Tag Archives: Addis Ababa

Scoop Hotel in Addis Reopens

The South China Morning Post has a feature length article about the reopening of the  Taitu Hotel in Addis Ababa. This is written by Ian Gill who made a recent visit. His story opens with this: The ghost of William … Continue reading

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Addis Ababa Today

The Guardian in a feature-length article by Jason Burke in its “Cities” series describes the growing unrest in Ethiopia. This has its roots in the country’s land ownership policies under which the government owns all the land and allows development only … Continue reading

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Guardian Announces Reopening of Scoop Venue

A recent Guardian article about Ethiopian jazz includes the announcement that the Taitu Hotel in Addis Ababa, described by Waugh in his writings as the favored venue of the press corps and damaged by fire last year, will reopen later this year: A … Continue reading

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