Monthly Archive: March 2015

Ethiopia-Eritrea: The Great Illusion – Part 1 0

Ethiopia-Eritrea: The Great Illusion – Part 1

By Worku Abera Part I: The Politics of Reconciliation? In an interview with two ESAT journalists that was posted on YouTube last month, Isaias Afwerki raises the possibility of an economic union between Eritrea...

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Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region

In the 16th and 17th centuries, the fortress-city of Fasil Ghebbi was the residence of the Ethiopian emperor Fasilides and his successors. Surrounded by a 900-m-long wall, the city contains palaces, churches, monasteries and...

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Life after presidency

Girma Woldegiorgis, former president of the republic for twelve years, turned 91 last December. His illustrious career path has seen him work under three distinct regimes. Girma graduated in air-traffic management and control in...