Exploring Eritrea’s Italian Past — TIME

There’s spaghetti and pizza, cappuccinos and café lattes. The local cinema shows La Dolce Vita, and most people will answer you in Italian. But this isn’t Italy. It’s Asmara, Eritrea’s capital on the edge of the Horn of Africa. The country, a former Italian colony, gained its independence in 1993 after 50 years of turmoil…

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