Ethiopia – Cradle of Culture – Ethiosports

  Ethiopia boasts a wide-ranging set of scenes and sights, including nine UNESCO-inscribed heritage sites. In 2016, Ethiopia earned a new moniker: “The Land of Origins.” The nickname — which serves as... Read more »

Ethiopia: Lalibela Monolithic Churches’ Rehabilitation to Start Soon

Negotiation is underway between the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and United Nations Education Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) to find lasting solution to the threats facing the Lalilbel’s monolithic Rock-Hewn Churches.... Read more »

UN committee on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage opens session in Ethiopia – UN News Centre

28 November 2016 – More than 300 artists and performers showcased the wealth of Ethiopia’s intangible cultural heritage in Addis Ababa on Sunday ahead of today’s opening of the 11th session... Read more »

Ethiopia: Retrieving and Managing Heritages in Ethiopia – AllAfrica.com

By Tewodros Kassa Ethiopians gives due priority to protecting heritages and bequeathing them to the coming generations. Losing heritages means losing invaluable wealth of the society and successors. Accordingly, forefathers commonly pass... Read more »

Ethiopia: Site of the Ark of the Covenant? – CNN International

Ethiopia’s amazing religious sites The Tabot – A model of the Ark of the Covenant (known as the Tabot) is taken out of every Ethiopian church once a year for 24 hours... Read more »

Ethiopia: Site of the Ark of the Covenant? – CNN International

Ethiopia’s amazing religious sites The Tabot – A model of the Ark of the Covenant (known as the Tabot) is taken out of every Ethiopian church once a year for 24 hours... Read more »

Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu Wins 2013 UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize

Imprisoned Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu is the winner of the 2013 UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. Ms Alemu was recommended by an independent international jury of media professionals in recognition of... Read more »

Ethiopia’s tribes cry for help – Al Jazeera

A drive to become a world leading sugar producer threatens the livelihoods of thousands of people in rural areas. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Lower Omo Valley in south-western Ethiopia is a vast... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Hydroelectric Program – Boon or Folly?

Developing countries worldwide view the construction of power facilities as integral to their economic development to lift their populations out of poverty. Ethiopia has now embarked on massive hydroelectric schemes currently involving... Read more »

UNESCO appoints Ethiopian Getachew Engida as Deputy Director-General

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova today informed the members of UNESCO’s Executive Board of her choice of senior management team. Ms Bokova, whose mandate began on 15 November last year, said that she... Read more »