CBE LINE

Customers of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) queue at one of the branches


CBE LINE

Customers of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) queue at one of the branches on Sierra Leone Street, aka Debre Zeit Road. The biggest bank in Ethiopia with the most number of users, queues are normal at CBE branches. A contributing factor this time around is a looming National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) deadline for banks to collect customer information.


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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...