Growing hope in Ethiopia
While the name Ethiopia still conjures up images of starving children, and human rights abuses remain a major issue, there is plenty of hope for the future, writes Susan Mitchell.
On an Air Ethiopia flight to Addis Ababa, I meet a 30-year-old Ethiopian engineer. Just before we land, as the plane cruises down over the Entoto Mountains that encircle the Ethiopian capital, he makes a parting request: "Please tell the truth about what is happening here."
Nigusu Kelemwork is not discussing Ethiopia's deteriorating human rights record, though that is clearly an important issue. He wants the world to know that Ethiopia, once a byword for...
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