እናት ኢትዮጵያ – Mother Ethiopia – A collection of pictures from Ethiopia by Mahlet Mairegu.
Historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the history of the old African kingdom of Ethiopia.
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In a high valley, with striated mountains stretching upward around it, Lalibela is Ethiopia’s main attraction. As the legend goes, King Lalibela’s mother discovered her infant son covered by a swarm of bees that wouldn’t sting. She took it as a sign he would one day rule and gave him the name Lalibela, meaning “the bees recognize his sovereignty.”
Lalibela may be Ethiopia’s most dramatic attraction, but it’s not its only one. Stephan Faris explores Aksum, the country’s ancient capital.