Changing the Narrative on Ethiopia, One Photo at a Time

When you look at Aida Muluneh’s work, it’s clear where her passion lies: Ethiopia. The photographer has been telling the story of Ethiopia long before it started trending this year. The country has undergone tremendous change in 2018, most of which stems from the election of its new 41-year-old Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, one of the most progressive leaders in the country’s history.

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Rahel Art Gallery: Mekelle’s Center to See and Experience Ethiopian Art

When Rahel Art Gallery opened two years ago, Rahel made relentless effort to attract the attention of youths who love arts. She used the gallery to raise public awareness about art. Continue reading Rahel Art Gallery: Mekelle’s Center to See and Experience Ethiopian Art

Ethiopian Fashion Gains Traction Following PM’s Gesture

Traditional Ethiopian fashion is gaining more fame thanks to the country’s Prime Minister. Abiy Ahmed recently caused some buzz by giving handwoven jackets to the presidents of Rwanda and Uganda. Back home, it’s common attire for Ethiopians who are strongly attached to the clothing. Coletta Wanjohi explains from Addis Ababa. Continue reading Ethiopian Fashion Gains Traction Following PM’s Gesture

Tenth Nationalities’ Day Marked Colorfully in Gambella

The 10th Nations, Nationalities and People’s Day has been celebrated colorfully in Gambella town, Gambella Regional State, today.

The day was marked under the theme “Nations, Nationalities and People’s Participation for Surpassed Growth and Transformation.” FULL STORY

via FanABC.

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‘Out Of Addis’ Compiles 6 Years Of Contemporary Ethiopian Music
Sheba Sound, an Addis Ababa-based record label and sound system collective, teams up with Paradise Bangkok to present Out Of Addis—a 13-track collection of contemporary Ethiopian sounds.
Out Of Addis was compiled after six years of “music digging, road trips, recordings and events, from the north… http://bit.ly/1LTDa1e

Kenyan, Ethiopian Runners Win Istanbul Marathon
The 37th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon has ended with Kenyan Elias Kemboi Chelimo and Ethiopian Amena Gobena runners winning the race.
Chelimo crossed the finish line to win the men’s race, while Gobena won the marathon for women.
The Istanbul Marathon, the theme of which was “End Violence A… http://bit.ly/1QEQttd