የጄኔራል አማን አንዶም ግድያ በገዳዩ አንደበት
History

የጄኔራል አማን አንዶም ግድያ በገዳዩ አንደበት

ሌተናል ኮሎኔል ዳንኤል አስፋውይባላል፡፡ የደርግ ዘመቻና ጥበቃ ሃላፊ ነው፡፡ “ጨካኝ፤ ምህረት የለሽ ፤ነፍሰ በላ” እንደነበር በርካቶች ይናገሩለታል፡፡  በንጉሰ ነገስቱም ሆነ ደርግ ተቀዳሚ ሊቀመንበር በነበሩት  ሌተናል ጄኔራል አማነ ሙካኤል አንዶም ግድያ በቀጥታ ተሳታፊም ነበር፡፡ ኮሎኔሉ ጄኔራል አማን በተገደሉ  ሁለተኛ ቀን ህዳር 16 ቀን 1976 ዓ.ም ለግዜያዊ  ወታደራዊ ደርግ 1ኛ ምክትል ሊቀመንበር ለሆኑት ኮሎኔል መንግስቱ ኃይለማሪያም የግድያውን … Continue reading

​Politics through entertainment
Features/ Reviews

​Politics through entertainment

By GIRMA FEYISSA (Addis Fortune) Music is entertainment on the main. However, it is also a powerful medium through which different messages can be conveyed. In the Ethiopian tradition, we also have musical works (songs) with double-edged puns accompanied by Masinko, a traditional Ethiopian single-stringed bowed lute. Masinko is skillfully operated by five fingers in … Continue reading

“Fikir Eske Mekabir” hit book sale record following release of Teddy Afro’s album
News/ Current Affairs

“Fikir Eske Mekabir” hit book sale record following release of Teddy Afro’s album

Beside the huge acceptance & applause Teddy Afro’s ” Ethiopia ” album achieved, it could also trigger a renewed sale of the legendary novel “Fikir Eske Mekabir”, disclosed Fortune newspaper on its May 14, Sunday issue front page article entitled “Teddy Afro Online, Offline”, The publisher of the book Mega Pkrinting Enterprise, supplied 10,000 copies … Continue reading

​የ ‘ኢትዮጵያ’ አልበሜ ዋናው አላማ ኢትዮጵያዊነትን ከአደጋ ማዳን ነው -ቴዲ አፍሮ
Arts

​የ ‘ኢትዮጵያ’ አልበሜ ዋናው አላማ ኢትዮጵያዊነትን ከአደጋ ማዳን ነው -ቴዲ አፍሮ

(Ethionewsflash/ AP) ጥያቄ: የአዲሱ ‘ኢትዮጵያ’ አልበምህ ዋና መሰረት እና ለመዳሰስ የሚሞክራቸው ዋና ዋና ጉዳዮች ምንድን ናቸው? ቴዲ: አርእስቱ ‘ኢትዮጵያ’ እንደመሆኑ መጠን ዋናው አላማ ኢትዮጵያዊነትን ከአደጋ ማዳን ነው። ይህ አልበም በዚህ አይነት ሀሳብ ላይ እንዲያተኩር የፈለግኩበት ምክንያት አንድነታችን አስፈላጊ ስለሆነ ነው። ብዙ አመት ተደክሞበታል። አሁን እንደሚታወቀው በሀሳብ ከመደራጀት ይልቅ በዘር መደራጀት ይታያል። ያ ደግሞ አዝማሚያው ወደ … Continue reading

​Singer Teddy Afro’s New Album Holds Fast to His Vision of a Diverse, Yet United Ethiopia
Arts

​Singer Teddy Afro’s New Album Holds Fast to His Vision of a Diverse, Yet United Ethiopia

this latest album solidifies this message, both in thematic content and lyrics. While the album is mainly an Amharic language pop music offering, some segments of lyrics are inserted into his Amharic songs from other Ethiopian languages, such as Afan Oromo, Tigeregna, and Sidama, which all reflect the singer’s philosophy and interests. Continue reading

Ethiopia’s addiction to Kana TV
Culture & Lifestyle / The Media

Ethiopia’s addiction to Kana TV

From a half dozen individuals working from cafés and borrowed offices for the first six months formulating the business plan and strategic direction, Kana TV has grown to occupy four floors of a tower block in the centre of Addis Ababa. It has around 180 mostly young Ethiopian staff – the median age is 25, with 50% female – including a dubbing team of about 100. Continue reading