Almost a year ago, Italian and British investigators claimed they had made a breakthrough in their efforts to crack open the North African human-trafficking and smuggling networks that were sending thousands of migrants to their deaths in the Mediterranean. They said they had arrested Medhanie Yehdego Mered, a notorious Eritrean who Italian prosecu [...] more
An HIV positive Ethiopian migrant charged with the rape of two underage girls in Östergötland took steps to “deliberately expose” victims “to the risk of contracting a chronic and life-threatening disease”.Nahom Mengistu Yitayu, who says he is 16, will be prosecuted for two counts of child rape and two counts of at [...] more
Kenya's 2013 world 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Milcah Chemos's moment of glory with Team Kenya at last Sunday's World Cross Country Championships in Kampala was dampened when thieves made away with her mobile phone and cash.Chemos, a policewoman who is also the Athletes' Representative in Athletics Kenya's executive, lost her Samsung Alpha p [...] more
A group of palaeontologists have discovered what they believe could be the world’s largest dinosaur footprints to date.
Scientists from the University of Queensland and James Cook University have identified what they describe as “an unprecedented 21 different types of dinosaur tracks” in Australia.
Some of those footprints measu [...] more
Dogs were the first domesticated animal, but they may not have been the first to mooch off humans. Scientists previously believed mice started congregating around farms to snatch grain about 12,000 years ago.
But new research out of Israel's University of Haifa suggests mice were interacting with humans in the region that is now Israel, Lebanon, a [...] more
An Ethiopian court has sentenced 16 people to prison after finding them guilty of trying to create a separate state in the tense Oromia region.All 16 are members of the outlawed Oromo Liberation Front. They received sentences of four to 13 years.The Ethiopian Federal High Court said in its ruling Tuesday the members tried to carry out terrorist act [...] more
Tesla founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk has launched a company called Neuralink through which computers could merge with human brains, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.Neuralink is pursuing what Musk calls the "neural lace" technology, implanting tiny brain electrodes that may one day upload and download [...] more
Ethiopian water network management startup Triple Bottom Line Enterprises has been accepted into the Silicon Valley-based water innovation accelerator ImagineH2O, where it will receive mentoring and networking opportunities to help it grow.Imagine H2O aims to help startups develop and deploy innovative solutions to global water challenges, and prov [...] more
A couple in the US state of Georgia who were banned from naming their daughter Allah are taking legal action.The state Department of Public Health has refused to issue the 22-month-old with a birth certificate.Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk say it is unacceptable that their child has officially been left nameless.But state officials say the child's [...] more
Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey became the fourth woman to win back-to-back U20 titles at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.The 19-year-old won gold in Kampala in much the same way she clinched her first title on her debut two years ago in Guiyang, China, only this time she couldn’t lead an Ethiopian podium sweep.As temperatures ro [...] more
Armed robbers attacked and injured Ethiopia national team coach Ashenafi Bekele at wee hours of Monday.The newly appointed coach sustained a back injury while trying to repel robbers who happened to be targeting his car.Sources revealed the robbers took advantage of the absence of the security assigned to the coach to commit their crime.Accor [...] more
Ethiopian middle and long-distance runner Genzebe Dibaba Keneni is confident her country will prevail over their closest arch-rivals Kenya during the 42nd edition of the IAAF World Cross Country Championship at Kololo Independence Ground on Sunday.Speaking to the media after leading her teammates in a run around the course on Friday, Dibaba said he [...] more
Kenya and their east African middle and long-distance running rivals, Ethiopia, will come face-to-face again at the 42nd World Cross Country Championships in the Ugandan capital Kampala on Sunday.The two countries who have dominated the global event more than any other nation, have strong teams at this year's event which is held at the picturesque [...] more
Metro police have released surveillance video of the targeted shooting of an Ethiopian business owner while he was working at his restaurant last weekend.Gitem Demissie, 41, was killed by a masked gunman as he was preparing to shut down the Ibex Ethiopian Bar & Restaurant on Murfreesboro Pike around midnight, according to police.A witness said [...] more
An estimated 250 refugees fleeing war and impoverishment are feared to have drowned on Thursday trying to cross the Mediterranean in the hopes of seeking asylum in Europe, an aid organization reported.On Thursday, Proactiva Open Arms — a Spanish NGO dedicated to providing rescue services to the thousands of refugees forced to make the d [...] more
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