Thursday July 27, 2017


Ethiopia’s Jano Band will be collaborating with South African singer Shekhinah, as the ethio-rock band makes its Coke Studio Africa debut in Nairobi, Kenya. “Being on Coke Studio Africa is… Read more»

Tewodros Kassahun’s manager meets me on a quiet suburban road inside a gated compound. With their neoclassical mansions, manicured lawns and white picket fences, compounds such as this are a… Read more»

ESFNA Festival 2017 Is Again The Best Ever! SEATTLE – The opening ceremony began with a major surpirse when parachutists rained down into the Renton Memorial Stadium flying Ethiopian flags…. Read more»

WHEN YOU THINK OF JAMAICA, you’re likely to conjure a mental picture of Bob Marley before you think of anything else. There’s no other country in the world where one… Read more»

Ethiopian singer Tewodros Kassahun’s most anticipated and highly promoted studio album was released to great fanfare last week. More popularly known as Teddy Afro, his latest album — his fifth… Read more»

At a hotel in Addis Ababa well-known for hosting jazz greats, thousands of fans lined up on a Saturday night to headbang along with what is still a rarity in… Read more»

Everybody knows that Ethiopian jazz is the only kind worth listening to these days,” a bored Roman socialite remarks during one of the many party scenes in Paolo Sorrentino‘s film… Read more»

Move over Blu-Ray: Ethiopia has some killer content distribution vending machines that spit out the latest movies straight to your USB stick – no discs required. Disguised as unassuming ATM… Read more»