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News Ethiopia History: Ethiopia's ancient Christian history and the Nobel Peace Prize

Published on: Sunday 22 December 2019
Ethiopia's ancient Christian history and the Nobel Peace Prize
News source: https://www.christianpost.com/voice/ethiopias-ancient-christian-history-and-the-nobel-peace-prize.html

In early December, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Specifically, the Norwegian Committee cited Ahmed’s “decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighboring Eritrea.”

News Ethiopia History: Engineer: Ethiopian Airlines went into records after Boeing 737 Max crash

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Engineer: Ethiopian Airlines went into records after Boeing 737 Max crash
News source: https://www.king5.com/article/tech/science/aerospace/boeing/boeing-737-ethiopian-crash-concerns/281-57c482cb-e6b7-4650-a5fb-ec3f4bb18275

In its response to AP, Ethiopian denied a history of tampering and shoddy maintenance, and denied its COO or anyone else ordered someone to change the maintenance records on the downed 737 Max. It ...

News Ethiopia History: Ethiopian airline went into records after Max crash: Engineer

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Ethiopian airline went into records after Max crash: Engineer
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/10/ethiopian-airline-records-max-crash-engineer-191008104747226.html

In its response to AP, Ethiopian denied a history of tampering and shoddy maintenance, and denied its COO or anyone else ordered someone to change the maintenance records on the downed 737 Max. It ...

News Ethiopia History: Ethiopian Airlines denies it tampered with flight records after crash

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Ethiopian Airlines denies it tampered with flight records after crash
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/ethiopian-airlines-denies-tampered-flight-records-crash-105220497.html

Ethiopian Airlines on Wednesday denied whistleblower accusations that it tampered with the maintenance records of the Boeing 737 MAX jet which crashed in March, killing all 157 people on board. The accident, in which the plane nose-dived into a field outside Addis Ababa, led to the six-month grounding

News Ethiopia History: ‘Remarkably complete’ 3.8-million-year-old cranium of human ancestor discovered in Ethiopia

Published on: Wednesday 28 August 2019
‘Remarkably complete’ 3.8-million-year-old cranium of human ancestor discovered in Ethiopia
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/remarkably-complete-3-8-million-old-cranium-human-175600844--abc-news-topstories.html

Researchers have discovered a "remarkably complete" cranium of a human ancestor dating back 3.8 million years. The fossil, known as MRD-VP-1/1, was found in Feburary 2016 at the Woranso-Mille paleontological site in the Afar region in northern Ethiopia, and paleoanthropologists and geologists

News Ethiopia History: Skull find in Ethiopia yields new clues on how humans evolved

Published on: Wednesday 28 August 2019
Skull find in Ethiopia yields new clues on how humans evolved
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/skull-ethiopia-yields-clues-humans-evolved-171549941.html

A "remarkably complete" 3.8-million-year-old skull of an early human has been unearthed in Ethiopia, scientists announced Wednesday, a discovery that has the potential to alter our understanding of human evolution. The skull, known as "MRD", was discovered not far from the younger

News Ethiopia History: Why Sidama statehood demand threatens to unravel Ethiopia’s federal system

Published on: Monday 12 August 2019
Why Sidama statehood demand threatens to unravel Ethiopia’s federal system
News source: http://theconversation.com/why-sidama-statehood-demand-threatens-to-unravel-ethiopias-federal-system-121701

Ethiopia’s ethnic federal arrangement was ... and would come at the most trying and divisive times in the country’s history. Such a decision will also pave the way for more Southern groups ...

News Ethiopia History: Sirleaf present as Ethiopia PM meets female ministers

Published on: Tuesday 06 August 2019
Sirleaf present as Ethiopia PM meets female ministers
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/08/06/un-women-boss-sirleaf-present-as-ethiopia-pm-meets-female-ministers/

Abiy’s women appointment dates back to last year when he name a gender-par cabinet, the first in Ethiopia’s history. Ten women were named with sensitive ministries like Defence and Peace portfolios ...

News Ethiopia History: History From Above in Africa

Published on: Friday 02 August 2019
History From Above in Africa
News source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/08/ethiopia-abiy-ahmed-african-union-afcfta

Get a discounted subscription today. These days, a lot of history is being made in Ethiopia. Under the leadership of its new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia has embarked on economic liberalization ...

News Ethiopia History: Ethiopia plants 353 million trees in one day to restore forests and fight climate change

Published on: Wednesday 31 July 2019
Ethiopia plants 353 million trees in one day to restore forests and fight climate change
News source: https://in.news.yahoo.com/ethiopia-plants-353-million-trees-in-a-day-in-effort-to-turn-back-climate-change-205122658.html

It is believed to be the largest one-day mass planting in history, exceeding an effort in 2017 in India in which 1.5 million volunteers planted 66 million trees in just over 12 hours. Ethiopia has ...

News Ethiopia History: Ethiopia Says It Planted Over 350 Million Trees in a Day, a Record

Published on: Tuesday 30 July 2019
Ethiopia Says It Planted Over 350 Million Trees in a Day, a Record
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/30/world/africa/ethiopia-tree-planting-deforestation.html

in what the government said was the largest one-day tree-planting effort in history. It was part of Mr. Ahmed’s campaign to plant four billion trees in Ethiopia before the fall to combat deforestation ...

News Ethiopia History: Ethiopia’s Art Scene Has Long Suffered From a Disinterested Government. But Shifting Politics Might Soon Make Culture a Priority

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
Ethiopia’s Art Scene Has Long Suffered From a Disinterested Government. But Shifting Politics Might Soon Make Culture a Priority
News source: https://news.artnet.com/market/art-in-ethiopia-1605268

After launching the most ambitious reforms in Ethiopia’s history, Ahmed’s government is under threat. At the same time, economic change is on the horizon for Africa’s second largest nation ...

News Ethiopia History: ‘How do you put 5,000 years in a small, simple space?’ A mosaic of history grows as Ethiopian Cultural Garden nears dedication

Published on: Tuesday 23 July 2019
‘How do you put 5,000 years in a small, simple space?’ A mosaic of history grows as Ethiopian Cultural Garden nears dedication
News source: https://www.cleveland.com/metro/2019/07/how-do-you-put-5000-years-in-a-small-simple-space-a-mosaic-of-history-grows-as-ethiopian-cultural-garden-nears-dedication.html

CLEVELAND, Ohio — From across the street, Ernesto “Ernie” Spinelli looks like a 20-something kid: black pant legs pulled up unevenly to the knees, ball cap on backward with curls spilling everywhere, ...

News Ethiopia History: Political Earth Tremor in Ethiopia (2)

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
Political Earth Tremor in Ethiopia (2)
News source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/07/political-earth-tremor-in-ethiopia-2/

Nigeria News - TODAY concludes the article we began last week on the recent failed Ethiopian military putsch. Earlier we explained how the tradition of authoritarianism, despite the return to parliamentary democracy, has remained deeply rooted in the political culture and collective mindset of Ethiopia’s rulers.

News Ethiopia History: Gebrhiwet and Gidey take 10,000m titles at Ethiopian trials in Hengelo | iaaf.org

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Gebrhiwet and Gidey take 10,000m titles at Ethiopian trials in Hengelo | iaaf.org
News source: https://www.iaaf.org/news/report/ethiopian-10000m-trial-2019-hengelo-gebrhiwet

The races doubled as the official Ethiopian trial races for the IAAF World Athletics ... Kejelcha was third in 26:49.99, the second-fastest debut 10,000m in history behind Eliud Kipchoge’s 26:49.02. ...

News Ethiopia History: The Ethiopian 10k Trials Were Historically Fast: Six Sub-27s, 10 Sub-31s

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
The Ethiopian 10k Trials Were Historically Fast: Six Sub-27s, 10 Sub-31s
News source: https://www.flotrack.org/articles/6537493-the-ethiopian-10k-trials-were-historically-fast-seven-sub-27s-10-sub-31s

A collection of Ethiopian distance stars got together on Wednesday in the Netherlands and produced two of the strongest 10,000m races in history. The men's and women's races in Hengelo served as the ...

News Ethiopia History: The British suffragette who was crowned an “honorary” Ethiopian

Published on: Tuesday 25 June 2019
The British suffragette who was crowned an “honorary” Ethiopian
News source: https://qz.com/africa/1652142/british-suffragette-sylvia-pankhurst-was-an-honorary-ethiopian/

History and religion converge at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. Initially established by Emperor Menelik II in 1891, the current grand and ornate church wasn’t ...

News Ethiopia History: Dyer: Abiy the Lucky walks a tightrope in Ethiopia

Published on: Wednesday 26 June 2019
Dyer: Abiy the Lucky walks a tightrope in Ethiopia
News source: https://lfpress.com/opinion/columnists/dyer-abiy-the-lucky-walks-a-tightrope-in-ethiopia

That is a very good thing, because Abiy Ahmed is Ethiopia’s best chance of breaking the cycle of tyrannies that has blighted its modern history. It is Africa’s second-biggest country (102 ...