This will require power diplomacy in Addis Ababa and the region.
The Ethiopian “rebels” of the 1980s overthrew the Derg regime in 1991 and now form the government in Addis Ababa.
Apparently, goats in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, can ride humans piggyback.
She was 19 at the time, working as a waitress at a sketchy makeshift bar in a small mining town 460 miles north of Addis Ababa.
Aboul Gheit had traveled to Addis Ababa early on January 25 to head a delegation at the African Union Summit.
Capital of Ethiopia and largest city in the country, located in the central region.
Country in northeastern Africa bordered by Eritrea to the northeast, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, and Sudan to the west. Formerly called Abyssinia. Its capital and largest city is Addis Ababa.
Note: Ethiopia is Black Africa's oldest state, tracing its history back more than two thousand years.
Note: Of all African nations, it most successfully withstood European attempts at colonization, remaining independent throughout its history, with the exception of a six-year period (1935–1941) during which it was occupied by Italy, which was then governed by fascists (see fascism).
Note: Ethiopia is one of the world's oldest Christian nations, having been converted in the fourth century.
Note: Ethiopia was ruled from 1930 to 1936 and again from 1941 to 1974 by the powerful and charismatic Emperor Haile Selassie I (born Ras Tafari Makonnen). Called the “Lion of Judah,” he claimed direct descent from the biblical King Solomon and Queen of Sheba.
Note: Selassie was overthrown by a military junta, which proclaimed a communist government and became closely allied with the Soviet Union.
Note: The junta was overthrown in 1991 and the first multiparty elections were held in 1995.
Note: The country was plagued by famine and economic chaos in the 1980s and 1990s.