· February, 2008

Stories about Ethiopia from February, 2008

Ethiopia: On Afar women

  19 February 2008

Zenobia review an article by The Telegraph about female genital mutilation in Ethiopia: “The Telegraph did an article about Afar women , female genital cutting (FMC) and their “life of drudgery” as they called it, but neglected to mention how successive Ethiopian regimes have done little to develop their desperately...

Ethiopia: Goodbye Ferenge Addis Blog

  17 February 2008

After going back to the US from Ethiopia, this is Marc's last post on his blog, Ferenge Addis Blog: “Having moved back to the US a couple of weeks ago, I'm sad to now say goodbye to the FAB. I've made some friends through contacts made here. And the comments...

Ethiopia: The opposition needs to change

  11 February 2008

The opposition in Ethiopia needs to change to bring change, argues Enset: “In the last 17 years, the Ethiopian opposition has faced as much opportunities as it has faced threats, but despite the immense popular support; the opposition neither seized the opportunities nor avoided the threats. No political party that...

Ethiopia: Zerihun’s Retrospective

  11 February 2008

Addis Journal writes about an art exhibit in Ethiopia: “The Alliance Ethio-Française is running a retrospective exhibition of the works of Zerihun Yetemgeta, a renowned Ethiopian artist.”