Ethiopia’s former health minister -- Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus -- has been elected to serve as the next director-general of the World Health Organization — the first African picked to lead the global health agency.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
An estimated 150 people were inside the Koshe Garbage Landfill in Ethiopia when a landslide took place, and dozens were killed.
By Michael D. Regan
We came to Ethiopia to report on the country’s response to a historic drought. We left with a very different story and a taste of how hard it is for journalists, even those on what should have been a mostly…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Ethiopian film "Lamb" from director Yared Zeleke, which follows a half-Jewish boy sent to live with relatives in the country's southern mountains, is the first film from Ethiopia to ever be selected for the Cannes Film Festival and was the…
By Megan Thompson and tritzenthaler
By Dominique Bonessi
At least 200 million women and girls in 30 countries have undergone female genital mutilation, with 70 million more woman affected by the procedure than previously thought in 2014.
Paul Salopek has been out for a walk -- a very long walk -- since 2013. His route stretches from Ethiopia’s Great Rift Valley to the very southern tip of South America, tracing the path of humanity from its African…
By Benjamin Michel, KQED
Afrofuturism uses elements of fantasy and magical realism to examine narratives from the African diaspora and construct stories of the future.
By PBS NewsHour
What’s the significance of President Obama’s historic trip to Africa? Judy Woodruff discusses the visit and the president’s record on Africa with Johnnie Carson of the United States Institute of Peace and William Gumede of the University of the Witwatersrand.
By PBS NewsHour
Making the first ever American presidential visit to the nation of Ethiopia, President Obama addressed the crisis of civil war in neighboring South Sudan. In a news conference with the Ethiopian prime minister, the president urged respect for human rights,…
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