An Economy On The Move

Hectic trading action on the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) hints at the dynamism and potential of the economy. On the exchange floor, buyers in khaki …

The Root Of Africa

The town today is best known to the outside world for two central aspects of Ethiopian culture, one hidden to the world, the other being …

A Land Of Timeless Splendours

The annual number of international tourist arrivals in Ethiopia, although more than doubling in the last decade from the 150,000 recorded in 2001 is, in …

Paris Exhibition: The Human Zoo

Santorri Chamley reports on a Paris exhibition which brings to light the forgotten stories of thousands of non-white women and children and “imperfect” Europeans who …

Haiti Earthquake: Little Hope Two Years On

Two years have passed since the catastrophic earthquake killed over 200,000 people, displacing millions and igniting a mammoth humanitarian aid spree in Haiti. But for …

Can They Kiss And Make Up?

A diplomatic spat which happened 5 years ago is embroiling two heads of state in tit-for-tat bickering, increasingly putting strain on relations between Zambia and …

Olympics: Down Memory Lane

With the much-heralded 2012 London Olympics fast approaching, Clayton Goodwin takes us through some memorable Olympians of African descent, whose heroism in the Games is …

The Rise Of The Middle Class In Africa

Now they are everywhere across the continent: Africa’s middle classes are here to stay. But they don’t support the arts, only themselves; and the lower …