Bole Gets New Public Facilities

June 1 , 2019

The deputy mayor of Addis Abeba, Takele Uma, inaugurated projects built in Bole district for 300 million Br in a joint finance venture with residents and the City Administration. The projects include 10 health centres, 98 commercial sheds, nine primary and secondary schools, six sports fields and 13 vital event centres. The City Administration will provide educational materials for more than 600,000 students for the upcoming academic year, according to the deputy mayor. Two years ago, 169,917 children were enrolled in kindergartens in Addis Abeba, while 515,000 students were attending primary school, according to a report from the Ministry of Education.


UNDP Nods $2m for National Dialogue

United Nation Development Program (UNDP) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Finance and National Dialogue Commission, allocating 2.2 million dollars for the upcoming national discussion. Managed by an independent trust fund, and in addition to the annual budget allocated by the Ethiopian government, UNDP is looking to set up a financial buffer scheduling to raise 32.8 million dollars in support funds from development partners over the next three years. The Dialogue Commission was est...


Street Snack

The rainy season is going to be missed for at least one reason: boiled corn on the cob. As the customer captured here, it has been an enjoyable street food for the city's residents to keep them warm. More importantly, it was a livelihood for many street vendors. ...


Stair Shop

A shop and a shoeshine stall have been set up under the stairs of an overhead bridge. In the most crowded parts of Addis Abeba, there is always some type of vendor selling everyday goods, serving the lower-income population...