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The Inside Guide III. Addis Ababa

No amount of guidebook research can replace local knowledge so FNND has asked locals about their city and how they interact with it. They live and work in the city and kindly provided their favourite spots. This is the third in a series, with part 3 focusing on Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa. The largest city in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa has the status of both a city and a state and is often referred to as “the political capital of Africa” due to its historical, diplomatic and political significance for the continent. So meet Addis Ababa local – Heleanna Georgalis, a fervent progressive thinker who holds dear – the people, the culture and the city. What you do for a living? I export green and roasted coffee. I get stressed and excited. How long have you been living in Ethiopia? It now seems like all my life, but personally now I can say 11 years (including my first 4 years of life, when I was born and raised here until the regime brutally changed) How did you end …