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Meb Keflezighi (Photo: Getty Images)

By Leyou Tameru The Boston Marathon took place this past week and it was a pretty great victory for East Africa. In the women’s race, Kenyan Rita Jeptoo won for the second time in a row. In the men’s race, Meb Keflezghi stood first; he is the first American to have won the Boston Marathon […]

U.S. Government and Ethiopian Government launch Urban Health Program to reach 1.6 Million Households

Press Release Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 11, 2014 –Today, the U.S. Government through the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with Ethiopia’s Federal Ministry of Health, launched the Strengthening Ethiopia’s Urban Health Program, which will promote greater health access and improved health status for more than 1.6 million households in 49 cities through […]

Ethiopian-Born Author Now Residing in Denver Releases Debut Book ‘You Matter,’ an Inspiring Autobiographical Journey Documenting the Beauty of the Unbreakable Human Spirit

Negou Seid delivers message of hope, optimism and love, and stresses the importance of the worth of every individual with “You Matter: Love, Experience, Struggles, Media, and You” DENVER, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Negou Seid, the young and ambitious author from Denver, Colorado, has touched many hearts with his encouraging words about making connections and […]

Ethiopian Diaspora Conference on Health

Ethiopian Diaspora Conferenced

It is with great satisfaction that P2P announces the successful conclusion of the 4th Global Ethiopian Diaspora Conference on Health Care and Medical Education which was conducted at the Residence Inn by Marriott in Washington , DC on September 22, 2012. Over 250 Health Care Professional from all corners of USA attended the conference. While most attendees […]

Dinaw Mengestu on His “Genius” Grant and His New Book, All Our Names

Dinaw Mengestu

By Mark Mathitakis Yesterday the wide world learned that novelist and journalist Dinaw Mengestu was one of this year’s 23 MacArthur Fellows—recipients of so-called “genius grants.” But Mengestu himself has had the better part of two weeks to ponder the prize, and after keeping the news to himself for a while, he’s enjoying being able to talk about it. […]