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Ethiopian officials say South Sudanese gunmen — unconnected to the South Sudanese government — attacked the civilians.

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Meet Sam Assefa, a native of Ethiopia and incoming director of Seattle’s Office of Planning and Community Development.

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The Rainier Mini Mart has been transformed to Cafe Avole, where owner Solomon Dubie brings a love of buna — Ethiopian-style coffee — and a community space.

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New restrictions on international adoption have led to a huge drop in placements with American families. But have protections missed the mark?

Mergitu Argo, who helped organize a march on Thursday in support of Oromo student protestors in Ethiopia. (Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

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A rally of Seattle Oromos downtown yesterday called attention to a controversial development plan in Ethiopia that has sparked fatal protests.

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Can't quite find the right word to express how you're feeling? Try these handy Amharic phrases that just don't have an equal in English.

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The Tigray Festival celebrates culture and connections to Tigreans in Ethiopia, and kicks off in Seattle this week.

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Obama told Ethiopia's leaders on Monday that allowing more political freedoms would strengthen the African nation.

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The FFD3 conference this week in Addis Ababa will determine how global development gets financed over the next 15 years. Here's how to track them on Twitter.

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Ky-Mani Marley brings his reggae/hip-hop/country fusion sound to Nectar Lounge tonight.

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Seattle Ethiopians hope that the upcoming Obama visit to Ethiopia will help U.S. residents see a different side to the nation.

An overcrowded detention centre in Sana'a, Yemen holds Ethiopian migrants making their way to Saudi Arabia seeking work opportunities (Photo by Anna Surinyach/MSF)

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Ethiopian migrants have suffered a string of tragedies and abuse recently. But the experience for those coming to the Northwest isn't so easy either.

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Seattle’s Eritrean and Ethiopian communities held separate vigils to honor the men brutally executed in a video by the terrorist organization ISIS.

At a press conference organized by CAIR-WA Ethiopian American Aisha Gobana spoke out about an incident in March when she says she was threatened by a man with a gun in a SeaTac gas station who said "I don’t trust Muslims, I trust my gun." (Photo courtesy CAIR-WA)

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I gave up having intellectual debates about Islam when I realized how dangerous they can be for people who look like me.

Hamza Ibrahim, 18, leaps for a rebound during a Companion Athletics basketball game. His team, representing the Ethiopian Muslim Association of Seattle (EAMS) won the championship last year — and involvement in the league encouraged Ibrahim to get his grades up. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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A new all East African basketball league in Tukwila has given Somali, Ethiopian and Eritrean teens a chance to show off their skills, and raise their grades.

Black History Month events and curriculum are mostly oriented toward iconic figures of the American Civil Rights Movement like Martin Luther King, Jr., rather than African history. (Photo by Yoichi R. Okamoto, White House Press Office)

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Should Black History Month have more to do with Africa and African immigrants?

Amen Gibreab (right), director of the film Horeta: The Journey Beyond Culture, enjoys a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony performed by Fanaye Debalke at Gojo Ethiopian Restaurant on Aurora Ave. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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After a trip to Ethiopia, a local filmmaker and a group of students are challenging Americans' grim generalizations about Africa.

Solomon Dubie is raising money to turn his Rainier Mini Mart into a cafe that will serve Ethiopian-style coffee.

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“This was one of the first forms of brewed coffee ever, ever. That’s amazing to me,” says Rainier business owner Solomon Dubie.

Solomon Dubie at the Rainier Ave mini mart that he plans to convert to an Ethiopian Coffee Shop. (Photo by Colleen McDivett)

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Replacing junk food and beer with coffee and culture.

A Water 1st supporter sporting a shirt that says the name of the organization in Amharic, the official language of Ethiopia. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

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Seattle has a huge global aid sector, and a big immigrant population. So why aren't they working together more?

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The final installment of Globalist Apprentice Aida Solomon's series "I AM ETHIOPIA" profiles an artist who's recasting mainstream media images of her home country.