Ethiopian Doctors in Diaspora to build modern hospital in Addis

EADG Hospital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethio-American Doctors Group (EADG) announced plans to build a medical city center they say will focus on patient centered care. The two billion birr hospital will have 300 private rooms for patients and will be built on 30,000 square meters in Summit Area. If everything goes according to plan it […]

UN Under-Secretary General Discusses Career of Public Service

Tegegnework Gettu UNDP BY ASHENAFI ABEDJE, Voice of America Tegegnework Gettu hails from Ethiopia. Since March of 2013, he has served as United Nations Under-Secretary General for General Assembly Affairs and Conference. The UN official says his first year as Under-Secretary-General was productive. “I just finished my 10-month report to the Secretary General and he seems to be […]

Bronx, N Y: Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Our Savior

Bronx New York By Dennis Slattery, New York Daily News After passing the collection plate for 30 years, a Bronx congregation finally raised enough money to buy a church of its own  The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Our Savior congregation spent $1.3 million to buy a church building in Norwood that until recently housed a Lutheran congregation. […]

Lost and found identities in Dinaw Mengestu’s ‘All Our Names’

Dinaw Mengestu PBS Newshour- By Victoria Fleischer, May 14, 2014-  Dinaw Mengestu talks about his new novel “All Our Names,” which narrates the story of a young black man who comes of age in post-colonial Africa and the young white woman who meets and falls in love with him in a small Midwest American town. Mengestu spoke […]

Historic New York Medhanialem Church Moves into New Bronx Home

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Medhanialem Church New York New York (TADIAS) — One of the oldest Ethiopian churches in New York, the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Medhanialem Church, which had gathered at the historic Riverside Church in Manhattan for over three decades, has officially moved into a newly purchased property in the Norwood section of the Bronx (302 East 206 Street). Last weekend, the […]

Inspired and inspiring!

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. […]
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