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Prof. Fikre claims exclusive historical account of Ethiopians & Jews in his new book

A new book by Professor Fikre Tolossa entitled “ስውሩና ያልተነገረው የአይሁዳውያን እና የኢትዮጵያውያን ታሪክ” (The hidden and untold history of the Jewish people and Ethiopians) which claims to contain exclusive historical accounts on the history of Ethiopians and Jews is now on sale in book stores. The book imparts history & information of the Jews and Ethiopians, which it claims

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Teddy Afro new year concert cancelled, denied permission

Teddy Afro’s new year concert, which was to take place on 10 September 2017 at the Addis Ababa’s Millennium Hall is cancelled, according to sources. The artist was reportedly to receive $76 980 (1.8 million birr) from organisers of the event Joy Events and Promotion PLC, which sent an application for the concert at the start of July. According to

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Ethiopia to give ID cards to Rastafarians long stateless

Ethiopia will issue national identity cards for the nearly 1,000 Rastafarians who long have been seen as stateless in the East African nation, the government announced Thursday. The decision means they can enter without visas and live without residence permits. The move also affects Ethiopian Jews and foreign nationals who have made positive contributions to the country. “These individuals have

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Teddy Afro among international celebrities joining UNICEF campaign

The Ethiopian pop sensation Teddy Afro among international celebrities joining UNICEF’s Super Dad Campaign, it is learned.  As more than 90 countries prepare to mark Father’s Day later this month, prominent figures in sports and entertainment have joined ‘Super Dads,’ a campaign launched on June 6 by UNICEF that celebrates a father’s essential role in a child’s early cognitive development.

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