Confessions of a Copy Editor

[Addis Fortune] Language is about as real as it gets. All we really have is communication, the means by which we express ourselves. It is not the real us that shows who we are but the manner with which we convey ourselves. Appearance is the key, as opp…

[Addis Fortune] Language is about as real as it gets. All we really have is communication, the means by which we express ourselves. It is not the real us that shows who we are but the manner with which we convey ourselves. Appearance is the key, as opposed to essence, because no one ever really gets a glimpse of that.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Science Absolves

[Addis Fortune] On August 21, 2017, all the live broadcasts of media the world over and the internet were preoccupied with a single astonishing event up high in the heavens.

[Addis Fortune] On August 21, 2017, all the live broadcasts of media the world over and the internet were preoccupied with a single astonishing event up high in the heavens.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

NBE Bills Not What They Seem Testifies Annual Report

[Addis Fortune] I have read a piece in a number of Ethiopian newspapers about the discussion Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn had with the business community. In the conference, many issues were raised, from the recent anti-corruption campaign to th…

[Addis Fortune] I have read a piece in a number of Ethiopian newspapers about the discussion Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn had with the business community. In the conference, many issues were raised, from the recent anti-corruption campaign to the shortage of development financing, from taxes based on estimates to state intervention in the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

State Premises in Nyandarua Under 24hr Police Surveillance

[Nation] Police in Nyandarua have beefed up security at the National Cereals and Produce Board premises holding the electoral materials used in the August 8 General Election.

[Nation] Police in Nyandarua have beefed up security at the National Cereals and Produce Board premises holding the electoral materials used in the August 8 General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pillow Walk

[Addis Fortune] These days it has become very casual to find young men who go up and down on the streets carrying bound together pillows made from feather. The importers of this types of pillow might see this a new way of retailing their product using …

[Addis Fortune] These days it has become very casual to find young men who go up and down on the streets carrying bound together pillows made from feather. The importers of this types of pillow might see this a new way of retailing their product using these young men. This also has created a job opportunity for the adults, at the same time letting the users get the products at their convenience.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia