Ethiopia

Culture

Life after death of the 'Love Bug' in Ethiopia

Volkswagen will halt production of its latest version of the Beetle model car at its plant in Puebla, Mexico on Wednesday. Production of the original version of the curvy little vehicles ended in 2003. But, in Addis Ababa, Beetles enjoy a kind of life after death; their parts are never discarded but re-used to keep the city's remaining Beetles on the road.

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Potential crisis in Ethiopia

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Africa Editor Martin Paut about warnings of a potential humanitarian crises in Ethiopia. The aid agency Doctors without Borders says it's been denied access to areas where government and rebel forces have been locked in conflict.

Arts, Culture & Media

Treating fistula in Ethiopia

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mary Olive Smith, the producer of the new film, "A Walk to Beautiful,� a film which documents the work being done at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital in Ethiopia's capital city

Conflict & Justice

Humanitarian crisis in Mogadishu

Aid groups say Somalia is in the midst of a humanitarian crisis, due to renewed fighting between Islamic insurgents and Ethiopia-backed government forces, and Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Christian Balslev-Olesen

Business, Economics and Jobs

Ethiopian food crisis

International aid agencies are raising the alarm in Ethiopia. Officials say the country is facing its worst hunger crisis since the famine in 1984. David McGuffin reports from one of the worst hit areas in Ethiopia.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The CD "Dub Colossus in a Town Called Addis" seems to indicate a return to Ethiopia's musical greatness. The World's Marco Werman explains.

Global Politics

Ethiopia runs out of Coca-Cola

One impact of the global economic crisis in Ethiopia is a shortage of Coca Cola. Though it may not seem like a serious concern, the BBC's Elizabeth Blunt tells anchor Katy Clark why the Ethiopian government is treating it as a national emergency.