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2012-01-13 21:25:00

Ethio-American Muslims Ad hoc Committee firmly stands along with other peace-loving, equality and freedom aspirant Ethiopians in their struggle for justice, equality and real democracy. The Committee also calls up on all Ethiopians to come together now more than ever and stand united against the unprecedented human rights violations in Ethiopia. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 13, 2012 The Ethiopian-American Muslim Ad-hoc Committee in the Washington Metropolitan Area is saddened by the...

2011-11-03 11:00:00

The Ethiopian Ministry of Urban Development & Construction, Urban Development Capacity Building Office (UDCBO) has recently completed the sale and installation of 29 SUMMIT Evolution workstations from DAT/EM Systems International. DAT/EM Systems International, along with its representative in Ethiopia, Corporate Computer Center (3C PLC), has dedicated effort and time to fulfill its obligation under a contract for the supply of hardware and software for the 150 Selected Towns Base Map...


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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...

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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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