“I marked my 17th birthday in Auschwitz,” the 87-year-old Edith Eva Eager, a Holocaust survivor, says.
By Paul Schemm
The first time Abezash Tamerat returned to her native Ethiopia, she walked out of the airport terminal’s sliding doors only to turn around and walk right back in, briefly overwhelmed by the press of beggars and taxi drivers clamoring outside.
By Eden Zekarias
If you ask most people today where the first human being was found, chances are they can probably tell you Ethiopia. What's not so widely known is that Ethiopia remains home to the the oldest Christian tradition in the world. The ancient kingdom of Axum (located in modern-day Tigray) began the practice of Christianity as early as 1 AD, preceding Europe by 3+ centuries. Outside of Ethiopia, this knowledge has been
By Henok Reta
Extracting the edible substance from Enset, one of the famous staple foods and an indigenous plant to Southern Ethiopia, is a rather complicated task to perform. Enset, a genus of Monocarpic plant and commonly referred to as the Abyssinia Banana or False Banana, is everything for the lives of the Gurage nationality and other ethnic groups in the South. According to studies conducted in the region, Enset is
By Henok Reta
A lot has been said about Addis Ababa, the seat of the African Union (AU), one of the most peaceful cities in the continent and a city that is an embodiment of the “African Rising” narrative. Nevertheless, tidiness and waste management is definitely not one of the strongest suites of this city. Standing on the very street where AU’s new headquarters is located one can’t help but be bothered by the whiff of a strong nose-