Encountering the promised land: Rastafari in Ethiopia and Shashamane

15th August 2017 Online Editor 0

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie would have been 125 this year. Perhaps coincidentally — and indeed meaningfully for Rastafari repatriates in Ethiopia — the government just […]

The land of Haile Selassie is finally recognizing its Rastafarian community

3rd August 2017 Online Editor 1

Ethiopia’s government has announced it will issue identity cards to members of the Rastafarian community, a religious group that has long been seen as stateless […]

With an African running the WHO, it’s time for the continent to get hands on

12th June 2017 Online Editor 0

New World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus has already drawn up a list of things to do. The former Ethiopian Health Minister wants […]