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Archeological site clues historical ties between pre-Axumit Kingdom, Israel

ADDIS ABABA— The archeological sites and heritages discovered by Aksum University and Californian University archaeologists in the ancient town of the Mai Adrasha have clues of historical ties between pre-Axumit Kingdom, Israel.  The ancient town of Mai Adrasha which had been buried for centuries under ground some 60 km west of the present Aksum Town [...]

Archeological site clues historical ties between pre-Axumit Kingdom, Israel2018-03-10T08:28:00+01:00

The Ethiopian Tribe Where A Lip Plate Makes You More Attractive

Lip plates are usually made of clay or wood and range between 4 and 25 centimeters. To be placed on the lip, two or four teeth are removed before the lower lip is cut to fit the lip plate. This lip plate process is usually done by their mother when they attain puberty. To stretch [...]

The Ethiopian Tribe Where A Lip Plate Makes You More Attractive2018-03-12T09:57:13+01:00

BEFORE THEY – Tribes & Journeys

Travelling by jeep through OMO Valley, from the riverbanks, the highlands, down to the Kenyan border, we came across 5 different indigenous groups. But shooting in Ethiopia wasn’t easy. Tribes like the Banna, Karo and Mursi can be quite intimidating and their attitude towards foreigners isn’t necessarily the friendliest. We came to take pictures [...]

BEFORE THEY – Tribes & Journeys2017-03-31T17:33:12+02:00

New Species of Human Ancestor Found

More than 3 million years ago, when “Lucy” was roaming the savannah of present-day Ethiopia, she may have encountered other two-legged apes not unlike her own species, Australopithecus afarensis—yet still just a wee bit strange. Represented by jawbones from three individuals, a newly described species named Australopithecus deyrimeda adds to the scatter of evidence that not one, [...]

New Species of Human Ancestor Found2017-03-31T17:32:58+02:00

‘Ger’alta’, Ethiopian Sacred Home

First of all I should be very greatful and obliged to our "Almighty God" who blessed and given me an opportunity to work in (his) Holy land Ethiopia, honestly speaking this was my fifth year in this home country previously. I was working for University of Gonder -Gonder, former capital of Ethiopia after the [...]

‘Ger’alta’, Ethiopian Sacred Home2017-03-31T17:32:45+02:00

Sof Omar – Splendid Natural Treasure

Ethiopia is extremely rich in natural and man-made tourist attractions. It has numerous obelisks, palaces, tombs, rock-hewn churches, stelaes, mosques, mountains, caves, volcanic lava areas, national parks and many other tangible and intangible heritages. Though the nation has huge tourism potential, it has not been utilizing it as compared with other countries. One undercurrent [...]

Sof Omar – Splendid Natural Treasure2017-03-31T17:31:46+02:00

Fossils Proving Nation As Land of Origins

Uniquely, Ethiopia has mix of natural, cultural, historical and archaeological attractions. Of late, a team of scientists has come up with new finding concerning the death of hominid, Lucy. Prof. Mulugeta Fesseha from the Addis Ababa University said the finding could cast additional beam of light on the nation to help it promote its [...]

Fossils Proving Nation As Land of Origins2017-03-31T17:31:29+02:00

Lalibela Churches Provide History …

It's from working, as a Freelance Tour Guide that Beyene Asseta, says he has found satisfaction in his activities. This enables him to make effective use of knowledge he has obtained from reading whatever he can get hold of, regarding Ethiopian history and culture. His attraction to this line of work was first kindled [...]

Lalibela Churches Provide History …2017-03-31T17:31:16+02:00

Benchi Maji – South Tourist Magnet

A week earlier, south star Benchi Maji Zone was very busy in relation to the celebration of Culture and tourism week. The theme of the week is: "Our cultural co-existence for development and renaissance." The culture and tourism week which was marked last week was jointly organized by National Culture Center and Benchi Maji [...]

Benchi Maji – South Tourist Magnet2017-03-31T17:30:33+02:00

The Glorious Spectacle of Konso Heritages

Konso is one of the UNESCO-designated heritage sites for its outstanding landscape and terraced agriculture. It constitutes a spectacular portrait of age-old tradition, which has been there for four centuries. It demonstrates the engineering skill of the society and features the waga (wooden statutes) as a reminder of late family members. They help commemorate [...]

The Glorious Spectacle of Konso Heritages2017-03-31T17:32:23+02:00
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