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    It’s Time for an Africa Policy Upgrade

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    ‘TPLF leaders will be held accountable’: Ethiopian minister

    DW Ethiopia’s minister in charge of democratization, Zadig Abraha, has told DW that the National Defense Force now controls Tigray and is now working to bring the rebel leaders to justice. TPLF has disputed the claims. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared that National Defense Force troops “are in control of the whole region” around the […]

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    Government’s focus will be on rebuilding Tigray and providing humanitarian assistance to the people: PM Abiy

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    Ethiopian Defense Force Has Taken Full Control Of The City Of Mekelle.

    Ethiopia News Agency Ethiopian federal forces have taken “full control” of the Tigray region’s capital Mekelle, the military’s chief of staff Birhanu Jula said in a statement posted on the military’s official Facebook page on Saturday evening. In a press conference he gave this evening, General Birhanu said the army was carrying out a courageous […]

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    Why didn’t the international community feel the pain?

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    Ethiopia starts mobile operator license tender

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    FM Demeke Delivered Message From PM Abiy To French President Emmanuel Macron

    Fana Broadcasting Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen holds talks with French President Emmanuel Macron. The Foreign Minister delivered a message from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to President Macron during the discussion held inside the Élysée Palace in Paris. Demeke said the government has been making the necessary efforts to continue the transformation […]

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    NISS and Mossad have agreed to strengthen cooperation in the areas of peace and security as well as counter-terrorism.

    Ethiopia Press Agency The National Intelligence and Security Service and the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad had agreed to further strengthen their cooperation. Director General of the National Intelligence and Security Service, Temesgen Tiruneh, met with the head of the Mossad Office in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa today. In the statement sent by National […]

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    Addis Ababa City Administration in collaboration with C40 City Solutions Platform to launch Electric bus

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All Time Great Quotes

  • But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.

    Ernest Hemingway
  • Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.

    Henry James
  • Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. 

    William Blake
  • It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. 

    George Washington
  • But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. 

    Jesus Christ
  • Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. 

    Walt Whitman
  • Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. 

    Sigmund Freud
  • You can't blame gravity for falling in love. 

    Albert Einstein
  • Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. 

    Thomas Jefferson
  • The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.

    Lao Tzu
  • I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 

    Jesus Christ
  • Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. 

    Henry Ford
  • God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. 

    Voltaire
  • There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. 

    George Sand
  • Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. 

    Plato
  • Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. 

    Robert H. Schuller
  • Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. 

    Mother Teresa
  • We know what we are, but know not what we may be. 

    William Shakespeare
  • You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them. 

    Desmond Tutu
  • Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. 

    George Bernard Shaw
  • The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. 

    Socrates
  • Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. 

    Confucius
  • Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?' 

    Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to cast a stone. 

    Jesus Christ
  • Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. 

    Nelson Mandela
  • Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. 

    Winston Churchill
  • Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. 

    Aristotle
  • The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. 

    Edmund Burke
  • Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. 

    Buddha
  • Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. 

    Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. 

    Joseph Campbell
  • Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. 

    Maya Angelou
  • Nobles shall come from Egypt; Ethiopia shall hasten to stretch out her hands to God.

    Psalm 68:31
  • It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. 

    Aristotle
  • The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. 

    Helen Keller
  • So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. 

    Jesus Christ
  • If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. 

    Napoleon Hill
  • Believe you can and you're halfway there.

    Theodore Roosevelt
  • The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.  

    H.Jackson Brown, Jr.
  • Are you not like the Ethiopian to me, O people of Israel?”

     

    Amos 9:7

 

About the Artist 

Afewerk Tekle (22 October 1932 – 10 April 2012) was one of Ethiopia’s most celebrated artists, particularly known for his paintings on African and Christian themes as well as his stained glass.[1]

Born in Ankober to Feleketch Yamatawork and Tekle Mamo, Afewerk grew up under the Italian occupation during the Second World War. Following the war, in 1947, Afewerk decided that he wanted to help rebuild Ethiopia and elected to travel to England to study mining engineering. Before departing, Afewerk, together with other students leaving to study overseas, was addressed by Emperor Haile Selassie. Afewerk recalls being told “you must work hard, and when you come back do not tell us what tall buildings you saw in Europe, or what wide streets they have, but make sure you return equipped with the skills and the mindset to rebuild Ethiopia”

Afewerk had already shown talent as an artist as a child, decorating several walls in his home town. Whilst at boarding school in England, this talent was recognised and encouraged by his teachers. As a result, Afewerk was persuaded to switch from engineering and enroll in Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. He then went on to the Slade School of Art where he studied painting, sculpture and architecture.

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