Ethiopia : Meskerem Assefa won Houston Marathon. Feyisa Lilesa finished second

Ethiopia : Meskerem Assefa won Houston Marathon. Feyisa Lilesa finished second

January 15,2017 Meskerem Assefa of Ethiopia won Houston Marathon in a time of 2:30:18 this morning. The title was won in 2016 by another Ethiopian Biruktayit Degefa. This morning’s Men’s Marothon in is won by Ororo in a time of 2:12:05 In the men’s half marathon category, the legendary Feyisa Lilesa finished second in style […]

Ethiopia : Feyisa Lilesa and Kenenisa Bekele to compete at London Marathon

Ethiopia : Feyisa Lilesa and Kenenisa Bekele to compete at London Marathon

January 9,2016 Feyisa and Kenenisa are competing at the London Marathon in less than two weeks. And it is something that Ethiopians are looking forward to watch, for a reason. Feyisa Lilesa made headline news the world over when he showed protest sign by crossing his arms over his head as he crossed the finishing […]

Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa Talking to the BBC : ‘No regrets’ over Rio protest

Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa Talking to the BBC : ‘No regrets’ over Rio protest

BBC Africa January 4,2017 Click the audio.(embedded from BBC Africa) Ethiopian athlete Feyisa Lilesa caught the world’s attention when he raised his arms in solidarity with the Oromo people as he crossed the finishing line at the Rio Olympic games. Five months later, now living in exile in the US, he’s been telling the BBC’s […]

Ethiopia : What’s known so far about Merera Gudina ‘s arrest?

December 1,2016 It is confirmed that Professor Merera Gudina is arrested upon arrival at Bole International Air Port, Addis Ababa, yesterday. He was returning home after work related, in his capacity as leader of legally registered official opposition party in Ethiopia, trip to Brussels. State Media, Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation, reported that Merera was arrested by […]

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