"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.

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District Closes 20 Atkilt Terra Shops

October 26, 2010 admin 0

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.

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Africa most desired among young travellers

October 14, 2010 admin 0

Young people are trendsetters, and new research shows that Africa has become the most desired travel destination for Western youths. The trend bodes well for Africa’s booming travel industry.