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Ethiopia

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  • Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi dies abroad after illness

     
    Meles Zenawi, who ruled Ethiopia for 21 years, died in a hospital abroad after weeks of speculation about his health. He was 57....
  • In Kenya, ethnic clash over land kills 52

     
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Men armed with machetes, bows and arrows, spears and guns attacked a rival village in southeastern Kenya on Wednesday in a dispute over land, killing 52 people, according to Kenyan police. Found dead at the scene were 31...
  • Ethiopian officials: No major change after Meles Zenawi's death

     
    After the death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian officials were at pains Tuesday to reassure the world there would be no major policy deviations or power vacuum. While Meles’s lengthy illness meant he had time to plan a smooth...
  • Famed Ethiopian journalist, dissidents convicted of terrorism

     
    An Ethiopian court convicted prominent journalist Eskinder Nega, along with a group of others including political dissidents and activists, on terrorism charges Wednesday, alarming human rights groups. "This is a dark day for justice in Ethiopia, where...
  • Orange students honored for changing communities

     
    Two Orange County students have been honored for making an impact out of proportion with their young years. Tiffany Tang of Cypress Creek High was named a “Distinguished Finalist” and Merrie Grace Harding was awarded a “Certificate of...
  • In death, 9-year-old Rachel Beckwith helping thousands survive in Ethiopia

    In death, 9-year-old Rachel Beckwith helping thousands survive in Ethiopia
    Nearly one year has passed since Samantha Paul lost her daughter Rachel Beckwith. The 9-year-old from Bothell, Wash., was killed on July 23, 2011, in a car accident on Interstate 90.  Rachel, her mother and baby sister were involved in a 14-car pileup...
  • A holiday gift guide for that special traveler in your life

    A holiday gift guide for that special traveler in your life
    Your face says it all: You are starting to panic. Don't. If you're shopping for a traveler, you might just find the answer to your gift-giving conundrum in these pages. Our team of travelers has tested items large and small, pricey and affordable, and...
  • Rachel Beckwith's mother visits Ethiopian water wells built through donations in Rachel's name

    Rachel Beckwith's mother visits Ethiopian water wells built through donations in Rachel's name
    On the one-year anniversary of the death of her daughter Rachel Beckwith, Samantha Paul traveled halfway around the world to Ethiopia to see the outcome of a fundraising campaign that the 9-year-old started before she was killed in a traffic accident....
  • Meet Marcus Samuelsson

    Meet Marcus Samuelsson
    Just when the chef memoir had started tasting a little overly familiar — the long struggles to cook their food their way, the breakthrough review, the stove burns, the final 60 pages where nothing much happens but happiness and prosperity —...
  • Olympic track and field: Uceny, Huddle take shot at history

    Olympic track and field: Uceny, Huddle take shot at history
    It took Morgan Uceny 27 years to get to this point. Funny, then, that it will all be over in about four minutes. The intense training, the sacrifices, the career plans put on hold, it all comes to a head at 3:55 p.m. this afternoon when the self-...
  • Ethiopian Music-Dance Collective Fendika Tours the East Coast, Stopping Twice in Hartford

    Ethiopian Music-Dance Collective Fendika Tours the East Coast, Stopping Twice in Hartford
    Fendika, a six-member collective of Ethiopian musicians and dancers, who’ll play at Hartford’s Charter Oak Cultural Center on Oct. 5, produce a full-bodied sound out of few elements. Misale Legesse, a young drummer, taps out rhythms on four...
  • Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones

     Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones
    There is no word for what Tiffany Jones has done over her last four summers. Literally, no word. Since 2009, Jones, a social worker at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, has spent five to eight weeks of her summer vacations in Ethiopia, helping care...