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Ethiopian runners win Great Manchester Run 2016

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The Ethiopian distance running greats impressed on the roads of Manchester as Dibaba made a winning return to racing after two years out and Bekele beat Wilson Kipsang over 10km Tirunesh Dibaba set off on her road to Rio in winning style, while Kenenisa Bekele also returned to victorious ways …

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Ethiopia U20 beat Ghana 2-1 in AYC 2017 qualifier

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Ghana U20 team lost 2-1 to Ethiopia in the first leg of their 2017 African Youth Championship qualifier in Addis Ababa on Sunday afternoon. The Ethiopians scored all two goals under ten minutes and went ahead to dominate the first half of the game. Just when it looked like the …

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EAF names marathon team for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) announced yesterday the names of men and women athletes who will represent Ethiopia at the Rio 2016 Olympics to be held in August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MEN: TESFAYE ABERA, LEMI BERHANU, FEYISA LELISA RESERVES: KENENISA BEKELE, ADHANE YEMANE, LELISA DESISA Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa …

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Ethiopian Airlines to start flights to Turkey’s financial capital

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Ethiopian Airlines announce that it will start thrice weekly services to Istanbul with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior, as of its Winter schedule. Istanbul is the largest European city and Turkey’s historic, industrial and financial capital. “Our new flights to Istanbul will complement the daily services being …

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Ermias Amelga released from jail on bail

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Ermias T Amelga is released from jail on bail, as a series of appeals against his release and a third new case being opened once all these had been rejected. According to local Ethiopian Newspaper, Fortune, He joined his family and friends yesterday, May 16, 2016 – eleven days after the Second …

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Devex honors Ethiopian Dr Eleni Gebremedhin

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Eleni Zaude Gabre-Madhin (PhD) is an Ethiopian economist and a former Chief Executive Officer of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX). She has had many years of experience working on agricultural markets – particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa  – and has held senior positions in the World Bank, the International Food Policy …

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