እናት ኢትዮጵያ – Mother Ethiopia – A collection of pictures from Ethiopia by Mahlet Mairegu.
The long awaited construction of the road from Meskel Square to Bole Airport along Africa Avenue is scheduled to start in February 2011, at a projected cost of 60 million dollars.
Ethiopia’s fastest marathoner may be leading his country one day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ethiopian Airports Enterprise said, it will undertake a 460 million Birr ($27.9 mil) expansion work at Addis Ababa Bole International airport. The project will increase the aircraft parking capacity from 18 to 43.
The Arada District Trade and Industry Office sealed off 20 produce shops in Atkilt Terra, the biggest fruit and vegetable market in Addis Abeba, two weeks ago over claims of price gouging, trading without a proper licence, and hoarding.