The third annual Art of Ethiopia exhibition at the Sheraton Addis opened on Saturday, August 21, 2010, with 40 established and aspiring artists displaying 400 artworks, writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.
For the last few months, Internet connectitiy has been very poor. The fixed line broadband and CDMA users have both been having trouble getting the bandwidth they paid for, causing many owners of Internet Cafés a loss of revenue, writes HAILU TEKLEHAIMANOT and ADERAJEW ASFAW, FORTUNE STAFF WRITERS.
August 22, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian government said today that it will invest billions of dollars over the coming five years to enhance the road sector development program of the country.
Addis Ababa means New Flower in Amharic and was given the name when the capital was moved here in 1896. Today a new New Flower is coming in Addis Ababa . High rise buildings, modern and quality accomodation, industry as well boulevards and avenues for the continuously growing car park, is replacing the old face of Addis Ababa.
The natural beauty of Ethiopia amazes the first-time visitor. Ethiopia is a land of rugged mountains (some are over 4000 meters high) broad savannah, lakes and rivers. The unique Rift Valley is a remarkable region of volcanic lakes, with their famous collections of birdlife, great escarpments and stunning vistas.
Dimitri Hotel features a restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning. The property provides room service until midnight. Business-related amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access and a technology helpdesk.
Atekilt Terra, the biggest fruit and vegetable market in Addis Abeba, has two companies, Arada Vegetable Association and Bis Fruit & Vegetable Agro Industry SC, scrambling to be the first involved in its redevelopment.
The Privatisation and Public Enterprises Supervising Agency (PPESA) is auctioning Ethiopia Hotel again, from September, claiming that Bazeto Industry Trading Plc has failed to make the down payment on time.
Dreamliner Hotel is 96 rooms four-star luxury hotel with two restaurant (Zaika-Indian and 1st Floor-continental restaurant) and two bar (Sky Bar on the 8th floor and Lobby Bar) that guarantees your full satisfaction while offering a cosmopolitan accommodation experience of the highest standard.