TEA ART

Winta Assefa, an artist, is making imagery of the Aksum obelisks in sand art, this time using tea powder.


TEA ART

Winta Assefa, an artist, is making imagery of the Aksum obelisks in sand art, this time using tea powder. She performed the live art show in front of a crowd at the opening of Pizza Hut’s third branch, inside Century Mall, in Gurd Shola, in Addis Abeba. The American restaurant chain opened its first branch last year.


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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...


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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. ...


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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...