Ethiopia

Ethiopia (/ˌiːθiˈoʊpiə/; Amharic: ኢትዮጵያ?, ʾĪtyōṗṗyā, About this sound listen ), officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea to the north and northeast, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south. With over 93,000,000 inhabitants, Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world, as well as the second-most populated nation on the African continent. It occupies a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres (420,000 sq mi), and its capital and largest city is Addis Ababa.
Posts about Ethiopia
  • Here Are the Getty Images Instagram Grant Winners

    … burned for just over 100 years in mineral-rich Jharia. Girma Berta (@gboxcreative) resides in Addis Ababa and uses his iPhone to capture the vibrant color and grunge of street life in the capital of Ethiopia. Girma’s project, Moving Shadows, showcases local street scenes against backdrops of color. Honorable mentions went to Daro Sulakauri (@darosulakauri) from The Republic of Georgia; Ako Salemi (@f64s125) from Tehran, Iran; and Andrew Quilty (@andrewquilty), an Australian photographer based in Afghanistan. …

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  • Band Aid 30 shows staying power of a charitable brand

    … money on a cover of a 30-year-old song were instantly quashed. “From what we’re seeing now from iTunes, it’s gone bonkers,” a gobsmacked Bob Geldof, the event’s organizer, told BBC Radio 4 on Monday. “Within four or five minutes we had a million quid.” The charity single repurposes the famous 1984 song of the same name, which was recorded to raise…

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