Posts Tagged “Ethiopia”

Ethiopia Plans to Return Illegal Immigrants Held in Tanzania

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Ethiopia Plans to Return Illegal Immigrants Held in Tanzania

Ethiopia is working hard behind the scenes to assist in the return of 541 nationals back to their homeland, the country’s foreign ministry announced on Friday. This comes after the government responded to the worrying trend of Ethiopian immigrants being stranded or detained in Tanzania while attempting to make it to South Africa This is…

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President Uhuru calls for unity in historic meeting

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President Uhuru calls for unity in historic meeting

 Ethiopia, hosted a historic meeting of world leaders on African renaissance as part of celebrations to mark the 400th Anniversary of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The breakfast meeting held on the sidelines of the ongoing 32nd Summit of the African Union Heads of State and Government sought to inspire a global conversation geared towards reconciliation,…

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Uhuru pays tribute to men who endured the Middle Passage’s hellish conditions

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Uhuru pays tribute to men who endured the Middle Passage’s hellish conditions

President Uhuru Kenyatta today joined other African Heads of State and Government for the opening ceremony of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union. He has revealed that the heads have had a held successful deliberations on a number of key issues among them terrorism….

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Why the AU Finally Paid Homage to Haile Selassie in the Best Way Possible

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Why the AU Finally Paid Homage to Haile Selassie in the Best Way Possible

Haile Selassie, Ethiopia’s last emperor is probably one of the few living legends despite being dead for sometime time now. A man credited with fighting for the Liberation of African People, Haile Selassie has continued to inspire many generations especially in the African and Caribbean continents due to what he did to ensure that the…

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He Has Risen!! Uhuru Witnesses as King Haile Selassie is Gracefully Honoured

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He Has Risen!! Uhuru Witnesses as King Haile Selassie is Gracefully Honoured

Mention the name Haile Selassie and the image that comes to the mind of many people is that of a god, a rastafarian god who has continuosly been celebrated by Reggae lovers and especially those from Jamaica. Away from his musical relevance, Selassie is regarded as one of those people that strongly pushed for the…

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Why Uhuru’s aides were locked out of AU Summit in Addis Ababa

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Why Uhuru’s aides were locked out of AU Summit in Addis Ababa

There was a scuffle on Sunday during the 32nd AU Summit in Ethiopia when President Uhuru Kenyatta’s aides were locked out in what appeared to be a protocol hitch. A video posted on Twitter, Uhuru’s Aide de Camp is seen struggling to get past the security detail at the entrance of the building where the…

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Uhuru to attend AU heads of state summit in Ethiopia

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Uhuru to attend AU heads of state summit in Ethiopia

President Uhuru Kenyatta has jetted out of the country on Saturday to attend the 32nd Heads of State and Governments Summit of the African Union in Ethiopia. President was accompanied by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta. The Summit kicked off on January 15 and will run till February 11 under the theme “Refugees, Returnees and Internally…

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Ha ha ha ha till hours end Man who can laugh for hours.

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Ha ha ha ha till hours end Man who can laugh for hours.

He thinks everyone should laugh more if they want to lead healthier, happier lives. Ethiopian Belachew Girma can laugh for literally hours at a time. Imagine telling him a joke on your first encounter with him, and the guy burst out in laughter which also sends you into a frenzy and you also burst into…

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Ethiopian “Mama Rosa” dies barely two after resurrection

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Ethiopian “Mama Rosa” dies barely two after resurrection

Do you remember the story of Mama Rosa, a woman who was allegedly raised from death by self proclaimed prophet Dr David Awuor? The woman however was buried a week ago after dieing again despite resurrection rumors taking the Kenyan waves. Just like Mama Rosa, an Ethiopian man who woke up in his coffin during…

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Ethiopia pardons hundreds accused of treason, terrorism

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Ethiopia pardons hundreds accused of treason, terrorism

Ethiopia has pardoned more than 13,000 people in the past six months who had been charged with or convicted of treason or terrorism, state-affiliated media said on Tuesday. The previous government had said around 30,000 people including students, opposition leaders, journalists and bloggers were in detention following widespread protests that broke out in 2015. After…

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Former Ethiopian President dies at 94

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Former Ethiopian President dies at 94

  It’s a sad day for the Ethiopian people as they mourn the death of Former President, Girma Wolde-Giorgis who has died today at the age of 94. There has not been any official report as to what may have caused the death of the Ethiopian veteran but sources reveal that the late Girma has had…

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Ethiopia becomes home to the largest airport in Africa

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Ethiopia becomes home to the largest airport in Africa

Regional airlines are boosting the numbers of their fleet and expanding to new routes as the competition for airspace intensifies in Eastern Africa, a move likely to eat into the Kenya Airways dominance. Ethiopia is taking over African skies and the Bole International Airport expansion will further cement that position. The country’s airline is already…

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How Harambee Stars coach has created a real team culture and respect

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How Harambee Stars coach has created a real team culture and respect

Do you remember the days Harambee stars was the joke of the continent in football affairs? The Red, green and white train keeps on moving with the occupants of its next station being worried about the grueling force it has swept the previous stations. Having been on a slow trajectory in the past years, the…

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No time to waste: Ethiopian Press Secretary hits the ground running

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No time to waste: Ethiopian Press Secretary hits the ground running

  One would think that after her appointment to office, Billene Seyoum would maybe want to paint her new office or make some new changes. On the contrary, Ethiopia’s new Press Secretary, Billene Seyoum has no time to waste. She has hit the ground running and is already making changes in the government’s communication channels.   Billene already…

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Could Kenya have influenced Ethiopia?

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Could Kenya have influenced Ethiopia?

Ethiopia is making headlines again and as usual, for the right reasons. It looks like Ethiopian Prime Minister was inspired by Kenya to appoint a female Press Secretary for his government. After President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed the appointment of Kellen Kanze Dena as Kenya’s first female State House Spokesperson and Head of the President’s Strategic…

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Take a look at Ethiopian Women Winning in life

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Take a look at Ethiopian Women Winning in life

Ethiopia makes history yet again! Almost two weeks after Sahle-Work Zewde, made history by becoming the first female elected president of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, one Meaza Ashenafi has done it again. Human rights lawyer, Meaza Ashenafi is now the first ever woman President of Federal Supreme Court of Ethiopia. Meaza Ashenafi was sworn…

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Women in leadership

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Women in leadership

What a man can do a woman can do even better, well Ethiopians are leading by example .since it will be ruled by a female president. Ethiopian members of parliament have elected the nation’s first female president after the government was reorganized to give women half of the cabinet post. In a historic move, the…

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Who Runs The World? Ethiopia has your answer

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Who Runs The World? Ethiopia has your answer

Power to the girl child as Sahle-Work Zewde, makes history by becoming the first female elected president of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Sahle Work now replaces Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, who tendered his resignation to parliament on Wednesday, a year before his term ended said that he wanted to be part of change and…

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BLACK GIRL MAGIC: IT’S A GREAT TIME TO BE A WOMAN IN AFRICA

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BLACK GIRL MAGIC: IT’S A GREAT TIME TO BE A WOMAN IN AFRICA

It’s an exciting time for women in Africa after the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, gave half of the ministerial posts to women. Ethiopia has now become the second country in Africa after Rwanda to achieve equal gender representation in the cabinet. This happened after the Prime Minister approved the nomination of 20 women into…

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Photos: Gor Mahia Coach Dylan Kerr Gets High on “Konyagi”

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Photos: Gor Mahia Coach Dylan Kerr Gets High on “Konyagi”

Gor Mahia head coach Dylian Kerr seem to be blending in well with the Kenyan fans. The coach once admitted he enjoys working and staying in Kenya. He even turned down other lucrative offers just for him to continue working in Kenya. From riding on a motorbike to enjoying Kenyan delicacies, the English man now…

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Factors that may lock Harambee Stars out of AFCON 2019

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Factors that may lock Harambee Stars out of AFCON 2019

Harambee  Stars 3-0 win against was Kenya’s second in the group and takes their points tally to seven and an inch closer to the Afcon slated for Cameroon next year. The game witnessed a massive crowd that filled the 60,000 sitter capacity facility to the brim. The win earns the team Ksh50 million bonus from…

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Football Kenya Federation Lose 7 Million

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Football Kenya Federation Lose 7 Million

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) will lose Sh7million due to the decision to allow fans free access into today’s Africa Cup of  Nations qualifier between Harambee Stars and Ethiopia at Kasarani. But FKF president Nick Mwendwa said they are not complaining even as he assured that all efforts have been made to ensure there is enough…

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(Video) :Massive crowd at kasarani Stadium as they receive Harambee stars

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(Video) :Massive crowd at kasarani Stadium as they receive Harambee stars

    Anticipation was high at the Kasarani stadium as thousands of fans recieved Harambee stars . Kasarani stadium has a 60,000 seats capacity and the rallying call #JazaStadi (Let us fill up the stadium) was responded with massive of fans flooding the stadium. Harambee Stars players received a standing ovation from the fans when…

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VIDEO: Harambee Stars Treated to an Electric Reception At Kasarani

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VIDEO: Harambee Stars Treated to an Electric Reception At Kasarani

Kenyan team Harambee Stars was treated to an electric reception by the fans who filled up the Kasarani Stadium. The players were treated a round of applause with screams filling the air as the famous “Vimbanda” song played at the stadium. The fan attendance during todays match against Ethiopia is believed to be the biggest…

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Chaos erupt in Kasarani stadium as gas masked police move in

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Chaos erupt in Kasarani stadium as gas masked police move in

  Police lobbed teargas to fans as they tried to force their way into the Kasarani stadium to witness kenya vs Ethiopia match. Hell broke loose when police officers manning the gates closed down some of the gates in an effort to control the crowds streaming in. People became agitated by the move and started…

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Photos: See the Super Beautiful Ethiopian Female Fans Out to Confuse Kenyan Players

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Photos: See the Super Beautiful Ethiopian Female Fans Out to Confuse Kenyan Players

Kenyan football lovers might have already thronged and filled the Kasarani Stadium in a bid to beat Ethiopia’s attendance record at the Bahir Stadium but this hasn’t dampened the spirit of the Waliya Antelops of Ethiopia. Some Ethiopians have also made way to the Kasarani Stadium to show support to their team. The Ethiopian supporters…

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Here are the Harambee stars vs Ethiopia key Balltes

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Here are the Harambee stars vs Ethiopia key Balltes

  Harambee Stars are set to host Ethiopia in round four of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group “F” qualifier on Sunday afternoon at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, kick-off 4pm. The two nations settled for a barren draw in the first leg in Bahir Dar on Wednesday with Kenya aiming to…

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Nairobi County Government Release Transport Programme For Tomorrows AFCON Match

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Nairobi County Government Release Transport Programme For Tomorrows AFCON Match

Nairobi County government has today released a detailed transport programme for the African Cup of Nations qualifier match between Kenya and Ethiopia at Kasarani Stadium. Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko had promised football fans a free ride to watch the Harambee Stars vs Ethiopia match with the two teams set to lock horns at the Kasarani…

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What Olunga is plotting ahead Harambee Stars-Ethiopia

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What Olunga is plotting ahead Harambee Stars-Ethiopia

Michael Olunga says Harambee Stars will not underrate Ethiopia who they come up against on match day 4 of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification process on Sunday 14 October at the MISC Kasarani. The Japan-based attacker noted that their opponents proved to be dangerous in the first meeting held in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia…

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Harambee Stars opponents coach comments on midweek performance

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Harambee Stars opponents coach comments on midweek performance

Ethiopia and Kenya drew 0-0 at Bahir Dar in Group F qualifying encounter in the 2019 AFCON and Ethiopia head coach Abraham Mebratu is delighted with his charges performance.  He said: “I am happy with the performance of my players. We can clearly see that we have a good team. We solved the concentration and tactical problems…

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