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“Completion of Translation Phase: Successful Kabena Language Digitization”

As soon the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Wachemo University and the Culture and Tourism Office of the Central Ethiopia Regional State, an essential preparatory step involved the translation of Kabena Language. Spearheading this endeavor was Mr. Abdulwase Mohamed, the Head of Kabena Special Woreda’s Culture and Tourism Office, who appointed a […]

Collaborative Efforts in Documenting and Digitizing Central Ethiopia’s Linguistic Heritage

An agreement has been reached between Wachemo University and the Central Ethiopia Region Culture and Tourism Bureau to undertake the documentation and digitization of Mareko, Kabena, and Gurage languages, leveraging self-study guidebooks, mobile applications, online courses, and audio pronunciation tools. Dr. Habtamu Abebe, President of Wachemo University, highlighted the institution’s track record in documenting various […]

Wachemo University Proposes Ethiopia’s Languages Documentation and Digitization Project to Ministry of Education

In a significant move towards preserving Ethiopia’s linguistic diversity, Dr. Habtamu Abebe, President of Wachemo University, has formally reached out to Dr. Eba Mijena, Chief Executive of Academic Affairs at the Ministry of Education, regarding a pioneering project titled “Documenting and Digitizing All the Diverse Languages of Ethiopia.” Dr. Habtamu Abebe entrusted the core team […]

Wachemo and Wolaita Sodo Universities Collaborate on Digitizing Wolaita Language

Wachemo University and Wolaita Sodo University have joined forces in a collaborative effort aimed at documenting and digitizing the Wolaita language. Through the creation of multilingual self-study guidebooks, online courses, mobile applications, and audio pronunciation tools, this partnership seeks to preserve and promote the linguistic heritage of the Wolaita community. By leveraging their combined expertise […]

Initial Discussion at Arba Minch University for Digitizing Gamo and Goffa Languages

Wachemo University and Arba Minch University have embarked on an initial discussion aimed at documenting and digitizing the Gamo and Goffa languages. This collaborative effort seeks to preserve and promote the linguistic heritage of these two languages by creating multilingual self-study guidebooks, online courses, mobile applications, and audio pronunciation tools. Through their joint endeavor, both […]

Successful Yem Language Editing Session: A Step Towards Linguistic Preservation

  A productive editing session for the Yem language took place from February 12th to February 17th, 2024, under the guidance of Wachemo University President, Dr. Habtamu Abebe, and Yem Zone Administrator, Mr. Israel Mamo. The session, led by linguistic experts Dr. K. Sekhar, Mr. Eyasu Tilahun and Mr. Habtemariam Amare, along with a dedicated […]

Inaugural Ceremony for Gedeo Language Learning Resources

  The inaugural ceremony for Gedeo Language Learning Resources marked a significant milestone in the preservation and promotion of the Gedeo language and culture. Held with great pomp and ceremony, the event celebrated the launch of a comprehensive suite of educational resources aimed at facilitating the learning and appreciation of the Gedeo language. These resources […]

Training Siltie Translators for Documenting and Digitizing the Siltie Language

Wachemo University has taken a proactive approach to preserving the Siltie language by conducting training sessions for Siltie translators. The aim of these sessions is to equip translators with the necessary skills and tools to document and digitize the Siltie language effectively. Utilizing a web application developed specifically for this purpose, participants are guided through […]

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing with Werabe University

Wachemo University and Werabe University have formalized their commitment to preserving the Silte language through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing. This collaborative effort aims to document and digitize the Silte language by developing a range of educational resources, including multilingual self-study guidebooks, online courses, mobile applications, and audio pronunciation tools. By leveraging their collective […]

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing with Yem Special Woreda

Wachemo University’s recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing with Yem Special Woreda marks a significant milestone in the preservation and promotion of the Yem language and culture. Through this collaborative effort, the university aims to document and digitize the Yem language by leveraging modern technological tools. The creation of multilingual self-study guidebooks, mobile applications, online […]