Kolfe was mentioned in 's Autobiography "A Long Walk to Freedom", as the place he got military training.
The city has recently been in a construction boom with tall buildings rising in many places.
Later, the group named themselves , officially "Provisional Military Administrative Council" PMAC.
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It become the capital of Ethiopia in 1889, when Menelik became Emperor.
The administration of Addis Ababa city consists of the , who leads the executive branch, and the City Council, which enacts city regulations.
There is also 's old which remains the official seat of government, and the formerly known as the Jubilee Palace built to mark Silver Jubilee in 1955 which is the residence of the President of Ethiopia.
The system is the first of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa.