Nahom Records to pay 100,000 br. for artist Makiya Behailu

By Mikias Sebsibe : Reporter Mikaya Behailu, a prominent songwriter and performer, was awarded 100,000 birr as a compensation for moral damage last week after the Eighth Civil Bench... Read more »

Flower Power , Liya Kebede as Waris Dirie on a Movie Desert Flower

By STEPHEN HEYMAN In “Desert Flower,” the catwalk fixture and “Gifted” subject Liya Kebede stands in for the Somali-born model Waris Dirie. A victim of female genital mutilation, the... Read more »

GiGi is planning a concert in Addis ababa for Ethiopian Christmas

Don’t book your flights quite yet. But if you’re a world music fan (and given that you’re reading this, you probably are), there may be something happening in early... Read more »

Ethiopian housemaid from Cleaner to Singer in Iraq

ARBIL, Iraq — Ethiopian housemaid Mahlet is changing her name to Maha and cutting her first video clip after proving to her Iraqi boss that she can sing better... Read more »

Manuscript found in Ethiopian monastery could be world’s oldest illustrated Christian work

A manuscript found in a remote Ethiopian monastery could be the oldest illustrated Christian work in the world, experts have claimed. Originally thought to be from around the 11th... Read more »

Dinaw Mengestu’s “An Honset Exit” Featured on The New Yorker

An Honest Exit by Dinaw Mengestu Thirty-five years after my father left Ethiopia, he died in a room in a boarding house in Peoria, Illinois, that came with a... Read more »