BIKE PATH

As the streets of Addis Abeba grow increasingly stressed with traffic, making getting from one part of the city to another ever harder, the city administration is attempting to incentivise alternative modes of transportation.


BIKE PATH

As the streets of Addis Abeba grow increasingly stressed with traffic, making getting from one part of the city to another ever harder, the city administration is attempting to incentivise alternative modes of transportation. One is walking. The other is biking, to which part of this pedestrian road around Mesqel Square is being converted into a bike path.


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MAGNETIC FREE TIME

Many children could be seen on the streets of Addis Abeba in the business of weighing people using portable scales. But it is a job with much free time. One kid has attached a rope to a piece of magnet to collect materials with iron without having to bend...


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NEW GEAR

Guests, including Asfaw Alemu (centre), president of Dashen Bank, and Samuel Tafesse, real estate mogul, are shown the new Nissan Navarro pickup vehicle at Nyala Motors showroom on July 30, 2022. Despite a foreign currency crunch, the car market is hot, with sellers boasting lots at full capacity...


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UNSIGHTLY SUBURB

In an area around Goro, along the Yerer road, are discarded plastics that have been collected over time, and other refuse, making the neighbourhood smelly and unsightly. Yet the urban sprawl continues, with expensive villas rising up and transforming the neighbourhood into a suburb...