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The adventures of Ethiopians educated in Cuba

It’s been a year since the death of Fidel Castro, the iconic leader of the Cuban Revolution, who left a complicated legacy—some heralding him as a liberating hero and others decrying him as a ruthless dictator. For Ethiopians, Castro’s legacy…
Amde Akalework: A life in leather

Ato Amde Akalework, 74, has been immersed in the leather industry since his youth. He is often described as a smart and detail-oriented manager who knew every inch of the business. We are sitting in his office in a residential…
Samuel Yirga named one of Africa’s 50 rising stars

Ethiopian pianist Samuel Yirga has been named among the 50 Africa rising stars by the prestigious Paris-based the Africa Report Magazine. According to August–September 2014 edition of the magazine, Samuel is named along with 50 other African rising talent. Through…