Lucy, Ardi and Selam find new home in Ethiopia

Paris, 3 December 2014 On the 40th anniversary of the discovery in Ethiopia of humankind’s most famous fossil representative, Lucy, the little 3.2 million-year-old Australopithecus has become one of... Read more »

How Ethiopian scientist Zeray Alemseged unearthed ‘world’s oldest child’ : CNN

(CNN) — It was another December afternoon back in 2000, spent like hundreds of others combing the rocky hills of the Dikika region, when Ethiopian scientist Zeray Alemseged heard... Read more »

Scientists Discover 3.4 Million Year Old Partial Foot in Afar : [ VIDEO ]

Addis Ababa — The Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage (ARCCH) and the Woranso-Mille Paleontological project here on Wednesday announced that an international team of Ethiopian and... Read more »

The finding of Oldest tool use in Ethiopia challenged

The idea that human ancestors were using stone tools about 3.4 million years ago has been challenged by a Spanish-led team of researchers. The original claim was based on... Read more »

Ethiopian scientists discover 22 million year-old fossils

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Ethiopian scientists announced on Friday the discovery of a 22 million year-old fossils, on anew locality some 157 kilometres north-east of Addis Ababa. The dean of... Read more »

Questions raised about ‘Ardi’ as man’s ancestor

By MALCOLM RITTER (AP) NEW YORK — Last fall, a fossil skeleton named “Ardi” shook up the field of human evolution. Now, some scientists are raising doubts about what... Read more »