MARKET FACET: Increasing Cost of Feasting Food

Last week, foremost in the minds of most Ethiopian Christians was the celebration of Easter over the weekend. It culminated in a big feast for which households typically spare no expense. On…

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The Politics of Ethiopian Grand Millennium Dam

By Messele Zewdie Ejeta Several days ago, an acquaintance called to invite me to participate the next day in a panel discussion prepared by Deutsche Welle’s Amharic service program. The panel was…

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YARED (SAINT), 505-571 AD of Axum, Ethiopia 

CONTRIBUTED BY: CHARLES L. CHAVIS Composer, scholar, and pioneer of musical notation, Saint Yared was born in Axum, Ethiopia on April 25, 505 AD.  Little is known regarding his family background but scholars suggest he was…

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