Prof. Fikre claims exclusive historical account of Ethiopians & Jews in his new book
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Prof. Fikre claims exclusive historical account of Ethiopians & Jews in his new book

A new book by Professor Fikre Tolossa entitled “ስውሩና ያልተነገረው የአይሁዳውያን እና የኢትዮጵያውያን ታሪክ” (The hidden and untold history of the Jewish people and Ethiopians) which claims to contain exclusive historical accounts on the history of Ethiopians and Jews is now on sale in book stores. The book imparts history & information of the Jews … Continue reading

Literary Identity of Sebhat Gebregzabher
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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. … Continue reading

Ethiopia to give ID cards to Rastafarians long stateless
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Ethiopia to give ID cards to Rastafarians long stateless

Ethiopia will issue national identity cards for the nearly 1,000 Rastafarians who long have been seen as stateless in the East African nation, the government announced Thursday. The decision means they can enter without visas and live without residence permits. The move also affects Ethiopian Jews and foreign nationals who have made positive contributions to … Continue reading

​Farewell has colors: Adam Reta’s “Colors of Adios”
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​Farewell has colors: Adam Reta’s “Colors of Adios”

By Mulugeta Alebachew ______________ Mulugeta Alebachew is a translator and an aspiring writer based in Addis Ababa. He occasionally contributes articles about Ethiopian literature, translated short stories and book reviews to Amharic journals and magazines. He has recently published a collection of Amharic short stories titled “Mehareben Yayachihu” (2017). Mulugeta has studied English literature at Addis … Continue reading

​Ethiopia to launch its first satellite in two years. 
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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 … Continue reading

Bewketu Seyoum comes up with a new poetry anthology
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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 … Continue reading