Monthly Archives: April 2011

Obama appoints Ejeta to agricultural development board

Tom Campbell, Purdue University | Western Farm Press Purdue University distinguished professor of agronomy and World Food Prize laureate Gebisa Ejeta has received a presidential appointment to the Board for …

Ethiopian ‘Sesame Street’ teaches life-saving lessons

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Bruktawit Tigabu is the co-creator of children’s TV show “Tsehai Loves Learning” Show uses puppets, animation to teach health lessons Program’s characters use Amharic, Ethiopia’s most widely spoken …

Ethiopia sack British coach Onuora after cows comment

By Aaron Maasho, (Reuters) – Ethiopia have sacked British coach Iffy Onuora a month after they were thrashed 4-0 by Nigeria in an African Nations Cup qualifier, an official said …

Tsegaye of Ethiopia wins Belgrade Marathon

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) – Gebrselassie Tsegaye of Ethiopia won the 24th Belgrade Marathon on Sunday, ending five years of dominance by Kenyan runners. Tsegaye finished the race in 2 hours, …

Haile Gebrselassie makes winning return in Vienna

VIENNA (USA Today) — Haile Gebrselassie made a winning return from injury by taking a half marathon event on Sunday during the Vienna City Marathon. The Ethopian great, who turns …

Haile Gebrselassie shares secrets of his success

Susannah Palk, CNN — As the fastest long-distance runner ever, Haile Gebrselassie knows a thing or two about ambition and drive. In a career spanning almost two decades, the two-time …

Gebrselassie eyes marathon gold at London 2012

Vienna (AFP)— Ethiopia’s marathon world record holder Haile Gebrselassie hopes to win a gold medal still missing in his trophy cabinet at next year’s London Olympics, despite his recent retirement …

Fostering Education in Ethiopia

Former Southdown Primary principal leads effort to provide books, training for children. By Ken Ryan, Patch In a world of nearly 7 billion human beings, former Southdown Primary School principal …