Monthly Archives: May 2011

Third Year English Training

The last three weeks have been very busy – we have been working on an intensive English training course for all third year language students. With about a month now before their graduation and then the starting of their careers … Continue reading

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Abi Adi Annual National Research Conference

The internet has been a bit unreliable in the last two or three weeks as the rainy season has arrived and there have been more power cuts and a loss of the mobile and internet network in the last few … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary Celebrations

Happy Downfall of the Derg Day! Today is another public holiday in Ethiopia and this one is extra special as it is the 20th anniversary since the downfall of the previous regime – the Derg. Yesterday, Abi Adi had a … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons

When we arrived in Abi Adi on 22nd September the landscape was green and lush and the teff was growing in the fields. Eight months of not very much rainfall later and the surroundings are now dry and barren. Since … Continue reading

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Meet The Staff #6

This is Furkado, the Chief Driver of the college vehicles and Head of the Social Committee. The photo below was taken at the recent celebrations / knees-up for Mary’s birthday where he was in charge of keeping the drinks topped … Continue reading

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Queues

Back in January the government brought in a number of price caps for certain foods and drinks, in an effort to control inflation. There seem to have been a few consequences of this move. First of all there was a … Continue reading

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Farewell Lounge!

The college is undergoing a period of change – so-called BPR – Business Process Reengineering. In reality, this means walls are being knocked down, offices moved to new buildings and the management stucture rejigged. The second semester saw a lot … Continue reading

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