The smell of lavender soap filled Kidane Mehret Children’s Home located in the Kebena area of Addis Ababa on Friday August 4th as volunteers walked the children through the eight steps of proper hand washing.
-- Heavy rains to cause swollen rivers
With heavy downpours continuing unabated during this rainy season, the Addis Ababa City Roads Authority (AACRA) said it is doing emergency cleaning up work on most water drainage and sewage systems clogged by discarded plastic bottles and other types of waste.
Colourful flowers, flowing white dresses and a variety of other wedding décor filled the open area of the Millennium Hall last Saturday and Sunday as many brides and grooms-to-be flocked to the centre to attend the first ever Addis Ababa Bridal Show.
The man known as the father of Ethiopia’s tourism, Habteselassie Tafesse, died on Wednesday, August 9th. Known to have coined the phrase “13 months of Sunshine”, he was instrumental in helping make Ethiopia a tourist destination, rather than the face of poverty to the world.
A grave abuse of rights continue in the premises of Friendship Tannery, a company owned by Chinese investors, as employees are still facing physical injuries as well as harsh working condition in factory.
The Trade Practice Administrative Tribunal of Consumer Protection and Trade Practice Authority dropped the defense statement presented by 14 private schools which were sued for unfair trade practices and illegal collusive action.