Blattengeta Heruy Welde Sellase (8 May 1878 – 19 September 1938; ብላቴን፡ጌታ፡ኅሩይ፡ወልደ፡ሥላሴ Blatten-Geta Həruy Wäldä-səllase) was a Foreign Minister of Ethiopia and a writer in Amharic. Notable works: Yä-həywät tarik (Biographie), Wädaǧe ləbbe [My Friend, my Heart], Yä-ləbb assab : yä-bərhan-ənna yä-...
ሙላቱ አስታጥቄ / #MulatuAstatke Born in the western Ethiopian city of #Jimma, Mulatu was musically trained in London, New York City, and Boston where he combined his jazz and Latin music interests with traditional Ethiopian music. His albums focus primarily on instrumental music, and Astatke appears on all three known albums of instrumentals that were released during #Ethiopia's Golden ’70s.
Eight years ago Ethiopia's Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu decided to sell cool colourful shoes made of recycled materials, including car tyres. The company which she started, SoleRebels, would soon become the planet's first fair trade green footwear firm - certified by the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) - and is now one of Ethiopia's most thriving businesses.
Haddis Alemayehu (Amharic: ሀዲስ ዓለማየሁ; haddis alämayähu) (15 October 1910 - 6 December 2003), also transliterated Hadis Alamayahu, was a Foreign Minister and novelist from Ethiopia. His Amharic novel Fəqər əskä Mäqabər (Love to the Grave, 1968) is considered a classic of modern Ethiopian literature. He was born in the Endor Kidane Miheret section of the city of Debre Marqos, the son of an Orthodox priest, Abba Alemayehu Solomon.
Baalu Girma, journalist and acclaimed writer, was born ( September 22, 1939-1984) in the province of Illiubabor, Ethiopia. The vigorous novelist presented six acclaimed novels– Ye'kei Kokeb Teri (Call of the Red Star), Haddis (titled after the main character of the book), Derasiw (The Writer), Kaadmas Bashager(Beyond the Horizon), Yahelina Dawal (Bell of Conscience) and Oromay (The End- which is believed to be the cause for his mysterious disappearance)