Afropreneurs: Meet Xiomara Rosa-Tedla Behind Handmade Ethiopian Leather Bag Line UnoEth
In this third installment, Okayafrica speaks with Xiomara Rosa-Tedla, co-founder of father-daughter business, UnoEth, specializing in high-quality, handmade leather goods sourced from Ethiopia.
Ethiopia on the Precipice: The Regime’s Armor Has Been Pierced
Olympic medalist Feyisa Lelisa showed solidarity at Rio 2016 with Oromo and Amhara protesters demanding democracy. What’s next for Ethiopia?
20 African Athletes Who Made History at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
African athletes thrilled and inspired us during the Rio 2016 games. We look back at our 20 favorite moments of the summer Olympics.
Ethiopian Runner Obliterates World Record at Rio 2016 Olympics
24-year-old distance runner representing Ethiopia, Almaz Ayana, just broke the 10,000m world record held since 1993 .
Footage of Ethiopian Police Cracking Down on Protesters Released Despite Internet Shutdown
Several dozens of people have been shot dead by police during peaceful protests that took place over the weekend.
This Ethiopian Olympic Swimmer Gets Fat-Shamed—But Haters Are Missing Something Important
It turns out Robel Kiros Habte father is Ethiopia’s swimming federation president.
The Weeknd Donates $50,000 Toward New Ethiopic Studies Program
Abel Tesfaye—AKA The Weeknd—has donated $50,000 to help establish an Ethiopic Studies program at the University of Toronto.
15 African Olympians You Should Be Following on Social Media
To mark the start of the Olympics, here are 15 African athletes you should keep an eye on this summer.
How Countries Poach African Athletes To Win Olympic Medals
Changing nationalities in sports is common but what does it mean for African teams to lose great athletes to countries willing to pay more?
Ethiopia’s Critically-Acclaimed Post-Apocalyptic Romance ‘Crumbs’ is Available for Streaming in the U.S.
The Miguel Llansó-directed idiosyncratic feature film is now available for U.S. consumption.
Ethiopia Blocks Popular Social Media Sites in Response to Embarrassing Exam Leak
It’s the first time Ethiopian government officials have made sites inaccessible as part of a nationwide measure.
Oromo Ethiopian Runner Claims Discrimination Ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games
Long-distance runner Mohamed Kemal explains to NPR how his Oromo ethnicity has allegedly made him a target of discrimination.
Lose Yourself In Ethiopian Records’ New East African Mixtape
Addis Ababa-based electronic beatmaker Endeguena Mulu releases a stockpile of new music.