New Ethiopian consulate in St. Paul seeks to build trust

Africa 04/27/19, 00:06

From third-floor offices at the Court International Building along University Avenue in St. Paul, Ewnetu Bilata Debela helps serve "Ethiopians in diaspora" — families displaced by decades of border wars and government crack-downs on political dissidents, including many young people.Debela assumed the position of consul general of the Federal and ...

Ethiopia’s top Paralympian now living as refugee in Brazil

Sports 12/07/18, 11:06

Tamiru Kefeyalew's life changed for the worse when he won Ethiopia's only medal of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics.For the last two years he has lived as a refugee in Brazil, first in a camp, then a church, then a shelter for the homeless. He now sleeps on a ...

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