Sign language to speech translator gloves – latest Kenyan invention

25 years old Roy Allela, invented smart gloves which are able to convert sign language movements into automated audio speech. The gloves, named Sign-IO, have five sensors stitched on to each finger which interpret the word being signed from the bend of the finger. Mr Allela says he was inspired by the need to communicate with his 6-year-old niece who was born deaf. Roy Allela, … Continue reading Sign language to speech translator gloves – latest Kenyan invention

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Traveling from Addis Abeba to Asmara after the peace deal.

Once a province of Ethiopia, Eritrea voted for independence in 1993 after a bloody, decades-long struggle. A dispute over the the border plunged the neighbors into war in 1998, leaving tens of thousands dead in two years of fighting. The conflict continued as a cold war after Ethiopia refused to honor a UN-backed commission verdict demarcating the border, a policy Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed … Continue reading Traveling from Addis Abeba to Asmara after the peace deal.

CAN YOUR BRAIN FIND THE HIDDEN NUMBERS?

The brain is often likened to a processor. A very complex computing machine that takes raw data and turns it into thoughts, memories, and cognitions. However, it has its limits, and Instructional Designers must know the boundaries before they can create meaningful eLearning courses. In this article, I’ll explore how the brain works, from its basic biological and memory functions to its ability to process … Continue reading CAN YOUR BRAIN FIND THE HIDDEN NUMBERS?

Migrant caught hiding inside mattress

On wednesday Spanish border guards have discovered two migrants hidding inside mattresses on top the roof of a car at a checkpoint on the border with Morocco . The footage, published on social media by a senator in the Spanish parliament, is reported to have been filmed in Melilla, an enclave of Spain on the north African coast. The latest incident, filmed on wednesday apparently … Continue reading Migrant caught hiding inside mattress

2.30m TALL ETHIOPIAN BASHA BAHILU

Born in Ethiopia in 1910, Basha Balahu, with his exceptional height (7-foot 5-inch), caught the attention of the emperor, who decided to free him and appoint his as ‘Imperial Umbrella Carrier of the Lion of Judah’. become his giant umbrella carrier during ceremonies. After that he was also given the most envied post of the entire Ethiopian empire –”Major drum of imperial farfare” one of … Continue reading 2.30m TALL ETHIOPIAN BASHA BAHILU

ETHIOPIA SET TO BUILD (MESOB TOWER) ONE OF THE TALLEST TOWERS IN AFRICA

Here we are at the end of the year 2018 . After looking back at the achievement made we ca clearly notice that Ethiopia’s economy is booming, IMF thinks good times are in the horizon. Around 2002 , Ethiopia, the second-most populous country in Africa, was the third-poorest country in the world. Its annual GDP per capita was only about $610. More than 50% of … Continue reading ETHIOPIA SET TO BUILD (MESOB TOWER) ONE OF THE TALLEST TOWERS IN AFRICA

Christmas celebration in Ethiopia 1974

Ethiopian ”Genna” Christmas, which is celebrated on the 7th January, is called Ledet or Genna which comes from the word (Gennana), meaning “imminent” and which expresses the coming of the Lord and the freeing of mankind from sin. The celebration of Ethiopian Christmas is marked by various activities such as horse racing and authentic folk dancing. At Lalibela, Genna is celebrated in very attractive ways … Continue reading Christmas celebration in Ethiopia 1974

This Ethiopian woman lives among Cheetahs.

PROS AND CONS OF HAVING A CHEETAH AS A PET The current cheetah population is around 12,000-15,000, down from the approximate 50,000 the count was at before human interference. According to the Cheetah Conservation Fund, 104 cheetahs were “lost” to the pet trade in 2012. While the pet cheetah trade is by no means the number one threat that the animals face against their wild populations, removing any animals from threatened populations, especially if … Continue reading This Ethiopian woman lives among Cheetahs.