This DC Taxi Driver Was a Superstar in Ethiopia

Left: Photo collage by a fan (unknown) at the Hilton Hotel, late 1960s. Right: Hailu Mergia today. As a young man living in Addis Ababa during the swinging 60s, Hailu Mergia was a... Read more »

Cost of Hotels for President Obama's Ethiopia Stay Likely Tops $1 Million – The Weekly Standard (blog)

Last week, THE WEEKLY STANDARD reported on a $412,000 contract for 1,280 sleeping room nights at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. However, at least two other hotels were booked for the visit, and... Read more »

Cost of Hotels for President Obama's Ethiopia Stay Likely Tops $1 Million – The Weekly Standard (blog)

Last week, THE WEEKLY STANDARD reported on a $412,000 contract for 1,280 sleeping room nights at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. However, at least two other hotels were booked for the visit, and... Read more »

Cost of Hotels for President Obama's Ethiopia Stay Likely Tops $1 Million – The Weekly Standard (blog)

Last week, THE WEEKLY STANDARD reported on a $412,000 contract for 1,280 sleeping room nights at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. However, at least two other hotels were booked for the visit, and... Read more »

Cost of Hotels for President Obama's Ethiopia Stay Likely Tops $1 Million – The Weekly Standard (blog)

Last week, THE WEEKLY STANDARD reported on a $412,000 contract for 1,280 sleeping room nights at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. However, at least two other hotels were booked for the visit, and... Read more »

Cost of Hotels for President Obama's Ethiopia Stay Likely Tops $1 Million – The Weekly Standard (blog)

Last week, THE WEEKLY STANDARD reported on a $412,000 contract for 1,280 sleeping room nights at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. However, at least two other hotels were booked for the visit, and... Read more »

Cost of Hotels for President Obama's Ethiopia Stay Likely Tops $1 Million – The Weekly Standard (blog)

Last week, THE WEEKLY STANDARD reported on a $412,000 contract for 1,280 sleeping room nights at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. However, at least two other hotels were booked for the visit, and... Read more »

Cost of Hotels for President Obama's Ethiopia Stay Likely Tops $1 Million – The Weekly Standard (blog)

Last week, THE WEEKLY STANDARD reported on a $412,000 contract for 1,280 sleeping room nights at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. However, at least two other hotels were booked for the visit, and... Read more »

Cost of Hotels for President Obama's Ethiopia Stay Likely Tops $1 Million – The Weekly Standard (blog)

Last week, THE WEEKLY STANDARD reported on a $412,000 contract for 1,280 sleeping room nights at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. However, at least two other hotels were booked for the visit, and... Read more »

Cost of Hotels for President Obama's Ethiopia Stay Likely Tops $1 Million – The Weekly Standard (blog)

Last week, THE WEEKLY STANDARD reported on a $412,000 contract for 1,280 sleeping room nights at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. However, at least two other hotels were booked for the visit, and... Read more »