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Ethiopian Abebe Ashete

Ethiopian Abebe Ashete

In 2003 Abebe Ashete received an Auckland University of Technology community scholarship to study electrical engineering. Abebe, a producer and presenter of ‘Egnaw begnaw’ (an Amharic language programme) on Auckland’s Access Community Radio, was overjoyed. ‘Five years I’ve been here and I’ve had no chance. Now I expect a New Zealand career.’

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Carl Walrond, 'Africans - Assimilation and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/703/ethiopian-abebe-ashete (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015