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Salsa in Addis

By Saba Alemnew

Although, at times the slower pace of life in Ethiopia can be frustrating, there is a value in the time people take to enjoy spending time with others and having a macchiato in the afternoon. I have (slowly) grown to appreciate taking time to enjoy simple things and have also had the ability to engage in activities I never had time for back home.

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Setaweet

By Saba Alemnew

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Ever since I arrived to Ethiopia, I have noticed that public spaces are predominantly occupied Β by men. Whether it is the streets I walk on, the taxis I take, or the cafes I go to, I’ve noticed that men tend to outnumber women. I have also noticed that women are often expected to behave passively. Β So I was quite surprised when I heard about an active feminist group here in Addis Ababa called Setaweet.

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