Quotes by Ethiopian authors
It's one thing to donate money. It's a whole other thing to give an opportunity for someone to make his own money.
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite American traditions. I quickly picked it up when I moved to the U.S. from Sweden.
Cooking is in an honest profession where you cannot hide and let others do the work for you. You have to show up, work hard and prove you can do it faster and better. And find a mentor who will recognize your talent and push you in the right direction.
Whether you're on a diet, or you're looking for a go-to one bowl dinner recipe, salads should be thought of as crowd-pleasers, not a dreaded component of a meal.
Doing designs on a loom takes a lot of talent and experience, and, trust me, I won't be able to do that.
Eritrea is hellbent on destabilising Ethiopia. It does not care who it sleeps with.
There's a saying in Africa: 'To find out you are pregnant is to have one foot in the grave.'
The nations of Africa, as is true of every continent of the world, from time to time dispute among themselves. These quarrels must be confined to this continent and quarantined from the contamination of non-African interference.
We believe democracy cannot be imposed from outside in any society. Democracy is the expression of a sovereign people.
We have built tens of thousands of schools, clinics and rural roads.
Democracy cannot be a plaything for the capital cities. It has to infiltrate every nook and cranny in the country, including the village.
People might not protest for overtly political or social causes, but when they can't feed themselves and their family, they will take to the streets.
My focus in 2016 will be the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland, and as preparation for that, I will try to break the world indoor mile record in Stockholm on February 17.
Miriam Were has made outstanding contributions to public health in the developing world. She brings basic medical services to women and children in East Africa.
It is illegal to be a member of an organization that is challenging the constitution by armed force.
I want people to understand my journey and to be inspired by that. You can be an immigrant, and if you work really hard, you can have your own restaurant.
We all wish to live. We all seek a world in which men are freed of the burdens of ignorance, poverty, hunger and disease. And we shall all be hard-pressed to escape the deadly rain of nuclear fall-out should catastrophe overtake us.
In 1967, the world health community launched a global effort to eradicate smallpox. It took a coordinated, worldwide effort, required the commitment of every government, and cost $130 million dollars. By 1977, smallpox had disappeared.
I actually started modeling in Ethiopia, because that's where I grew up, and I started out by just doing little fashion shows for school, and I liked it so much that I started pursuing it.
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