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Feben Getachew

When it comes to nutrition it can be very difficult to tell between what is a fact and what is a myth. Indeed, myths about nutrition have been around for so many years, that most of us have accepted them as facts. For this month I’m encouraging us to be 100% diet craze free!

Myth #1: Not eating breakfast aids in weight loss.

The truth is skipping breakfast doesn’t help lose weight; it can actually make you gain weight! According to many researches regular breakfast skippers are more likely to be overweight. The main argument behind it? They would most likely be very hungry by mid morning and reach for unhealthy snacks and overeat at lunch and throughout the day. Of course missing breakfast does not

What was started as a simple idea for a cultural exchange has grown into a place where nearly everything happens. 

Zela Gayle

Established in January 1962, it was the first in Africa. Ethiopians who had studied in Germany had turned to their government and the German embassy requesting both for an establishment of an institute to be the go between them and their German acquired friends, culture and values. By then, diplomatic relations between Ethiopia and Germany had already a long-standing history: both had signed a treaty of amity and commerce as early as 1905. In June

The Addis International Film Festival (AIFF)  kicked off with its 6th edition on Tuesday May 1, 2012 at the Italian Cultural Institute with Town of Runners, a film by Jerry Rothwell. Town of Runners is a feature documentary about the young athletes born and raised in Bekoji, who hope to emulate their local heroes and compete on the world’s stage.