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As urban development picks up pace, familiar landmarks are disappearing all too fast, along with structures of priceless historical value. Addis Ababa lacking an official list of its historically significant buildings, developers alone can not be blamed. This week’s Pankhurst’s corner sheds light on this significant heritage loss.

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For hundreds of years up to its rapid decline in the early 7th century, Aksum had reigned as one of the most powerful empires of antiquity. This week’s Pankhurst’s Corner explores the rise and eventual decline of this mighty civilization.

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