Arts

Ethiopia in Whitman’s pen

It was fascinating to me to learn the great American literary heavy weight Walt Whitman has poetry on Ethiopia. I couldn’t wait to post and share it. Ethiopia Saluting the Colors (Walt Whitman) WHO are you, dusky woman, so ancient, hardly human, With your woolly-white and turban’d head, and bare bony feet? Why, rising by … Continue reading

News/ Current Affairs

Teddy’s first court defense-‘Truth and dawn gets clear eventually’

On the celebration of the Ethiopian New Year Teddy Afro’s song “ Abebayosh” was heard everywhere. Out of every radio station, taxi and music shop, the song reverberated with its resonating beats reminding everyone of the sullen young musician in prison. “They better not remind us,” was the phrase that many utter sympathetically while anticipating … Continue reading