Touch Me, Sister, Brother: Impressions of New African Men of Ethiopia, no. 2
Africa / Culture / Sexuality / Tradition

Touch Me, Sister, Brother: Impressions of New African Men of Ethiopia, no. 2

My last day in Addis Ababa. This trip was my third visit to the Ethiopian capital, as I noted in the previous post. It took me this long to notice something that I seem to have completely something about Ethiopian people during the two previous occasions I was here. I missed how much Ethiopians seem … Continue reading

African / Women

Why Am I Not Seeing the Famous Beauty of Ethiopian Women? Impressions of New African Men of Ethiopia, no. 1

It’s my sixth day in Ethiopia. This is my third visit to the country. I am here as part of the team from the University of South Africa (Unisa) for the  Ethiopia Master and PhD Programme. The Programme, which started a while back, is now led by Professor Kitty Dumont. The German woman deserves an … Continue reading

Blacks / Inequality / Men / Power / Whites

It’s Capitalist Racist Patriarchy, Stupid! Learn To Be, Like, White

In April a number of media outlets ran the news of how white people still dominate management position in South Africa. I don’t know what the media, without generalizing too much, think of South Africans. I don’t whether we were being asked to be surprised, disappointed, angry, or laugh that there isn’t much new about … Continue reading