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· December, 2010

Stories about Ethiopia from December, 2010

Ethiopia: History of Oromo People

28 December 2010

Learn the history of Oromo people from Ethiopia Tribe blog: “The Oromo are a native African ethnic group found in Ethiopia and to a smaller extent in Kenya. They are the largest single ethnic group in Ethiopia, at 32.1% of the population according to the 1994 census, and today numbering...

Ethiopia/US: Soul Food: Mike-e's Afroflow

17 December 2010

Negrita writes about Mike-e, an American artist born in Ethiopia: “his album afroflow ii pays tribute to the fact that hip-hop flows from africa and his music is heavily influenced by the sounds of africa, in general and ethiopia in particular.”

Africa: ICT terms in African languages available online

10 December 2010

ANLoc partners have completed work on 2500 Information and Communications Technology terms, with a particular eye to software localization, for the following languages: Akan, Amharic, Arabic, French, Kinyarwanda, Lingala, Luganda, Songhay, Yoruba, and Zulu.

Africa: Trials and tribulations of Rastafarians in Africa

4 December 2010

Trials and tribulations of Rastafarians in Africa: “Well ironically the acceptance of black, mostly black Carribbean and diasporean rastafarians by continental Africans has been equally fraught with similar tensions. This is somewhat strange given that Rastafarianism originated from Africa.”

Ethiopia: Addis Photo Fest

3 December 2010

Africa is a Country writes about Addis Photo Fest: “(The festival is curated by the young, photographer Aida Muluneh). One of the highlights is a retrospective of the work of London-based Shemelis Desta, who was official photographer to the Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie, from the early 1960s until Selassie...

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