Amhara


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Amhara

(æmˈhɑːrə)
n
1. (Placename) a region of NW Ethiopia: formerly a kingdom
2. (Placename) an inhabitant of the former kingdom of Amhara
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Noun1.Amhara - a member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia
Ethiopian - a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia
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Some of these are of very large extent: the kingdoms of Tigre, Bagameder, and Goiama are as big as Portugal, or bigger; Amhara and Damote are something less.
The inhabitants of the kingdom of Amhara are the most civilised and polite; and next to them the natives of Tigre, or the true Abyssins.
Ethiopia is the second-most populous nation on the African continent after Nigeria with over 100 million inhabitants who are distributed among 83 nationalities or tribes, with largest tribes such as the Oromo and Amhara having their own regional governments while smaller tribes are grouped into other regions.
Japan has provided close to 5 million USD for ERA to supplant the former ones and develop new Axel Load Control on Trunk Roads in 2 provinces; in Quiha area of Tigray and in Tik and Woreta of Amhara.
Our initial offering of Fair Trade honey comes from hives located in the Amhara region of Ethiopia, which has a rich tradition of beekeeping that dates back to 3000B.
The Wali of Gedarif State announced that will leave tomorrow (Friday) for Ethiopia to participate at celebrations of Amhara Region, indicating that the visit will provide opportunity to discuss all the issues of mutual concern.
Four new sesame warehouses opened in Amhara and Tigray districts of Ethiopia to benefit four farmers' cooperative unions, which provide cooperatives and their members with business services and market access.
The foundation of the Population Council's work in Ethiopia began in the early 2000s with extensive formative research: quantitative, population-based surveys among adolescents in the urban slums of Addis Ababa and remote, rural Amhara Region to understand the circumstances of the most vulnerable populations.
In Ethiopia, according to the Essential Condition of Marriage of the Revised Family Code, Article 7, specifies the legal marriage age of both boys and girls as follows; "Neither a man nor a woman who has not attained the full age of eighteen years shall conclude marriage" (Council of the Amhara National State 2003).
Nebyiou Belete from the Amhara Development Association said that they were all "looking at solutions to solve HIV and Aids".
For the first time in the ABkA's history, Ethiopia also joined the exclusive ranks of winners with Amhara Credit and Saving Institution (ACSI) taking home the Microfinance Institution of the Year award.
Matthew McCartney writes in a related piece that "In 2009, for example, it was estimated that most of the 4,000 or so rainwater-harvesting ponds constructed by government and non-government agencies in the Amhara region of Ethiopia between 2003 and 2008 were not working or had stopped being used.