Posts Tagged “ethiopia”
Foreign ministry spokesman Meles Alem told AFP Rastafarians will now be eligible to receive ID cards that will allow them to reside and have most legal rights in the country.
Ethiopians yesterday called for a state funeral to be bestowed on Richard Pankhurst, scion of Britain’s celebrated suffragette family and for many decades Ethiopia’s most stalwart Western champion.
The “Rastafari Roots & Culture Tour” is for anyone who is interested in the Rastafari movement in Ethiopia.
Ithiopia still follows the Orthodox Julian calendar which consists of 12 months of 30 days and a 13th month, Pagume, of five or six days, depending on whether or not it is a leap year.
Ethiopia was the only African country that was still completely free from European domination at the end of the 19th Century. This does not mean that no European country had tried to take over Ethiopia.
The “Rastafari Live” site is making ” My Life and Ethiopia’s Progress -the Autobiography of Emperor Haile Sellassie I ” available on-line at this address: http://rastafarilive.com/autobiography-1/index.htm
A new documentary called Tezeta (The Ethiopian Armenians) discusses the Armenian-Ethiopian connection.
Tradition has it that Balthasar, one of the Three Kings, was from Ethiopia, and is often depicted as a Black man even in the West.