‘Barefoot’ Opens At National Theatre

[Addis Fortune] At the National Theatre, Addis Abeba, on October 31, the play ‘Barefoot’ officially opened. Starring the likes of Seyum Tefera, Wasihun Tefera and Elsabet Elaku, the play narrates the last days of the Greek philospher Socrates, and his …

[Addis Fortune] At the National Theatre, Addis Abeba, on October 31, the play 'Barefoot' officially opened. Starring the likes of Seyum Tefera, Wasihun Tefera and Elsabet Elaku, the play narrates the last days of the Greek philospher Socrates, and his struggle within the political climate of his time. It was originally written by American playwright Maxwell Anderson as 'Barefoot in Athens', translated to Amharic by Aschalew Fekede and directed for the stage by Rahel Teshome.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Credit Cap Puts Businesses, Banks in Limbo

[Addis Fortune] Businessman Elias Tessema, whose name was changed upon request, has over a hundred employees in his plastic manufacturing plant located at the Kolfe Qeraniyo district, supplying various types of plastics to his mounting number of custom…

[Addis Fortune] Businessman Elias Tessema, whose name was changed upon request, has over a hundred employees in his plastic manufacturing plant located at the Kolfe Qeraniyo district, supplying various types of plastics to his mounting number of customers.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Petition Filed Challenging Kenyatta Victory

[Deutsche Welle] An ex-politician has filed a petition at the Kenyan Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in last month’s election. The move is just the latest legal battle in a drawn-out process.

[Deutsche Welle] An ex-politician has filed a petition at the Kenyan Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in last month's election. The move is just the latest legal battle in a drawn-out process.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Ethiopian State

[Addis Fortune] Many in Ethiopia, it seems, have rejected the 2015 general election that saw the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and its allies win all the seats in parliament. The unrests in the country, especially the recent…

[Addis Fortune] Many in Ethiopia, it seems, have rejected the 2015 general election that saw the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and its allies win all the seats in parliament. The unrests in the country, especially the recent ones in some parts of the Oromia Regional State, betray this truth, for a party that has an absolute majority cannot possibly face so much protest on the streets. Despite Merga Bekana's (Prof.), former chairman of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE), assertion t

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

By, to the Ethiopian Community

[Addis Fortune] The United States (US) promotes family unity and allows citizens to petition for certain relatives to come and live permanently in the country. And to bring one’s parents to the US, two main steps must be followed.

[Addis Fortune] The United States (US) promotes family unity and allows citizens to petition for certain relatives to come and live permanently in the country. And to bring one's parents to the US, two main steps must be followed.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

New Scheme Reduces Gold Deposit to 50g

[Addis Fortune] Officials at the central bank have moved today reducing the minimum volume of gold the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) receives from artisanal miners by three folds, to 50 grams.

[Addis Fortune] Officials at the central bank have moved today reducing the minimum volume of gold the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) receives from artisanal miners by three folds, to 50 grams.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Time to Stop Mugabe Dynasty, Says Opposition Leader Mujuru

[New Zimbabwe] Former vice president Joyce Mujuru has come out in support of fired vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s supporters who booed First Lady Grace Mugabe in Bulawayo during the presidential youth interface on Saturday.

[New Zimbabwe] Former vice president Joyce Mujuru has come out in support of fired vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa's supporters who booed First Lady Grace Mugabe in Bulawayo during the presidential youth interface on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe