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Scientists Discover 3.5 Million Years Human Ancestor In Ethiopia.

Posted by The Reunion Black Family on May 28, 2015 at 11:45 AM

Scientists discover 3.5 million years human ancestor In Ethiopia.


Scientists say they have found jaw and teeth fossils that belong to a previously unknown member of the human family tree, related to the famous "Lucy". Australopithecus deyiremeda's bones, unearthed in Ethiopia, are said to be 3.5 million years old.

It's believed that Lucy's species lived somewhere between 2.9 million and 3.8 million years ago, overl...

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Obelisk Axum's returned to Ethiopia after 68 years Looted By The Italian Troops

Posted by The Reunion Black Family on May 23, 2015 at 4:50 AM

Obelisk Axum's returned to Ethiopia after 68 years Looted By The Italian Troops

The first piece of a huge 20,000-year-old granite obelisk was returned home from Italy to Ethiopia yesterday, 68 years after it was looted by the troops of the fascist Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.


The 58-tonne middle section of the funeral stone was returned from Rome to the northern Ethiopian town of Axum at sunrise in a ca...

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