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Sidamo Province
Sidamo Province prior to 1995

Sidamo Province (Amharic: ሲዳሞ) was a province in the southern part of Ethiopia, with its capital city at Irgalem, and after 1978 at Awasa. It was named after an ethnic group native to Ethiopia, called the Sidama, who are located in the south-central part of the country.

According to the old political division, Sidamo was bordered on the west by Gamu-Gofa, on the north by Shewa, on the north and east by Bale, a small portion on the southeast by Somalia, and on the south by Kenya.

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Sidamo Province

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Sidamo Province (Amharic: ሲዳሞ) was a province in the southern part of Ethiopia, with its capital city at Irgalem, and after 1978 at Awasa. It was named...

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Sidamo may refer to: Sidamo Province, a province of Ethiopia until 1995, now part of the Somali, Southern Peoples, and Oromia Regions Galla-Sidamo Governorate...

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Coffee production in Ethiopia

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Sidamo coffee is well-balanced with cupping notes exhibiting berries and citrus with complex acidity. The coffee hails from the province of Sidamo in...

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Haile Selassie

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his studies. In 1907, he was appointed governor over part of the province of Sidamo. It is alleged that during his late teens, Haile Selassie was married...

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local industry. Hawassa was capital of the former Sidamo Province from about 1978 until the province was abolished with the adoption of the 1995 Constitution...

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elites, that persisted until the Christian period of Axum. In the Sidamo Province, the megalithic monoliths of the stelae-building cultural tradition...

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Ahmed Shide

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Ahmed Preceded by Abraham Tekeste Personal details Born Negele Borana, Sidamo Province, Ethiopia Political party Prosperity Party Other political affiliations...

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Desta Damtew

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of Kefa Province. In 1932, Emperor Haile Selassie I appointed Desta Damtew as a Ras. In the same year, he was appointed Shum of Sidamo Province and of...

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Italian East Africa

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Governorates. The remainder of "Italian Ethiopia" consisted the Harar, Galla-Sidamo, Amhara, and Scioa Governorates. Fascist colonial policy had a divide and...

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Hailemariam Desalegn

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Personal details Born (1965-07-19) 19 July 1965 (age 57) Boloso Sore, Sidamo Province, Ethiopian Empire Political party Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic...

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underprivileged while administering a district in Sidamo Province. The obstruction he encountered, not only in Sidamo but in Jijiga, convinced him of the need...

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Balcha Safo

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of dejazmach. From 1898 to 1908, Balcha was Shum (or governor) of Sidamo province. After the death of Dejazmach Yilma Mekonen in 1907, he became the...

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Abuna Takla Haymanot

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on to Sodo town, then a very small village in Wolaitta district of Sidamo Province to serve at the Debre Menkirat St. Takla Haymanot Monastery. Abba Melaku...

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Kaffa Province

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Illubabor, on the north by Walega, on the northeast by Shewa, on the east by Sidamo, and on the southeast by Gamu-Gofa. Legendary accounts state that the etymology...

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Abebe Aregai

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after Haile Selassie's return. He was subsequently made governor of Sidamo province from 1941 to 1942. When the Woyane rebellion broke out in Tigray in...

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Resettlement and villagization in Ethiopia

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the government established the first known planned resettlement in Sidamo Province. Shortly after the 1974 revolution, as part of their policy of land...

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Christmas Offensive

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15,000 men, less than one-quarter of its size when first raised in Sidamo Province. Ultimately, Desta Damtew's offensive became known as the disastrous...

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by Wollo Province, northeast by French Somaliland and Somaliland, and on the east by Somalia. Originally however Hararghe included the Sidamo, Bale and...

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Green famine

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looks "green" and potentially bountiful. The phenomenon was noted in Sidamo Province, Ethiopia, as early as the 1980s, when bacterial disease and poor rains...

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List of former European colonies

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Italian Somaliland (now Somalia) Italian Ethiopia Amhara Governorate Galla-Sidamo Governorate Harar Governorate Scioa Governorate Italian Libya Arguin Island...

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the historical Endagabatan province. The towns of Debre Berhan, Antsokia, Ankober, Entoto and, after Shewa became a province of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa have...

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Battle of Anchem

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arrived a day later. Dejazmach Birru Wolde Gabriel and the army of Sidamo Province entered Debra Tabor unopposed. With the death of Gugsa Welle and the...

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List of governors of the Governorates of Italian East Africa

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Governorate from 1938), Amhara Governorate, Eritrea Governorate, Galla-Sidamo Governorate, Harar Governorate and Somalia Governorate. Committed suicide...

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Benghazi Province

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Benghazi Province, or Provincia di Bengasi in Italian, was one of the provinces of Libya under Italian rule. It was established in 1937. Benghazi Province was...

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against the remaining Ethiopian Army of Sidamo under Ras Desta Damtew. The town was capital of Sidamo Province until after the 1975 takeover by the Derge...

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Enderta Province

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1927. Son of Le'ul Ras Seyum Mengesha. Governor of Arussi 1952–1955, and Sidamo 1955–1958, Minister for Public Works 1958–1961. Recognised as hereditary...

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Italian Ethiopia

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Ethiopian Empire which now constituted the Governorates of Amhara, Harar, Galla-Sidamo, and Scioa after the establishment of Italian East Africa (Africa Orientale...

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June 1965

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record for fastest marathon from 1988 to 1998; in Diramo Afarrara, Sidamo Province Died: Red Nichols (Ernest Loring Nichols), 60, American jazz musician...

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originally ጐዛም gʷazzam, later ጐዣም gʷažžām, ጎዣም gōžžām) is a historical province in northwestern Ethiopia, with its capital city at Debre Marqos. Gojjam's...

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Provinces of Ethiopia

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Shewa (Shoa) Gamu-Gofa Illubabor Kaffa Sidamo Tigray Welega Hararghe Arsi Bale was created as a 13th province when it was split off from Harrarghe in...

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Telela Kebede

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position in Sidamo Province from the Emperor Haile Selassie. Telela received an elite education at the French Lazarist mission school in Sidamo. There she...

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Derna Province

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Darnah Province (called in Italian Provincia italiana di Derna) was one of the provinces of Libya under Italian rule. It was established in 1937 with the...

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Adafersaw Yenadu

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successfully served his Emperor, Adefrsew Yenadu was made Shum of Sidamo Province and elevated to Ras. In 1948, he was appointed as a crown councillor...

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Gara Godo

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Peasant Associations located in Bolosso Wereda of Wolayitta Awraja in Sidamo province. As Wolayttatto Doonaa Gara means wild pig and Godo means chasing....

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List of coffee varieties

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Productivity & Investment Taye Kufa (PhD) Presentation Outline. "Ethiopian Sidamo Coffee – Aroma Coffee". Archived from the original on 2018-09-14. Retrieved...

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Sidama people

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be defined as theirs. This group was called the Sidamo cluster in early writings, and the name "Sidamo" was used as a collective for all Cushitic and Omotic...

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Slap of Tunis

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Galla-Sidamo Governorate Scioa Governorate Italian Ethiopia Libya Tripolitania Cyrenaica Italian Libya Tripoli Province Misrata Province Benghazi Province Derna...

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Tripoli Province

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Tripoli Province (Provincia di Tripoli in Italian) was one of the provinces of Libya under Italian rule. It was established in 1937, with the official...

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Mengesha Seyoum

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of sheep and introducing modern wool weaving equipment. As Governor of Sidamo from 1955 to 1957, he promoted the coffee industry by establishing education...

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