Bench Events, the organizer of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) today announced that the conference will return to Addis Abeba in 2015. It will take place again at the Sheraton Hotel on September 30 October 1.
Samuel Tafese, President, Sunshine Business said: “Considering the considerable
By Olin L. Wethington
Tunis – On December 21, Tunisia completed a remarkable democratic transfer of power, with the election of Beji Caid Essebsi, the leader of the secular political party Nidaa Tounes (Call of Tunisia). As with the parliamentary election in October, the process of choosing a president was, for the most part, fair and free of violence.
For the moment, Tunisia is the only Arab Spring country that appears to be on a path to genuine democratic governance. Since the ouster of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, the country has endured pressures from Islamic radicals, a deterioration of its economy, and a chaotic transitional period. But it has also written and adopted a new constitution structured to encourage the separation and balance of powers, and it seems on track to pull off a successful change in government.
A fire that originated from inside the building has destroyed most of Taitu Hotel, the first Hotel in Ethiopia that was opened in 1895 and named after Empress Taitu.
According to the Addis Abeba city Fire department, the fire in early Sunday has damaged most of