Robin Hood and Cinderella are certainly wonderful children's stories - but can the children in Ethiopia identify with them? Ethiopian author Tsion Kiros launched her own series of children's books, which are set in in Ethiopia
Ethiopia's rock-bottom labor costs have attracted companies making garments for some of the world's best-known brands. Labels include H&M, Tommy Hilfiger, JC Penney and Calvin Klein.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has introduced dramatic reforms since assuming power more than nine months ago. But as ethnic clashes flare, the changes may not be enough to stabilize the nation.
The long-term enemies have signed a "joint delcaration of peace and friendship." The rapprochement takes place 20 years after the two neighbors started a border war that killed tens of thousands of people.
Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia established a joint cooperation agreement this week, in another major step towards achieving stability in the conflict-ridden region. So is peace finally on the horizon?
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