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Ethiopian adoption agency is one such institution, who acts as a noble mediator in introducing an orphan child with his/her new parents. The ragamuffin is not only provided with a new home, but also gets to understand the real meaning of a family. Now adopting from Ethiopia is no more a simple procedure, unless...... Read Full Article
Nearly four decades ago, the city of Asmara was part of Ethiopia and His Imperial Majesty, Haile Selassie, ruled his kingdom with a heavy hand after staving off fascist Benito Mussolini's conquests before and during World War II. Emperor Selassie would periodically........ Read Full Article
He once said, "I wanted the world to know that my country, Ethiopia, has always won with determination and heroism". Thanks to Bikila's legacy, the Republic of Ethiopia... has become one of the most successful Olympian nations in the Third World; prior.... Read Full Article
In November every year tens of thousands of people flood the streets of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to take part in the Great Ethiopian Run. The Great Ethiopian Run is a ten kilometer run that provides a unique and electrifying experience. There are not many races crammed with as much fervor and..... Read Full Article
When Emperor Susenyos converted to Catholicism in 1624, a serious war broke out. Some Ethiopians were unhappy with this decision and felt that this was not all right and hence resorted to war. The war resulted in..... Read Full Article
While rumors of the Abyssinian commonly trace back to Ethiopia, this cat's origins remain unclear. Genetic and DNA testing have traced this popular breed to the Indian Ocean or even Egypt, although its name originates from Ethiopia. Although its origins...... Read Full Article
Mekonnen traces the history of the music Debo plays back to 1966 when Peace Corps volunteers arrived in Ethiopia and other nations with their personal record collections. From that introduction to American jazz, Ethiopian pop emerged, seasoned with traditional styles.... Read Full Article
Khat or qat (pronounced "cot") is a shrub native to Ethiopia and Yemen. Its leaves contain a small amount a drug called Cathinone which is classified in the U.S. as an illegal class III drug. Cathinone has shown to have stimulant affects similar to caffeine and...... Read Full Article
"Harrar Coffee" evokes the original mocha coffee from classic longberry mocha beans sought after all over the world. Harrar coffee is known for its full body, medium acidity and distinctive classic deep chocolate mocha flavor with a..... Read Full Article