Joel Mekonnen: The Optimist Prince

Joel Mekonnen is the great-grandson of Emperor Haile-Selassie I. The newly minted lawyer from Washington DC’s…

The Diaspora: wheeling businesses to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – After living many years in the U.S., Yohannes Assefa, executive director of…

Ethiopians put down roots in Washington to build their largest U.S. community

When Johannes Argay decided to open a small market selling food and spices from his native…

The 10th Ethiopian Diaspora Business Forum & Award Dinner

10th Ethiopian Diaspora Business Forum & Awards Dinner to be held on August 1st, in Washington DC,…

Ethiopian-born Bowflex Inventor and Entrepreneur Passed Away

Little Ethiopia received a very sad announcement about the passing away of an Ethiopian born inventor…

Ethiopian Doctors in Diaspora to build modern hospital in Addis

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethio-American Doctors Group (EADG) announced plans to build a medical city…

Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie Speaks at the DuSable Museum in Chicago

Prince Ermias presents his family’s ancient legacies that are linked to the Solomonic Dynasty and the…

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

By Dennis Slattery, New York Daily News After passing the collection plate for 30 years, a…

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

PBS Newshour– By Victoria Fleischer, May 14, 2014-  Dinaw Mengestu talks about his new novel “All…