Countries With Names Derived From the Greek Language
Surprisingly, the names of countless countries around the world come from words found in the Greek language, attesting to the influence of Greek.
Ancient Greece and Africa Share Long History
Africans and Ancient Greeks had long, rich history together often reflected in the depiction of Africa in Ancient Greek art. The first contact between Greeks and Africans was sometime during the Bronze Age. At this time, the Minoan culture...
Human Ancestors One Million Years Older than Previously Thought
The fossils of the earliest human ancestors found in South Africa are a million years older than previously thought, meaning they walked the Earth around the same time as their East African relatives like the famous "Lucy," according to...
Greece Donates More than 1.3 Million Covid Vaccines to Ethiopia
Greece donated 1,346,400 coronavirus vaccines to Ethiopia through a team of EU member states, the Greek Foreign Affairs Ministry announced on Wednesday. “Greece supports the people of Ethiopia in their efforts to fight the Covid-19 pandemic,” wrote the Ministry, adding...
Homo Sapiens Fossils 36,000 Years Older than Previously Believed
Fossils of the earliest Homo sapiens are much older than previously believed. Credit: Sailko, CC BY 3.0Scientists announced in Nature on Wednesday that the remains of the oldest known Homo sapiens fossil is 36,000 years older than previously believed. The...
Greeks of Ethiopia Remain Calm Despite Conflict in the North
The Greeks of Ethiopia remain calm but on alert should evacuation be necessary as the armed conflict in the northern region of the country continues to rage, as it has for more than a year. In early November the Foreign...
UN Says Ethiopia Facing Another Starvation Crisis
The United Nations issued a stark warning to the world on Wednesday about Ethiopia's current starvation crisis. Thousands of people are struggling with starvation as the conflict in the country rages on. Violence broke out last November when Prime Minister...
Greek Man Misses Ethiopian Airlines Flight that Crashed Near Addis Ababa
Antonios Mavropoulos claims he missed the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff in Addis Ababa on Sunday morning. Speaking with Greece's ALPHA TV station on Sunday evening, the Greek national said that he missed the flight because he...
Ethiopian Asylum Seekers in Greece Celebrate New Year 2010
About 100 migrants from Eritrea and Ethiopia staying in the Moria, Lesvos reception and identification center camp, celebrated New Year 2010 in the early hours of Monday. With traditional music from their homeland, dances and food they prepared themselves, they...
'Afriquest': Documentary on Two Greeks Travelling Around Africa
A documentary on two young Greeks who decided to record their humanitarian work around Africa, entitled “AfriQuest: Crossing Africa from Cape Town to Cairo” will be presented for the first time on Friday, February 13, at Booze Cooperativa in Athens,...
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