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Food review in the virtual world

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.

Great African Caravan: an art journey

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.

Ethiopia's 'church forests' are incredible oases of green

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.

The up and coming chanteuse

Inside her favorite café in Bole overlooking the magnificent Bole Medhanealem Cathedral, artist Chelina is in a jovial mood. She is sometimes philosophical but always reflective.

Bold Space: depiction of social problems 

Bold Space is about attention. The human figures take a moment out of their daily hustle and pose in front of buses or taxi queues. They gaze earnestly at the viewer, their absolute stillness holding our attention.

A feast for the senses: Week of art shows and workshops in Addis

Modern Art Museum GebreKristos Desta Center opened a new exhibition exploring major art works in Ethiopian modern art scene. Art works that stood out during the past year and other pieces of art that have not been seen in several years were brought together for this exhibition. The show opened January 5th to the public as part of the Addis 2019 African Humanities Initiative Workshop.