Revere not the wicked ones, revere the virtuous!

Revere not the wicked ones, revere the virtuous!

Sometime in August, I shared a picture of a homeless man, which I took with my cellphone, here on facebook. What was very captivating about it was the sense of ease I read on his face. For those who bought into the idea of “loser” and “successful people”, which appears to be a ‘dominant world […]

Soccer,Celebration, Love and Hate

Soccer,Celebration, Love and Hate

Soccer is infectious and humbling. When you have little or nothing to do with Europe or European Champions League, you watch it and support your favorite team just for the love of soccer. You watch and support a European team not because you share identity, obviously. Not because you are forgetful of the politics of […]

Not religious. It’s a political movement. own it!

Not religious. It’s a political movement. own it!

So goes the saying: “if it looks like a duck and walks like a duck, it’s a duck.” What if it does not look like an eagle but it really is an eagle, seriously? Despite its peaceful and somewhat slow paced nature, what the Ethiopian Muslims are undertaking looks like revolution. Defiance and determination are […]

Tell it like it is: Chauvinism, in its worst form, is the real danger

Tell it like it is: Chauvinism, in its worst form, is the real danger

Ethiopian News and Opinion borkena November 16,2012 The late Meles Zenawi made, it seems, more appearance in international print and electronic media and became a preferred topic for think thanks and researchers alike after his demise than he did in his 21 years of rule. Substances in discussions range from retrospective analysis of his personality […]