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‘Blood Rain’ of Ethiopian Christians Hits Europe as Saharan ‘Dust Bomb’ Turns Skies Red | The Ark of The Covenant?

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on March 17, 2022

💭 የጽዮን ኢትዮጵያውያን ክርስቲያኖች ‘የደም ዝናብ’ አውሮፓን በመምታት የሰሃራ ‘የአቧራ ቦምብ’ ሰማዩን ወደ ቀይ ቀለም ለውጦታል | የቃል ኪዳኑ ታቦት?

In the Ethiopian Holy City of Axum where we Orthodox Christians believe The Ark of the Covenant is housed a massacre took place on 28 November 2020, continuing on 29 November, tallying more than 800 Christian worshipers deaths, according to AP’s Feb 17 report of witness accounts. (AP , Feb 17, 2021)

God says, “Dust thou art, and unto dust thou shalt return.” In other words we are not consigning to the grave mere dust. We are burying the body of someone who is made in the image and likeness of God. From the dust God had created man and transformed him by breathing into his nostrils the breath of life. Everyone is a living soul.

The Axum Massacre martyrs were incinerated, with some even having their bodies scattered by being thrown into a river to be separate from one another, atom by atom. Others were lost everywhere and their bodies were never discovered. Others were devoured by carnivores. But we believe that our dust is precious to God. Nothing is lost or irrecoverable to him. As that is true, in life we are not our own but belong, body and spirit to God, so too in death our bodies are still his. We dare not have a demeaning attitude to them.

Interesting, in the movie “Raiders of the Lost Ark”? The Ark of the Covenant was filled with sand.

The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob will not be mocked, and, in Raiders of the Lost Ark, when French archaeologist and rival of Indiana Jones, René Emile Belloq attempted to mock him—and that entire exercise was a blasphemous mockery—he found that not only was there nought by sand in the box, but just like the faithless man who tried to steady the Ark and was smitten down for disobedience, those who attempted to abuse it faithlessly were similarly not rewarded with the contents, but dust. “For dust thou art, and unto dust thou shalt return.

Indiana : Marion, don’t look at it. Shut your eyes, Marion. Don’t look at it, no matter what happens! Indiana : The Ark of the Covenant, the chest that the Hebrews used to carry around the Ten Commandments.” — was his way of saying, “God, we’re not with them!” as the Destroying angel—ostensibly the same one that killed the Egyptians millennia earlier—swept through the Nazis.

💭 In the past 16 months, half a million Orthodox Christians were massacred and starved to death in Tigray, Ethiopia by The illegitimate fascist Oromo regime of Ethiopia. Unlike Ukraine, the whole world remains indifferent and silent to the #TigrayGenocide. International organizations like The United nations and the African Union, apart from the occasional media statement, they’ve pursued a path of all-too-quiet diplomacy. Not enough solidarity even from the Orthodox Christian world. In fact, the Russian and Ukrainian governments are supporting the genocidal, anti-Orthodox-Christian, anti-Ethiopia Oromo regime of Nobel Peace Laureate Abiy Ahmed Ali. Mind boggling, isn’t it?!

Colors of Zion – የጽዮን ቀለማት ❖

😈The following entities and bodies are enabling the genocidal fascist Oromo regime of evil Abiy Ahmed Ali to massacre ancient Christians, directly or indirectly:

☆ The United Nations

☆ The European Union

☆ The African Union

☆ The United States, Canada & Cuba

☆ Russia

☆ China

☆ Israel

☆ Arab States

☆ Southern Ethiopians

☆ Amharas

☆ Afars

☆ Eritrea

☆ Djibouti

☆ Kenya

☆ Sudan

☆ Somalia

☆ Egypt

☆ Iran

☆ Pakistan

☆ India

☆ Azerbaijan

☆ Amnesty International

☆ Human Rights Watch

☆ World Food Program (2020 Nobel Peace Laureate)

☆ The Nobel Prize Committee

☆ The Atheists and Animists

☆ The Muslims

☆ The Protestants

☆ The Sodomites

☆ TPLF?

💭 Even those unlikely allies like: ‘Israel vs Iran’, ‘Russia + China vs Ukraine + The West’, ‘Egypt + Sudan vs Iran + Turkey’, ‘India vs Pakistan’ are all united now in the Anti Zionist-Ethiopia-Conspiracy. This has never ever happened before it is a very curios phenomenon unique appearance in world history.

✞ With the Zionist Tigrayan-Ethiopians are:

❖ The Almighty Egziabher God & His Saints

❖ St. Mary of Zion

❖ The Ark of The Covenant

💭 Due to the leftist and atheistic nature of the TPLF, because of its tiresome, foreign and satanic ideological games of: „Unitarianism vs Multiculturalism“, the Supernatural Force that always stood/stands with the Northern Ethiopian Christians is blocked – and These Celestial Powers are not yet being ‘activated’. Even the the above Edomite and Ishmaelite entities and bodies who in the beginning tried to help them have gradually abandoned them.

But The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob won’t remain indifferent and silent

✞✞✞[Isaiah 33:1]✞✞✞
“Woe to you, O destroyer, While you were not destroyed; And he who is treacherous, while others did not deal treacherously with him.
As soon as you finish destroying, you will be destroyed; As soon as you cease to deal treacherously, others will deal treacherously with you.”

✞✞✞[ትንቢተ ኢሳይያስ ምዕራፍ ፴፫፥፩]✞✞✞

አንተ ሳትጠፋ የምታጠፋ፥ በአንተም ላይ ወንጀል ሳይደረግ ወንጀል የምታደርግ ወዮልህ! ማጥፋትን በተውህ ጊዜ ትጠፋለህ፤ መወንጀልንም በተውህ ጊዜ ይወነጅሉሃል።

💭 ‘It is like it was raining mud’: Eerie-looking sky raises concerns across Europe

A ski resort looked like a desert and the sky resembled that of Mars as dust from Africa expanded across western Europe this week.

Imagine stepping outside to a world where the sky was rusty orange and, although it was daytime, the sun could not be seen. For people across western Europe early this week, no such imagination was needed as the sky looked like an apocalyptic scene straight out of a science fiction film.

In addition to creating an eerie appearance in the sky, the dust is also a natural air pollutant.

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Strange Space Weather Over Africa

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 22, 2017

“My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have led them astray and caused them to roam on the mountains. They wandered over mountain and hill and forgot their own resting place. ” – Jeremiah 50:6

“The shepherds are senseless and do not inquire of the LORD; so they do not prosper and all their flock is scattered. ” – Jeremiah 10:21

“The wind will drive all your shepherds away, and your allies will go into exile. Then you will be ashamed and disgraced because of all your wickedness.” – Jeremiah 22:22

“Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of My pasture!” declares the LORD. Therefore thus says the LORD God concerning the shepherds who are tending My people: “You have scattered My flock and driven them away, and have not attended to them; behold, I am about to attend to you for the evil of your deeds,” declares the LORD. – Jeremiah 23:1-2

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.” – Jesus in John 10:27

“He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth not with me scattereth abroad.” – Jesus in Matthew 12:30

Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand.” – Matthew 12:25

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Nov. 13, 2007: Something strange is happening in the atmosphere above Africa and researchers have converged on Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to discuss the phenomenon. The Africa Space Weather Workshop kicked off Nov. 12th with nearly 100 scientists and students in attendance.

The strange phenomenon that brings all these people together is the ion plume—”a newly discovered form of space weather,” says University of Colorado atmospheric scientist and Workshop co-organizer Tim Fuller-Rowell.

Researchers liken the plumes to smoke billowing out of a factory smokestack—except instead of ordinary ash and dust, ion plumes are made of electrified gas floating so high above ground they come in contact with space itself. “The plumes appear during geomagnetic storms and they can interfere with satellite transmissions, airline navigation and radio communications,” says Fuller-Rowell. Indeed, it is their effect on GPS signals that led to the discovery of plumes over North America just a few years ago.

A typical example is the plume of Nov. 20, 2003:

Above: A plume of excess electron density over North America on Nov. 20, 2003. The plume was discovered and mapped by its effect on GPS signals. Credit: Courtesy of Anthea Coster and John Foster of MIT.

Two days before this map was made, an explosion on the sun had hurled a cloud of magnetized gas—a CME—toward Earth. The plume formed when the CME hit, triggering a strong geomagnetic storm. The plume consists of ionized air at high altitude moving from Florida to Canada at a speed of 1 km/s (2200 mph).

“Okay, now we’ve seen the ‘smoke,’ but where is the smokestack?” asks Fuller-Rowell.

The search is leading researchers to Africa.

“Many believe the source of the plumes is near Earth’s magnetic equator,” explains NASA heliophysicist Lika Guhathakurta who is attending the Workshop. “Africa is a great place to check this possibility because the magnetic equator passes directly over the sub-Sahara.”

Just one problem: “There aren’t enough sensors in Africa to study the phenomenon,” says Fuller-Rowell. The sensor of choice is the dual-frequency GPS receiver. “North America has an abundance of dual frequency GPS receivers—thousands of them in a network we use to monitor North American plumes. But Africa has only a few dozen.”

Below: Dual frequency GPS receivers now in Africa. More are needed to investigate the plume phenomenon.

The purpose of the Workshop is to familiarize African space scientists with the plume phenomenon and lay the groundwork for a continent-wide GPS network. “Within a few years we hope to deploy hundreds of receivers,” he says.

Ion plumes inhabit a layer of Earth’s atmosphere called the “ionosphere.” It is a broad region 85 km to 600 km above ground level where ultraviolet radiation from the sun knocks electrons off atoms and molecules, creating a layer of ionized gas or “plasma” surrounding our entire planet. As ham radio operators have known for more than 100 years, the ionosphere can bend, distort, reflect and even absorb radio waves. Plumes amplify these effects.

How important is Africa to the study of this phenomenon? “Consider the list of organizations who have joined forces to sponsor the Africa Space Weather Workshop: NASA, NOAA, the National Science Foundation, the European Office of Aerospace Research and Development (EOARD), the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), and many others,” says Guhathakurta. “It’s widely understood that Africa is key to the puzzle.”

At the moment only North America has a well-mapped ionosphere. NOAA posts new images every 15 minutes at this website. “Five years from now,” says Fuller-Rowell, “we hope to be making realtime maps of the ionosphere over Africa, too.”

Africa is plasma incognita—but not for long. Stay tuned!

Saharan Dust From Africa Brings Hazy Skies to Texas Gulf Coast

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This Saharan air can also squelch tropical cyclones from forming or may help fizzle them.

A plume of Saharan dust from Africa made it all the way to the Texas Gulf Coast early this week, making for hazy skies as well as vivid sunrises and sunsets.

Yet another plume of dust located over Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on Wednesday morning was expected to spread towards the Texas Gulf Coast by Thursday. This may create more hazy conditions late this week, the National Weather Service in Houston said.

Plumes of dust from the Sahara Desert frequently make a 5,000-mile-long voyage to parts of the United States and the air that lofts these particles can have a big impact on the Atlantic hurricane season.

Known as the Saharan air layer (SAL), this dry, dusty air mass pushes westward off Africa into the tropical Atlantic Ocean about every three to five days from late spring through early fall.

“The air is extremely dry, with about one-half the moisture of the typical tropical atmosphere,” said Jason Dunion, a tropical scientist with NOAA’s Hurricane Research Division in an email.

The SAL is typically located between 5,000 and 20,000 feet above the earth’s surface and is transported westward by bursts of strong winds that are located in the central and western Atlantic at altitudes between 6,500 and 14,500 feet.

It’s easy to see on this NASA animation how the large dust plumes spread westward in early-mid July 2016 across the Atlantic, Caribbean and into the western Gulf of Mexico. Dust in the SAL is indicated by the orange and brown contours.

Animation of total aerosol optical thickness from July 4-11, 2016 highlighting the Saharan air layer (SAL) and embedded Saharan dust traversing the Atlantic Ocean basin, shown by the orange and brown contours in the middle of the image loop. (NASA/GSFC)

To give you a sense of how large these SALs are, Dunion says the outbreak pushing off the African coast on July 12, 2016, was roughly the size of the Lower 48 States.

aharan dust tracks as far west as the Caribbean Sea, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico multiple times each year.

The dust particles can contribute to hazy skies, and rather photogenic sunrises and sunsets in the Caribbean islands and near the Gulf Coast. NASA says the dust can also lead to the creation of toxic algal blooms in the Gulf of Mexico.

The dust also reaches South America at times. In fact, a recent study by NASA scientists has found that the dust acts as a fertilizer for the Amazon rainforest.

(MORE: Saharan Dust = Fertilizer For Amazon)

SAL: Hurricane Squasher

It’s not yet well understood if and how the dust itself plays any significant, direct role on tropical cyclones, according to Dunion.

“Some studies have suggested that it (the dust) can affect how clouds and precipitation actually form.”

An SAL can surround and engulf either an active tropical cyclone or a “wanna-be” tropical disturbance. When that happens, the system is suppressed, according to a 2004 study by Jason Dunion of NOAA-HRD and Christopher Velden of the Univerisity of Wisconsin’s Space Science and Engineering Center.

One such recent example of this was Bertha in early August 2014. While west of the Windward Islands, Bertha was completely surrounded on all sides by an SAL.

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African Sun for Europe

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 17, 2009


In the beginning, human hands were made to dig the ground for Gold, Oil and Diamond, and a little while later, these hands were transformed into something special – into being stretched out far, faraway – up SaharaSolarunto the Sun – the abundant Sun that threw long shadows on Africans for a long, long time.


Every year 630.000 terawatthours of unused Sunbeam-energy come down in the African Sahara, whereas, the whole of Europe consumes only 4000 terawatthours per year.


The vision as attractive as opalescent – one of the greatest projects ever, a project has the potential to become the next world-wonder.


A consortium of 20 German companies, including major energy and financial groups, is planning to invest €400bn in developing projects to supply solar powered electricity from North Africa to Europe. The companies including renewable giant RWE and energy major Siemens plus Deutsche bank and world’s biggest reinsurance group Munich Re will unveil the consortium in mid-July, according to a report by Sueddeutsche Zeitung.

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The construction of huge solar power plants in the North African deserts will take ten years before they can supply their first power supply, the report adds.


The DESERTEC project is expected to be one of the largest private green initiatives ever. The German industrial group is pledging to put the required funds behind plans so far only proposed as scientifically feasible.


Solar power could be developed at several locations in Northern Africa, with the most important criterion being that plants be based in politically stable countries. The project is technically feasible.


The plants are likely to be thermal facilities which use solar power to driver steam turbines.


A first power station with a capacity of 2 gigawatts in Tunisia with power lines to Italy would take five years to build once it gets regulatory approval.


A possible long-term project could be a 100 gigawatt solar thermal power station in northern Africa and the Middle East. It could be finalized by 2050 with power lines connecting it to central Europe and would cost an estimated 400 billion euros ($555.8 billion), he said.


A solar power station with 100 gigawatt in western Europe — where the sun shines for fewer hours and far less intensely than in the Sahara — would be able to supply some 28 million homes or 15% of Europe’s power.


The Cologne-based German Aerospace Center, which researches power generation using renewable energy, estimates that North Africa could generate power to ship it to Europe as early as 2025.

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