Going out for a special dinner and getting second-rate food or an awful service can be a big disappointment. If you are eating out, you want to make sure the dining spot is worth your while. You do not have to waste your money and time on that stale chicken or watered down drink.
The week-long program, ‘Design Week Addis Ababa’, is set to showcase and highlight local and international works in architecture, urban planning, fashion and designs, in which its founder, Metasebia Yoseph describes as “development by design”.
Travelling across the continent from Cape Town to Cairo over the last two hundred days, he is on the verge of reaching its destination. Having landed in Addis Ababa last week, the caravan will stay for a few days before continuing on to Sudan and finally Egypt for the last leg of the journey.
When Alemayehu Wassie Eshete was a boy, he went to church each Sunday. He would make his way along the dry, dusty roads between the wheat fields in his home province in northern Ethiopia. At the end of the trip was the prize: a literal step into another world.