WHY ETHIOPIA'S ADDIS ABABA NOW HAS A 'WASHINGTON DC ROUNDABOUT'

WHY ETHIOPIA'S ADDIS ABABA NOW HAS A 'WASHINGTON DC ROUNDABOUT'

ADDIS ABABA EARLIER THIS WEEK GOT A NEW ROUNDABOUT AND AN ADJOINING ROAD, BOTH LANDMARKS LITTERED WITH AMERICAN SPICE IF YOU WANT.

"Addis Ababa and Washington, DC share so much in common.
Addis Ababa earlier this week got a new roundabout and an adjoining road, both landmarks littered with American spice if you want.
I look forward to welcoming Mayor Bowser to Addis Ababa later this year," Takele wrote on Twitter back in May.

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