We all know that how a food is packaged and marketed can influence our choices, no matter how hard we try to shake the effect. Haven't you ever found yourself contemplating a row of wines, trying to decide which bottle to buy, and then opting for the one with the higher price tag, the prettier label or the more tempting descriptors?
In the fascinating short video “there is only coffee”, filmmakers Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine of The Perennial Plate examine the people, farms, and methods of the Ethiopian coffee growing community.
Canada's prime minister has insisted his country will not be intimidated, after a gunman rampaged through parliament before being shot dead.
Stephen Harper described the attacker as a terrorist and promised to "redouble" anti-terror efforts.
It is now three decades since Ethiopia experienced the infamous famine that cost the lives of more than a million people. The tragedy prompted the BBC’s Michael Buerk to describe it as “a biblical famine in the 20th century” and “the closest thing to hell on Earth”.
With an Einsteinian shock of hair and a wise man’s beard, Mulugeta Tesfakiros, just off a flight from Washington, settled into an office of glass walls and vibrant artworks in Addis Ababa.
Bell Geospace has been awarded the contract for the provision of airborne FTG and magnetic surveys in the Gewane-El Wiha Block, Ethiopia (Afar Area) by GPB Ethiopia Resources B.V., an affiliate of GPB Global Resources, according to a news release.
Ever wonder how international aid organizations determine how much to ask for from donors? So does "Saturday Night Live." In last Saturday's show, during a sketch called "39 cents," the late-night comedy group took aim at Western charities that collect donations for Africa.
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been given five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa also gave Pistorius a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge.
“13 Months of Sunshine” goes a popular Ethiopian tourism slogan. Ever wondered what it means?
A brochure lures visitors with a promise to “Come to Ethiopia and enjoy 13 months of sunshine.”