Ethiopia Reflects On Its Founding Father's Triumphant, Bloody Legacy

Ethiopia Reflects On Its Founding Father’s Triumphant, Bloody Legacy

Menelik II fought off Italians bent on taking his empire, but also oppressed and enslaved ethnic and religious minorities. The victims’ descendants are wary of attempts to make him a unifying figure.... Read more »
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Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba wants to take distance legacy to new lows

Born into athletics royalty in Ethiopia, middle distance runner Genzebe Dibaba is poised to win more glory for her illustrious family at the world championships in Beijing after years of indoor supremacy.... Read more »
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Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba wants to take distance legacy to new lows

Born into athletics royalty in Ethiopia, middle distance runner Genzebe Dibaba is poised to win more glory for her illustrious family at the world championships in Beijing after years of indoor supremacy.... Read more »