Interview with Former Government Communication Affairs Office Deputy Minister Mr. Ermias Legesse in United Ethiopian Desiccation forum 1.
Just a few months ago, Bekele Gerba was languishing in a high security Ethiopian jail, hearing the cries of fellow prisoners being beaten and tortured. Now, the 54-year-old foreign language professor is in Washington, D.C., for meetings at the State Department.
BEIJING (AP) — Mare Dibaba captured the first women’s marathon title for Ethiopia at the world championships Sunday, holding off Helah Kiprop of Kenya in a race that was settled by a 100-meter sprint.Read more ...
By Alemayehu G. Mariam
Donald Trump’s shtick is: “America needs to be respected again because the rest of the world has lost respect for America.” I don’t care much for The Donald. But his shtick gnaws away at my mind as I think over the disgraceful “red carpet” treatment President Barack Obama received last month when he visited Ethiopia, the first ever for a sitting American President.Read more ...
Estimates of those requiring help have surged by 1.5m, and donors must urgently provide an extra $230m to meet their needs, say UN agencies
The number of Ethiopians who will need food aid by the end of this year has surged by more than 1.5 million from earlier estimates, according to United Nations agencies. After failed rains, some 4.5m people are now projected to require assistance, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (Ocha), the World Food Programme and the UN children’s agency, Unicef, said.