Ethiopia lies to the north of Kenya, and is the only country of Africa never to be colonised. Much of its culture reveals a distinctly Hebrew flavour. The capital city Addis Ababa is situated 9,000 ft above sea level. A major religion is the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, which became independent of Rome around 300 AD.

Population: 78 million.
Language: Amharic.
Main religions: Muslim, Ethiopian Orthodox.

Link man John Shemeld

Correspondence team leader Janet Shemeld

CBM activities Two visits are made each year.

Ecclesias Addis Ababa, Hawassa, Nekemte, Jimma (20 members in total).

Amharic literature

Contact John Shemeld

  • The Bible
  • The devil
  • Heaven and Hell
  • Is God a Trinity?
  • Life after death