EthiopianStory Remembering #Ethiopia’s first female head of state Empress #Zewditu (1916 - 1930) on this #InternationalWomensDay
EthiopianStory Happy Victory of #Adwa celebrations to all Ethiopians. #Ethiopia
EthiopianStory RT @crscntstrafrica: #TBT #AFRICA: Emperor of #Ethiopia Haile Selassie and daughter in law Princess Sara Gizaw during official state visit…
EthiopianStory Our flag is a symbol of our freedom, national pride and history, and it’s marked by the blood of those who died def…
EthiopianStory #HabtamuAyalew and his young family have arrived in Washington D.C. today where he will begin the life-saving treat…

Ethiopia ushers in the year 2005 [audio]


Ethiopia ushers in the year 2005

Freelance journalist Kirubel Tadesse’s round-up of significant news events on the eve of the 2005 New Year.


In this report Kirubel talks about Ethiopians’ last minute shopping experiences in Addis Ababa before the start of the New Year, the price of must-have family holiday items such as lamb, chicken and the like, the Government’s preparation to release possibly hundreds of prisoners, the ruling-party’s plans to replace Meles Zenawi and announce the next Prime Minister and the possibility of naming a replacement for the late Pathriach Abune Paulos.


Name Play Length
Kirubel Tadesse reports from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

17:48 min