Thursday, December 15, 2005


Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa and one of the oldest in the world, more than 3000 years old. Coffee is Ethiopia's gift to the world. The word coffee was derived from a region called Kaffa. Ethiopia is the only nation in Africa that defeated a colonial power. Many African countries adopted Ethiopian flag colors as a symbol of independence. Ethiopia is the only country in Africa with its own unique script, Ethiopic.

[via Tadias: Ethiopian Commentators weblog, an Ethiopian blog dealing with current issues in Ethiopia]


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