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የገዳ ስርዓት በዩኔስኮ የአለም የማይዳሰስ ቅርስ ሆኖ ተመዘገበ


የተባበሩት መንግስታት ድርጅት የትምህርት፣ የሳይንስ እና የባህል ተቋም (ዩኔስኮ) የገዳ ስርአትን የአለም ወካይ ቅርስ አድርጎ መዘገበ። የኦሮሞ ህዝብ ባህላዊ ዴሞክራሲያዊ አስተዳደር የሆነው የገዳ ሥርዓት በዩኔስኮ የማይዳሰሱ ቅርሶች ዝርዝር ውስጥ ነው የገባው። በአዲስ አበባ እየተካሄደ በሚገኘው 11ኛው የዩኔስኮ የማይዳሰሱ ቅርሶች ጉባኤ የ10 ሀገራት ወካይ ቅርሶች በዩኔስኮ የማይዳሰሱ ቅርሶች መዝገብ በቋሚነት ሰፍረዋል።

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Ethiopia Land of Origins

“Ethiopia is an ancient country whose unique cultural heritage, rich history and remarkable biodiversity are reflected in a tally of nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites …

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Egypt’s Coptic pope to visit Ethiopia next week

Patriarch Mathais

The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros II, will visit Ethiopia on 27 September on the occasion of the Feast of the Holy Cross, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported on Monday. The pope will meet with Patriarch Mathias I of the Ethiopian Tewahedo Church there, and will visit the most important cathedrals and monasteries in Ethiopia, including the Holy Trinity Cathedral and Sebeta Getesemani Nunnery. He will also inaugurate the Coptic Canadian Hospital. The Pope is currently visiting Denmark and Sweden. The two churches, which are in full communion with each other, have played a role in negotiations between Ethiopia and Egypt regarding the former's Grand Renaissance Dam, which is currently under construction. Patriarch Mathais I visited Egypt earlier this year.

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5 Ways Ethiopia Will Surprise You

Last January, I was unexpectedly gifted with a few extra weeks of vacation time, which inspired me to stretch a layover in Addis Ababa into a two-week trip. I knew very little about Ethiopia other than: a) The legendary Queen of Sheba is often associated with the ancient region that now encompasses modern-day Ethiopia, and b) In the 1980s, images of malnourished Ethiopians became the symbol of cause-related anti-famine efforts. While poverty and hunger are still a huge issue in the country, especially in rural areas, in other parts of Ethiopia an economic boom and cultural renaissance is in full swing. Here are just five ways Ethiopia surprised me:

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See Ethiopia’s capital, think Dubai

Emirates is both an inspiration and a competitor for Ethiopian Airlines, which seeks to benefit from a major government drive to promote investment in tourismThere is no shortage of customers flowing in and out of Addis Ababa's Boston Day Spa. Today, hotels and spas are mushrooming all over the capital, but some old preconceptions persist.

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The hardest places in the world to visit

THERE are some places in the world that really don’t want you to visit so they’ve made it especially hard for tourists to enter.Eritrea One of the most secretive countries in Africa, Eritrea remains off the tourist path due to its ongoing conflict with neighbouring Ethiopia and Sudan. Visitors to this non-democratic country are highly monitored and visas take up to eight weeks to process, if not completely rejected. There’s only one border crossing from Djibouti, and unreliable bus and taxi services from Sudan. You can fly into Asmara Airport from a handful of European and African airports, although prices are hefty. Thanks to Mussolini, this former Italian colony is full of incredible architectural gems and art deco style largely unexplored by the dwindling tourist numbers.

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Divine Ethiopia

Its landscapes are biblical and its rituals age-old. But amid the cave churches and tribes are new lodges – and helicopters to reach them

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