This badass queen took revenge on Ethiopia in 960 AD for chopping off her breasts

The Kingdom of Axum, in modern-day Ethiopia, existed from 100AD to around 970Ad. It was among one of the prosperous kingdoms until it was laid to waste by a queen driven by anger and... Read more »

Alum Champions Open Access in Ethiopia

When Library Information Sciences alumna Janet Lee (MLS, ’78) decided to apply for a Fulbright to return to Ethiopia, where she had spent her most recent sabbatical and previous time in the... Read more »

Trip to Ethiopia satisfies longstanding travel urge

This Oct. 7, 2017 photo shows castle ruins in Gondar, Ethiopia. Royal castles and palaces attest to Gondar’s role as capital of Ethiopia in the 17th and 18th centuries. (Marcus Eliason via... Read more »

Ethiopia mourns its son and historian Richard Pankhurst

Richard Pankhurst Reuters – Richard Pankhurst, the son of the British women’s rights campaigner Sylvia Pankhurst who became one of the world’s leading experts on Ethiopian history and culture, has died aged... Read more »
lalibela Ethiopia

Ethiopia: A trip to a timeless land

On a visit to ‘magical’ Ethiopia, Clover Stroud is beguiled by the ancient and the everyday. Thousands of people had congregated in the field, including hundreds of priests dressed in brightly coloured,... Read more »
Ethiopia's Konso tribe are celebrating their hometown joining the UN's list of World Heritage Sites (AFP/File, Aaron Maasho)

Ethiopia’s Konso cling to tradition, earning UN recognition as World Heritage Site

KONSO, Ethiopia (AFP) — The booming drums and lusty singing of Ethiopia’s Konso tribe, celebrating their hometown joining the UN’s list of World Heritage Sites, echoed down the road that winds through... Read more »
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Ethiopian New Year and Hoilday Markets

Wubit Teklemariam, 57, was shopping for the upcoming Ethiopian holiday, New Year, when The Reporter talked to her. She has been married for the past 39 years. She remembers she first moved... Read more »