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with our host family  

with our host family

No ferenji magic on Abuna Yosef

October 16th 2011
Suddenly, voices break through the crackling static. Unintelligible, but clearly voices. Then a moment later, they are gone. White noise again. I go back to probing the radio’s circuit board with the two tiny wires while slowly adjusting the tuner knob. Ten or fifteen children and a couple of adults have gathered to watch and seem greatly encouraged by the short burst of audible evidence. ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia

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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