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· March, 2011

Stories about Ethiopia from March, 2011

Ethiopia: Jazz in the garden

  30 March 2011

Jazz time in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: “This last weekend music lovers in Addis converged for the 2nd annual installment of the acacia jazz fest for two days of jazz appreciation. True to its promise, the fest offered the best fusions of jazz elements and contemporary music from established and exciting...

Ethiopia: Meet the First Lady of Ethiopian Music

  25 March 2011

Meet the First Lady of Ethiopian music: “Today, 78-year-old and in frail health, Asnaketch Worku remains a living music legend, undoubtedly one of the most important singers in the history of Ethiopian music.”

Africa: African movies to watch

  24 March 2011

African movies that MightyAfrican would like to watch: “Africa United (Rwanda), Figurine (South Africa), From a Whisper (Kenya), Seasons of a Life (Malawi), Teza (Ethiopia)”

Ethiopia: Prime Minister Needs to Wake Up

  15 March 2011

Teodros Kiros says that the Ethiopian Prime Minister has to wake up: “The Prime Minister is indeed blind to the lives of most Ethiopians who are swimming in the murky waters of poverty, political darkness and civil boredom. The Ethiopian youth are marred in a vicious cycle of poverty, which...

Africa: Sub-Saharan Africa censors Mideast protests

  3 March 2011

Some African leaders do not want citizens to know what is happening in North Africa and Middle East: “As news of Middle Eastern and North African protests swirl around the globe, satellite television and the Internet prove vital sources of information for Africans as governments fearful of an informed citizenry...

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