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
She discussed the art of writing at the Berlin International Literature Festival, where DW met the celebrated author of "Americanah." Adichie was also awarded a prestigious citizens' award in Kassel on Sunday.
Rastafarians from around the world have been settling in Ethiopia for the last 50 years, after being given land by Emperor Haile Selassie. Today, life in "the promised land" is far from the paradise they had imagined.
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.
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.
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