Ethiopian Adoption has now a Yahoo listing group

(Borkena) “Ethiopian Adoption” has now a yahoo listing group. From the description, it seems the yahoo group is intended for Adopting parents and prospective parents with Children from Ethiopia. The group claims that the purpose is to share information for about Ethiopian culture and to network with adopting families. The group has strict regulation of […]

Ethiopia rejects Turkish and Israeli involvement in Renaissance Dam

Al-Masry Al-Youm (Egypt Independent)Ethiopian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Dina Mufti told the Turkish Anadolu news agency on Wednesday that his country rejects Turkey and Israel’s involvement in the Renaissance Dam issue between Ethiopia and Egypt, denying at the same time that Israel and Turkey support the construction of the dam. “Egypt claims so in order to […]

ማኅበረ ቅዱሳን ለአብነት መምህራን ያዘጋጀው ሀገር አቀፍ የምክክር ጉባኤ ታገደ

ምንጭ ሐራ ዘተዋህዶ ከ200 በላይ የጉባኤው ተሳታፊ የአብነት መምህራን አዲስ አበባ ገብተው በማኅበረ ቅዱሳን ዋና ጽ/ቤት ተሰብስበዋል፡፡ ፓትርያርኩ በአድራሻ ለጠቅላይ ቤተ ክህነቱ ብፁዕ ዋና ሥራ አስኪያጅ የጻፉትን የእግድ ደብዳቤ የያዘው ፖሊስ፣ የማኅበሩ ጽ/ቤት ጉባኤተኞቹን ወደየመጡበት እንዲመልስ በማሳሰብ ላይ እንደኾነ ተነግሯል፡፡ በእግድ ርምጃው ምክንያት÷ ዛሬ፣ የካቲት ፯ ቀን ፳፻፮ ዓ.ም. የአብነት መምህራኑ፣ የቤተ ክርስቲያን ልዩ ልዩ […]

Ethiopian film confronts marriage by abduction

(BBC)The controversial tradition of abducting girls and forcing them into marriage, known as “telefa”, might be on the wane in Ethiopia, but it still happens in rural areas. A new film, Difret, recounts the true story of a 14-year-old girl who was abducted by men on horseback and had to stand trial after killing the […]