Stories tagged: Ethiopia
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
Ethiopia: 11 killed in continued violence in restive region
Eleven people have been killed in clashes in Ethiopia’s restive Oromia region as the country continues to experience anti-government protests that at times lead to ethnic violence, said regional officials …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 12:07 p.m.
‘They started to burn our houses’: Ethnic strife in Ethiopia threatens a key U.S. ally
A largely hidden war in remote areas of Ethiopia has killed hundreds of people, displaced more than 100,000 others and raised the specter of ethnic cleansing, potentially destabilizing an important …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Ethiopia: 55,000 people displaced amid ethnic clashes.
More than 55,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced from Ethiopia’s Somali region after a week of clashes with Somalis in which dozens were killed, the regional government of Ethiopia’s restive …
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Ethiopia says Somalia helped in rebel leader’s ‘surrender’
Ethiopia on Friday said a senior figure with the rebel Ogaden National Liberation Front has willingly surrendered, days after the group accused neighboring Somalia’s security forces of kidnapping and forcibly …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 8:01 a.m.
United States gives Ethiopia $91 million in drought aid for food and medicine
The United States will provide an additional $91 million in humanitarian aid for Ethiopia to cope with a third straight year of drought, the top U.S. official in charge of …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
Ethiopia jails 20 Muslims accused of pursuing Sharia state
An Ethiopian court has sentenced 20 Muslims to prison after they were found guilty of trying to establish a state ruled by Sharia law and inciting violence.
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 7 p.m.
CdA-based New Covenant Missions creating churches in Africa to act as home bases for mission work
For New Covenant Missions executive director Erik Laursen, overseeing 150 churches in Ethiopia and traveling to Africa six times a year is similar in many ways to the job he …
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016, 2:26 p.m.
52 confirmed dead in stampede at Ethiopia religious event
Dozens of people were crushed to death Sunday in a stampede after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse an anti-government protest that grew out of a massive …
Wed., May 27, 2015
Almaz Ainuu isn’t one for measurements. She’s more of an eyeballer and taste-tester, doing things in the kitchen by look and flavor. It’s how she learned to cook in Ethiopia. …
Wed., May 27, 2015
Cookbook ‘Teff Love’ puts vegan spin on Ethiopian cuisine
Quick look: Ethiopian food can seem intimidating, especially with long names like ye’tshom kwalima kwas, or white-bean sausage dumplings, and ye’denich be’kaysir atakilt, or tender potatoes with pickled beets and …
Thu., May 30, 2013
Mead runners organize humanitarian trip to Ethiopia
Andrew Gardner is taking another step toward returning to his homeland on a more permanent basis. One of the top long-distance runners in the nation for his age, the Mead …
Fri., April 23, 2010
Conference to look at smarter ways to help Africa
There came a point in Bill Roe’s life when he wanted to do more for humanity. He looked wistfully at those engaged in charitable missions to Africa and thought about …