Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly confirmed he is gay in an opinion piece published Thursday, making him the highest-profile chief executive to come out. In an essay published by Bloomberg Businessweek (See...

10 Common Symptoms That Should Never Be Ignored

by Fred Fletcher Although some people only imagine that they are sick (as in hypochondria) or actually feign an illness in order to get attention (as in Munchausen Syndrome), there are a number of symptoms...

Canada: Okanagan surgical team bound for Ethiopia

KELOWNA– A group of Okanagan doctors, nurses and Rotary Club volunteers are part of a 21 person, all Canadian team heading to Ethiopia. As part of Rotoplast Canada, the team will take over a hospital in the...

Spike in Eritreans fleeing into Ethiopia

More than 200 risk their lives every day, UN says, crossing a heavily-fortified border between arch enemy states. Over 200 Eritrean refugees are crossing the heavily fortified and dangerous border into...

Delays in Mega Projects Bleed the Nation

Ethiopia: Delays in Mega Projects Bleed the Nation 28 October 2014 , By Dawit Endeshaw, Source: Addis Fortune Three road projects, two dams and one hospital financed with public money have run short of time...

Chemin De Fer

By Girma Feyissa, Source: Addis Fortune The steel track, or chemin de fer, is one of the oldest modes of surface transport ever introduced in Africa, in general, and, in Ethiopia, in particular, the centenary...

Groups pledge $8 billion for Horn of Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya — The European Union and several regional development banks are announcing new levels of financial support for the Horn of Africa that is to total more than $8 billion. The announcement...

NYPD: Nun Visiting New York From Ethiopia Missing

Tadelech Yohanis, 30, was last seen at around 2 p.m. last Thursday. at Sacred Heart Convent on the Lower East Side. Yohanis arrived in the U.S. Oct. 6 and was set to leave Sunday, Oct. 26. On the 23rd,...

57 Ethiopian Aliens Arrested In Kenya

By Rehema Juma, citizennews.co.ke The aliens were found hidden in a house at Kahawa Wendani. According to police, the 57 Ethiopians were found inside a house allegedly owned by John Ngigi. Witnesses say the...

Ethiopia: Genzebe Nominated for Top Athletics Award

Ethiopia: Genzebe Nominated for Top Athletics Award 26 October 2014 , By Mark Jenkin, Source: Reporter Genzebe Dibaba is among three women to make the shortlist for the World Athlete of the Year Award given...

Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

26-year-old fails to sway judges despite international condemnation of her death sentence A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hanged...