Mobile Booksellers Keep Addis Reading

[Addis Fortune] Everywhere you go in Addis these days it seems that books are available to buy, whether it is from a book stand around Addis Ababa stadium and the National Theatre or from book shops or book vendors. Also it is a common sight to have pe…

[Addis Fortune] Everywhere you go in Addis these days it seems that books are available to buy, whether it is from a book stand around Addis Ababa stadium and the National Theatre or from book shops or book vendors. Also it is a common sight to have people carrying around books on the roads and selling them to people sitting in cars or people walking on the streets. This is a new trend that has taken over the city. A few years ago the book market and readership was not widespread like it is today.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

U.S. Singer Demi Lovato Bonds With Elephants in Kenya

[Nation] American singer Demi Lovato has opted to skip the 74 th Golden Globe Awards that took place on Sunday at the Beverly Hills in California, for some quality time with the Jumbos in Kenya.

[Nation] American singer Demi Lovato has opted to skip the 74 th Golden Globe Awards that took place on Sunday at the Beverly Hills in California, for some quality time with the Jumbos in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Memories of Home At Christmas

[Addis Fortune] My adolescent experience of celebrating Christmas mirrors the experience I see in European countries. I remember how children would march in military fashion, parading in military style and led by a musical band. That was one of the vir…

[Addis Fortune] My adolescent experience of celebrating Christmas mirrors the experience I see in European countries. I remember how children would march in military fashion, parading in military style and led by a musical band. That was one of the virtues of a modern school that was Tefari Makonnen, which is now on the verge of celebrating its 90th anniversary.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ministry Under Scrutiny

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Industry presented its annual audit report before the parliamentary, showing that the ministry had 163 million Br in debts. “The problem has already been solved,” said Minister of Industry Ahmed Abitew. However, the mini…

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Industry presented its annual audit report before the parliamentary, showing that the ministry had 163 million Br in debts. "The problem has already been solved," said Minister of Industry Ahmed Abitew. However, the ministry did not provide proof that the problem is solved with supporting documents.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Globalism Under Siege

[Addis Fortune] Money is as crucial to global finance as blood is to our body. With the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Cold War ended and democratic and market liberalism became the foundations of the global growth. The global economy move has been in fu…

[Addis Fortune] Money is as crucial to global finance as blood is to our body. With the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Cold War ended and democratic and market liberalism became the foundations of the global growth. The global economy move has been in full swing, making capitalists dominant in global politics and consequently in global trade and investments. Globalisation was on top of the global agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Christmas Trees – a Festive Season Must Have

[Addis Fortune] Addis has lit up in red and gold with the shine of Christmas trees and decorations. The most significant competitors that highlight this atmosphere are the hotels and malls. Christmas has become known in Addis Abeba as the time when hig…

[Addis Fortune] Addis has lit up in red and gold with the shine of Christmas trees and decorations. The most significant competitors that highlight this atmosphere are the hotels and malls. Christmas has become known in Addis Abeba as the time when high-end hotels and malls show off their incredible Christmas trees.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia