Ethiopian News

Gedion Zelalem among The 50 best footballers under 18 of Goal

The Germany youth international spent seven years in the United States prior to arriving in England with Arsenal. The 17-year-old has already been given his debut by Arsene Wenger, coming on as a substitute in their FA Cup clash with Coventry in 2013-14 and is seen as someone with a bright future in the Gunners midfield. Check The 50 best footballers under 18 of Goal

Two brothers and their mother got death penalty and life sentence for the killing of a father

A mother and her two sons are sentenced to life imprisonment and death penalty for the brutal killing of the father. The two brothers were having a grudge on their father ‘since he took away a motor cycle and a land that he gave them’. The Gamo area Higher Court’s second criminal bench has gave its ruling after a thorough investigation into the case. The crime is committed on April 17, 2013 at the Kola Shele kebele in the Arba minch woreda of the Southern region. The victim’s two sons Muluken Negatu, Kasssahu Nigatu and their mother who is the victim’s spouse have joined up for the killing. As the charge document indicates ...

389700 people in modern slavery in Ethiopia

There are an estimated 389,700 people in modern slavery in Ethiopia – this is equivalent to 0.4141% of the entire population Countries with the highest prevalence The west African nation of Mauritania has the highest proportion of people in modern slavery at 4% of its population, followed by Uzbekistan (3.97%), Haiti (2.3%), Qatar (1.36%), and India (1.14%). The 10 countries with the greatest prevalence account for 71% of the overall global total. In 2014, the Walk Free Foundation commissioned a household sample survey in Ethiopia with findings suggesting there are approximately 380, 000 people living in modern slavery. ...

We can learn a few lessons from Ethiopia

Ethiopia has not been a good example over the decades despite priding itself of not having been colonised. DEVELOP ME WITH TAPIWA GOMO There are number of reasons why the world may not have fairly judged Ethiopia, some of which include the 1984 drought, the incompatibility of their governance to those of the generally acceptable standards. As much as the Western intellectual machinery has imposed the lenses through which we view governance systems, an unquestioned conclusion has been imposed on them and that such governance system is responsible for the high poverty and suffering of Ethiopians. Western scholarship teaches us that le...

Teddy Afro had his second child

Teddy Afro, the legendary Ethiopian singer who writes his own lyrics, creates his own melody had his second child. Teddy afro and his wife Amleset Muche welcomed the second baby and announced this on his facebook page to his fans. Addis97Movies News

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