Addis Ababa

Haiti on brink of becoming latest member of African Union

If all goes as planned, Haiti, yes North America's Haiti, will become the latest member of the African Union sometime in January. Haiti and Africa share a sense of history, and African countries stepped up in the wake of Haiti's earthquake, which has led some to conclude the time is right to formalize their ties.

Arts, Culture & Media

Ethiopia's Korean War Hero

In 1953, the United States awarded a Silver Star for gallantry to a young Ethiopian soldier. Captain Mamo Habtewold distinguished himself in the Korean War while his battalion served alongside the US army.