Simien Mountains
Simien Mountains

The National Parks of Ethiopia Simien Mountains – Part III

In the last two weeks we’ve walked through the Simien Park. Now the adventure continues Threat to the Environment The fragile environment of the high Simiens is in constant danger from the infringement of man. Ethiopia’s highlands are crowded as they are the preferred living spot for Northern Ethiopians –areas that are free from malaria […]

Security

New Scheme Aims to Improve Land Tenure Security for Peasants

Ethiopia is embarking on a land certification scheme to try and improve security of tenure for its farmers, IRIN reported here on Tuesday. The scheme aims to offer greater security to Ethiopia’s farmers – whose land is owned by the state – and encourage them to invest more heavily in their farms. Some analysts argue […]

Somaliland
Somaliland

Against the Saudization of Somaliland

The following article is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Annalena Tonelli, 60, humanitarian worker and founder of hospital and school for the deaf in Borama, Richard Eyeington, 62, headmaster of the Sheikh Secondary School, and his wife Enid, 61, who were all slain in cold blood in Somaliland. Recently, I came across news reports […]