FinFisher spyware and Ethiopia

New research finds the surveillance spyware is spreading but may be used to spy on activists By Jeremy Kirk, IDG News Service March 13, 2013 FINFISHER_INTRODUCTION IDG News Service – New research suggests a controversial spyware suite called FinFisher is being used to track activists in more countries than previously thought, including Vietnam and Ethiopia. FinFisher,…

Ethiopian National Anthem

1.ተነሳ ተራመድ: ሀ ሁ ኢትዮጵያ ትቅደም This song was once popular all over the country during the Mengistu led regime prior to 1991   2. Ethiopia hoy dess ibalish beamlakish hail benegoosish Ethiopia be happy, thanks to God’s strength and your Emperor’s wise rule Anthem used between 1930 to 1975 Flag used between 1897 to…

Treaty of Wuchale 1889 Ethio-Italian

01/29/2014 Treaty of Wichale,  Wuchale also spelled Ucciali,  (May 2, 1889), pact signed at Wichale, Ethiopia, by the Italians andMenilek II of Ethiopia, whereby Italy was granted the northern Ethiopian territories of Bogos, Hamasen, and Akale-Guzai (modern Eritrea and northern Tigray) in exchange for a sum of money and the provision of 30,000 muskets and 28 cannons. Article XVII of the Treaty of Wichale…

THE ETHIOPIAN FLAG

The Original Flag The original Ethiopian flag consists red, yellow and green coloured pennants and dates back as early as the 17th century. Although the proportion and shape of the colors may have varied, the flag remains to have all three colors. Each color has its own interpretation and has a special importance in the Ethiopian Empire’s Solomonic dynasty.…

Teff Identity Theft

01/29/2014 Teff Identity Theft Ashenafi Endale Alemu Kasaw, 48, is a farmer in South Wollo, Wegdi Wereda. He feeds his family of seven with what he harvests from 1.5ha of land, which he inherited from his father. He grows magna and red teff on one hectare and covers the rest with sorghum and barley. He…