Archives for: "September 2006, 20"

'Lucy's baby' found in Ethiopia

September 20th, 2006 is proud to name Dr. Zeresenay Alemseged as Person of The Week for his discovery of "Lucy's baby". Photo: Courtesy of Meskel Square Listen to The World interview with Zeresenay Alemseged Listen to NPR Streaming video from Nature Magazine… more »

Lucy (Dinknesh) to leave Ethiopia for first exhibit abroad

September 20th, 2006
"Lucy," the celebrated skeletal remains of a female hominid who lived 3.2 million years ago will leave Ethiopia next year for her first-ever foreign exhibition, officials said. Beginning in September 2007, Lucy will enjoy top billing among 200 other… more »

Book: The Soul of A New Cuisine By Marcus Samuelsson

September 20th, 2006
Updated October 10 2006 Marcus Samuelsson on CBS TV Chef's African Cuisine on CBS News Chef Marcus Samuelsson has had an amazing journey. He was born in Ethiopia, adopted and raised in Sweden, and now lives in New York. Samuelsson shares his unique… more »

Irish man kidnapped in Ethiopia

September 20th, 2006
Updated Sep 21 2006 Contact made with Irish man held in Ethiopia 21 September 2006 13:51 The father of the Irish aid worker abducted in Ethiopia has said he understands direct contact was made with his son by Red Cross officials overnight. Donal Ó… more »