Formal Country Title: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Executive Branch similar to U.S. with Chief of State(elected), Head of Government and cabinet.
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Legislative Branch: House of Federation – Upper Chamber responsible for interpreting the constitution and federal-regional issues. House of People’s Representatives – Lower Chamber responsible for passing legislation.
Judicial Branch: Federal Supreme Court - recommended by the Prime Minister and appointed by the House of People’s Representatives.
Agriculture accounts for about half of Ethiopia’s GDP, 60% of its exports and 80% of its total employment. (coffee, coffee, coffee)
Ethiopia is extremely poverty stricken (about 40% of its population below poverty line) and because their economy is so dependent on agriculture, they suffer when weather is not conducive to their crops.
TRADITIONAL ETHIOPIAN ARCHITECTURE: THE ROUND HUT/"TUKUL" Gabriel Explains http://www.jrs.net/reports/photoEAf/Building-tukul.JPG http://thebeltonfamily.net/Ethiopia2006/Images/tukul_b.jpg
OBELISKS Gabriel Explains Again http://amdesmastertour.com/images/axum_obelisk.jpg
Rock Carved Churches Tell it Like it is Gabriel http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.sacred-destinations.com/ethiopia/images