Category Archives: Arts

Teddy Afro new year concert cancelled, denied permission

Teddy Afro’s new year concert, which was to take place on 10 September 2017 at the Addis Ababa’s Millennium Hall is cancelled, according to sources. The artist was reportedly to receive $76 980 (1.8 million birr) from organisers of the event Joy Events and Promotion PLC, which sent an application for the concert at the start of July. According to

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Literary Identity of Sebhat Gebregzabher

The recent republication of Sibhat Gebre-egzabher’s uncensored edition of the book “Letum Aynegalign (I would never see the dawn) has incited controversy among those who dub it “decadent” and a “masterpiece”. The uncensored version of the book is different from the former censored edition in its blunt use of language describing love-making and genital organs. It delineates the life of

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​Ethiopia to launch its first satellite in two years. 

Ethiopia is going to launch its first satellite into space on 2019.  According to Dr. Engineer Getahun Mekurai, the country’s Minister of Science and technology, the satellite which is being built with the support of the Chinese government, weighs 65kgs, it’s disclosed on Thursday July 13. He said Ethiopian engineers are participating in building the satellite which will be launched

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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 of Dawn). The new book

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