Category: Media

Ode to Ethiopia

Maria Thomas, author (“African Visas” and “Come to Africa and save your Marriage”) and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Ethiopia, probably said it best: “If you’ve ever lived in Ethiopia, you never really put it behind you. You follow the…
Two Ethiopians among 50 most influential Africans of 2018

Two Ethiopians have been named among 50 most influential Africans of 2018 by the prestigious Paris-based Jeune Afrique Magazine. According to April–May 2018 edition of the magazine, Microsoft 4Afrika regional director, Amrote Abdella and a South-Africa based astrophysicist, Yabebal Fantaye…
Interview with Gérard Prunier (First part)

Gérard Prunier is a writer and researcher on socio-political issues, specialising in the Horn of Africa on which he has published numerous articles and books. Born in Paris and studied both in France and in the US, Prunier received a…
Former Amharic teacher shares Cuban story

In the 1980s, as part of its revolutionary commitment to international cooperation, Cuba provided scholarships to Ethiopians and other African nationals. On La Isla de la Juventud, the Isle of Youth, were four specially designed schools where thousands of Ethiopian…
Navigating the Poles

By William Davison It must have been confusing for those unfamiliar with Ethiopian politics to read through the post about my deportation and then skim the comments. “How is it that he got deported by the government, yet many seem…