Monday, December 17, 2012

Around the World in 80 Songs: Ethiopia

Ethiopia, in the Horn of Africa, is a country that boasts the second largest population on the African Continent.

More than 84 million live there and it's one of the oldest sites of human existence known to scientists.

It's been through famines and civil wars and Tony Hickey has seen a lot of it living in Ethiopia for about 40 years on-and-off.  

An Aussie ex-pat describes him as a "gregarious Irishman" and he feeds them every friday night at his restaurant in the capital, Addis Ababa.

Tom Forbes asked Tony how his life started in Ethiopia?