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Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP PHOTO/CHARLES DHARAPAK)
Ethiopians are criticising US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Wendy Sherman, for her comments on the state of their government. During a press briefing in the capital Addis Ababa last week, Sherman praised "progress" in Ethiopia, saying it is a "democracy that is moving forward...every time there is an election, it gets better and better".