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Politics

Political Satire: Kiros from 9th street on recent disturbances at Ethiopian embassy in Washington DC

Oct. 10 | Political Satirist Kiros from Washington DC’s 9th street on recent disturbances at Ethiopian embassy in Washington DC. Please watch Read more »
Redwan: Ethiopia demands prosecution of intruders who violated the integrity of its embassy (+Video)

Redwan: Ethiopia demands prosecution of intruders who violated the integrity of its embassy (+Video)

Oct. 16 | Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) – Redwan Hussein, head of Ethiopia’s Communication Affairs office under a ministerial portfolio, said that his government is working in... Read more »

Commentaries

David Cameron writes to Ethiopian PM due to “very touching messages” from Andargachew’s children

David Cameron writes to Ethiopian PM due to “very touching messages” from Andargachew’s children

Oct. 24 | Editor’s Note The Independent, a British national morning newspaper reported that David Cameron has personally intervened in the case of Andargachew Tsege after the man’s... Read more »

Irreecha Festival 2014 Participants: UNESCO Should inscribe the festival on its list (Video)

Oct. 5 | Irreecha Festival 2014 Colorfully Celebrated in Bishoftu. Irreecha, also known as Oromo’s Thanksgiving, annually celebrated in Bishoftu town, Oromia... Read more »

Social

[Must-Watch] Traditional Practices of Naming New-born Babies in Benishangul-Gumuz

Sep. 30 | A baby’s name is significant in forming his/her future identity. Have you ever wondered what parents consider when naming their babies? The following... Read more »
Journalist Milion Shurbe’s Coffin Arrives Home (Video)

Journalist Milion Shurbe’s Coffin Arrives Home (Video)

Oct. 19 | Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) – The body of Ethiopian exiled journalist, Milion Shurbe, has arrived in Ethiopia from Nairobi, where he died of Typhoid fever. Sisay Guzay of... Read more »

Interview

Who said what: Ermias Legesse Lecturing EPRDF youth League on How to Win Elections (Video)

Who said what: Ermias Legesse Lecturing EPRDF youth League on How to Win Elections (Video)

Oct. 18 | Ermias Legesse Lecturing EPRDF’s campaign strategy how to win elections. Please watch Read more »

Interview with Ahmed Nasir, President of the Benishangul-Gumuz Regional State

Sep. 30 | Awramba Times interviews H.E Ahmed Nasir, President of the Benishangul-Gumuz Regional State. Please watch the video Read more »

Business

Why is Ethiopian still flying to Ebola infested destinations (+Video)

Aug. 15 | Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) -Ebola virus disease, one of the world’s most virulent diseases  with a case fatality rate of up to 90%, has killed more... Read more »
Al-Amoudi to Spend $500 Million on Ethiopia Coffee, Oranges

Al-Amoudi to Spend $500 Million on Ethiopia Coffee, Oranges

Sep. 25 | By William Davison (Bloomberg) – Horizon Plantations Ethiopia Plc, majority-owned by Saudi billionaire Mohamed al-Amoudi, plans to almost double annual revenue within three... Read more »

Entertainment

Ethiopian Demera Colourfully Celebrated in Addis Ababa (Video)

Ethiopian Demera Colourfully Celebrated in Addis Ababa (Video)

Sep. 27 | Editor’s Note Ethiopian Demera, a spiritual and cultural holiday, was colorfully celebrated in the presence of spiritual leaders, officials, foreigners and hundreds of thousands... Read more »

[Must-Watch] Ethiopian drama film produced by Angelina Jolie banned on Premiere day

Sep. 4 | Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) – Difret, an Ethiopian drama film produced by Oscar-winning actress, Angelina Jolie, was banned during Premiere in the... Read more »

Verbatim

Hailemariam Desalegn Meets Egyptian President in New York

Sep. 25 | (Ahram Online) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi told the Ethiopian PM in New York that he plans to visit Ethiopia, said presidential spokesperson... Read more »
What Would Bereket Simon Say on This? (Gizaw Legesse, Addis Ababa)

What Would Bereket Simon Say on This? (Gizaw Legesse, Addis Ababa)

Oct. 14 | Editor’s Note: What Would Bereket Simon Say on This? Amharic article by journalist Gizaw Legesse, on 8100A automated SMS Lottery, which was said to be a new scheme to enhance... Read more »

Sport

Ethiopia drops bid to host 2017 Afcon

Ethiopia drops bid to host 2017 Afcon

Oct. 8 | Official says country needs more time to prepare for continental championship ADDIS ABABA: The Ethiopian Football Federation says it has dropped its bid to host the 2017 African... Read more »

Commemorating Abebe Bikila’s 82nd Birthday (Audio)

Aug. 11 | Editor’s Note: Abebe Bikila, an Ethiopian double Olympic marathon champion, widely known as for winning a marathon gold medal running barefoot, was... Read more »

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