We had not rehearsed this bit of theater, but when I placed an order for kitfo at Bete Ethiopian Cuisine and Cafe, my dining companion and I both blurted out, as if on cue, that we’d really like the dish raw.
Ethiopians on Thursday celebrated the country’s New Year of 2007, pardoning almost a million inmates previously held in various detention facilities. The East African country, unlike the rest of the world, relies on the ancient Coptic calendar, which has 13 months.
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide after the judge found he killed his girlfriend by mistake.
There are more than 150 species of beetles in the genus Calathus, 17 of which have only been found in the mountains of the Ethiopian Highlands. Now scientists have found two new ones — Calathus juan and Calathus carballalae — and have described them in Annals of the Entomological Society of America.
Regional strategic and diplomatic news. Ethiopia Foreign Minister Tedros, met with Collin Bruce, World Bank Director for Regional Integration, and Ambassador Engineer Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of IGAD to discuss the Horn of Africa Initiative and strengthening economic, diplomatic and regional integration to intensify peace and development.
When she was crowned Miss Africa USA at a national pageant on August 8 at the Music Center at Strathmore in the Washington area, the tall and striking model and youth recreation director Meron Wudneh paid tribute to the country where she was born.
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) is expanding into Africa with the signing of its first hotel in Ethiopia. The hotel group has signed an agreement with Tsemex Hotels and Business to develop its Crowne Plaza brand in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has ruled out murder charges, but has left it to Friday to announce whether he is guilty of culpable homicide.
“13 Months of Sunshine” goes a popular Ethiopian tourism slogan. Ever wondered what it means?
A brochure lures visitors with a promise to “Come to Ethiopia and enjoy 13 months of sunshine.”