Meheret Selassie Mokonnen
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The House of Federation (HoF) finalized a study to establish an independent commission which will manage the revenue sharing process between the federal and...
Addis Ababa is no stranger to salsa and other Latino ballroom dance steps including Bachata, merengue and cha-cha-cha. Almost every night of the week is tinted with Salsa dancing nights. Sunday Salsa nights at club Bailamos and Fridays at Echo Lounge are among the most prominent ones, Meheret-Selassie Mokonnen explores the salsa scene in town.
These days, virtual reality is applied to almost every sector including medicine, engineering, architecture, heritage preservation, marketing and video gaming. Virtual reality blew up on the art scene in recent years changing the whole concept of art and how it is perceived.
Yetsom Meyazhia is a common Amharic expression for non-fasting food items traditionally consumed in bulk on the eve of the onset fasting seasons. Most restaurants all over the country are crowded with people having ‘one last meal’ before weeks of fasting sets-in.
The young fellow is wearing a simple shirt and jeans; just standing still. Not knowing what is about to come, he waits solemnly. A businessman approached him. He did not react. The businessman carelessly opened his Samsonite and brought out a green and yellow paint.
They call it “the lung of Addis Ababa”. And it does not take long for anyone who sets foot in the area to understand why. With the best panoramic view of the city, Mount Entoto is home to diverse flora and fauna. The taciturn, yet breathtaking Entoto Natural Park is part of the chain of mountains on the northern part of Addis.
From the small fried fish that were sold on the streets of ancient Greece to the stir-fried noodles of modern day Bangkok, street food has been part of society for millennia.