Salambo in Addis

Salambo discovering Ethiopia

Dashen, a soon to be gone institution in Addis

Before I virtually close down for the summer, I have to write about Dashen restaurant, one of the best traditional Ethiopian in Addis, as it may not be there when … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Fall of the Derg

Last week Ethiopia celebrated the fall of the Derg regime (on 28 May on the international calendar to be precise). The Derg (which means committee in Amharic) was the bloody … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Back in Addis after Meles’s death

I arrived back in Addis very early on Saturday morning, the day before Meles Zenawi’s state funeral. I came back to a country in mourning. Everywhere vigils were organised and … Continue reading

September 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

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