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90 kg vs 40 kg (90 ኪሎ Vs 40 ኪሎ)

'አቅመ-ቢስ' ምን ምን ይበዛበታል እንዲሉ ወይም ጣፋጭ ወሬ ሁሉ አሉታዊ ነገር ብቻ መርጦ ማውራት ይመስል ብዙ ጊዜ ስለ ኢትዮጵያ አማርኛ ፊልሞች 'ደካማ' ጎን በሚመለከተውም በማይመለከተውም ሰው/አካል 'ማውራት' እየተዘወተረ መጥቷል።ለነገሩ ይሄ የትችት ልማድ(ምን ያህል አመክንዮአዊ ነው አይደለም? የሚለው ሌላ ጥያቄ ቢሆንም...እንደኔ ብዙዎቹ ምክንያታዊ ሳይሆኑ ስሜታዊ ሃሳቦች ናቸው።) ብቻ ይሄ የ'መሄስ' ልማድ በኪነ-ጥበቡም ብቻ ሳይሆን በፖለቲካውም በማህበራዊም ይሁን በሃይማኖታዊ(በሌላ አነጋገርም ከሰፈራዊ እስከ አለማቀፋዊ) ርዕሰጉዳይ ላይ እየተዘወተረ መምጣቱን ለማወቅ ፌስቡክ ምስክር መሆን ይችላል።...ለምሳሌ አንድ ፖለቲካዊም ይሁን ሃይማኖታዊ ዜና ከተሰማ "ዝም ማለት እሚያስቀጣ ወንጀል ነው" የሚል አዋጅ የወጣ እስኪመስል ለጉዳዩ ቅርብ የሆኑቱም የራቁቱም ስለርዕሰ ጉ...

The Weeknd ranked #30 on Forbs "Highest-paid Celebrities of 2016" (በ#30 "ከፍተኛው የተከፈለባቸው ታዋቂዎች ቁጥር 2016 ደረጃ")

With the release of last year's "Beauty Behind The Madness," complete with its ubiquitous hits "I Can't Feel My Face" and "The Hills," The Weeknd became a mainstream pop star--and his earnings have quickly caught up to his fame as he's moved into arena act territory. Source: Forbs

Haile Gerima: A real African voice in Films & Life (part 2) (ሀይሌ ገሪማ እውነተኛ የአፍሪካ ድምጽ ፊልሞች እና ህይወት ውስጥ - ክፍል ፪)

Part Two
3. Haile's Contribution for Ethiopia Specifically
Being a typical patriot, Haile has done tremendous tasks for his country, Ethiopia. He has never been reluctant to feel deeply responsible for Ethiopia and the documentation as well as preservation of its history. In all what he does, he has placed a duty in his shoulder willingly as an enlightened man to help his nation. He has produced films that depict Ethiopian important difficulties during ...

Haile Gerima: A real African voice in Films & Life (part 1) (ሀይሌ ገሪማ እውነተኛ የአፍሪካ ድምጽ ፊልሞች እና ህይወት ውስጥ - ክፍል ፩)

Part One
Haile Gerima was an Ethio-American independent filmmaker. He is an ardent advocator of the equality and respect for the general interests of the black people in every aspect of life in general and in the film industry in particular. In this short essay I set out to show the works of Haile that makes him an African asset, voice, filmmaker and hero. As well I shall try to point out his contributions for the continent and the lessons he teaches for the rest of African f...