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The Addis International Film Festival (AIFF)  kicked off with its 6th edition on Tuesday May 1, 2012 at the Italian Cultural Institute with Town of Runners, a film by Jerry Rothwell. Town of Runners is a feature documentary about the young athletes born and raised in Bekoji, who hope to …

By Joanne Bruno (courtesy of Chef Marcus Samuelson) The truth of the matter is that if you locked me up on a desert isle and told me I could only eat one thing for the rest of my life, every day, ever and anon…I would choose peanut butter.  There’s no …

A chain of constitutional breach and dishonesty are threatening a rare democracy in Africa  Yordanos Gouhse, Accra, Ghana   In an unfortunate turn of events, the 85-year-old Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade broke his own promise, made in 2000, to leave office after the first two terms of his presidential tenure …