Bewketu Seyoum comes up with a new poetry anthology
Arts

Bewketu Seyoum comes up with a new poetry anthology

Book will be officially launched in the USA  Bewketu Seyoum happened to be a remarkable literary figure in contemporary Ethiopian literature who could achieve prominent acceptance and applause with his published books of poetry, essays, and historical analysis. And this time he has come up with a new book of poetry entitled “የማለዳ ድባብ” (Atmosphere … Continue reading

​ቆይታ ከበዕውቀቱ ሥዩም ጋር
Arts

​ቆይታ ከበዕውቀቱ ሥዩም ጋር

በዕውቀቱ ሥዩም የስነጽሑፍ ተስፋችንን ከጣልንባቸው ወጣት ጸሐፊዎች አንዱ ነው። “በክንፋም ህልሞች” ውስጥም የመጽሐፉን ርዕስ የያዘውን አጭር ልብወለድ ደራሲ ነው። ስለሱም ከመጽሐፉ ያገኘነው እንዲህ ይላል – “… በጎጃም ማንኩሳ በምትባል ገጠር ቢጤ ከተማ ተወለደ። ደብረ ማርቆስም ተማረ። በ1995 ዓ.ም. ‘ኗሪ አልባ ጎጆዎች’ የሚል የግጥም ስብስብና በ 1996 ‘በራሪ ቅጠሎች’ የሚል የሽርፍራፊ ታሪኮች መድበል አሳትሟል። … በ1993 … Continue reading

​የሃሳቦች ቫይረስና አንቲ ቫይረስ?!
Features/ Reviews

​የሃሳቦች ቫይረስና አንቲ ቫይረስ?!

ሌሊሳ ግርማ “Ted Talks” በሚል ርዕስ የሚስተናገዱ የምዕራባዊያን የሀሳብ እርሾዎችን አነፍንፌ ለመከታተል እሞክራለሁኝ፡፡ ሁሉም ሀሳቦች አስገራሚ ናቸው፡፡ አንዳንድ የሚያስደነግጡም አይጠፉባቸውም፡፡ ዋናው ቁምነገር ግን የሰው ልጅ በመጪው ዘመናት ወደዬት አቅጣጫ በማምራት ላይ እንዳለ አመልካች ናቸው፡፡ ፕሮግራሙ “ምርጥ” ብሎ የሚያምንባቸውን የሀሳብ ዘረ መሎች በአለም ዙሪያ ባሉ አእምሮዎች ውስጥ ማስረፅ ዋናው አቋሙ መሆኑን “ሎጎው” ላይ ይገልፃል፡፡ ልብ ብዬ … Continue reading

Africa’s North Korea: reporting from Eritrea, the land of no Journalists
The Media

Africa’s North Korea: reporting from Eritrea, the land of no Journalists

By Conor Gaffey (Newsweek) On September 18, 2001, as the world reeled from the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in New York and international attention focused on the United States, the president of a tiny African country decided journalists were no longer needed in his country. Isaias Afwerki, the president of Eritrea— which borders Ethiopia … Continue reading

Teddy Afro among international celebrities joining UNICEF campaign
News/ Current Affairs

Teddy Afro among international celebrities joining UNICEF campaign

The Ethiopian pop sensation Teddy Afro among international celebrities joining UNICEF’s Super Dad Campaign, it is learned.  As more than 90 countries prepare to mark Father’s Day later this month, prominent figures in sports and entertainment have joined ‘Super Dads,’ a campaign launched on June 6 by UNICEF that celebrates a father’s essential role in … Continue reading