Somaliland:Addis Ababa Letter; Africa’s long love affair with khat

Traders deliver khat to a market near the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Photograph: Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images

Traders deliver khat to a market near the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Photograph: Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images  Banned in the UK as a harmful drug, here it is a welcome distraction from a life of hardship  After a year in Ethiopia I couldn’t help noticing how many residents in the capital, Addis Ababa, liked to spend a weekend afternoon incongruously More...

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By MGoth On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Somaliland:6th anniversary of the Grand Renaissance Dam commemorated in Hargeisa

By Goth Mohamed Goth A well-attended ceremony to commemorate the 6th anniversary of the Renaissance dam held at the Mansoor hotel in Hargeisa on Friday. Brig Gen Berhe Tesfay , the Ethiopian Ambassador to Somaliland More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Africa: Dr. Tedros Endosered By the African Union

From the Desk of Dr. Tedros Dear colleagues and friends, It has been a few weeks since my last message to you. First and foremost, I would like to thank my friends and colleagues for your unwavering More...