Coronavirus in Ethiopia

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Ethiopia has just reported its first confirmed case of the Coronavirus or Covid-19. The subject in question is a 48 year old Japanese man who is currently in quarantine at the Ethiopian government run Yekatit hospital...By the 17th of March 2020, a British diplomat who arrived from Dubai tested positive for the virus, bringing the total number of infected individuals to six...

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Wedding Traditions Of The Amhara People

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In this region, women can marry once they turn 14 (the groom may be roughly five years the bride’s senior). In fact, the Amhara people have Ethiopia’s lowest average marriage age ever at 14.7 years old. The Main Types of Amhara Wedding...Amhara weddings typically conform to one of three types of ceremony: a Eucharist church marriage, a kin-negotiated civil marriage, or a temporary marriage. In general, the ceremonies typically take place in a large, appropriately decorated hall or auditorium — as usually chosen by the parents of the bride and groom. Christianity is the dominant religion in...

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5 Things You Can Do in Ethiopia That Will Make Your Trip Special

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Ethiopia is still a relatively unexplored country when it comes to tourists, but those who decide to venture out will be rewarded with archaeologic discoveries millions of year's old, breathtaking natural scenery, and a rich culture. While the more popular sites are certainly worth seeing, if you really want to make your trip special, you'll want to...

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Ethiopian Diaspora: Account and Mortgage

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The Numerous and Massively Powerful Ethiopian Diaspora...It is believed that more than 3 million Ethiopians and people of Ethiopian origin are living in various regions across the globe, making the Ethiopian Diaspora an entity worth respecting. Break Down of Where Ethiopian Diaspora Live...According to some estimates: over 1 million Ethiopians live in the Middle East, about 600,000 in Africa, more than 300,000 in North America, and a remaining 200,000 spread out across Europe, Australia and Asia...

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Best Insurance Companies in Ethiopia for 2020

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Best Insurance Companies in Ethiopia for 2020...Modern institutionalized financial services such as insurance and banks have a very short history, indeed. For ages Ethiopians had been receiving financial services through informal means, known locally as,'iqqubs', 'iddirs' and 'mahbers'...The total assets of Ethiopian insurance companies reached 11.3 billion ETB, while total capital reached 2.97 billion ETB and gross premium raking in 6.99 billion ETB...

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10 Amazing Facts about the Ethiopian "Cancer Cure" Soursop/Graviola/Ambashok

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The Soursop, Laboratories, and Cancer...Laboratory studies conducted revealed that extracts originating from the graviola are capable of killing certain types of breast and liver cancer cells, especially those that were found to be resistant to some chemotherapy drugs. Recent laboratory tests proved that the extract of the graviola pulp also had a positive effect against prostate cancer cells on mice. Several animal and test-tube studies have even discovered that the soursop may aid with everything from lessening inflammation to slowing cancer cell growth....What is the Ethiopian Soursop or Ambashok?...

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How to Visit Ethiopia on a Budget

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Ethiopia hasn't been on a lot of travellers' radars until very recently, but all that is about to change. This beautiful country is home to ancient historical sites, scenic landscapes, tasty food, and fabulous festivals. Interestingly, Ethiopia still uses the Coptic calendar, which is 7 years behind the Gregorian calendar, meaning that you're literally travelling back in time! In this post, we'll take a closer look at the best way to visit Ethiopia on a budget. With whatever you've got left over, you can start planning your trip to come back!...

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6 Ways to Check if Your Honey in Ethiopia is Real or Fake

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Here are some easy methods to help you exam the purity of the honey you purchased. Six Tests to Check Your Honey...1. Thumb Exam...Place a little amount of honey on your thumb and check if it spills or spreads around like any other liquid. If it does, most times it is an indication of fake honey. Real honey is thick while fake honey is runny. Real honey sticks to the surface it is applied to and does not just drip away. Furthermore, the taste of fake honey may remain due to the sugar that was added. 2. Water Exam...Place a teaspoon of honey in a glass of water and watch the reaction...

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Best Banks in Ethiopia for 2020

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Best Ethiopian Banks and their Profits/Description 2020...Problems such as foreign exchange associated issues...A testament to Ethiopia's fast growing economy can be seen in the fact that despite all these problems banks in Ethiopia posted their highest growth rate in 6 years, as well as and acceleration in the expansion of bank branches...

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Payoneer MasterCard in Ethiopia

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By signing up to utilize Payoneer's services you will be able to receive money in Ethiopia from anywhere in the world, as well as being able to spend your money online. What you must have to get a Payoneer MasterCard in Ethiopia. A Working Email Address: you will be required to sign up using your email address much like with PayPal...

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Electricity in Ethiopia: Power Outages, Rationing and its Consequences

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Ethiopia has officially cut or halved the transmission of electricity to its neighbors Djibouti and Sudan. Furthermore, for two months, the country will go through power rationing. For example, if today you have electricity from 6 am...

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Ethiopian Airlines Crash: Conspiracy, Facts and Victims (PICS)

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Ethiopian Airlines Crash Controversy and Information...Timeline of Ethiopian Airlines Crash...The news shattered more than two years of relative calm in Africa's skies. As millions on the continent headed to church on Sunday morning, an Ethiopian Airlines plane took off on a routine flight from Addis Ababa for Nairobi and quickly lost control. Six minutes later, all contact was lost. All 157 people aboard were killed, representing a staggering 35 countries. Here is a timeline of how the day unfolded. All times local....

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50 Things You Must Know About Ethiopian Weddings

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Ethiopian Traditional Weddings (Oromo, Amhara, Tigre, etc.)...A wedding is almost always a huge affair, but when it comes to Ethiopian weddings, the magnitude of importance increases exponentially. A wedding is a moment of a lifetime that should be treasured forever hence it should go as smoothly as is practically possible. Ethiopian wedding tradition and culture is one of the richest in the African continent and has mostly remained unblemished over the years. As such, the Ethiopian wedding ceremony is a beautiful sight to see...

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7 of the Best Business Consultants in Ethiopia

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If you are curious about doing business in Ethiopia and have little to no knowledge about the risks and opportunities awaiting you, then finding the right business consultant is the wisest option. Business consultants in Ethiopia can provide you and your company with valuable insight, unbiased analyses and specialized support for virtually all areas of your new or existing business. From business system optimization to the subtleties of doing business in a country you have little knowledge about, consultants can make the road to success a lot easier...

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Blockchain, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency in Ethiopia: The Million Dollar Return

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Ethiopian Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Bitcoin Background... there are about a thousand Ethiopians who have invested their money in cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin...after Abera invested in seventeen mining machines, he currently has Bitcoin worth 1.6 million dollars in his wallet...Examples of Ethiopian Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Investors...

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Best Restaurants in Ethiopia: Top 20 for 2020

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Whether you're craving Japanese or traditional Ethiopian food, you'll find world-class dishes at the best restaurants in Ethiopia. Restaurants in Ethiopia...We prepared this list of the 20 top restaurants in Ethiopia, in order to give you a taste of what is sure to be a unique culinary experience...Yod Abyssinia Traditional Food, Official website...Type of food: Ethiopian, Address: Bole ... Area, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Phone: +251 11 ...Sishu, Official website...

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15 Best Web Host Companies in Ethiopia with Statistics and Price 2020

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Top Ethiopian Web Hosting Company 2020...Most Ethiopian web hosting companies opt for servers located in the US, Canada, UK or Australia. Even though the web hosting business in Ethiopia is still in its infancy, there are companies that deserve to be recognized for their efficiency and dependability. We have prepared the following 15 Ethiopian web host companies in order of their customer base, global rank, respectability, etc...

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Best Restaurants in Addis Ababa and 100 Pictures & Prices of their Food 2020

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Discover and experience the Best Restaurants to eat in - from all around Addis Ababa! ...more and more people are getting used to the food review system and it has helped us compile the following list of the best foods and restaurants in Addis Ababa. As long as you are planning on dining out, you might as well choose one of the best restaurants. The restaurant must offer good service, and have an even better choice of food. When it comes to finding the right place to eat a good meal in a restaurant in Addis Ababa, the options could look daunting...

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13 of the Best Ethiopian Traditional Wedding Clothes for Men & Women in 2020

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How to Create the Perfect Traditional Ethiopian Wedding Clothes...In Ethiopia, most of the weddings take place after the fasting season known as Abey Tsome...If one lives in Ethiopia, then the go to stop would be a place called Shiro Meda, where most traditional Shemane or weavers have their shops. One would then pick the perfect material/textile, then do the obvious window shopping...The beautiful and vivid colors to choose from, the material, the actual design...

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100 Amazing Modern & Traditional Dress (Habesha Kemis/Kemise) of Ethiopia in 2020

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100 Pictures of Ethiopia's Traditional and Cultural Clothes...The most widely spoken and written about piece of traditional clothing belonging to Ethiopia would have to be the 'Habesha Kemise' or the 'dress of the Habesha'. It is usually produced as white, gray, or beige chiffon woman's dress that often falls to the ankles and is worn with a shawl. This is the culturally traditional clothing of the Habesha peoples and it usually has beautifully embroidered borders...

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7 Best & Most Popular Cars/Trucks/Mini-Buses to Buy & Sell in Ethiopia

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Contrary to popular belief the tax imposed by Ethiopian government officials is not 300%+ but only reaches as high as about 160%, which is for vehicles that have cylinder capacities of 1800 to 3000 cc. Ethiopians are very particular when it comes to buying a vehicle and most often three factors play a big role: how easily it is bought and sold, how reliable it is, and the car's brand image. When it comes to the national brand of choice, Ethiopians have crowned Toyota as king, and this can be witnessed by taking a look at the roads of the country. If a person unwittingly purchases a model or brand that is not commonly known in the country, they will indeed have a difficult time attempting to sell it...

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15 of the Best Real Estate Companies and Developers in Ethiopia

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Ethiopian real estate companies and developers have bad reputations for not delivering on time and for cost manipulation. While some factors could not be controlled by the developers, it still remains that some untrustworthy souls looking only to enrich themselves at the hands of innocent home buyers have run rampant in the sector. In order to help people choose the right Ethiopian real estate developer, we have created a list we believe to be of some of the best in the industry...

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155 of the Best Ethiopian Proverbs and Wise Sayings in Amharic and English

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Ethiopian proverbs and wise sayings have been passed down from generation to generation over the centuries. They give advice about religion, life, business, love and so much more. They are valuable pieces of wisdom. Most of the Ethiopian proverbs and wise sayings are specific to its culture but in most instances their meaning is universal and useful to anyone, anywhere in the world...

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30 Must Know Facts About The Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Church

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It is hard to talk about Ethiopia without mentioning the Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Church. One is intrinsically tied to the other. Ever since its formation in the 4th century, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church has had a major defining role for the people of this ancient nation. Even today, one will bear witness to children as young as 7 years old, walking solemnly into a church yard to bow, kiss the ground, pay homage and humbly exit. Probably no where in today's modern age is religion taken so seriously...

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20 Best Small and Big Business Opportunities in Ethiopia for 2020

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There are no more excuses for those that want to change theirs and their family's lives through engaging in business. Especially, now with the new reforms taking place by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is tackling large corporations and opening up the door for small to medium traders, producers, and service sector players. Hard work, dedication, and discipline are the only ingredients needed for an average Ethiopian to grow his income and live the life they deserve. We created this list of 20 business opportunities we believe can be useful...

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15 of the Most Interesting African Tribes

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Throughout various parts of the large and diverse continent that is Africa, there exist tribes that have shown the ability to preserve their unique traditions and cultures. These attributes, though once a source for discrimination are now being viewed as a valuable resource in to learning how life was lived in the past. Some African tribes such as the Dogon have shown that their ancestors were able to accurately read extra solar astronomical entities, while...

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10 of the Most Important People in Ethiopian Politics in 2020

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Throughout the history of country, change in Ethiopian politics has always been preceded by violence on a large scale, either through battles, war, revolution, uprisings, or foreign invasions. The current events taking place in Ethiopia are nothing short of astonishing and unique for a country that has been used to violent overthrows of authority...Women have finally been given powerful roles as leaders in Ethiopia, providing an example for not only Africa but also for the rest of the world. Reforms targeting the inclusion of all of Ethiopia's ethnicities within all positions of the military, government offices, ministries, etc., have created an environment that values hard work as opposed to affiliations of any sort...

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15 of the Richest Ethiopians and their Successful Companies in 2020

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The Ethiopian men and women who have spearheaded the country's phenomenal growth stem from various backgrounds, ethnicities, and religions. For most, the journey to becoming one of the richest Ethiopians was not an easy one, but through an undying obsession to become successful, these people have reached their goals. Ethiopians are known to be hard workers and passionate about...

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The Habesha

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The Habesha people and the words origins have long perplexed scholars, scientists and modern man in general. The underlying belief was to maintain the Eurocentric ideology that Africans were not capable of having a culture and history, therefore leaving them susceptible to being colonized for their own benefit...Today, there are some Ethiopians who believe that the term the Habesha originated from the biblical Ham and Shem...

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50 of the Best Old & New Amharic Music: Songs and Singers

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Ethiopian music has come a long way from its original traditions of being strictly associated with the Tewadeho Orthodox Church. Amharic music began to take hold during its 'Golden Ages' which came during the 1960's and 1970's when a plethora of talented singers and musicians flooded the Ethiopian musical scene. Tizita songs (slow and romantic), Ethio Soul, Ethio Jazz, etc. popular during the 'Golden Ages' have now given way to a wonderful infusion of traditional Ethiopian music with more contemporary styles. This has given birth to Ethio Rock, Ethio Rap, Ethio Blues and a lot more. Today, Ethiopia's Amharic music is accompanied by various other...

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23 Minerals in Ethiopia with Details (Gold, Gemstones, etc.)

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Ethiopia is indeed the land of plenty, with resources found in abundance throughout its huge and diverse land mass. Geological surveys conducted on minerals in Ethiopia, have shown formations that are believed to contain a vast amount of mineral resources...Gold is king when it comes to exportable mineral commodities in Ethiopia, bringing in about $300 to $500 million each year...Concerning gemstones, opal leads the pack with over 98% by exports value...

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10 Benefits You Must Know of Flax Seeds or Telba in Ethiopia

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Flax seeds, linseeds, or telba, as it is called in Ethiopia's national language, Amharic, have been grown and used around the world for over 5,000 years. This tiny brown or golden colored seed is today considered a 'super' food, as its properties have proved to be without a doubt very nutritious and beneficial for the human body and comparatively very easy to cultivate. Aside from using it as food or drink item to be consumed, it was and still continues to be used for the purpose of creating strong and durable textile products...

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25 of the Best and Most Famous Ethiopian Athletes

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For over half a century, Ethiopian athletes have been consistently breaking records in world events and providing an already proud nation with even more sources of joy...Even though long-distance running Ethiopian athletes are considered to be the cream of the crop in international sporting competitions, the events Ethiopians take part could have more variety. Who knows, maybe the next generation of athletes from Ethiopia could become the next fastest person in the world, just like the Jamaican runner, Usain Bolt or even world class boxers. But in the meantime, we can take pride in the numerous championship level athletes from Ethiopia, who are taking sporting events to another level. The following is a list of 25 of the best and most famous Ethiopian athletes...

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10 of the Best Ethiopian Traditional Sports and Games

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Traditional Ethiopian Games and Sports...Ethiopia, a country with a history and culture dating back thousands of years, has yet to have its past fully documented and understood. Sporting events and games are an integral part of society and by embracing them one will be able to build an important link to the past. At the moment, there now exist over 293 registered traditional and cultural sports and games in Ethiopia. The earliest evidence of one of these games was found in Yeha (modern day Ethiopia) and Matara (modern day Eritrea)...

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Ethiopian Immigration Office: Visa, Passport, and Applications

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Ethiopia's Main Department For Immigration & Nationality Affairs (MDINA)...Must Know Facts and Requirements for the Ethiopian eVISA...ascertain their legal status and issue residence visas as appropriate; take appropriate action and deal with foreign nationals who do not abide by the national law and regulation...Make sure that travel documents, including passports, one-time laissez-passé, urgent travel documents are...

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Petroleum in Ethiopia: History of Ethiopian Oil & Gas Till Present

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Petroleum in Ethiopia...Oil and gas in Ethiopia has a history which is a little over a century old. In 1860, an oil seep was discovered, but...In 1945, the American Sinclair Oil Corporation entered the Ogaden region at the behest of Emperor Haile Selassie, but was hindered due to the citizens of Wardheer organizing mass demonstrations against them. This 4 billion dollar gas project will commence construction of the pipeline in September 2018 and is planned to be operational by early 2021...

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Wolaita People's History, Culture, and Religon

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Historically and prior to its incorporation to Ethiopia, it is believed that the Wolaita and its people had administrative areas extending till the Rudolf River in the northern and southern Shewa or the northern part of Ethiopia’s current land mass. The 'Damot' administration refers to the system of governance employed by the southern peoples, before being incorporated into the Ethiopian empire. The area under this administration is believed to have been south of the Blue Nile, in places such as: Wolega, South Gojam, Keffa, South Shewa (Enner Gurage), Kenbata, Arsi, Dawuro, Wolaita, Hadiya, Maraki...

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Azeb Mesfin Biography: Wife of Former Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi

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Azeb Mesfin Haile, the wife of the late PM Meles Zenawi, was considered to be one of the most powerful women in Ethiopia. She is media shy and does not engage in many interviews, and this secretiveness perhaps was the catalyst that led to her being vilified throughout various media outlets. Some bad publicity she receives include: Europeans reporting her multimillion Euro shopping spree to Ethiopian’s calling her the “Mother of Corruption”. On the other end of the spectrum, she was awarded and commended for her charity work. Even after the death of her powerful husband, Azeb Mesfin continues to wield a dominant role, albeit much lesser than when...

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20 Of The Best Poets And Poems of Ethiopia (Qene included)

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The following poems of Ethiopia provide a small glimpse of an aspect of Ethiopian life that has had little, if any, external exposure. Amharic poetry could prove to be a modest but laudable contributor towards enlightening the masses. It is almost impossible to get the proper translation of the many Ethiopian poems composed throughout the country's long and culturally rich history. Qene, is a highly regarded form of Amharic poetry, although the word is also used as a general term to describe all poetry...

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Berhanu Nega Biography: The Profile of a Professor Turned Rebel Fighter

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Berhanu Nega Biography...Berhanu Nega is a man that has been fighting one government or another in Ethiopia for over 40 years. He was just a young student in Addis Ababa University when he began the long journey of striving to fulfill his life’s passion: to see a fully democratized, united, and economically strong Ethiopia. Unfortunately, his vision for Ethiopia would cause Berhanu to go through many hardships: from jail to escapes through the desert to exile to sitting in desolate trenches with his soldiers; his was a unique struggle...

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Map of Ethiopia Regions: 30 Old and New Ethiopian Maps You Have to See

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The New and Old Maps of Ethiopia regions show a rich and interesting history...The following are maps of Ethiopia, formerly known as Abyssinia and the Kingdom of Axum. It has a long and rich history dating back thousands of years. Located in the Horn of Africa, it borders Kenya to the south, Somalia and Djibouti to the east, the Sudan and South Sudan to the west and its one time member state Eritrea to the north and northeast. Found in these maps of Ethiopia are regional and provincial capitals, major cities, main roads, airports, old boundary lines, along with the following areas...

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Jawar Mohammed Biography: The Interesting Profile of an Influential Man

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Jawar Mohammed Biography: The Interesting Profile of an Influential Man...Jawar Mohammed is the energetic, dynamic and controversial political face of the majority of young Ethiopian Oromo’s, who now have been given the green light to freely participate in the country’s changing political scene. It is evident that he now has a wide reaching network that spans across continents, namely, the Americas, Europe, and obviously Africa. Jawar has perfected the art of disseminating his views to reach his massive audience base through...

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Condominiums and Apartments in Ethiopia: A New Phenomenon

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When condominiums first started appearing, everyone was in agreement that these building shared many qualities similar to the ghetto housing projects common in the United States and France. It was believed that the walls were paper thin, the plumbing and electricity an atrocity, and the buildings themselves were claimed by some to already be crumbling apart. Locals thought it was the government's way of...

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Prostitution in Ethiopia: Sex Workers Move From Bars to Massage Parlors

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Prostitution in Ethiopia with a New Twist...Today, we can see a huge shift in the way the sex trade is conducted in Ethiopia. Not entirely gone, but the former bar workers and street walkers are now opting for the comfort of massage parlors and spas. The literal explosion of these new institutions has one witness thousands sprouting about the city, on the main roads, as well as, quiet residential areas. Addis Ababa has one in...

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Top 10 Ethiopian YouTube Entertainment Websites with Rank and Revenue

Posted on September 1, 2018 at 04:57 AM

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The Best Ethiopian Tube and Entertainment Websites Today...Until just recently, people looking for information or entertainment would have just entered a search term in Google Search and proceed. Now, with the explosion of YouTube, which by the way is owned by Google, people are turning more and more to this video site and Ethiopians are no different. The YouTube website itself is the number one website in Ethiopia and now Ethiopians are starting to build more and more YouTube–like sites for the purpose of targeting this growing interest...

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Abiy Ahmed Biography: The Full Account of His Amazing Life Story

Posted on July 14, 2018 at 05:41 AM

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Abiy Ahmed's Biography, His Amazing Life Story...አብይ አህመድ, Abiyyi Ahimad...Three passions have inevitably defined the man who stands before us today as the 12th Prime Minister of Ethiopia: his love for education, his desire to become a leader and his aspirations for conflict resolution...he rose from a young boy with humble beginnings to become an extremely influential and revolutionizing leader of a proud and economically booming hundred million strong nation...

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Belay Zeleke

Posted on July 14, 2018 at 05:41 AM

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Belay Zeleke a true Ethiopian patriot and hero...His father was born in Bichena, Gojjam...all this tragedy took place while young Belay stood by and watched. Upon coming of age, Belay swore to avenge his father's death and left the city with male members of his family...With this victory proving their prowess in battle, they proceeded to wage a prolonged battle against anything and everything Italian within the areas of Gojjam, Shewa, and Wollo...

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15 Best Places To Visit For Fun in Eritrea

Posted on July 13, 2018 at 04:22 AM

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The Best Destinations in Eritrea...No longer, on a war footing, Eritrea promises to be one of the best tourist destinations in Africa. Eritrea was also once ranked fifth in Africa as the most appealing locations. The best places in Eritrea promise to marvel any tourist or vistor with its many attractions...Eritrea...has virtually pristine beaches and natural beauty sites located all over...

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25 Facts You Should Know About Life in Ethiopia

Posted on July 11, 2018 at 11:02 PM

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25 Things To Know Before Moving or While Living in Ethiopia...As a person who has been around the world and is now living in Ethiopia, I thought it would be helpful to provide some advice from the experiences I have had. So if you are living in Ethiopia, planning on travelling to or moving to Ethiopia, then the following should provide you with some useful advice on everyday life in Ethiopia...

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Abiy Ahmed Pictures: 60 Photos of Ethiopia's Prime Minister

Posted on July 8, 2018 at 05:13 AM

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Ethiopia's new leader, Dr. Abiy Ahmed is making radical changes with all the reforms he has enacted. He has become a breath of fresh air for the stagnant political system, Ethiopia is well known for. In order to show our appreciation for the country's new leader, we have prepared the following 60 photos of Abiy Ahmed as he takes care of business as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia...

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5 Reasons Why Ethiopia is the Black Panther's Wakanda

Posted on July 5, 2018 at 04:54 AM

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If ever there was an African country with the location and people best suited to match the Wakanda nation in the Black Panther, then Ethiopia would be the obvious choice. The following are 5 reasons why Ethiopia is the Black Panther's Wakanda...

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Khat/Chat in Ethiopia: It's History, How To Grow And Legality

Posted on July 4, 2018 at 11:11 AM

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...government in Somalia outlawed and banned the use and cultivating of khat. But this only led to a huge increase in smuggled khat from Ethiopia, and traditionally non users in the south of Somalia began to take up the activity as a protest against the British colonial powers. Interestingly enough, the legal and illegal importation of khat from Ethiopia continues to this day, with roughly all Somalian males being habitual users...

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Abiy Ahmed, Isaias Afwerki and the Horn of Africa

Posted on June 29, 2018 at 05:04 AM

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The EPRDF was known to be repressive towards opposition groups and dissenters. Isaias Afwerki, with his EPLF group once fought alongside the EPRDF and shares many of their fears and beliefs...Furthermore, there are those Ethiopians that vehemently oppose giving Badme to the Eritreans after their sacrifice of blood and sweat...

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