September 8, 2016
“I wanted to break down the fear. I wanted independent media in Ethiopia.” This, said Endalkachew Chala, is why he co-founded Ethiopia’s...
Poetry
August 7, 2015
What a pity that the pastoral interlocutors had apparently never heard of that British wizard of words, named Shakespeare! If they could...
Literature
September 18, 2014
The resting place of the dead is respected here. Straight lines, manicured grass, clean concrete and untouched graves. Everything has its...
Reviews
January 7, 2015
Back in 2004, George W. Bush voiced his conviction that “[n]o President has ever done more for human rights than I have.” This is the same...
Opinion
June 5, 2014
Since April 25th, thousands of high school and university students across Ethiopia’s largest region, Oromia, have turned out in peaceful...
Reportage
September 13, 2012
The piece you're about to read - by Eskinder Nega, one of Ethiopia's most courageous independent journalists – underscores the possibility...
retrospectives
March 2, 2012
The war that erupted between Eritrea and Ethiopia in 1998 took most Eritreans, Ethiopians and interested observers by surprise, including...
Conversations
January 29, 2012
In a rare coincidence, two young women authors who originate from the Horn of Africa wrote critically acclaimed debut novels in the same...
Art
March 11, 2013
Warscapes Magazine, Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund and apexart present Ethiopia: A Reenactment Through Fiction and Image image courtesy ©...