Up in the Sky, Help to Keep Africans From Starving
Satellite images help insurers predict when drought is likely to kill cattle, so they can aid herders whose own lives depend on their livestock.
Ethiopia Arrests Hundreds of ‘Ringleaders and Bandits’ in Effort to Quell Protests
The authorities declared a state of emergency amid a wave of demonstrations by people who say the government unlawfully seized their land.
A Complex Case Tests New York State’s Expanded Definition of Parenthood
A judge must decide whether a woman’s intentions and involvement with the child adopted by her former partner are enough to formally recognize her as a parent.
Deadly Stampede at an Ethiopian Festival
Police fired on antigovernment demonstrators at a religious festival in Bishoftu earlier this month, triggering a stampede that killed more than 50 people.
‘Africa Rising’? ‘Africa Reeling’ May Be More Fitting Now
Protests, civil war and economic problems are undermining a recent belief that the African continent was in a period of strong economic growth.
Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency After Violent Protests
In the last year, hundreds of people have been killed in antigovernment demonstrations over human rights abuses and the government’s authoritarianism.
The Voyages Issue: Remarkable Journeys With Six Photographers
Photo essays from around the world by Andrea Frazzetta, Joachim Ladefoged, David Maurice Smith, Kirsten Luce, Sebastián Liste and Raymond Meeks.
Ethiopian Marathoner Planned His Defiant Gesture
Feyisa Lilesa, who won a silver medal at the Rio Olympics, said his action was a show of solidarity with his people against a repressive government.
Once a Bucknell Professor, Now the Commander of an Ethiopian Rebel Army
Why Berhanu Nega traded a tenured position for the chance to lead a revolutionary force against an oppressive regime.
A 3.2-Million-Year-Old Mystery: Did Lucy Fall From a Tree?
A team of scientists recently concluded that Lucy, a hominid whose skeleton was discovered in 1974, died from a long fall — but their study has divided experts.
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