Perhaps we have too many holidays? Need for critical reappraisal

BY MULUGETA GUDETA The season of holidays and festivities is downing on us so to say beginning with Buhe and followed by Tsome Filseta as precursors to the last and…

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Why it is important to nurture the next generation of African writers?!

BY MULUGETA GUDETA The African Union’s Economic, Social, and Cultural Council recently launched the second edition of the Young Africans Writing Contest that aims to bridge the gap between African…

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In the age of fake news, how social media sabotage ethical journalism

 BY MULUGETA GUDETA According to some media pundits, the rise and growth of social media nowadays are increasingly creating both opportunities and perils to society at large. On balance, the…

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“There is nothing we can’t do if we support each other”

 BY KFLEEYESUS ABEBE Artists in the developed world have huge influence or as some call it they have “soft power” to create political change or contribute for betterment of socioeconomic…

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A house to rent

BY EPHREM ANDARGACHW Brokers come in all sizes, characters, and backgrounds. I took a day off from the filling station I was working for at the time just to rent…

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“The Rophnan Revolution” Expected to Impact African Music

Are We Heading for a “Rophnan revolution” in African Music?  BY MULUGETA GUDETA When the legendary Bob Marley invented a new music genre known s reggae beats, the world never…

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