AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Meles Zenawi

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Would Susan Rice have been a good choice for US Secretary of State?

Remember Susan Rice, the U.S. Secretary of State who wasn’t? It might seem old news now, as Senator John Kerry sits in front of his colleagues seeking their constitutionally-mandated “consent” to his appointment to become the next U.S. Secretary of State, replacing Hillary Rodham Clinton. In the wake of President Barack Obama’s re-election in November,

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Journalism in Ethiopia

Friday, September 24th, 2010

Ethiopian Democracy Lesson

Sean Jacobs Earlier this week the Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi addressed a public lecture on “leadership” at Columbia. Meles is in town for the UN’s talk fest slash summit on the Millennium Development Goals this week....

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

ETHIOPIA’S PRESIDENT CAN’T STAND THIS SONG

Teddy Afro, the most popular Ethiopian singer, was recently released from prison after serving time for what was widely believed to be trumped-up charges. “Mr Afro was jailed for a hit-and-run incident in 2006, despite always insisting...