The Negus: The Life and Death of the Last King of Kings

The Negus

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The fascinating biography of Hayla-Sellase I, last Emperor of Ethiopia, who dominated the African and world stage for much of the twentieth century. A thorough and complete portrait, buttressed by rigorous documentary research, but written with the style and pacing of a novel. The author, who is the most respected and well-known […]

Silence’s colorful rhythm

Aby Yalew Assefa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Aby Yalew Assefa combined music with paint to showcase his work at  Kabu Café and Restaurant on Tuesday April 17th 2012, with the famous Ethio-Jazz band Wudassie that gave a moving, live performance. “Fusing paint with music is different and creates a “Rhythm of Silence”, the theme of the show; even […]

Maitre Artiste Afewerk Tekle dies at 80

Afewerk Tekle

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopia’s renowned and acclaimed painter the most honorable Maitre Artiste World Laureate Afewerk Tekle has died late last night at the age of 80 at Kadisco Hospital, Capital learnt. The country’s much-admired artist died due to a severe illness after receiving treatment in the capital Addis Ababa, a close family, who didn’t want […]