Cinema: Dying in the Shadows of the Outbreak?

Nowhere else is the impact of COVID-19 more visible than in the cinema industry as the majority of movie theaters across the world were forced to close their doors since mid-march. LinkUp's Dibora analyzes how cinemas in Addis are doing.

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No Internet

The internet has played a crucial role in changing millions of lives in Ethiopia. Lately, thousands of technology-driven private and public enterprises have been popping up everywhere across the nation, and the latest episode of nationwide internet blackout has taken its toll on the budding industry.

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Metasebia Yoseph- Founder of Design Week Addis Ababa

Design Week Addis Ababa (DWAA) is engaging in more design consultations and collaborations with different brands, as well as one-off events and workshops where we host international design professionals and facilitate collaborative projects through our Design Lab program.

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Armaghedion: Pushing the Boundaries Electronic Music in Ethiopia/Africa

I’m an Afro Electronic DJ. I play everything from Afro House and Afro Techno to old African music from all over the continent. I love the product of African soundscapes, vocals, melodies and percussion against the backdrop of House and Techno beats and rhythms.

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Addis Hiking: A Trip to Ankober

Somewhere in Addis Ababa, it was 6:45 in the morning. I arrived at the bus stop in a rush. It was parked next to Axum Hotel with a group of people were standing around it, conversing. I can sense the excitement coursing through!

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Khul Welness Center

Things like stable energy and being mindful of our spiritual health have been practiced thoroughly around the globe. While this might be a normal practice in the rest of the world, it is fairly new to places like our continent.

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