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Ethiopian Links

These sites are of interest. The Woyingi Blogger does not endorse the content of these sites. Please inform me if any of the links do not work.

BBC News Country Profile: Ethiopia

BBC News Historicial Timeline: Ethiopia

Lonely Planet: Ethiopia

EveryCulture: Ethiopia

Library of Congress Country Study: Ethiopia

Human Rights Watch: Ethiopia

Amnesty International: Ethiopia

Ethiopian Millennium: This website was first designed and run by Befekir Kebede, an Ethiopian-born journalist and photographer who lives in Melbourne, Australia. Befekir has a passion for photography and journalism and studied multimedia, photography, journalism and documentary-filmmaking at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Australia and is currently working in those fields. One of the many advantages of living in Australia for Befekir has been to learn about what people know and don’t know about Ethiopia. Befekir believes that because of the way Ethiopia is portrayed in the Western media, people are used to hearing problems about Ethiopia. Many are led to believe that Ethiopia is nothing more than a deserted land in Africa where people starve and die. As someone who was born and raised in Ethiopia, Befekir knows Ethiopia has many unique aspects that people anywhere in the world would like to know about

Ethiopia: Land of Plenty Site of One World Magazine.

Senamirmir Interviews: Interviews with or about Ethiopians

Tadias Magazine, the leading lifestyle and business publication devoted exclusively to the Ethiopian-American community in the United States. The word Tadias is a popular casual greeting among Ethiopians. It means “hi,” “what’s up?” or “how are you?”

Ethiopian Institute for Nonviolence Education and Peace Studies (EINEPS). EINEPS work to build a mutual understanding among the Ethiopian people, in which nonviolent processes are used to resolve conflicts and build a true democratic society.

Nazret.com: News from the Ethiopian Diaspora

Young Diplomats aka “Young Dips” aka “YD” is a registered non-for-profit, youth-led organization based in Toronto, Canada, committed to inspiring, mobilizing and empowering Ethiopian youth since 2006. Once you get to know us you’ll realize that we are not a typical organization. We believe that we need to play an active role in creating the opportunities and change that we want to benefit from

The Ethiopian American Youth Initiative (EAYI) is a nonprofit organization that operates in North America and Ethiopia. The work of EAYI includes promoting Ethiopian culture and history in the United States, implementing developmental projects in Ethiopia and facilitating youth and student leadership development, social and professional networking as well as experience sharing. The organization is not exclusive to Ethiopians and its members are high school, college and graduate school students as well as young professionals. As a nonprofit, EAYI is a non-political and non-religious organization that is accommodating of all views and opinions. The organization is headquartered in the United States of America and maintains a presence in Ethiopia.

The Anglo-Ethiopian Society: The Anglo-Ethiopian Society was formed in 1948. The object of the Society is to foster knowledge of Ethiopian culture, history and way of life and to encourage friendship between the British and Ethiopian peoples. The Society is a non political organisation

Cross and Crescent: Ethiopia as an Example of Religious Coexistence

The Israel Association for Ethiopian Jews (IAEJ) directed and run by Ethiopians, is a unique advocacy organization and formidable voice for, and defender of, the Ethiopian community in Israel. It is the single most powerful advocate to major Israeli leaders in the municipal & national government to advance successful integration. Our work to break down barriers for and improve the quality of life of Ethiopians reverberates throughout all strata of Israeli society and creates a more just society

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Website

Boell Ethiopia: The Heinrich Böll Stiftung (hbs) office was opened in Ethiopia in January 2006. It is a small office with seven permanent staff members of which four are females. Situated in a small house with a garden the country office epitomizes the values of the foundation such as green, small and beautiful as well as being gender sensitive. Programs include: The Gender Program focusing mainly on organizing a monthly Gender forum on different topics. The Ecology Program which supports four partner organizations and sponsors the annual Green Forum. The Good Governance and Democracy Program which supports two partners and organizers a regular lecture series on democracy and good governance in Africa

Ethiopian Art

Ethiopian Icons Faith and Science: This exhibition focuses on the icon, an art form associated with the Ethiopian Orthodox church

Website of Artist Ezra Wube

Website of Artist Zerihun Yetmgeta

Website of Artist Afewerk Tekle

Ethiopian Literature

Maaza Mengiste’s Website

Nega Mezlekia’s Website

Hama Tuma’s Website and Blog

Website dedicated to the life and works of Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin

Website dedicated to the life and works of Daniachew Worku (in English and Amharic)

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