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Erta Ale - New Lava Lake (Earth of Fire) - Photo By Francis BALLAND - 18/12/2017

Erta Ale – Earth of Fire (New Lava Lake)

Watch our video to witness one of Erta Ale volcano's most spectacular and intense eruptive phases in decades. https://youtu.be/ExvXqYMCpP4  
The clergy and Debtera (scholars versed in the liturgy and music of the church) lift their voices in hymn and chant just as it has been for over a 1,500 years when Ethiopia accepted Christianity.

​Ethiopian Genna – Christmas

Ethiopia still retains the ancient Julian calendar in which Genna falls on 7 January (of the Gregorian calendar.) People in towns and villages typically dress up in their finest...
The present church was erected in 1962 by Emperor Haile Selassie, replacing one his father Ras Makonnen had erected to celebrate the Ethiopian victory in the Battle of Adwa.

The Feast of St. Gabriel in Kulubi

28th December (Tahsas 19 in the Ethiopian calendar) is one of the two big annual St. Gabriel festivals (the other one comes on 26th July), and is the culmination...
ጃንጥላችን ኢትዮጵያችን ነች። ኢትዮጵያ ማለት አንድ ማለት ነው፡፡ ለምሳሌ አሜሪካ ስንል ሃምሳ ስድስት ግዛት የሚለው ወደ አዕምሯችን ፈጥኖ አይመጣም፡፡ ወደ አዕምሯችን የሚመጣው ጠንካራዋና አንድ የሆነችው አሜሪካ ምስል ነው።

ህዝብ መንግስትን ይፈጥራል እንጂ መንግስት ህዝብን አይፈጥርም” – ሻምበል ለማ ጉያ (ሰዓሊ)

እኔ አሁን የ90 ዓመት አዛውንት ነኝ፡፡ የዚህችን ሀገር ብዙ ሂደቶችና ውጣ ውረዶች አይቻለሁ። ከዛሬ 40 እና 50 ዓመት በፊትም ሆነ ዛሬ፣ ከ80 በላይ ብሄሮች በዚህችው በኢትዮጵያ ስር ነው የምንኖረው፡፡...
በማኅበራዊ ድረ ገጽ Getu Temesgen – (ጌጡ ተመስገን) የፌስቡክ ገጽ ከፍቶ 320 ሺህ ተከታዮችን አፍርቷል። Tana Award ጣና ሽልማት መጽሔት ላይ እንዲህ የሚል ታሪክ ተጽፏል፡፡

ETHIOPIAኢትዮጵያ ቴሌቪዥን ባለንሥሩ ዓይን ጋዜጠኛ ጌጡ ተመስገንን ከሥራ አሰናበተ

በሁላችንም ኪስ ውስጥ የሚገኝ ሰው፣ ብርቧክስ የዓለም አጫዋች መንደር፣ ከሃያ ዓመታት ቀጠሮ በኋላ (በ9/9/99 ዓ.ም. 9 ሰዓት) የተቀጣጠሩ የጣና ሀይቅ ሁለተኛ ደረጃ ት/ቤት ተማሪዎች፣ የአርሆ መንገድ፣ ኾንሶ ኻኖ፣ የፀሐይ...
An Orthodox priest at Nakuto Lab Rock Church, outside Lalibela, Ethiopia. About three-quarters of Orthodox Ethiopians say they attend church every week. (Eric Lafforgue/Art in All of Us/Corbis via Getty Images)

Ethiopia is an outlier in the Orthodox Christian world

Ethiopia has the largest Orthodox Christian population outside Europe, and, by many measures, Orthodox Ethiopians have much higher levels of religious commitment than do Orthodox Christians in the faith’s...

Haymanot Tesfa @ SOAS Concert

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Ruth B. on tour

Ruth B. established herself as an authentic singer/songwriter of considerable promise and purpose in 2016, and the music world responded with open arms. Most recently, she received a coveted...

Ethiopia: We won’t relocate our embassy to Jerusalem

We have no intention to relocate our embassy from Tel Aviv to the occupied Jerusalem, the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry announced yesterday. Speaking at a press conference, the ministry’s spokesperson, Meles...

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