Are we hypocritical, self-hating and tribalistic pseudo-patriots?
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Are we hypocritical, self-hating and tribalistic pseudo-patriots?

By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – First time visitors to Addis Abeba often remark on the abundance of coffee and pastry houses. If we add the in the tens of thousands of informal one-girl-show “ye-jebena buna” (literally ‘kettle coffee’-as opposed to espresso machine made coffee) its a wonder that the city’s residents sleep well at all!