Feasting on Foreign Fare

Feasting on Foreign Fare
July 13, 2010
Dining

The beautifully appointed Kuriftu Diplomat Restaurant opened on the fifth floor of the Boston Partners Building on Africa Avenue (Bole Road) on Thursday, July 1, 2010.

First Int’l Film Festival to Further Local Industry

First Int’l Film Festival to Further Local Industry
July 13, 2010
Addis News

The First International Short Film Festival in Addis Abeba will take flight tomorrow, June 14, 2010, featuring the frills of the red carpet; famous guests, including supermodel Liya Kebede; 100 films from festivals around the world; and a competition among 25 East African filmmakers, with first prize fetching a flight to France for film training.

Residents Complain about Compensation

Residents Complain about Compensation
July 13, 2010
Addis News

The relocation of residents living in the area behind the Sheraton Addis Hotel has been postponed by two weeks amid their complaints of insufficient compensation from the Arada and Kirkos districts.

Construction Boom In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Construction Boom In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
July 12, 2010
Addis News

Construction has become one of the fastest growing sectors in Ethiopia. Tweet

Raw nerves calmed by raw pleasure

Raw nerves calmed by raw pleasure
July 12, 2010
Lifestyle

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — I was high in the Mercato when Solomon, our driver, suggested we eat kitfo. My girlfriend …More Here

Ethiopia keeps booming

Ethiopia keeps booming
July 12, 2010
Addis News

No oil, no precious minerals are driving Ethiopia’s economic growth forwards by two digits each year. Hard work, economic reform and investments in its people and infrastructure are showing results to lift one of the world’s poorest nations up to new heights.

Merkato Incomplete

Merkato Incomplete
July 12, 2010
Shopping

Merkato’s unique flavour and experience is changing from one of chaos and competition to one of order and convenience – at least that is what some people seem to be driving at. Girma Feyissa, takes a walk down Merkato’s memory lane to the days of its inception, following the relocation of the old market.