This American Taxi Driver Was a Superstar in Ethiopia
In the 60s and 70s, Hailu Mergia was a famous musician in Africa. But in the 80s, he made the painful decision to leave. Now he's poised for a comeback.
Avery L. White
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Scientists Have Discovered The Oldest Art Store in History
The Porc-Epic cave served as a hub for powdered ochre pigment production for at least 4500 years.
Building Skate Parks In The Developing World Is Thirsty Work
After finishing university Ben Hermans caught wind of an underground philanthropic skate movement operating in half a dozen developing nations and decided to get involved.
9 Contemporary African Photographers You Need to Know Now
'New African Photography II' provides a glimpse of contemporary Africa through the camera lens.
A Young Director Explores Living Between Two Cultures
Edelawit Hussien used her upbringing in both Ethiopia and America as inspiration in her new short film, ADDIS AFRICANA.
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE
Richard Mosse Trains His Lens on the Refugee Crisis Using Weapons-Grade Cameras
Mosse's images show heat, as opposed to light.
A Travel Photographer Shares Lessons from Tribes Around the World
Jimmy Nelson talks three decades of humbling, embarrassing, and informing stories from traveling around the world.
The Weeknd Donated $50,000 to Create an Ethiopian Studies Program in Toronto
Abel Tesfaye gives back to his community.
Photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz Traveled the World Looking for Water
To mark the UN's World Water Day I caught up with the photographer to talk about how different cultures perceive water, its exploitation, and the challenges to preserve our planet's most vital resource.
Mustafah Abdulaziz, Words: Grey Hutton
Who the Hell Is the Rap Artist "Siimba Liives Long" and Why Is He Hanging out With Lions?
Have you seen a white lion before?
Who Is Britain's Most Evil International Ally?
From China to Saudi Arabia to the US, the UK's allies have engaged in some pretty shady behavior over the years.
These Swedish Reporters Spent 438 Days in an Ethiopian Prison for Their 'Terrorist' Journalism
They were shot, faced mock execution, and were left to rot in jail because they were traveling with a group of rebel fighters on the way to investigate an oil company.