Archive for the ‘History’ Category

Teddy afro’s new song for his wedding- Yemushiraye Enat

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Ethiopia: A New Prime Minister in a New Year

Monday, September 24th, 2012

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Ethiopians had their new year on September 11. It is now 2005 in the Gregorian calendar. On September 21, they also got a new prime minster. How delightfully felicitous to have a new prime minister in the new year! Heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to the people ...

One World Trekking Offers 2012 Trek Into Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Aspen, CO, July 26, 2011 --( On March 3 to 17, 2012, One World Trekking is pleased to announce a special hiking journey into the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia. Their newest adventure will include a 10 day trek in the Simien Mountains National Park, a hike to the top of ...

What I Admired About Ethiopians

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Philip N. Wesseh (PNW Recently I was part of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's delegation to the 16th Summit of Heads of State of Africa of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The well organized Summit was held under the theme: “Towards Greater Unity And Integration Through Shared Values.”  First, let ...

Researchers Dispute Report on Early Butchers

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

A report in August that the early ancestors of humans used stone tools to butcher meat at least 3.4 million years ago is being challenged by other researchers, who say that the study misinterpreted cut marks in animal bones.


Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

This past week Ethiopia's Ministry of Education issued a "directive" effectively outlawing distance learning (or education programs that are not delivered in the traditional university classroom or campus) throughout the country. According to reports, the directive of the Ministry's Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency (HERQA) prohibits enrollment of new ...

Explore Ethiopia for its ancient culture

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Ethiopia is the cradle of civilization, the place where some believe the biblical Ark of the Covenant is held. Its historical landmarks and rich culture tell the story of a people who have survived more than a thousand years of outsiders' attempts to exert influence.

Ethiopian Leader says ‘Rough Stretch’ in Ties with US Over

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi says bilateral ties with the United States are on the mend after months of tensions.  Mr. Meles promised a wholesale government reshuffle due in October will include a restructuring of Ethiopia’s diplomatic missions.

Lucy’s Species May Have Used Stone Tools 3.4 Million Years Ago

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Was Lucy a tool user and a meat eater?Quite possibly, argues a new study in Nature. Archaeologist Shannon McPherron turned up animal bones at an Ethiopian site that he says show markings of stone tool cutting dating back nearly 3.4 million years. That would be a big jump in the ...

Ethiopian Satellite Television mark world wide fund raising event

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Ethiopian Satellite Television mark world wide fund raising event The Ethiopian Satellite Television, ESAT, organize a big world wide fund raising Tombola that is believed vital to make the satellite station more strong and sustainable program , to challenge possibility of further signal interruptions like what has been done few weeks ...