Lifestyle

Line Group Shows Unity in Diversity

Line Group Shows Unity in Diversity
May 22, 2011
Lifestyle

The Line Art Group’s exhibition of contemporary local paintings at National Museum of Ethiopia opened on April 16, 2011. The …More Here

Newsprint especially precious in Ethiopia

Newsprint especially precious in Ethiopia
May 9, 2011
Addis News

It’s a crowded afternoon in Arat Kilo, a busy section of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A line of men stoop on …More Here

Mengistu Haile Mariam named Among Top 15 Iconic villains of the past 100 years

Mengistu Haile Mariam named Among Top 15 Iconic villains of the past 100 years
May 3, 2011
Addis News

Ethiopia’s Former President Colonel Mengistu Haile Mariam has been named among the top 15 Iconic Villains of the past 100 …More Here

Ethiopian ‘Sesame Street’ teaches life-saving lessons

Ethiopian ‘Sesame Street’ teaches life-saving lessons
April 26, 2011
Addis News

For millions of Ethiopian children, it’s the most cherished moment of their day: a wide-eyed, smiling giraffe hops in front …More Here

Young women aid Ethiopia’s health system

Young women aid Ethiopia’s health system
April 23, 2011
Addis News

The majority of Ethiopia’s population live in rural areas and when they are ill many do not seek medical advice, …More Here

Ethiopian designer wins ticket to NY Fashion Week

Ethiopian designer wins ticket to NY Fashion Week
March 30, 2011
Lifestyle

The Origin Africa Fiber to Fashion Designer Showcase 2011, organised by the Mauritius Export Association (Mexa), was held at Maritim …More Here

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu selected Young Global Leader 2011 by World Economic Forum

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu selected Young Global Leader 2011 by World Economic Forum
March 9, 2011
Addis News

The World Economic Forum has announced the new class of Young Global Leaders of 2011.  One of the selected young …More Here

Music Café Merges Music with Visual Art

Music Café Merges Music with Visual Art
February 1, 2011
Lifestyle

In a permanent exhibition of the artworks of Biru Worku, Seyoum Ayalew, and Seifu Abebe, Music Café, located in Arada, has taken some inspiration from the 19th century French art movement, Impressionism, to transcend forms and create an ideal meeting place for artists practicing different expressions of what everyone involved in the project calls “essentially the same thing,” writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.

Liquor, Sushi in Chill Out Lounge

Liquor, Sushi in Chill Out Lounge
January 4, 2011
Lifestyle

Liquid Lounge, located in Kazanchis, opened its doors two weeks ago. It is not only a lounge and bar, but also a restaurant; while it is not exclusive, it is not cheap; and while foreigners hang out there, Ethiopians do too.

Chicken Hut Opens Branches in Addis Ababa

Chicken Hut Opens Branches in Addis Ababa
December 29, 2010
Lifestyle

Despite Chicken Hut, the international chain, opening a branch in Addis Abeba, with plans to open more in its wake to serve the capital fried chicken 15 hours a day, it is not exactly a fast food franchise, writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.