colonialism

newbusinessethiopia September 2, 2019

By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – Old style colonialism went something like this: European covets a territory and makes acquaintances with the indigenous people, lubricating contacts by presenting manufactured trinkets like mirrors, spinning tops and beads. He gathers information on the local customs, tribal structures, long standing enmities among the region’s communities and other useful details.

newbusinessethiopia August 23, 2019

By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – A ruby-red sun is setting ever slowly over sparkling emerald-blue waters tucked into the southern limits of the Red Sea. Its the Gulf of Tadjoura, some 146km northwest of present day Port of Djibouti.