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Rwanda Overview

Rwanda is located in Central Africa and borders Burundi, Congo-Kinshasa, Tanzania and Uganda. It is Africa’s most densely populated country. Originally, the country was mainly inhabited by Hutu and Tutsi tribes as well as twapygmies. In 1895, Rwanda became a German colony as part of German East Africa. After Germany’s defeat in World War I, […]

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Ethiopia

Mass Media in Eastern Africa

Mass Media in Ethiopia The dominant newspapers in Ethiopia are state controlled, with Addis Zemen (Amharic, founded in 1941, circulation approximately 40,000) and Ethiopian Herald (English, founded in 1943, circulation 37,000) published by the Ministry of Information. The state Ethiopian broadcast started radio broadcasts in 1941. During the military regime, the individual liberation organizations had […]

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