Archive for the ‘Fashion’ Category

Africa’s Most Successful Women: Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Every now and then, I profile outstanding African women who’re making giant strides in business, politics, technology, entrepreneurship and leadership on the continent and elsewhere around the world. This week, I profile the spectacular Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, an Ethiopian entrepreneur and the founder of SoleRebels, a thriving eco-sensitive footwear brand ...

Miss Ethiopia Organiser Threatens Sponsor with Court

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

thiopian Village Adventure Playground (EVAP) is to wait until Thursday, August 12, 2010, to see whether Yangfan will award a Lifan 320 to the newest Miss Ethiopia; them failing to do so might result in being taken to court while Yangfan, in turn, threatened to sue EVAP for defamation.

Aida Muluneh Wins the 2010 CRAF International Award of Photography

Monday, July 26th, 2010

By Liben Eabisa New York (Tadias) – Ethiopian photographer Aida Muluneh has been named the recipient of the 2010 CRAF’s International Award of Photography at a ceremony in Italy.

India: FDDI to support Ethiopian footwear industry

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) has signed an agreement with Ministry of Trade & Industry (MoTI) & Ministry of Capacity Building (MoCB) – Ethiopia on 8th March 2010 for the technological upgradation and implementation of international benchmarking for the Footwear industries of Ethiopia.

TEZA premiers in Maryland on Feb. 26

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Hyattsville, Maryland — In celebration of Black History Month, the Anacostia Trails Heritage Area, (ATHA) Inc. and the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (CDC), in cooperation with the City of Hyattsville, are proud to present the premiere Maryland showing of TEZA, the latest release from world-renowned, independent filmmaker Haile Gerima. A ...

Condom creations grace the catwalk

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

ADDIS ABABA, 9 February 2010 (IRIN) - The whimsy of fashion collided with some of life's harsher realities when, during a recent fashion show in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, condoms were the fabric of choice on the catwalk.

Etete a Washingtonian Top 100 Restaurant

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Etete, an Ethiopian Restaurant in Washington's 'Little Ethiopia' has been named as one of the top 100 very best restaurants in DC metro area. It is the only Ethiopian restaurant to be selected among the 100 very best published in the current edition of Washingtonian Magazine.

Old standards with modern flourishes as Obamas host first state dinner

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

WASHINGTON — It is an old tradition, a White House dinner governed by ritual and protocol that happens to be this city's hottest social event. But at their first state dinner Tuesday night, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, made sure to infuse the glittering gala with distinctive touches. ...

Michael Jackson film premiers in Ethiopian capital

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Hundreds of Ethiopian film fans on Wednesday joined the world to see Michael Jackson’s documentary film titled “This is it”.

Good soles flourish in Ethiopia

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Sep 11, 2009 04:30 AM Erin Kobayashi SPECIAL TO THE STAR Hillary Clinton highlighted an unusual new African export last month during a speech in Kenya.