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Obama’s Visit to Ethiopia and the National Humilation

obama reception in ethiopia, shameful and humilating
From the hideously dressed guards, to the ‘rug’ carpet reception and the shameful display of ineptitude that the Ethiopian government displayed during Obama’s visit was a talking point among Ethiopians which they call it shameful and humiliating.

By Abebe Birru,

We Ethiopians are famous for our hospitality. It has been our specialty since antiquity. The comfort we give to strangers and guests are out of the ordinary. It is regrettable, however, to see the quality of our hospitality and the protocol accompanied with it going down the drain in the era of the present regime.

We felt ashamed during Obama’s state visit recently when the host, the Ethiopian government, turned the norms upside down. Continue reading Obama’s Visit to Ethiopia and the National Humilation