Friday, January 31, 2014

Journalist Neguse Aklilu speaks ...

January 26, 2014 Ethiopian This Week Radio  program features Interview with journalist and Poet Negusse Aklilu over his latest health situation, his recent trip to Israel and USA as well as on his new contract with VOA Amharic service. Click the link here..

Who said what on ABAY !

 The perspective   of Ethiopian leaders ( Atse  Hailesellase  and PM Meles)   on  The  Nile dam.  Watch who said what!   Click the link here    .

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Garland Police Arrest Teen Suspect For 7-11 Clerk Murder

On Tuesday 01/22/2014  7-11 clerk Yosef Tulu (  a citizen of Ethiopia  )  was shot and killed. A day after he has been brutally   murdered     police arrested the teenager who they believe is responsible for the crime caught on tape. Police arrested 18-year-old Colten Jon Moore without incident.
Officials say a tip received had enough credible information that a search warrant was obtained for a house in the 2900 block of Creek Valley Drive. Moore was arrested at the house that sits, which sits less than one mile from the 7-11 store where Tulu was murdered. It was in the early morning hours of January 21 when a person wearing a mask and dark-colored jacket walked in to the convenience store at Firewheel Parkway and Pleasant Valley.  A survillene Video showed the person, believed now to be Moore, carrying a rifle by his side. The person immediately walked to the clerk and robbed the store. After shooting Tulu the killer walks out of the store carrying a bag. A deliveryman later discovered Tulu’s body.
Moore is being charged with Capital Murder.  His bond has been set at $1,000,000.

Source ( CBSDFW)

Friday, January 17, 2014

Angelina Jolie joins Ethiopian film producer as the portfolio of executive director

The actress and director of the upcoming Unbroken is now on board as one of the EPs of the Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Dramatic Competition film Difret. The announcement thatAngelina Jolie has joined the Ethiopian pic comes just days before its January 18 world premiere in Park City. The Oscar-winning actress also will be taking a presentation credit on the film. No word yet if that will change the title of the film. From first-time feature director Zeresenay Berhane Mehari, Difret tells the tale of a girl and a female lawyer who take on the Ethiopian tradition of “telefa”, or marriage by abduction. “This film is a strong moment for art in Ethiopia”, said Jolie in a statement today. “It is inspiring to see such an important story so beautifully illustrated with such creative talent. It draws out the richness of Ethiopian culture and shows how important legal advances can be made while respecting local culture. It is a story that gives hope for Ethiopia’s future, and for other countries where countless girls grow up without the protection of laws that shield them and their bodies, and shows how the courage of brave individuals can awaken the conscience of a society.” In November, Jolie was recipient of the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ Jean Hersholt Award for her international humanitarian efforts. This year’s Sundance kicks off tomorrow (  January 18 and runs through January 26.  Source (Captain Philips) 

መልካም የጥምቀት በዐል ::

የኢትዮጵያ በዚህ ሳምንት ድህረ ገጽ በፌስ ቡክ በቲውተርና በማህበራዊ መረቦች ላላቹ የድህረ ገጹ የክርስትና እምነት ተከታዮች እንኴን ለጥምቀት በአል አደረሳችሁ እያለ መልካም ምኞቱን ይገልጻል ::

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Polarized politics has to come to an end

Recently The UDJ has a new leadership. Eng Gizachew Shiferaw has replaced the former Ethiopian president Dr.  Negaso Gidada , there are   rumors  that The outgoing president Negasso has a  plan to  become  an independent politician  and will not continue  to  stick only on  one party.  On his first interview with Journalist Dawit  Selemon the new chairperson  stressed that the polarized politics has to change, "The EPRDF considers the oppositions as enemies. The oppositions consider the EPRDF as a monster. This has to change" said the new chairman of the UDJ, 

Monday, January 13, 2014

መልካም የመውሊድ በዐል ::

የኢትዮጵያ በዚህ ሳምንት ( Ethiopian This Week) ድህረ ገጽ ለመላው ኢትዮጵያውያን እስልምና ተከታዮች እንኴን  1488 የመውሊድ በዐል በሰላም አደረሳችሁ ሲል በአሉ የፍቅር የመልካምና የደስታና የመተሳሰብእንዲሆንላችሁ በመመኘት ነው ::

Saturday, January 11, 2014

A South African preacher made his congregation eat grass to 'be closer to God'

Under the instruction of Pastor Lesego Daniel of Rabboni Centre Ministries dozens of followers dropped to the floor to eat the grass at his ministry in Garankuwa, north of Pretoria after being told it will 'bring them closer to God.' His controversial methods have drawn criticism from thousands of people although members of his congregation swear by his methods - he is said to have claimed that humans can eat anything to feed their bodies and survive on whatever they choose to eat.   source ( Mail  On line )
በደቡብ አፍሪካ ፕሪቶሪያ ከተማ የሚገኘው የራቢኒ ሴንተር ሚኒስትሪ ቤተክርስቲያን ፓስተር የሆኑት ሌሴጎ ዳንኤል፣ወደ እግዚአብሔር መቅረብ ከፈለጋችሁ ውጡና የግቢውን ሳር ብሉብለው በማዘዛቸው ተከታዮቻቸው ወጥተው ሳሩን ሲበሉ መዋላቸውን ሜል ኦንላይን ዘገበ። እንደዘገባው ከሆነ ፓስተሩ፣ ሥራ መብላት ወደ እግዚአብሔር ያቀርባል ከማለታቸው በተጨማሪ፣ ሰው ምንም ነገር ይሁን ወደ ሆድ የሚገባ እስከሆነ ድረስ መብላት ይችላልም ሲሉ ነግረዋቸዋል። ተከታዮቻቸውም ሳሩን ከበሉ በኋላ አብዛኞቹ ታመው ሲያስመልሳቸው ታይቷል።    Source  ( Mail  on line).