Ethiopia, the land of Sheba

Source: New Vision By Linus Wamanya Ethiopia never ceases to amaze and enchant guests. While there I was enmeshed in its wealth of history. I was never braced for the contrasts and surprises in the remote and wild places. These sandy brown hosts are such a friendly people who are descendants from some of the […]

Bale Mountains National Park

Description The Bale Mountains National Park (BMNP) is a protected area of approximately 2,200 km2 and is located 400 km southeast of Addis Ababa in Oromia National Regional State in south-eastern Ethiopia. It belongs to the Bale-Arsi massif, which forms the western section of the south-eastern Ethiopian highlands. The BMNP covers the largest area higher […]

A Thousand Suns

A Thousand Suns tells the story of the Gamo Highlands of the African Rift Valley and the unique worldview held by the people of the region. This isolated area has remained remarkably intact both biologically and culturally. It is one of the most densely populated rural regions of Africa yet its people have been farming […]

Riding a Lada in Addis Ababa

(postzambia)ARMED with the beauty of its people, national heritage both cultural and natural, I was tempted to walk the streets of Addis Ababa to get a further glimpse of the city’s lifestyle and was struck by one thing: ‘the Fiat taxis’ whose blue and white colours reminded me of Zambia’s transport industry. As I took […]