Blattengeta Heruy Welde Sellase (8 May 1878 – 19 September 1938; ብላቴን፡ጌታ፡ኅሩይ፡ወልደ፡ሥላሴ Blatten-Geta Həruy Wäldä-səllase) was a Foreign Minister of Ethiopia and a writer in Amharic. Notable works: Yä-həywät tarik (Biographie), Wädaǧe ləbbe [My Friend, my Heart], Yä-ləbb assab : yä-bərhan-ənna yä-...
Tirunesh Dibaba wins Gold for Ethiopia in London. Tirunesh Dibaba also known as Tirunesh Dibaba Kenene (Amharic: ጥሩነሽ ዲባባ ቀነኒ; Oromo: Xurunash Dibaabaa Qananii; born June 1, 1985 in Bekoji, Arsi, Ethiopia) is an Ethiopian long distance track athlete and the outdoor 5000 metres world record holder. She is the current Olympic 10,000 metres champion. She has also won four world track titles and five world cross country titles. She is nicknamed the "Baby Faced Destroyer."
ሙላቱ አስታጥቄ / #MulatuAstatke Born in the western Ethiopian city of #Jimma, Mulatu was musically trained in London, New York City, and Boston where he combined his jazz and Latin music interests with traditional Ethiopian music. His albums focus primarily on instrumental music, and Astatke appears on all three known albums of instrumentals that were released during #Ethiopia's Golden ’70s.
Eight years ago Ethiopia's Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu decided to sell cool colourful shoes made of recycled materials, including car tyres. The company which she started, SoleRebels, would soon become the planet's first fair trade green footwear firm - certified by the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) - and is now one of Ethiopia's most thriving businesses.