November 2014

Zerihun Abebe Yigzaw

Looking at the earth during a night flight across the con¬tinent Africa tells all the grim story of a darker and invisible continent; face it, it is not as illuminated as many continents are on earth – mainly Europe, North America and parts of Asia. Save for the North-Eastern corner of Africa (Egypt) and the southern tip (Republic of South Africa) the rest of the conti¬nent, home to a total of 54 countries, is dark.