Andrew Heavens · January, 2006

Andrew grew up in various parts of Africa — Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt — before moving back to England to start a career as a journalist. He covered village fêtes for Somerset's Chard & Ilminster News, crime and car crashes for Wolverhampton's Express & Star and technology for the Financial Times. He has since worked as a journalist in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Khartoum, Sudan. He blogs and posts pictures at Meskel Square.

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Latest posts by Andrew Heavens from January, 2006

From the Ethiopian blogosphere

  21 January 2006

Political unrest returned to the streets of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa this week. And, once again, the country's bloggers were on the frontline. Posts over the last few days focused on clashes between armed federal police and protesters during the annual celebrations of Timket – the ancient Ethiopian Orthodox Church's...

From the Ethiopian Blogosphere

  6 January 2006

Ethiopia’s growing band of bloggers continued to pile coals on to the heads of their political leaders as 2005 turned into 2006. The country has been in the headlines for a number of reasons over the past few weeks with worrying signs of “pre-famine conditions” in its southern Somali region...

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