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thyme's flimsy protection  

thyme's flimsy protection

guarding the garden

September 15th 2010
There are over 85 million Ethiopians; seventy-five percent live on the equivalent of $2US a day. While ‘lives on’ and ‘earn’ may be quantitatively different, the guards, Tomas and Johannes, are not making a lot of trips to the bank. The security company is paid 3600 birr ($266US) monthly. Tomas and Johannes take home 350 birr each (less than $30US). Anyone paying attention to all the n ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Addis Ababa Region » Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Flag Unique among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy maintained its freedom from colonial rule, with the exception of the 1936-41 Italian occupation during World War II. In 1974 a military junta, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE (wh... ... read more
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