No traffic in Addis Ababa as Ethiopia marks Car Free Day

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Addis Ababa and other cities across Ethiopia are observing the country's third Car Free Day.

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With none of the usual traffic clogging the capital, Sunday football devotees took to the streets.

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The monthly event is designed to promote a healthy lifestyle and fight air pollution.

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The measure was implemented by the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was came to office last April after his predecessor resigned.

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The event also allowed skateboarders to show off their skills.

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All photos by Eduardo Soteras, AFP

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