From Ethiopia, Emeralds – The New York Times

In 1990, while Vladyslav Y. Yavorskyy was a geology student at the University of Odessa, he visited his first emerald mine, the Malysheva deposit in Russia’s Ural Mountains. “I got there and... Read more »

Ethiopia Shines With Sapphire, Emerald

Photo: Addis Fortune Sapphire is the most precious and valuable blue gemstone, found in Tigray and Oromia Regional States. By Fasika Tadesse Ethiopia has earned 7.8 million dollars from the export of... Read more »

Gelada Monkey Army Raids Ethiopian Harvest – Human Planet: Mountains, preview – BBC One

www.bbc.co.uk In the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia, a harvest is under attack from a ravenous enemy. Twelve year old Dereje steps up to defend his crops from the cunning Gelada monkeys. 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 American scientists conducting... Read more »