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Nigeria Is Blessed to Play Against Ethiopia, Musa Amadu

Nigeria Is Blessed to Play Against Ethiopia, Musa Amadu

(AfricanTop Sport) The secretary-general of Nigeria’s football association, Musa Amadu, said he was pleased to see Nigeria paired with Ethiopia in the World Cup qualifiers play-offs in Africa. Ethiopia are…

Ethiopia face Nigeria for World Cup place

Ethiopia face Nigeria for World Cup place

(Associated Press) JOHANNESBURG (AFP) –  Giantkillers Ethiopia were drawn against Nigeria Monday in the 2014 World Cup Africa zone play-offs. Ivory Coast face Senegal, Tunisia meet Cameroon, Ghana tackle Egypt…

Mo Farah beaten by Kenenisa Bekele in Great North Run thriller

Mo Farah beaten by Kenenisa Bekele in Great North Run thriller

(BBC) Britain’s Farah, 30, chased down Bekele in the last 400m in a great finale but was pipped to the line by one second. Another Ethiopian, Haile Gebrselassie, was a…

A track above the rest: Ethiopia’s running camp in the sky

A track above the rest: Ethiopia’s running camp in the sky

Source (GulfTimes) By Jenny Vaughan /Sululta, Ethiopia/AFP On a cold and wet morning in the lush green hills high above Addis Ababa, Ethiopian track star Kenenisa Bekele circles a brick…

Meseret Defar Emphatically Defeats Tirunesh Dibaba (Full Video attached)

Meseret Defar Emphatically Defeats Tirunesh Dibaba (Full Video attached)

(By LetsRun.com) In the first clash of the year between the two Ethiopian giants of women’s distance running at the Weltklasse Zürich meet tonight, the final 100 meters belonged firmly…

Ethiopia’s Eshetu wins Mandela Day Marathon

Ethiopia’s Eshetu wins Mandela Day Marathon

(By SABCNews) Ethiopia’s Bekele Eshetu has won the men’s category, while Zimbabwean Chiyedza Chokore has won the women’s category of the annual Mandela Day Marathon. Both are R40 000 richer.…

Interenet Techinology Update : Facebook’s plan for the rest of the world: Human right or expanded ad market?

Interenet Techinology Update : Facebook’s plan for the rest of the world: Human right or expanded ad market?

Mark Zuckerberg has a plan. Like Oprah Winfrey before an infinite audience, he wants to give Facebook to everyone. EVERYONE. You get Facebook! You get Facebook! And you get Facebook!…

Tirunesh Dibaba makes it treble with 10,000 m gold at the World Athletics Victory

Tirunesh Dibaba makes it treble with 10,000 m gold at the World Athletics Victory

Moscow (AFP): Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba produced an Effortless masterclass in middle-distance running to win a third world 10,000 m title at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday. Dibaba clocked 30min…

The one-man-band futurism of Ethiopia’s Hailu Mergu (Reader)

The one-man-band futurism of Ethiopia’s Hailu Mergu (Reader)

The latest title from the wonderful Awesome Tapes From Africa label—the imprint run by Chicago-area native Brian Shimkovitz, born a couple years ago from a blog of the same name—was…

Teenage Ethiopian Americans bring parents’ music to life (PRI)

Teenage Ethiopian Americans bring parents’ music to life (PRI)

  Music often divides generations, but one group of Ethiopian Americans in California are challenging that norm. They’ve embraced music from their parents’ generation and are playing it in their…