Tag Archives: ethiopia

Andrew Garfield & Worldwide Orphans Foundation Salon Event

HollywoodNews.com: Last night, Andrew Garfield the star of The Amazing Spider-Man was honored as the sports ambassador by Dr. Jane Aronson and the Worldwide Orphans Foundation at the Royalton Hotel in NYC. In attendance was Spider-Man co-star, Emma Stone to show her support. Andrew had teamed up with WWO after[...]

Sienna Miller calls for greater attention to humanitarian crisis in East Africa

HollywoodNews.com: Actress and International Medical Corps Global Ambassador Sienna Miller returned this week from visiting International Medical Corps’ nutrition programs in the Dolo Ado camps in eastern Ethiopia, an area largely inaccessible by media. More than 120,000 Somalis – 30 percent of whom are malnourished – are seeking refuge here[...]

Ethiopia has their first Foreign Language Oscar® contender with “The Athlete”

HollywoodNews.com: Those of us who were around at the time will recall the most memorable moment of the Rome Olympics in 1960. An unknown Ethiopian barefoot marathon runner, Abeba Bikila won the Gold, becoming the first black African to win any kind of Olympic gold. He did it again in[...]

Scarlett Johansson, Ryan Reynolds want to adopt, stirring debate

Hollywoodnews.com: More stars are announcing their intention of adopting children from Third World countries. Scarlett Johansson, 25, and actor husband, Ryan Reynolds, are looking to adopt a child from Ethiopia or Liberia. The couple wants to adopt before having their own children. Jennifer Aniston is eyeing Mexico for its offspring,[...]

David Cook: From American Idol to Saving the World

By Fred Topel HollywoodNews.com: David Cook won the seventh season of American Idol. He released his first album, David Cook, off the success of the show, and now he wants to give back. For this year’s Idol Gives Back special, Cook traveled to Ethiopia to work with the United Nations[...]

Jessica Biel and Emile Hirsch take on Mt. Kilimanjaro

By STAFF Jessica Biel and Emile Hirsch are taking on climbing up Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest peak, to raise awareness on the global water crisis. The group has now reached the 13,600 feet point and joined musicians Kenna, Lupe Fiasco, and Santigold for a singing contest. Elizabeth Gore commented to[...]