Film Maker Wins Case, Appeal Pending

Sosit Meazen

Tewodros Teshome, a renowned film director and writer is off the hook from a court litigation where he was sued for breaching copyright of author, Atenkut Mulugeta, who claimed 10 million Birr compensation, on March 31, 2016. “Fiker Sibeqele“, is […] Continue >>

CNN African Voices: renowned Ethiopian artist Fikru Gebre-mariam


VIDEO: Painter Fikru Gebre-mariam changing the lives of sick children through art. From China, Paris to the U.S., this renowned Ethiopian artist keeps the roots of his culture deep within his art. መካፈል ደግ ነው! Did you like this? Share […] Continue >>

Film on Ethiopian Nun Composer Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou

At the age of 93 Emahoy continues to play music and has a sharp mind.

The Emahoy Tsege Mariam Music Foundation is producing a biopic of the nun musician. Emahoy’s life spans three continents and nine decades, a study in Europe, the Italian occupation of Ethiopia during WWII, preparing to be a concert pianist and […] Continue >>

Africa’s emerging fashion stars – CNN

Africa's emerging fashion stars - CNN

(CNN)Their clothes are bold, inspired by Africa’s traditional colors and textures, and they are making an impact far beyond their home continent. A new generation of young African fashion bloggers and designers are interpreting heritage garments in a contemporary context, […] Continue >>

Meet Hijarbie, the popular doll wearing Muslim fashion

the popular doll wearing Muslim fashion

Instagram account by Nigerian postgraduate featuring doll styled with modest fashion gathers thousands of followers. An Instagram account featuring a doll wearing the Islamic veil in a number of fashionable ways has attracted tens of thousands of followers. Haneefah Adam, […] Continue >>

Heads up! Africa’s billion dollar hair care industry – CNN

Heads up! Africa's billion dollar hair care industry

(CNN)Looking good is big business in Africa; reports show that the amount of money being spent on haircare across the continent is rising. The biggest growth in 2014 was in Nigeria where people spent more than $440 million, the sales […] Continue >>

Teddy Afro to collaborate with composer James Gordon Williams

Teddy Afro to collaborate with Grammy winning composer

Ethiopian pop star Tewdros Kassahun a.k.a. Teddy Afro is expected to collaborate with composer James Gordon Williams, composer and critical musicologist at Syracuse University. Teddy Afro, who has been widely considered as a phenomenal pop star in the current Ethiopian […] Continue >>

Bob Marley’s 71st birthday anniversary concert at Ambassador Park

Bob Marley’s legend

The 71st birthday anniversary of the legendary reggae icon, Bob Marley, is scheduled to take place at Ambassador Park on February 6, 2016 with a gate fee of 300 birr. The concert, which is entitled “Reggae Movement” is a tribute […] Continue >>

Sami-Dan debuts with reflective album

singer and songwriter, Samuel Berhanu aka Sami-dan

Kerase Gar Negeger or “Speaking with Oneself” is singer and songwriter, Samuel Berhanu’s debut album. Also known as Sami-Dan by his fans, the album, produced by Blue Media, the company best known for organizing Taste of Addis Food Festival and […] Continue >>

The Weeknd Scores Oscar Nomination

The Weeknd Scores Oscar Nomination

The Weeknd can add Oscar nominee to his résumé. The singer-songwriter scored a nomination at the 88th annual Academy Awards, it was announced today. His chart-topping hit “Earned It” off the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack is up in the […] Continue >>

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