"Duka Azmari Bet"

Duking It out with Dancing

August 31, 2010 admin 1

The singing of traditional songs, making jocular rhymes, and, especially, dancing epitomises a good night out, and they are all to be found at Duka, an azmari bet in Kasanchis, writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.

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Besso Comes to Town

August 29, 2010 admin 0

At a busy taxi stop, one man has gotten creative with an immobile minibus; serving Besso, the traditional ground barley shake to peckish people in transit, looking for a quick and filling drink in-between taxis, writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS

"intercontinental addis ababa nght"

Intercontinental Addis

August 24, 2010 admin 1

Located in the Kazanchis area on a 2400 square meters plot. The hotel is fitted with state of the art technology, with 152 rooms of which 33 are suites, 119 deluxe rooms as well as top range presidential rooms.

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Art Showing Creatives of Addis

August 24, 2010 admin 0

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.

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Connectivity Malaise

August 24, 2010 admin 0

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.

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Ethiopia to build 82,500-km road network

August 23, 2010 admin 1

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.

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Addis Ababa, Africa’s Newest Flower

August 22, 2010 admin 7

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.

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Ethiopia’s Major Tourist Attractions

August 20, 2010 admin 3

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 Addis Ababa"

Dimitri Hotel Addis Ababa

August 17, 2010 admin 0

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.