Sunday, July 21, 2024

Author Name

Meheret Selassie Mokonnen

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Rebel sounds: Music in Ethiopian Politics

They say art is the reflection of society. And especially music has always been an instrument to express anguish, dissatisfaction or to rally people for a specific change.

At your door-steps: A spurt of delivery service in Addis

“Let the food come to you; your food is three simple steps away: browse restaurants, order and check order,” reads an emblem on Telalaki Delivery Service website.

What’s in a name?

It was getting dark. Though he never liked driving during the night, he stepped on the gas pedal and speeded heading in the direction of Addis Ababa. It looks like he needs to get to Addis as fast as possible.

From geeks to superstars: the tale of professional gamers

Video game culture has also evolved over time hand in hand with internet culture as well as the increasing popularity of mobile games.

Art goes to the street

Arguably Ethiopians are not very public by nature; perhaps socially speaking they are. And many people are public-shy. Well, it looks like these barriers are being broken these days thanks to an emerging art scene in the capital called street performance art.

Akala: the versatile rapper

Akala, born Kingslee James Daley in 1983, is a UK-based rapper, poet and academic. Growing up in a musical family, he was lyrical from a young age.