Ethiopian Languages – Ethio Language Box

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Project Chief Advisor

Habtamu Abebe (PhD)

President,

Wachemo University,

Hossana, Hadiya Zone,

SNNPR, 

Ethiopia.

Policy Advisors

H.E. Kejela Merdasa,
Minister,
Ministry of Culture & Sport,
Addis Ababa,
Ethiopia.
H.E. Workunesh Biru,
State Minister of Culture and Language Development,
Ministry of Culture & Sport,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
H.E. Ergogie Tesfaye (PhD) ,
Minister,
Ministry of Women and Social Affairs,
Addis Ababa,
Ethiopia.

Project Initiators and Directors

Dr. K. Sekhar, 

MA English, MBA, M.Phil, Ph.D.,

Associate Professor,

Wachemo University,

Hossana, Hadiya Zone, SNNPR, 

Ethiopia.

Mr. Eyasu Tilahun,

Director,

Institute of Indigenous Knowledge Studies,

Wachemo University,

Hossana, Hadiya Zone, SNNPR, 

Ethiopia.

Project Deputy Director

Mr. Habtemariam Amare, 

Ph.D. candidate,

English Literature, Expert & Certified in Geez, 

Wachemo University,

Hossana, Hadiya Zone, SNNPR, 

Ethiopia.

Networking & Promotion Director

Asst. Prof. Kefyalew Abdissa Adula,

MA in TEFL (Teaching English as Foreign language),

Chief executive for language studies and Translation,

Ministry of Culture and Sport,

Addis Ababa ,

Ethiopia.

Software Team

Er. Sufyan Sheik,
B.E - Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
Haysky Technologies,
India.
Dr. Sekhar Kamanuri,
MA English, MBA, MPhil, PhD,
Wachemo University,
Ethiopia.
Mr. Degale Desta,
ICT Director,
Ethio Language Box Project,
Wachemo University,
Ethiopia.

Advisors of Silte Language Project

Dr. Tofic Jemal,
President,
Werabe University.
Asst.Prof. Anwar Ahmed,
Vice President for Research and Community Service,
Werabe University.
Dr. Kedir Ebrahim,
Director for
Research and Publication,
Werabe University.
Mr. Awel Sunkemo,
Dean,
College of Humanities,
Werabe University.

Translators of Silte Language

Mr. Tewfik Dilebo,
Lecturer,
Department of
Siltigna Language, Literature and Communication,
Werabe University.
Mr. Faris Dari,
Lecturer,
Department of
Siltigna Language, Literature and Communication,
Werabe University.
Mr. Yesuf Ahmed,
Lecturer,
Department of
Siltigna Language, Literature and Communication,
Werabe University.
Mr. Abdulfeta Kedir,
Lecturer,
Department of
Siltigna Language, Literature and Communication,
Werabe University.

Editors of Silte Language

Mr. Keralla Nasir,
Lecturer,
Department of
English Language and Literature ,
Werabe University.
Mr.Sultan Nasir,
Lecturer,
Department of
Siltigna Language, Literature and Communication,
Werabe University.
Mr. Shemsedein Mude,
Lecturer,
Department of
Siltigna Language, Literature and Communication,
Werabe University.
Mr. Redi Jabir,
Lecturer,
Department of
English Language and Literature ,
Werabe University.

Advisors of Gedeo Language Project

Dr. Chirotaw Ayele
President,
Dilla University.
Dr. Dereje Kifle,
Vice President,
Research and Technology Transfer,
Dilla University.
Mr. Tekalign Tadesse,
Director,
Community Service and Engagement,
Dilla University.

Translators of Gedeo Language

Mr. Zenebe Shote Beriso,
Head & Lecturer, Department of Gedeo language and literature,
Dilla University.
Mr. Fikadu Nigussie,
PhD Candidate in Sociolinguistics, Department of Gedeo language and literature,
Dilla University.
Mr. Getachew Tsegaye,
Lecturer, Department of Gedeo language and literature,
Dilla University.
Mr. Desalegn Bekele,
Lecturer, Department of Gedeo language and literature,
Dilla University.

Editors of Gedeo Language

Mr. Mesfin Gebeyo,
Vice dean,
Administration and community service,
Dilla college of teacher education,
Dilla.
Mr. Mesfin Abebe,
Assistant lecturer,
Dilla college of teacher education,
Dilla
Mr. Serawit Degefe,
Lecturer, Department of Gedeo language and literature,
Dilla University.

Audio Pronunciation Team of Gedeo Language

Miss. Hirut Alemu Jebo,
Lecturer, Department of Gedeo language and literature,
Dilla University.
Mrs. Atalelech Birhanu,
Teacher at Tumiticha primary school and reporter at DU FM 89.0,
Dilla University.
Mr. Tamirayew Feleke,
Teacher at Buula primary school and reporter at DU FM 89.0,
Dilla University.
Mr. Endashaw Melese,
News and program coordinator at DU FM 89.0
Dilla University.

Advisors of Yem Language Project

Mr. Samuel G/Michael,
MA in EDPM,
Zone Administrator,
Saja,Yem zone.
Mr. Amanuel Sambi,
BED in Biology,
Head,EducationDept,
Saja,Yem zone.
Mr.Fikadu Gumbul,
B.A in History,
Coordinator curriculum development,
Education dept,
Saja,Yem zone.
Mr. Israel Mamo,
B.A in Chemistry,
Curriculum expert,
Education Dept,
Saja,Yem zone.

Translators of Yem Language

Mr.MelkamuTadesse,
BA in English,
Coordinator for Language and folklore, Culture and Tourism Dept,
Saja,Yem zone.
Mr. Misgana Kebede,
BED in English,
Language Expert,
Zone culture and tourism Dept,
Saja,Yem zone.
Mr.Tesfaye Gasso,
B.A in English,
English teacher,
Deri high school,
Saja,Yem zone.
Mr.Girma Mecha,
M.A in English / TEFL/,
English Teacher ,
Saja High school
Saja,Yem zone.

Editors of Yem Language

Mr. Assaye Fitta,
M.A in Leadership,
English Teacher,
Saja high school,
Saja,Yem zone.
Mr.Yosef Bekele,
M.Sc in Biology teaching,
Teacher, Saja high school ,
Saja,Yem zone.
Mr.Habtemariam Wondimu,
M.A in English /TEFL/,
English Teacher,
Fofa high school,
Saja,Yem zone.
Mr.Nigatu G/Silasie,
B.A in H.R.M,
Translation coordinator of Yemsa Bible,
Kalehiwot Church,
Saja,Yem zone.

Translators of Halaba Language

Mr. Muhammed Mokshe ,
Coordinator of Language and folklore ,
Culture & Tourism Department,
Halaba Zone.
Mr. Mohammedsani Bergena,
Coordinator of Language and folklore,
Culture & Tourism Office,
Wera woreda
Halaba Zone.
Mr. Shemsedin Bamud ,
Curriculum Expert,
Educational Department,
Halaba Zone.
Mr. Baruna Ayano ,
Expert in Language and folklore ,
Culture & Tourism Department,
Halaba Zone.

Editors of Halaba Language

Sh/L. Bedru Hassen,
Halaba Language Expert and Lexicographer,
Halaba Kullito,
Halaba Zone.
Mr. Jemal Anicha,
Coordinator
Curriculum Development,
Educational Department,
Halaba Zone.
Mr. Mohammed Aman,
MA in Curriculum
Coordinator, School Improvement Program,
Educational Department,
Halaba Zone.
Mr. Desta Buruda,
Coordinator, Curriculum Development,
Educational Office,
Wera Wereda
Halaba Zone.

Advisors of Kabena Language Project

Mr. Samueal Mangesha,
Head, Culture and Tourism,
Central Ethiopia Regional State,
Ethiopia.
Degineh Bogale,
Deputy Head, Culture and Tourism,
Central Ethiopia Regional State,
Ethiopia.
Mr.Abdulwase Mohamed,
Head, Cultural and Tourism Office,
Kabena Specail Worada,
Wolkite.

Translators of Kabena Language

Mr. Hadi Diga,
Advisor of Administrator,
Kabena Specail Worada Administration Office,
Wolkite.
Mr. Muze Hussien,
Directorate of Inspection,
Educational Bureau,
Kabena Specail Worada Administration Office,
Wolkite.
Mr. Jilalu Fedlu,
Journalist,
South Radio and TV
Kabena Specail Worada Administration Office,
Wolkite.
Mr. Ramziya Shemsu,
Director, Language and Culture ,
Cultural and Tourism Office,
Kabena Specail Worada Administration Office,
Wolkite.

Editors of Kabena Language

Mr. Mubarek Akmel,
Translator,
South Radio and TV
Kabena Specail Worada Administration Office,
Wolkite.
Ms. Zulfa Nesru,
Director of Anti Corruption,
Educational Bureau,
Kabena Specail Worada Administration Office,
Wolkite
Ms. Fejru Bedru,
Human Resource Director,
Health Bureau,
Kabena Specail Worada Administration Office,
Wolkite.
Ms. Mahmmud Misbah,
Officer, Curriculum Development,
Educational Bureau,
Kabena Specail Worada Administration Office,
Wolkite.

Advisors of Libido Language Project

Mr. Samueal Mangesha,
Head, Culture and Tourism,
Central Ethiopia Regional State,
Ethiopia.
Degineh Bogale,
Deputy Head, Culture and Tourism,
Central Ethiopia Regional State,
Ethiopia.
Mr. Niguse Meke,
Administrator,
Mareko Specail Worada,
Koshe.
Mr. Lire Aliye,
Head, Cultural and Tourism Office,
Mareko Specail Worada,
Koshe.

Translators of Libido Language

Ahmed Wabeto,
Public Relation Officer,
Mareko Special Woreda
Koshe.
Kemeriya Kedir,
Lagnuage Teacher,
Koshe Primary School,
Mareko Special Woreda
Koshe.
Dawoto Unoro
Lagnuage Teacher,
Udasa Repe Primary School,
Mareko Special Woreda
Koshe.
Awel Era
Lagnuage Teacher,
Koshe Primary School,
Mareko Special Woreda
Koshe.

Translators of Wolaita Language

Dr. Almaz Anjulo Baredo,
Assistant professor of Multilingual and Multicultural Education, Department of Wolaita language and literature,
Wolaita Sodo University.
Mr. Woldemariam Lisanu Bobe,
MA in TEFL,
Lecturer, Department of Wolaita language and literature,
Wolaita Sodo University.
Mr. Alemayehu Waro Warkashe ,
MA in English Literature,
Lecturer, Department of Wolaita language and literature,
Wolaita Sodo University.
Mr. Degefu Dalke Mena,
PhD Candidate,
Lecturer of Linguistics,
Department of Wolaita language and literature,
Wolaita Sodo University.

Advisors of Afaan Oromoo Language Project

Dr. Duguma Adugna Debele
President,
Arsi University.
Dr. Adem Kedir Geleto,
Vice President - Research and Community Service,
Arsi University.
Mustefa Deshu,
Vice Dean, College of Social Science,
M.A in Africa and Oriental Studies,
Arsi University.

Translators of Afaan Oromoo

Dr. Mohammed Nemo Mudda,
PhD in English Literature,
Assistant Professor and Author,
Arsi University.
Mrs. Zeytuna Fayo,
M.A in social Anthropology,
Coordinator, Indigenous Knowledge Promotion and Development,
Arsi University.
Mr. Duresa Deksiso Geleto
Msc in Information Systems Engineering,
Head, Computer Science Department,
Arsi University.
Remla Reshid
M.A in Federalism and Local Government Studies,
Lecturer,
Arsi University.

Editors of Afaan Oromoo

Dr. Wako Geda,
Dean, College of Social Science,
Assistant Professor,
Arsi University.
Dr. Kedir Ibrahim Bute,
PhD in Applied Linguistics and Development,
Assistant Professor,
Arsi University.
Dr. Fekadu Kenea,
Assistant Professor,
Afaan Oromoo & Literature,
Arsi University.
Etenesh Gizaw
MA in Afaan Oromoo and Literature,
Arsi University.

Advisors of Sidaamu Afoo Language Project

Dr Ayano Berasso ,
President,
Hawassa University.
Dr. Tafesse Matewos,
Vice President - Research and Community Service,
Hawassa University.
Dr. Seyoum Yunkura,
Director, Institute of Sidama Studies,
Hawassa University.

Translators of Sidaamu Afoo

Mr. Hailu Sherbo ,
Head, Department of Sidaamu Afoo and Literature,
Hawassa University.
Mr. Wendu Mesele,
PhD Candidate,
Hawassa University.
Mr. Taddese Kafalo,
PhD Candidate,
Hawassa University.

Editors of Sidaamu Afoo

Mr. Girum Tesfaye,
PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology,
Addis Ababa University.
Ato. Abraham Kachara,
Coordinator,Institute of Sidama Studies,
Hawassa University.

Audio Pronunciation of Sidaamu Afoo

Mrs. Kibrework Deneke,
Lecturer,
Department of Sidaamu Afoo and Literature,
Hawassa University .
Mr. Damtew Dawit Kake,
Lecturer,
Department of Sidaamu Afoo and Literature,
Hawassa University .
Mr. Hamsale Hatiya,
Lecturer,
Department of Sidaamu Afoo and Literature,
Hawassa University .

Dr. K . Sekhar

Project Initiator
Wachemo University

Asst. Prof. Eyasu Tilahun

Project Initiator
WACHEMO UNIVERSITY