Ethiopian music legend Asnakech Worku

Asnaketch Worku was a famous Ethiopian singer. Her trademark instrument was the krar, a traditional Ethiopian plucked lyre. In 2003, Buda Musique released Éthiopiques 16: The Lady With the Krar, a compact disc which compiles Asnaketch’s recordings from the mid-1970s.

Actress Amleset Muchie

Actress Amleset Muchie wearing traditional Ethiopian dress She is the winner of titles Miss University 2004, Miss World Ethiopia 2006, she is an actress, a model, film director and writer. she Studied filmmaking at New York Film Academy and Journalisme Read more ›

Chronology of African Maps

1554 1554 map Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. “Totius Africæ tabula, & descriptio uniuersalis, etiam ultra Ptolemæi limites extensa.” Woodcut map, with added color, 26 x 35 cm. From Münster’s Cosmographia uniuersalis (Basel, 1554). [Historic Maps Collection] The earliest obtainable map of Read more ›

Boxing legend Mohammed Ali passed away

American boxing legend Mohamed Ali, 74, passed away in a Phoenix, Arizona, hospital on Friday, June 3rd, according to NBC News. Ali died after he was hospitalized Thursday for a respiratory illness connected to his Parkinson’s disease. Sources told the Read more ›