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the dominant and official language of Ethiopia

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The stories of co-existence in Babylon, while seeking not to compromise the Rastafari revelation of human freedom, are thickly represented; the battle for space--bulldozing of Rasta settlements; the fact that Mortimo Planno lived in an abandoned car for four years; the search for a new and pure language with the teaching/learning of Amharic language in Kingston; the search for our history within and without the Bible; the ambivalence about education as presented officially/institutionally; and the thirst for genuine knowledge and sovereignty.
ESAT debuted with a series of reports on last week's elections--final results are due June 21--as well as a number of entertainment programs produced in the country's Amharic language.
And so, when on early Tuesday morning Zenawi spoke above the cacophony of his supporters' wailing and cheering in Medrek Square, these words came in the Amharic language: "The people's vote will not be overturned by foreign forces.
March 20, 2010 (WASHINGTON) -- Washington criticized its key ally in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia, for jamming Voice of America's local Amharic language service, saying it is a clear violation of the freedom of the press.
A top cleric is to travel from London to lead the service in the Amharic language.
'Meskel' means 'cross' in Ge'ez (which is to Ethiopia's modern Amharic language what Latin is to Italian).
One of the major reasons for differences in knowing about the disease is lack of access to the Amharic language that dominates the media.
And at the same time he lost his native Amharic language and his links to his homeland.
The trio's first major success was an adaptation from the Ethiopian Amharic language, Satta Massagana (give thanks and praise) and found its market on their own Clinch label after a dispute with production mainstay Coxsone Dodd.
In Ethiopia and the Sudan, the ruling ethnic groups (Arnhara-Tigre and Arabs, respectively) sought to impose their own culture on the rest in the guise of "national integration." Abyssinian Christianity and the Amharic language became the twin hallmarks of Ethiopian nationalism, while Islam and Arabic became the symbols of official Sudanese nationalism (p.
bureaucrats can be restrained, could be carried on almost painlessly'.(31) Christopher Clapham, who seems also to be sympathetic to the imperial ideology and its `civilizing mission', regarded the Ethiopian Empire as 'an assimilatory system, in which initially conquered territories were gradually involved in the national policy through the spread of the Amharic language, Orthodox Christianity, and the political culture associated with the imperial court'.(32) There were even those who believed that the work of `civilizing', (by which was meant assimilating), the Oromo was almost complete soon after the policy was formally implemented.