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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…

Footbell : 2014 CHAN: Uganda, Ethiopia, Nigeria qualify for finals (BbcSport)

Footbell : 2014 CHAN: Uganda, Ethiopia, Nigeria qualify for finals (BbcSport)

There was redemption of sorts for Ethiopia’s Minyahil Teshome Beyene as his spot kick sealed Ethiopia’s place at the 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in South Africa. They are…

Ethiopia’s Mahmoud Ahmed and Teddy Afro bring Echostage home (Washigtonpost – Music )

Ethiopia’s Mahmoud Ahmed and Teddy Afro bring Echostage home (Washigtonpost – Music )

The two Ethiopian singers who performed early Saturday morning at Echostage, Mahmoud Ahmed and Teddy Afro, represent different styles and different generations. The 72-year-old Mahmoud sailed Semitic-style melodies over instrumental…

See Some Ethiopian Music This Week (Because There Will Be a Lot of It) – Story by CityPaper and Video feature by CNN c

See Some Ethiopian Music This Week (Because There Will Be a Lot of It)  – Story by CityPaper and Video feature by CNN c

The D.C. area is already home to the United States’ largest Ethiopian population, but this week brings a surge of Ethiopian culture thanks to the 30th Ethiopian Sports Federation in North…