Monthly Archives: July 2011

Millions at risk of cholera in Ethiopia: WHO

By Stephanie Nebehay, GENEVA (Reuters) – Five million people are at risk of cholera in drought-hit Ethiopia, where acute watery diarrhea has broken out in crowded, unsanitary conditions, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. Cholera, an acute intestinal infection, causes

Active Travel: Wild at heart in Ethiopia

A trek into the soaring Simien mountains reveals rare sights and sounds for Kate Eshelby Aloud howl lifted from the darkness in the otherwise silent expanse of mountains. I was huddled around a fire with Alabacho, my guide. There it