Latest from Paul Schemm

With some of the worst gender indicators in sub-Saharan Africa, Ethiopia’s nascent feminist movement struggles for change.

  • Dec 10, 2018

The Addis Foto Fest features 152 photographers from 61 countries, but its central goal is to develop African photography.

  • Dec 7, 2018

The proof that Tunisia's democracy remained intact after the Arab Spring? Protests against visiting leaders are allowed to go forward.

  • Nov 27, 2018

Discovering new historical sites may help clarify the competing claims of the country's many ethnic groups.

  • Nov 3, 2018

Lawyer Meaza Ashenafi’s most famous case became a movie promoted by Angelina Jolie at the Sundance Film Festival.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Sahle-Work Zewde is a veteran diplomat and has held high U.N. positions, though the new role is ceremonial.

  • Oct 25, 2018

The reformist prime minister named women to top positions, including key defense and security posts.

  • Oct 16, 2018

Thousands demonstrated across Addis Ababa following ethnic attacks near the city that police say killed 23 people.

  • Sep 17, 2018

Persistent lawlessness is endangering Abiy Ahmed’s ambitious plan to democratize the country.

  • Aug 25, 2018

The letter comes in the wake of a Pennsylvania grand jury report about abuse in the church.

  • Aug 20, 2018
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