After two and a half years of rehearsals and practice, ‘Yegna’ is a hit on the musical and theatrical scenes in Addis Ababa. The formation of such a band with a purpose of librating young girls is a unique phenomenon. ‘Girl Hub Ethiopia’ concocted the idea of forming a girls’ band, which challenges taboos and other societal impositions through acting and singing. The initiative is now managed by ‘Yegna Bet’, (our house), a consortium made up of Emerge, Mango Productions Ltd and Deloitte consulting.
Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine” is one of the most endearing, delightful depictions of human fragility and fallibility in recent memory. The movie follows the stories of two non-biological sisters, Ginger (Sally Hawkins) and Jasmine (Cate Blanchett), who were adopted as children and now go about their lives as adults.
As people nowadays have become sensitive as regards nutrition and with the increasing evidence supporting a vegan diet, there has been far too much argument and debate over the two types of diets. But experts in the field are of the opinion that what people should need is only “to focus on the balance” in order to remain healthy.