Ethiopia

Global Scan

The interpreter scandal at Mandela's memorial takes a bizarre turn

We are learning more about the fake interpreter for the deaf who signed gibberish during Mandela's memorial service. He may well have posed a security risk. We highlight an Ethiopian village that has found a path out of poverty, only to be resented by its neighbors. And Greenpeace activists are learning that being "free" on bail in Russia has its limits, in today's Global Scan.

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson is one of America's top chefs. He was born in Ethiopia. But, he was adopted by a couple from Sweden, where he grew up. The World's Alex Gallafent spoke to Samuelsson and asked the chef to share some of his musical influences.

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Ethiopian coffee

Saturday is New Year's Day in Ethiopia and most Ethiopians hold a traditional coffee ceremony. In our Geo Quiz, we want you to name the region in the eastern highlands of Ethiopia where the beans for Ethiopian New Year's coffee come from.

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson is one of America's top chefs. He was born in Ethiopia. But, he was adopted by a couple from Sweden, where he grew up. The World's Alex Gallafent spoke to Samuelsson and asked the chef to share some of his musical influences.