Al-Ahram Weekly Online   30 August - 5 September 2012
Issue No. 1112
International
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

De Profundis
Gamal Nkrumah tells the tale of the life and times of Abune Paulos, the Ethiopian patriarch who passed away last week and whose legacy entailed sorting out rational mechanisms for one of Africa's most venerable and ancient Christians on surviving and getting along in a precarious brave new world
A history of Ethiopia's Church
Nader Habib examines the historical development of Christianity in Ethiopia and its relationship with Egypt's Coptic Church
Sword of Damocles
Meles Zenawi's iron grip and rather ignominious demises of an enigmatic infection is a study in how to contain a crisis in a nation reliant on one man's political success, contends Gamal Nukrumah

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