Culture

The most vegetarian-friendly capital in Africa

Ethiopia, the land of extraordinary and breathtaking landscapes, has long been famous, even without Bob Geldof’s help.  Dating back more …

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Ethiopian girl was married at 10 to “protect her” from rape

 Katy Migiro | July 18, 2014 NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When 10-year-old Wube-Enat was asked, on the eve of her …

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Surviving the Valley of Death: Hope for Ethiopia’s Children

An American video game executive and an Ethiopian tribesman team up to end a deadly ritual and save children’s lives. …

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African Union Starts Campaign to Curb Child Marriage

Marthe van der Wolf | VOA | May 28, 2014 ADDIS ABABA — Fourteen million girls below the age of 18 …

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Safeguarding sites for sustainable development in Ethiopia

Source: unesco.org UNESCO Sites are symbols of our work in support of sustainable development. The international community helps us ensure these …

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An Ethiopian teenager’s courage in defying child marriage

By Abraham Gelaw | May 28, 2014 AFAMBO, Ethiopia — This is a story of tremendous courage shown by a …

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That’s one way to win yourself a girlfriend!

By RUTH STYLES | Mailonline | May 16, 2014 That’s one way to win yourself a girlfriend! Amazing images from inside the …

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Leader of Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church vows to fight homosexuality ‘to the end’

DAN LITTAUER | Special to LGBTQ Nation | April 18, 2014 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — In his Easter message this week, Patriarch …

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Slaughter of animals: a culture in decline?

 HENOK RETA | Apirl 19, 2014 It was a busy week for Emebet Argaw, a civil servant and mother of two. …

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Ethiopia proposes to make homosexual acts a non-pardonable offense

DAN LITTAUER | Special to LGBTQ Nation| March 20, 2014 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Lawmakers in Ethiopia are expected to pass …

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Building an Evidence Base to Delay Marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa

Working with partners in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and Tanzania, the Council is developing and evaluating cost-effective, sustainable approaches to delaying …

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Go wild for Ethiopian antioxidant mushrooms, say researchers

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn | March 14, 2014 The research, published in the journalFood Chemistry, looked at the antioxidant activities, phenolic profile and …

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Ethiopia: Rituals and relics in land of two halves

By Jim Eagles | March 11, 2014 Ethiopians are happy to share their traditions, whether it’s primitive marriage rituals or the mysteries …

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Lonely Planet releases guide for spicy food lovers

AFP Relax – Sat, Feb 22, 2014 Travel guide Lonely Planet has released a new book for chili and spice lovers that …

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How Goats Helped Stop the Practice of Female Genital Mutilation in Ethiopia

Imagine yourself as a 13-year old girl living in Ethiopia. By this age, you have learned to help your mother …

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Ethiopia’s ancient Timkat festival

By RUTH STYLES |  Mailonline | February 7, 2014 While for most of us, January means cutting down on alcohol and getting …

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Portraits of Face-Painted Children from Ethiopia by Anthony Pappone

By: Tim Kok Anthony Pappone is a travel photographer who documents the ceremonies and traditions of people around the world. “As …

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Keepers of the Lost Ark?

By Paul Raffaele | SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE Christians in Ethiopia have long claimed to have the ark of the covenant. Our reporter investigated They …

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