Ethiopians look for love during Orthodox epiphany celebration
Gondar (Ethiopia) (AFP) - Getahun Fetana spent years admiring Emebet Melaku from a distance before plucking up the nerve to speak to her, taking advantage of a chance encounter during Timkat, the Ethiopian Orthodox celebration of epiphany. Breaking off from his friends, the 37-year-old professor walked over to introduce himself, and the sparks that flew led to their wedding on the very same holiday one year later. "We got married on Timkat because we wanted to remember it as a breakthrough in our relationship," Getahun told AFP. "The day has a special place in our hearts." It is far from the ...