group in Seattle that is part of a nationwide movement to defend the rights of Ethiopians living in North America.
Ethiopia's Bekele nears record as wins Berlin marathon The ex-Olympic 5000m and 10,000m champion crossed the finish line in an unofficial time of two hours 03min 04sec -- just short of Dennis Kimetto's world record of 2:02:57 set here in 2014. Bekele's time was an Ethiopian national record.[What a statement! The brother was dropped from the recent Olympic team to make space for who????]
Merkel to visit Ethiopia Addis Ababa, October 1, 2016 (FBC) –German Chancellor Angela Merkel will embark on a three-day trip to Africa on October 9 for talks on the root causes of Europe-bound migration, government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said Friday....
President Mulatu Honors Rio Olympict winners Addis Ababa, September 30, 2016 (FBC) –At a ceremony held yesterday at the National Palace, President Mulatu Teshome gave awards to members of the Ethiopian delegation who took part at the Rio Olympics and Rio Paralympics, respectively. Accordingly, Almaz Ayana, was awarded a 1.5 million birr worth car and 100,000 birr worth gold insignia (medal).Those who secured silver and bronze medals were given 500,000 and 200,000 birr reward, ...[Don't you think Mr Feyesa should ask his handlers to match what he is missing or return home in time to collect his prize?
Deep renaissance: its cause and meaning Bereket Gebru 09-30-16 - After finding out about the misguided understanding among my peers of the meaning of the recently launched EPRDF measure of “deep renaissance” to rid itself of the problems of corruption and rent seeking,
President Mulatu promotes 38 high ranking military officers Addis Ababa, September 29, 2016 (FBC) – President Mulatu Teshome has promoted 38 high ranking military officers today.According to a statement Office of the President...Major General Gebrat Ayele Bicha has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General
Peace Corps honored in Washington DC An event was organized to thank Peace Corps for the tremendous job that they have done in Ethiopia since 1962. The event that took place at the Ethiopian embassy in Washington...
Back to basics: EPRDF’s Determination Molla Mitiku Ayenew 09-29-16 - There are some who people doubt about the recent promise of the EPRDF to conduct an overall serious reform in a bid to enhance good governance...
US deports Rwanda genocide suspect Leopold Munyakazi
The US has deported a Rwandan academic, accused of being a key figure in the 1994 genocide, to his home country. Leopold Munyakazi's deportation came after he lost a long-running legal battle to gain asylum...[Not sure if our extremists who are on the verge of doing the same thing should be elated or scared by this news! How could it take this long to extradite him???