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A taste of D.C in Addis

From afar, Tryst coffee shop on the off street of the busy Bole road is as ordinary as the word ordinary can possibly get. Inside a room that is slightly bigger than a single parking spot, with no extraordinary features to lure one in, this particular cafe has become a meeting hub for the Diaspora as well as diplomats who seek to social and network, despite its space.

AfCFTA’s lessons from the EU

After getting delayed by eight months because of the global Coronavirus pandemic, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was launched belatedly on New Year’s Day this year.

Tipsy in Union

There are few local public restaurants that have a unique space, great hospitality and above all - viewing of the capital than Union Cocktail Bar & Restaurant. 

Memorial of solidarity

This year, Cuba and Ethiopia are celebrating the 45th anniversary of their diplomatic relationship. Last week, the nation also marked the 31st anniversary of its citizens who perished while fighting in the Ogaden War.

The Hidden Gem: Louvre Hotel

From far, there is little extra-ordinary about the building that houses Louvre Hotel, not far from the British Embassy. Even the road that leads into the hotel that has become a fixture for Ethiopia’s diplomatic core is as rough as the many non-paved roads of the capital.