Few nations, if any, can
boast the historic splendour of Ethiopia, evidence of whose
extraordinary past is everywhere, from its rock-hewn churches, still
places of living worship, to its ancient historical traditions and
magnificent cultures. Ethiopia, is a nation of surprises, full of
diversity and contrast, from the ancient to the modern. Click here for more information.
A team led by Drs. Yohannes
HaileSelassie and Bruce Latimer of the Cleveland
Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, Ohio, has located new
hominid-bearing localities in the Burtele Kebele of Mille district in
Zone One of the Afar Regional State.
have unearthed the oldest human skeleton in Ethiopia.
Hominid Fossils Are Likely
3.8 to 4 Million Years Old.
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The book is released at the
time when Addis Ababa experiences a process of urban change that
profoundly affects its appearance and character. Welcomed in Ethiopia
as a most interesting book on the town. [...] It is to be hoped that
the Tourism Commission and tourist companies study this bookŁ (Dr.
Richard Pankhurst, Addis Tribune), Old Tracks in the New Flower
represents one of the first and most comprehensive contribution to
discovering and understanding the fascination of the old Addis Ababa. By
doing so, it provides further and detailed evidence of how dramatic
would be the cultural costs of losing such a unique historical heritage.
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Ethiopia is the original home of the coffee
plant,coffee Arabica,which still grows
wild in the forest of the highlands.The
Ethiopian province where they first blossomed "Kaffa" gave its name to
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