ethiopian music

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 18th, 2013
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By Getahune Bekele, Pretoria- South Africa) The controversial Ethiopian singer-cum-poet Tewodros kasahun aka Teddy Afro (pictured) is in big trouble here in South Africa as raging refugees already boycotted his concert scheduled for Sunday 20 Jan 2012 in Johannesburg after news emerged that Ethiopian...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 25th, 2012
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Day four of our virtual sleigh ride around the world to discover some of the strangest Christmas songs – and we’re in Jamaica. Jamaicans celebrate a family Christmas, although they take decorations more seriously than most and have been known to paint entire houses. Similarly, Christmas cuisine...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 25th, 2012
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By Borja Santos Porras, RNW Addis Ababa — One evening last month, the sounds of classical Spain could be heard in an unlikely place: the Ethiopian National Theatre in Addis Ababa. Onstage were the talented students of the Yared School, Ethiopia’s only institute of higher learning for music; dir...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 8th, 2012
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Gender equality is an issue that is afforded a significant amount of attention right now in Ethiopia. Many facets of public policy are designed to ensure the representation and benefit of women. For these reasons and many others, including the scores of exemplary women who have taken the lead against...