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Shannon Abeda Vying to Represent Eritrea at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea

Practicing. Eritrean-Canadian ski racer Shannon Abeda with his Eritrean Ski race suit
Practicing. Eritrean-Canadian ski racer Shannon Abeda with his Eritrean Ski race suit

By TesfaNews,

Eritrean-Canadian Ski racer Shannon Abeda, 17, will do what it takes to represent his country Eritrea at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea, his father Walday Abeda informed TesfaNews.

In a qualification race that was conducted in Canada for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, young talent Shannon Abeda has just finished 8th in the overall classifications and 3rd from his age group only to miss the Sochi game by 3.5 FIS points. Continue reading Shannon Abeda Vying to Represent Eritrea at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea

Forty Ethiopian Trainees Abscond in South Korea

40 young Ethiopian professionals, 10 of whom are women, have asked political asylum in South Korea after ending their training in Mechanics, Electricity and Welding.

By Ethiomedia,

When South Korea came under communist invasion in 1950, Ethiopia was part of a UN multinational force that sided with South Korea and fought against the northern invaders. Almost 65 years later today, an affluent South Korea remembers the camaraderie, and pays tribute with a solemn gesture.  Continue reading Forty Ethiopian Trainees Abscond in South Korea