This astonishing photo from the Ethiopian Airlines crash site hits me two ways. At the same, however, I feel challenged looking at the photo as a westerner. Knowing very little about Ethiopia, and about grief and mourning there, how can I make sense of a woman rubbing dirt into her face? An Ethiopian relative of a crash victim throws dirt in her own face after realising that there is nothing physical left of her loved one …. In parcel with the grief, the reaction has to do with missing a body to mourn. Whether she is Muslim or Christian Orthodox or Jewish, each one of those religions places ultimate importance on sacred burial rituals required to be performed in the immediate hours or days. Again, is this purposeful? I try to tell from the second woman, but there is no sense of protecting her companion from herself.
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Kimberley - Ethiopians have the "utmost admiration" for those who fought against apartheid, Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed said on Saturday. Abiy - the Nobel Peace Prize winner - was speaking at the African National Congress's th annual January 8 anniversary celebrations in Kimberley, the largest city in the Northern Cape. The ANC of today was the result of the unbroken chain of proud men and women who served their nation with honour, who fought the system of oppression, and suffered so that dignity and freedom might be known. I have no doubt that under the leadership of the ANC, South Africa will continue to be a more equitable, wealthier, healthier, and more tolerant and hopeful nation that inspires the rest of Africa," he said. ANCNC pic. Regardless of differing political orientations at home and abroad, all successive Ethiopian governments had firmly supported the "just cause" of the people of South Africa for freedom and equality, said Abiy. He recalled Mandela travelling to Ethiopia for three months in to undergo military training, using an Ethiopian passport in the name of David Motsamayi. Mandela was remembered in Ethiopia for his enduring values of peace and reconciliation, and the dedication to his long walk to freedom, justice, and moral leadership Abiy said. Mandela relinquishing the South African presidency after one term in office was "so rare" in Africa that it served as an example to the current crop of the continent's leaders. The men are expected to discuss bilateral trade agreements and to consolidate political, economic, and social cooperation.
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Ethiopians are expressing anger and frustration over several university students, most of them female, who remain missing after their kidnapping two months ago. A growing social media campaign echoes the BringBackOurGirls activism in Nigeria over the mass kidnapping there of scores of schoolgirls in Ethiopians are pressuring the government for answers in the abduction in the Oromia region. It is not clear how many of the students remain captive. She said youths from the local area took them to the forest. We are crying every day. We want to know whether they are alive or dead.
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