Ethiopia: 5.6 million people need emergency food assistance

The failure of the 2016 October-December rains across parts of the Horn of Africa has led to a devastating drought in Somalia, south-eastern Ethiopia, and northern and eastern Kenya. More than 15 million people in these three countries are facing food and water shortages, and famine is now a possibility in Somalia. The drought follows … Continue reading Ethiopia: 5.6 million people need emergency food assistance

One Million Dollars’ Worth Ethiopian Manuscripts Donated to Catholic University

A recent donation of over one million dollars’ worth Ethiopian religious manuscripts to The Catholic University of America’s Semitics Department has opened up new research opportunities for students and professors studying the Christian Near East. The collection, which contains several hundred Christian and Islamic Ethiopian texts, as well as several hundred prayer scrolls, was donated … Continue reading One Million Dollars’ Worth Ethiopian Manuscripts Donated to Catholic University

ኢማኑኤል ካንት (1724–1804)

የካንት ሪፐብሊካን መንግሥት ህይወቱ መሳጭ ክስተቶች የተሞሉበት ዓይነት አይደለም፤ በፕሩሺያ ግዛተ-መንግሥት ውስጥ (አሁን ሩሲያ ውስጥ ካሊኒንግራድ በመባል በምትታወቀው) ኩንግስበርግ በምትባል ሩቅ ከተማ ተወልዶ፣ ንቅንቅ ሳይል መሞቻውም እዚያው ሆኗል፡፡ በእድሜ ዘመኑ ትዳርን ሞክሮት አያውቅም፤ በቀን ተቀን ህይወቱ ተደጋጋሚና መደበኛነት ሳቢያ፣ በከተማው ነዋሪዎች ተለይቶ ይታወቃል፡፡ መልካም ዝና ካለው ቤተሰብ የወጣ ባይሆንም፣ በከተማው ዩኒቨርስቲ ውስጥ መምህር ለመሆን የበቃና … Continue reading ኢማኑኤል ካንት (1724–1804)