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First Deaf-Blind Student At Harvard Law Pursues Dreams
By FRANK STASIO AND NICOLE CAMPBELL
Harvard Law student and disability rights advocate Haben Girma talks about her life and work
At the age of 15, Haben Girma had danced, skied, kayaked and traveled to Mali. And although that’s a lot for any young person to experience, Haben was doing so while deaf and...
Father Accused of Killing Daughter Dies in Hospital
Posted: Nov, 2013
CORPUS CHRISTI – The father accused of stabbing to death his daughter before setting himself on fire has died in a San Antonio hospital.
Mulugeta Tirfe, 57, suffered burns to the majority of his body when his Nissan went up in flames outside the Walmart on Greenwood Drive.
Roughly and hour beforehand,...
Folk Singer FETSUM on Music and his Eritrean Roots
November 2013 Last updated at 19:49 GMT
Urban folk singer FETSUM was born in Egypt to Eritrean parents and grew up in Italy and Germany, where he currently lives.
His songs – which combine traditional African rhythms with soul, reggae, folk and rock – bear testimony to that mix of experiences.
He sang one of them, Waitin'...
Eritrea's Teklemariam Mehdin Wins 2nd Place in Spain's 34th Alcobendas Race
Alcobendas (Madrid) , Nov 24 (Reuters) -. Kenyan Emmanuel Bett closed with a sprint ahead of Teklemariam Mehdin of Eritrean. Ethiopian Sofia Assefa today signed her name in the history of the cross of the Constitution of Alcobendas 34th.
The Seville Antonio Jiménez Pentinel,...
Eritrean Samuel Tsegay Wins Spain's Santurce to Bilbao Race
EFE – Sunday, November 24, 2013
With cold temperatures, sometimes contrary wind and light rain in some passages of 15,800 meters of the race, the 3,300 participating runners faced a complex and demanding track the ups and drops tour Santurce, Portugalete, Sestao and Barakaldo before going through the center...
Eritrea’s Amanuel Mesel Wins 2nd Place 2013 IAAF Divina Pastora Valencia Marathon
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Felix Kipkemoi Keny fulfilled predictions that the 2013 Divina Pastora Valencia Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, would provide the fastest Marathon ever seen in Spain when he won the event in 2:07:14.
Not only the did he take 17 seconds off his personal...
Eritrea’a Teklemariam Medhin Wins 3rd Place at the 10th ‘Cross Internacional de Atapuerca'
The 10th ‘Cross Internacional de Atapuerca’ on Sunday (17) marked the second leg of the IAAF Cross Country Permit Series 2013/14. Held in gruelling conditions – cold, strong winds and heavy rain – the event witnessed victories from 2011 World cross-country...
Nevsun Resources 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Video from Amanda Gregory-Jones on Vimeo.
Nevsun is committed to ensuring its worldwide operations provide a comprehensive positive societal impact. Our 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility video provides a glimpse of our efforts and what life is like at the Bisha Mine.
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Ethiopian illegal worker killed during scuffle with police
Published — Friday 8 November 2013
Police detain illegal African immigrants in Riyadh
An Ethiopian living illegally in the Kingdom was killed by security forces in Riyadh on Wednesday as he tried to grab a policeman’s weapon during a raid.
The incident occurred in the south of Riyadh during ongoing...
Economic Lessons from the Most Unlikely Country – Eritrea
By Owachgiu D | 10/26/2013
The recent drought and resultant famine that hit the horn of African countries has brought back Eritrea to the spotlight, with analysts saying Eritrea too is suffering silently, though Eritrea’s former Marxist rebel leader and current president Isaias Afwerki still maintains he is not ready to...