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Politics

Former Yemeni President seeks refuge in Ethiopia

Oct. 3 | Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has decided to flee to Ethiopia to escape a likely attack by armed Houthi militias, after the group directed... Read more »
Political Satire: Kiros from 9th street on recent disturbances at Ethiopian embassy in Washington DC

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 »

Commentaries

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

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 regional state at Lake... Read more »

Ethio-US Investment Summit: A Tocsin for Stupor and A Bright Beginning for Both Nations

Sep. 20 | Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) – High-level Ethiopian delegation led by President Mulatu Teshome confer with officials and business persons of the... Read more »

Social

Ancient Ethiopian Patriots Visit the Grand Ethiopian Renaisance Dam (Video)

Sep. 17 | Members and senior leaders of Ancient Ethiopian Patriots Association (AEPA) visited the Grand Ethiopian Renaisance Dam. Read more »
[Must-Watch] Traditional Practices of Naming New-born Babies in Benishangul-Gumuz

[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 video shows the traditional... Read more »

Interview

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

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 »

Hailemariam Desalegn: Death of Ahmed Godane shows the beginning of the end for Al-Shabaab

Sep. 14 | Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said that Death of Ahmed Godane shows the beginning of the end of Al-Shabaab. In an exclusive interview with... 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

Political Satire: Kiros from 9th street mocks Teddy Afro

Sep. 19 | Political Satirist Kiros from Washington DC’s 9th street mocks Teddy Afro on his recent song Read more »
Hailemariam Desalegn Meets Egyptian President in New York

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 Alaa Youssef on Wednesday. The... 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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