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    We should vigorously advocate peace, development, equity, justice, democracy and freedom, which are the common values of humanity, and work together to provide the right guiding philosophy for building a better world.  We should jointly promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind, and work together to build an open, inclusive, […]

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    The three-nation Africa tour showed that Turkish diplomacy is getting stronger and stronger across the continent. The fate of humanity cannot and should not be left to the mercy of a handful of countries which were the victims of the Second World War. Turkey’s policy toward Africa represents the most significant implementation of Erdoğan’s notion […]

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    Ethiopia-China Realationip

    Ethiopia’s traditional relationships with the industrialized nations are North to South whereas its relationship with China is South to South, allowing for a two-way approach that, at least in theory, is mutual. China’s economic relationship with Ethiopia is in line with China’s policy of non-interference in the domestic affairs of nations. Such relations are bilateral, […]

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    Stealing Africa: How Britain Looted the Continent’s Artifacts

    Around 90 to 95 percent of African cultural heritage is held overseas. The British Museum – which holds around 73,000 African objects – makes no mention of how the spears got there, nor of the town’s resistance against “punitive” colonization. Britain, the largest enslaver nation – enslaved about 3.1 million African men, women, and children […]

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    Mining companies are seen routinely as a vulnerable fixed investment and thus prey to be extorted before the resource runs out. Africa could be, in mining, the continent of tomorrow. But it always will be just that if governments go about managing mining companies in a predatory fashion. Instead of engaging the sector as a […]

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    ‘Sugypia’ by Ethiopia’s Eyayu Genet: Art for the Nile

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    Harar “The City of Saints”

    The fortified historic town of Harar is located in the eastern part of Ethiopia, 525 km from the capital of Addis Ababa, on a plateau with deep gorges surrounded by deserts and savannah. The walls surrounding this sacred city, considered “the fourth holy city” of Islam, were built between the 13th and 16th centuries and […]

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    A Leopard Doesn’t Change Its Spots

    VOA Today we talk about change. The world changes. Situations change. But what about people? Do we ever really change? To answer this, we turn to the animal world to describe changes in personality and behavior. A common expression states that as we get older it gets harder to change and harder to learn new behavior. That […]

The Way of life

  • A Man made for Defeat, But God is always a winner. 

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

    Henary the Evil
  • Pray in the morning. pray in the noon. pray in the evening. pray in the night. 

    Dagmawi Lalibela
  • It is ok to be alone because God is always there for you 

    Dagmawi Lalibela
  • 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
  • God Created the Universe 

    Dagmawi Lalibela
  • 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

Ethiopia National Parks

 

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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