Ethiopian's prime minister is in Minnesota, Trump threatens shutdown, Australian musician Tash Sultana

July 30, 2018

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stands at a podium with his hand on his heart as he speaks in Washington DC, July 28, 2018.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed speaks in Washington DC, July 28, 2018.


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Ethiopia's prime minister Abiy Ahmed visits Minneapolis as part of a three-city US tour, and we look at recent changes in Ethiopia which include making peace with neighboring Eritrea, freeing political prisoners and putting a stop to ethnic conflict. Also, there are presidential elections taking place in Zimbabwe and music from Australian singer Tash Sultana.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Better Thing
Artist: ©© les Freres Smith
Label: CCCC
Label: Innovative Leisure
Artist: Spiro
Label: Real World Records
Artist: Tash Sultana
Label: Mom+Pop

You can watch a full Tash Sultana show from 2017 at Boston's Paradise nightclub ... courtesy of our partners at Front Row Boston.

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