A Fresh Look at Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania (Enhanced DVD)
Jonathan Dimbleby takes you on a rare cultural journey as he explores the most landlocked country of the world, Ethiopia. This video introduces you to the capital and largest city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, and Ethiopia's aspirations to improve economic and land development through it's farming and fair trade business initiatives. You will experience a cultural immersion that allows you to witness a coffee-growers commodity exchange, the Eid al-Adha festival, and a pilgrimage to the northern Ethiopian city, Askum, one of the earliest inhabited trading powers of the world. Your Journey through East Africa does not stop there, the next stop on the voyage is Nairobi, the largest city and capital of Kenya. Kenya's economic growth is explored through the impact of its highway development and access to cellular technology. In efforts to give you a well-rounded view of the Kenyan culture, the social impact of the soap opera, Makutano Junction is discussed in a very informative way. The last stop, is Kenya's border country, Tanzania. While in Tanzania, you witness Independence Day activities and visit the cities of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's principal port and commercial city, and Arusha, a city known for its lively night life. Through these cities you are introduced the country's vital quest for democracy and freedom of speech. If you are looking for a highly informative documentary about East Africa, this is a great choice.