Though her origin is contested, the Queen of Sheba - also known as Makeda - is at the core of Ethiopian mythology. Her encounter with Israel's King Solomon, which takes us 3,000 years back, is legendary.
Though her origin is contested, the Queen of Sheba — also known as Makeda — is at the core of Ethiopian mythology. Her encounter with Israel's King Solomon 3,000 years ago is legendary.
PhD student Tegenu Gossa Aredo uses Ethiopia as the foundation for his study into the prehistory of human evolution. He hopes to rectify a long-held but distorted world view of Africa by digging into its dynamic past.
His Imperial Highness Emperor Haile Selassie represented a dynastic line which stretched back centuries. He was an absolute ruler and yet a modernizer who introduced the very reforms which eventually proved his downfall.
The discovery of Dinknesh, also known as Lucy, changed the way we understand evolution. Her 3.2 million-year-old fossilized skeleton was discovered in 1974 in Ethiopia.
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