Here & There

Hundeen Keenya Tokko (11/4/2017) - This poem was posted on Facebook on November 16 2016. The author talks about the need of unity. You may follow the author here. Ilmi abbaa tokkoo Maaliif waliin oodaa? Sanyiidhaan wal hiree Maaf wal dhowwa qooda? . Karuma qubni seene silaa Read More
Balcha Saafo and the fall of a great warrior to the trickery of Haile Selassie (11/4/2017) - “Do not underestimate the power of Tafari. He creeps like a mouse but he has jaws of a lion.” Balcha Safo of Sidamo’s last words before entering the monastery. Note: this article was originally posted here on Facebook. In the Read More
አዳዲስ ክስተቶች  (11/1/2017) - Note: This observation analyzes the current political affairs in Ethiopia and the stare down between OPDO, TPLF and the military.  It was posted on Dr Dereje Gerafa Tullu's FB Page on 29 October 2017. The post is slightly edited (mostly Read More
ይድረስ ለአምባገነን ነፍስ ገዳዮች!! (10/28/2017) - ሞቲ ቢያ (Gemechu Melka) ወገን በመደበኛ ጦር በአደባባይ ይገደላል። ሕዝብ ያላቅሳል። ድንበር ይጣሳል። የሚገድል ድርጅት ይወደሳል። ቃላት መግለፅ የማይችለው እብሪት ከገደቡ አልፎአል። ግፍ ገደቡን ጥሶአል። ከባዶ እግር ነፃ ባወጣችሁና ባለቢሊዮኔሮች ባደረጋችሁ ሀዝብ ላይ መዝመቱን መርጣችሁአል። እንዲህም ሆኖ እባካችሁ አንድን እውነት እወቁ። Read More
‘THE BOY WITH A STONE’ (10/28/2017) - Note: This is first posted on Tsegaye Ararsa's FB page. People have been wondering about who this boy is and what his story is. 'The Boy with a Stone' is C.B. (name abbreviated for the sake of his safety--if at Read More
What is a republic? The case of Oromia. (10/8/2017) - Note - This article was from Dagne Sia's facebook post. Oromia was a republic while Ethiopia was never a republic! A republic is a government where the country's political power comes from the citizens, not the rulers, and is put Read More
How Mortgages Work in the US – a short guide (9/20/2017) - The mortgage industry works a little differently in the US than it does in many other parts of the world. Mortgage loans are treated as commercial paper, which means that lenders can convey and assign them freely. That results in Read More
Solar Eclipse of 2017. What, how and where? (8/20/2017) - On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature?s most awe-inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This path, where Read More
How an AC Unit Works (7/8/2017) - 1:??Compressor: The compressor is the heart of the system; it keeps the refrigerant flowing through the system at specific rates of flow, and at specific pressures. It takes refrigerant vapor in from the low pressure side of the circuit, and Read More
Dhibe (11/7/2016) - This poem was posted on Facebook on November 7 2016. The author talks about a chronic societal problem (dhibee) and suggests a cure for this problem. You may follow the author here. Dhukkuba tokkotu jira biyya keenya keessaBaay'ee itti hammaata ilmaan dargaggeessaaAddaan Read More