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Holiday meat market

Ethiopians go big on holiday festivities sparing almost no expense to make the day as enjoyable as possible. With the unique home animal slaughter tradition, shopping for holiday is always stressful to the household budget.

An Eventful Year Tragic Incidents

The Koshe tragedy One of the most heat-breaking tragedies in the just ended year and even in the history of Addis Ababa was the garbage collapse at the famous Koshe landfill which claimed over 113 lives in the South western Addis Ababa.

An Eventful Year Tribute to public figures

The year, like any other, also saw the passing away of individuals including some high profiles and prominent personalities widely recognized for their respective engagements in political, economic and social life of Ethiopia. Few of those prominent figures include:-

Fire at Embassy-rented property kills one, injures three

A total of four people have been injured severely and out of the four, one has suddenly died, at least partially, as a result of injury sustained by a fire spark started at a rental property of a high ranking member of the United States Embassy in the capital last month, The Reporter has learnt.

Renowned economist laid to rest

Wolday Amha (PhD), a prominent economist and commentator on economic issues, died Wednesday in a car crash while travelling from Hawassa to Addis Ababa. He was 60.

China to offer 1000 scholarships this year

The Embassy of China had bid farewell to Ethiopian scholars destined to China for graduate school. This year, 207 students were awarded scholarships to study for their MA and PhDs in areas which the Chinese government envisions are important to the local Ethiopian economy.

 The scholarships were awarded under the government MOFCOM programs set up by Ministry of Commerce of China.

Too poor to have a dream: Life on the streets of Addis

At 16, most adolescent teenagers in the capital are preoccupied with the notion of attending college, on dating, attaining expensive accessories or moving to the United States. But not Almaz and a large segment of the young local population who are struggling to survive. For them, survival by itself is a lofty dream.

City to roll out speed-monitoring radars

The Addis Ababa Transport Programs Coordination Office announced on Wednesday that it would soon be rolling out speed-monitoring radar devices aka Speed Guns with a view to controlling speed driving.