Dec 30th, 2012
By Michal Shmulovich,timesofisrael JENDA, Ethiopia — In a secluded village in northern Ethiopia, near the foot of the Blue Nile, Zahava Aregito Zagaya, 16, and a group of other Israeli-Ethiopian teens were walking through expansive green and yellow pastures of grass and teff, the sour grain used to m...
Dec 17th, 2012
By Addisfortune A recent discussion with a friend of mine, who is a business management coach by profession, has taken me by surprise. It is not that the discussion was unique in subject but it brought a rather new perspective to a popular issue. Our discussion was about culture and how it affects ec...
Oct 11th, 2012
By Meron Tekleberhan Several times now I have come upon articles which declare that the Amharic language is in danger because of the increasing influence being exerted on it by English and other foreign languages. Dr. Befekadu Wakjera cites the writing on the billboards and other advertisements that ...
In East Africa
Nov 22nd, 2011
NEW YORK, November 22, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dawit Kebede, managing editor of Awramba Times, one of Ethiopia’s two remaining independent Amharic-language newspapers offering critical analysis of local politics, announced today that he was forced to leave the country aft...
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 12th, 2011
An elderly man, 64, who lives in Kebele 01/02 of Akaki Sub-city, was charged with attempting to rape his granddaughter of 10 on April 5, 2010 as she was getting ready to go to school in the morning. In the details of the charge presented to the court by the public prosecutor, the little girl [&hellip...
Oct 18th, 2010
Ethiopian Citizens Have the Absolute Constitutional Right to Listen to the VOA So many lessons to learn from Columbia University! When dictator-in-chief Meles Zenawi spoke unceremoniously at Columbia on September 22, he was talking trash about the Voice of America (VOA). He said he decided to jam VOA...