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This article was first published on April 22/2013   Zela Gayle Tsedenia Gebremarkos can comfortably be hailed as one of the few sensational female singers & songwriters in contemporary Ethiopia.   She is not only known for her deep voice, unusual in most Ethiopian female singers, but also for her …

Reviewed by Mekdes M. (@Mekmz) (Tadelech Hailemikael’s memoir “ዳኛው ማነው? የብርሃነመስቀል እና የታደለች ሕይወት በኢሕአፓ የትግል ታሪክ” (loose translation – “Who is the Judge?: The Life of Berhanemeskel and Tadelech in the History of EPRP’s Struggle”) brings to life a firsthand account of one of leading figures of the Ethiopian …

Reviewed by Mohammed Ademo (@OPride) Addis Abeba, August 12/2020 – In the Ethiopian popular imagination, emperors and rulers are glorified, lionized and monumentalized while the stories and histories of those who resisted their oft-brutal rules are silenced. The oral archives of many of Ethiopia’s peoples are replete with rich stories …