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2015-01-23 23:00:59

Experts highlight the critical leadership role of ANDI in African health innovation; proposing the establishment of a sustainable financing mechanism to support local technology development, capacity

2015-01-12 04:20:36

TEL AVIV, Israel, January 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Program promotes balanced fertilization by Ethiopian farmers using potassium fertilizers to

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2015-01-10 10:34:00

In an attempt to help bring water to those living in northeastern Ethiopia, engineers at one Italian design firm have developed a new type of tower that can harvest H2O from rain, fog and dew.

2015-01-08 23:08:32

The Medit’s Rigid Endoscope and a Light Source Donated by the Company will Greatly Benefit Doctors and Patients. Winnipeg, Canada (PRWEB) January 08, 2015

2014-11-10 16:21:52

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Patricia Haslach, and U.S.

2014-11-03 23:11:32

Questions arise about the suppression of the history of the Throne of David of Ethiopia and its divorce from the Church in Ethiopia on the 84th Anniversary of King Haile Selassie I's Coronation

2014-11-02 23:01:35

Questions arise about the suppression of the history of the Throne of David of Ethiopia and its divorce from the Church in Ethiopia on the 84th Anniversary of King Haile Selassie I's Coronation

2014-10-22 12:23:11

LAVAZZA AND SLOW FOOD SIDE WITH THE EARTH DEFENDERS: AFRICA, DEFENDING THE LAND, FOOD AND TRADITION IN 12 FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEVE MCCURRY TURIN, Italy, Oct.

2014-10-20 23:00:22

Going viral as the #1 Reddit item that day, 10-year old Meseret Tigabie inspired thousands to support children in her situation, raising more than $4 million in total over a weekend.


Latest Ethiopia Reference Libraries

African Wild Ass, Equus africanus
2014-04-30 11:15:27

The African wild ass (Equus africanus) is a species within the Equidae family that is thought to be that ancestor of the domestic donkey. This species resides in arid habitats in a range that includes the Horn of Africa, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. This species hold four subspecies, including the Somali wild ass and the Nubian wild ass. The African wild ass reaches an average body length of 6.6 feet, a height between 12.1 and 14.1 hands at the shoulders, and a weight between 510 and...

Nile Lechwe, Kobus megaceros
2012-09-10 17:01:29

The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...

Walia Ibex, Capra walie
2012-08-29 12:21:36

The walia ibex (Capra walie), sometimes considered to be a subspecies of the Alpine ibex, and can be found in a highly restricted range in the Semien Mountains in Ethiopia. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas, subalpine grasslands, scrubs, and mountain forests at an elevation between 8,200 and 14,800 feet. This ibex is also known as the Abyssinian ibex. The walia ibex is typical dark brown to red brown in color, with a grey brown muzzle and lighter grey legs. The underbelly and insides...

Dromedary Camel, Camelus dromedarius
2012-08-24 14:19:35

The dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius), also known as the Arabian camel, is a completely domesticated species that appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Domesticated”. It is thought that when wild, its native range was mainly in the Arabian Peninsula. It can now be found in South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. The only dromedary camels that display wild behaviors are the population of feral camels in Australia, which were introduced in 1840. It prefers a...

Dibatag, Ammodorcas clarkei
2012-08-05 21:14:48

The dibatag (Ammodorcas clarkei), also known as Clarke's gazelle, is native to Somalia and Ethiopia. Its range is significantly smaller than it once was, and in many areas, populations are fragmented. In the region of Ogaden, where it was once abundant, the northern populations have dwindled due to human civilizations taking over. In southern Ogaden, it is still present in acceptable numbers, most likely due to the natural vegetation and habitat required to sustain it. It prefers a habitat...

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