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City to administer Sheger, Entoto parks

The Addis Ababa City Administration (AACA) is set to administer the newly inaugurated Sheger and Entoto Parks. This was disclosed by Adanech Abiebie, the newly appointed de facto mayor of Addis Ababa City.

On Guard

In an unusual show of force, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s (PhD)new elite force—The Republican Guard— displayed military equipment, armor and skills at the inauguration of the 2.5-billion-birr Sheger Park, located off Lorenzo Te’azaz Street, on Thursday. Part of the 29-billion-birr initiative to beautifying Addis Ababa, the inauguration of the Park, which houses the Brethren Square, rather appeared more of a military parade and show of force than an event to mark the completion of a project that was constructed and partly financed by Chinese companies and the government.