Africa’s media voices need wider support- Ethiopia a journalist is an outlaw

 By Ian Birrell http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fTQog8sDJmI Heavy handed … Ethiopian police stop journalists taking pictures in Addis Ababa Photograph: Karel Prinsloo/AP “I am jailed, with around 200 other inmates, in a wide hall that looks like a warehouse. For all of us, there are only three toilets. Most of the inmates sleep on the floor, which has never been swept. About […] Continue reading →

Ethiopian Land Grab: Lives for land in Gambella

 By Graham Peebles To many people land is much more than a resource or corporate commodity to be bought developed and sold for a profit. Identity, cultural history and livelihood are all connected to ‘place’. The erosion of traditional values and morality (which include the observation of human rights and environmental responsibility) are some of the many […] Continue reading →