Unrest in Ethiopia hits tourism

Violent protests in some regions have led to Foreign Office warnings against holidays in Ethiopia, but though messages are mixed, most local operators report that it’s business as usual

Worshipping at the ‘high temple’ of Ethiopia’s long distance runners

If you run each level of the Meskel Square amphitheatre you will have completed a marathon. Simon Allison joined the dawn runners to attempt the feat

Jaw bone discovered in Ethiopia is oldest known human lineage remains

Around 400,000 years older than previous discovery of homo lineage, 2.8m-year-old jaw and five teeth was found on rocky slope in Afar region

Africa from the air: Martin Harvey’s aerial photos of landscapes and wildlife

Amazing pictures from Africa courtesy of Martin Harvey http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/picturegalleries/9511591/Africa-from-the-air-Martin-Harveys-aerial-photos-of-landscapes-and-wildlife.html

The world’s most beautiful landscapes in images

See some of the most naturally beautiful places on Earth here: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2014/mar/20/ten-of-the-world-great-wonders-in-pictures#/?picture=432567259&index=9

10 affordable safaris in east Africa

Safaris in East Africa don’t have to be expensive – see here for more details: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/feb/19/top-10-affordable-safaris-east-africa