Archaeological Survey and Test Excavations, Harari Regional State, Ethiopia,

A Preliminary Fieldwork Report
 
 Author : Timothy Insoll (1), Habtamu Tesfaye (2),
and Malik Saako Mahmoud (3).
 
Year : July-August 2014.
 
In July-August 2014 surveys and test excavations
were completed in Harari Regional State in
eastern Ethiopia. The primary aim of the fieldwork
was to begin to reconstruct a chronology and ceramics
typology for the city of Harar and outlying
settlements such as Ganda Harla and Koromi (cf.
Insoll 2003: 78). A secondary aim was to start to assess
the myths and legends linked with some settlements
and populations in the region – be it Arab
origins for the Argobba (cf. Asfaw 2000: 174-175),
or great physical stature for the Harla (cf. Chekroun
et al. 2011: 79; Joussaume 1976: 32)….

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THE RELEVANCY OF HARARI VALUES IN SELF REGULATION AND AS A MECHANISM OF BEHAVIORAL CONTROL: HISTORICAL ASPECTS

Author : ABDULMALIK ABUBAKER

Year    : 2016

Key words: Harar, Hararis, values, family, education, trade, social institutions.

 

The subject under consideration in this dissertation is various values of a particular
society who refer to themselves as gey usu (people of the city). To expound how they utilize
values to regulate their members’ behaviors and the relations they have with other people four
entities are identified: Family, educational, trade and social institutions.
Family as the basic institution is discussed to expound how birth and marriage
ceremonies are perceived by Hararis. How these events are surrounded by various symbols with
the values enshrined in them, which are expressed through rituals, actions, words and gestures,
are as well expounded. The mechanisms how these symbols are used to regulate individual and
social behaviors are also discussed.
Education as one of the vital instruments to develop the individuals and the society which
should enjoy continuous sufficiency and prosperity is also discussed. How successful the society
is in achieving these goals is dependent on the values the education system is promoting.
Trade, which is much related with Harar and Hararis history, how it is used as a means of
securing and maintaining peace through concessions to other people is discussed. This
dissertation suggests the underlying ideas of peaceful trade are values such as righteousness,
honesty, sincerity, diligence, trust, non-discrimination and fairness in the relations among
traders.
The Harari social institutions are used to control the behaviors of their members and the
relations the community should have with other communities

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Production Scenarios of Mango (Mangifera indica L.) in Harari Regional State, Eastern Ethiopia

Author: Tewodros Bezu*, Kebede Woldetsadik and Tamado Tana

 

Year : 2014

Mango production covers 35% of the total acreage allotted for fruit production in Harari Regional State, eastern Ethiopia. However, there is a declining trend in yield and quality of fruits from the trees. Therefore, this study was conducted to assess the status, practices and challenges of mango production in the study area.

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IN-VITRO PROBIOTIC POTENTIAL OF LACTIC ACID BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM ‘WAKALIM’, A TRADITIONAL ETHIOPIAN FERMENTED BEEF SAUSAGE

Author : Ketema Bacha1*, PhD, Tetemke Mehari2, PhD, Mogessie Ashenafi2, PhD Year : 2006 „Wakalim is a traditional Ethiopian fermented beef sausage commonly produced and consumed in the eastern part of…

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