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Chicken Hut Opens Branches in Addis Ababa

December 29, 2010 admin 3

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.

"Tabla Indian restaurants in Addis Abeba"

Heady Helpings at Tabla

December 13, 2010 admin 0

The word spice originated from the Latin word species, meaning a commodity of great value and distinction. The culinary possibilities they add to food are legion, and few countries do it better than India, making another authentic eatery in Addis Abeba from her shores a welcome addition to the city, writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.

"Beijing Chinese Restaurant Ethiopia"

Cooking up Storms

December 13, 2010 admin 1

It is not every day that one gets to cook one’s own food in a restaurant, but Beijing Chinese Restaurant offers just that, exclusively, in the form of barbeque and the Chinese favourite, hotpot, writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.

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Happiness in Bottles

December 13, 2010 admin 0

As a service to customers, whose entertainment is cited as a foremost reason for its implementation, an increasing number of bars in the capital are offering happy hour, a designated period during which the prices of some drinks are substantially reduced to encourage consumption, and play, writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.

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Royals Pay 25m Br for Return of Wabi Shebelle

December 13, 2010 admin 0

The grandchildren of Emperor Haileselassie paid 25 million Br, which they secured from Dashen Bank, required for the return of the Wabi Shebelle Hotel from the Privatisation and Public Enterprises Supervision Agency (PPESA) last week.

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Askallukan managing director arrested in Germany

December 7, 2010 admin 1

Girmay Gebremichael, the major shareholder and managing director of Askallukan Trading P.L.C. who was suspected of defrauding 45 million birr from over 1,200 people in connection with the 2010 FIFA World Cup, was arrested in Frankfurt, Germany, on Monday, it was learnt.