Ethiopia appoints first female president in its modern history in latest reform

Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethiopia’s Parliament on Thursday approved the East African country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde, a veteran of the United Nations and the diplomatic corps. The position... Read more »

Kenyan tribe readies for the death of its native tongue | Arts & Culture

Doldol, Kenya – Rashid Njapaa bends down to check on a newborn sheep. It’s a windy Saturday morning and the father of seven, dressed in a faded, navy track jacket and printed yellow... Read more »

Ethiopia Opens Three-Day Talks With Somali Rebels

WASHINGTON —  The first round of three-day talks between Ethiopian officials and representatives from the Ethiopian rebel group of ethnic Somalis, Ogden National Liberation Front (ONLF), began Sunday at a secret location... Read more »

History repeats itself in Ethiopia – Washington Post

To address the shortage of drinking water, the government rents distribution trucks to provide water to various remote areas in the Oromia region. Three times a week, the truck dispenses water by... Read more »

Ethiopia:Happy Ethiopian New Year– 2007

Resolutions for the Ethiopian New Year By Alemayehu G Mariam I wish all of my weekly Ethiopian readers throughout the world a happy and prosperous Ethiopian New Year*. I join you joyfully... Read more »

Ethiopia:Happy Ethiopian New Year– 2007

Resolutions for the Ethiopian New Year By Alemayehu G Mariam I wish all of my weekly Ethiopian readers throughout the world a happy and prosperous Ethiopian New Year*. I join you joyfully... Read more »
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The Lost Kingdom of Africa – ETHIOPIA (VIDEO)

British art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the pre-colonial history of some of Africa’s most important kingdoms. The African continent is home to nearly a billion people. It has an incredible diversity... Read more »