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Oldies But Goodies VI 1,245 Comments

Gofere Gofere or Afro in English, is one of my favorite hairstyles on a lady. The first thing that comes in my mind when thinking about gofere are the women patriots (arbegnoch) that fought the Italians during the war and occupation of Ethiopia (1935-1941)  These freedom fighters fought side by side with their male counterparts [...]

Sound Off MuziQa 14,865 Comments

Do you know that my all time favorite Ethiopian Musician is Bizunesh Bekele. I love her more than anything in the world. She makes me feel like I should cry or something when I listen to her music. Isn’t that weird?” Here are two video’s of her of which the links were sent to me [...]

Adey Abeba 18 Comments

Irony — today makes 2001 in the Ethiopian calendar. It’s New Years on Sep 11th but here in the US Sept 11th is remembered for some else. I am not happy about this, Osama and the home boys picked the worst day in the Ethiopian Calendar to do this. I hope as we get going [...]

VIVA GB!!! 225 Comments

Back in February of this year, I decided to take a ten day trip to Addis in May. When I told my family and close friends about my planned trip the immediate question I got was, “why ten days, is everything ok?” Well everything was ok but I did not divulge the honest truth. I [...]

This was the Moment 42 Comments

Update: Bumping fist with Michelle Now I really dig the idea of a bumping fist with the president. Because if we are willing to work for it, and fight for it, and believe in it, then I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children [...]