7 Sterioriotypes You Hear People Say about Ethiopia
Ethiopia is one of the largest and most respected countries on the Africa continent. There are a lot of things about Ethiopia that most of the other countries don’t know. Those who have been to Ethiopia also share rumors about the country that are actually not true. Here are 7 stereotypes about Ethiopia.

1. Ethiopia is a desert.

Ethiopia is a desert.

Most photos on the internet coming from Ethiopia are taken from the undeveloped areas or villages in Ethiopia.

This makes the whole world assume that the whole of Ethiopia looks exactly like they see in photos and documentaries on the internet.

2. Ethiopians are poor and hungr

Ethiopians are poor and hungr

Due to the fact that bad news spread faster than good news, the 2011 famine in Ethiopia got the whole world thinking that Ethiopia is a poor and hungry country.

It also runs down to the kind of photos that came out of Ethiopia since that time till now. Just like any other country, there is place where people get enough to eat and even feed their animals with the rest.

3. All Ethiopians worship Haile Selassie

All Ethiopians worship Haile Selassie

Rastafarianism is one of the world’s cultures that is much attributed to formal emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia.

Since Rastafarians are seen by the world to be worshipers of Haile Selassie I, the world think that since Haile Selassie I is from Ethiopia, then the Ethiopians worship him even more than the rastafarians do.


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