Colonial-era treaties are to blame for the unresolved dispute over Ethiopia’s dam

Colonial-era treaties are to blame for the unresolved dispute over Ethiopia’s dam Ethiopian Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy Seleshi Bekele (C) attends a meeting with his Egyptian and Sudanese counterparts, in Khartoum, Sudan, 21 December 2019. EPA-EFE/MARWAN ALI Mahemud Tekuya, University of the Pacific Disputes over the filling and operation of Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian […]

Why is Queen Makeda, Queen of Sheba is being whitewashed?

Considering many people have been taught slavery and colonialism as the major African history, it has become almost hard to convince people, Africa had history before slavery and colonialism, and it was history of glory.   Denying people their real history is denying them self confidence to steer ahead in future. Anta Diop tried to […]

Kandake Queens, latinised “Candace”of Kush

There were several female rulers of Ethiopia or Kush. When it comes to African rulers in Africa women or more commonly warrior queens entertained no nonsense when it comes to enemies of states, be it internal or external aggressions. Queen Asantewa and Badass Queen Nzinga are good examples. The ancient kingdom of Kush, also known […]

First bishop known to die of coronavirus was missionary in Ethiopia

  The original article is here     Bishop Angelo Moreschi of Ethiopia’s Gambella Vicariate. He died of COVID-19 on March 25, 2020 in Brescia, Italy Credit: Ethiopian Catholic Secretariat  The Italian bishop of a missionary region of Ethiopia is the first Catholic bishop known to have died of the global coronavirus pandemic. He died […]

Dutch government returns stolen 18th-century ‘precious crown’ to Ethiopia

    Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed receives the 18th-century crown from the Dutch. The Dutch government returned a stolen ceremonial crown to the Ethiopian government Thursday.The 18th-century crown, which has great religious significance, went missing from a church in Ethiopia 21 years ago, the Dutch government said in a statement.Sirak Asfaw, a Dutch national […]


Source:   World’s first illustrated Christian Bible discovered at Ethiopian monastery The world’s earliest illustrated Christian book has been saved by a British charity which located it at a remote Ethiopian monastery. The incredible Garima Gospels are named after a monk who arrived in the African country in the fifth century and is said […]