Ethiopia's 'cupcake divide' in Addis Ababa

From Sat Nov 10 2012, 23:24:01

Ethiopia's 'cupcake divide' in Addis Ababa By Mary Harper BBC News, Addis Ababa Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing non-oil economies in Africa, but while a growing middle class aspire to symbols of modernity - such as cupcakes - for most, th...

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