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Ethiopia

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire

    Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire
    Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we extend our subway system westward. (Hey, we're working on it.) Or maybe...
  • Adopt a New Way of Thinking....Through Adoption

    Adopt a New Way of Thinking....Through Adoption
       Adoption is a subject very near and dear to my heart.  For one, I went through the process myself when I became a Bade legally.  My biological dad was out of the picture and the Bades made me a part of their family album when Mom remarried. ...
  • Putting a passion to good use

    Putting a passion to good use
    Glendale Adventist Academy High School student A.J. Martinson knew little about podoconiosis before he stepped off a plane in Ethiopia in November 2008. But there in front of him were the grotesquely swollen feet, the primary symptom of the disease that...
  • Friday Files: From Tallahassee pensions to Ethiopian health care

    Friday Files: From Tallahassee pensions to Ethiopian health care
    In today's edition of the Friday Files, we're looking at everything from pension reform in Tallahassee to health care in Ethiopia. Let's start with the pensions and salaries, where Gov. Rick Scott wants to shake things up. Some of that is sorely needed....
  • Ethiopians take pride in an ancient heritage

    Ethiopians take pride in an ancient heritage
    One of the pleasures of being a religion writer in South Florida is that the world comes here. There’s always something new to learn, someone to meet, another culture to discover. One example is an Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale that&...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Next generation of filmmakers get shot at recognition

    Having a movie shown at a film festival is no small feat, but imagine being a fledgling filmmaker still in college — or even younger. The Newport Beach Film Festival gives the next generation's Woody Allens or Francis Ford Coppolas their start with...