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ሉሲፈራውያኑ ወደ ኢትዮጵያ ለተንኮል የላኳት የዊል ስሚዝ ሚስት፡ “ብልቴን አሳደስኩ” በማለቷ ተዋረደች

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 26, 2018

ትናንት ቢዮንሴ ዛሬ ጄዳ

የሜዲያው፣ የፊልምና ሙዚቃ ኢንዱስትሪው፡ እንኳን ለጥቁር፡ ለነጩም ያለ ምንም መስዋእት የኮከብነትን ማዕረግ አይሰጥም፤ ሉሲፈራውያኑ ያዘጋጁትን ሥራ ለመሥራት ፈቃደጆች ሲሆኑ ብቻ ነው፤ ነፍስ ተሽጦ ነው።

ከ፮ ዓመታት በፊት በሉሲፈራውያኑ ተልከው ወደ ኢትዮጵያ ተጉዘው የነበሩት ታዋቂ ጥቁር አርቲሶች፤ ዊል ስሚዝና ባለቤቱ ጄዳ ፒንኬት ስሚዝ የተሰጣቸው የቤት ሥራ ደግሞ፤ በውሃችን ላይ ነው፤ በፈዋሹ ፀበላችን እና እደሜ አርዛሚ በሆነው ውሃችን ላይ። “ንጹህ ውሃ እናጠጣቸው” በሚል የማታለያና ማጭበርበሪያ ዘመቻ።

እነዚህ ሁለት አርቲስቶች እየተዋረዱና እራሳቸውንም በማወረድ ላይ ናቸው፤ ዊል ስሚዝ ለዓለም ዋንጫ የደረሰው ዘፈን ታዋቂነት ሊያገኝለት አልቻለም፣ ባለቤቱ ጄዳ የምላስ ጂምናስቲክ እየሰራች ትቀላብዳለች፣ ሴት ልጃቸው “ዊሎው” ደግሞ እራሷን ለመግደል ሙከራ አድርጋለች። አቤት ጉዳቸው!

46 አመቷ የዊል ስሚዝ ሚስትና የሁለት ልጆቹ እናት የሆነቸው ጄብልትን ማደሺያና ወጣት ማድረጊያ ጥገና ካደረግኩ በኋላ፤ የሴት ብልቴ ልክ እንደ 16 ዓመት ልጃገረድ ሆኗል” ትላለች።

ጄዳ ምን ያህል “እንደሰለጠነች” እና “ነፃ” እንደሆነች ለመግለጽ የሚከተለውን ዲያብሎሳዊ ቅሌታ አካፍላናለች፦

ሴት ቅድመ አያቴ ገና በ9 ዓመቴ እራሴን በራሴ እንዳረካ አስተምራኝ ነበር፤ ምክኒያቱም እርካታው በሌላ ሰው፣ በወንድ እጅ ሳይሆን ከራሴ በመምጣቱ ነው፤ ዬይይይ!”

አቤት ቅሌት!

ምናልባት እራሷንና ፕሮግራሟን ለማስተዋወቅና በይበልጥ ዝነኛ ለመሆን ይሆናል ይህን ቅሌታማ ነገር የምትናገረው፤ ነገር ግን 90% የሚሆነው አንባቢና አድማጭ በአነጋገሯ ሁሉ በጣም ተጠይፏል። እስኪ ይታየን ልጇ እራሷን ለመግደል እየሞከረች እንኳን፡ መለስ ብላ፡ “ለምን ይሆን? ምን ብናደርግ ነው?“ ብላ በመጠየቅ እራሷን ለመርመር አልሞከረችም፤ እንዲያውም በፈርዖናዊ ግትርነት፡ በቁስል ላይ ቁስል፣ በሃጢአት ላይ ሃጢአት ትጨምራለች፤ ያውም መዳኛ ፈውሱን፤ ጠበሉን ኢትዮጵያ ሄዳ ለማየት ከበቃች በኋላ።

ጥቁር” የተባለው ሰው፡ ከፈረንጁ በላይ ፈረንጅ ለመሆን ሲሞክር ማየት በጣም ያስጠላል። ሰብ ዓዊነታቸውን የሸጡ ከንቱዎች!

ቢዮንሴ፥ ጄዳ፣ ያደን፣ ዊሎው፣ ሞኢሻ፣ ብሉ አይቪ” ወዘተ. ስሞቻቸው ሁሉ ልክ እንደ ጣዖት አምላኪዎቹ ሁላ ዲያብሎሳዊ ቃና ያላቸው ናቸው

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ቢዮንሴ የኢትዮጵያን ሕፃናት ከሰይጣናዊ ምልክቶች ጋር ለማስተዋወቅ አዲስ አበባ ሄዳ ነበር፤ አሁን ልጇ በብልግናዋ አፈረችባት

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 21, 2018

በኢትዮጵያ ላይ ተንኮል የሚሠራ ይዋረዳል፤ ይወድቃልም!

የኢትዮጵያ ሚሌኒየም ፪ሺ ዓ.

በሙዚቃ ስራዎቹ ዓለም አቀፍ እውቅናን የተጎናጸፈቸው ቢዮንሴ ኖውልስ በኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ ተግባራዊ እንድታደርገው የተሰጣትን ተልዕኮ መመሪያ ይዛ ሄዳ ነበር። አስመጭና ጋባዥ፦ አላሙዲን

የእነ ቢዮንሴ ቀዳሚው ተልዕኮዋቸው ዋና አላማ ህዝቡን ከሰይጣናዊ ምልክቶች ጋር ማስተዋወቅ፣ ሰይጣናዊ አምልኮን እንዲቀበል መቀስቀስና ከቆየ ባህልና ወግ፣ እንዲሁም እምነት ጋር ማጣላት ነው።

የሰይጣን አምልኳቸውን ለማስፋፋት እንደ እነ ቢዮንሴ የመሳሰሉትን ጥቁር አሜሪካውያን የመለመሉት

ሉሲፈራውያኑ የአንድ ዓለም አሰተዳደርን ህግና ሥርዓት ለማስፈን በቅድሚያ የቆየውን ሃይማኖት፣ ባህልና ወግ መናድ ግድ ይላቸዋልና፤ ሁሉም ነገር በደንብ ታስቦ የተቀነባበረ ነው፤ ዋናው ዒላማቸውም እናት ኢትዮጵያ ናት።

ቢዮንሴ፡ ለህጻናቱ ሰይጣናዊ ምልክቶቹን በማሳየትና ቤትከርስቲያንን በመጎብኘት፣ የህዝቡን አእምሮ ለመቀየርና በሃይማኖት አባቶች እና በአማኙ ህዝብ መካከል ልዩነትን ለመፍጠር እንድትሞክር ተደርጓል። ቪዲዮው ላይ በግልጽ ይታያል።

አሁን ደግሞ.የልጆች እናቷ ቢዮንሴ ከ አስር ዓመታት በኋላ፦

የቢዮንሴ ሴት ልጅ የእናቷን መድረክ ላይ እንዲህ በብልግና መበላቀጥ (ይቅርታ!) ተጠየፋው ትታያላች። እንደው ይገርማል፤ በጣም ታሳዝናለች፣ እስኪ ይታየን፡ እናታችን ይህን ስታደርግ ብናይ ምን ያህል እንደሚሰማን።

ቅሌት አይደለም?! አታፍርም?! በቃኝ አትልም?!

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The Worst Christmas Song Ever

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 23, 2015

ChristmasRock-1aAt this point in the holiday season, whether we like it or not, we’ve all got Christmas melodies echoing through our heads. Everyone has a favorite or two; I particularly enjoy the smooth sounds of Nat King Cole and Bing Crosby. But there are plenty of annoying Christmas tunes as well. One song stands out for Christmas crapulence, however, and it has little to do with the catchiness of the song.

Do They Know It’s Christmas?” was released in 1984 as part of Band Aid, an effort organized by Bob Geldof in response to a famine that struck the east African nation of Ethiopia. The song certainly captures the spirit of the season, as its charitable aims are noble enough. The problem, however, is in how these good intentions are translated into word and deed. The song describes Africa largely as a barren wasteland, “Where the only water flowing is the bitter sting of tears.” It continues in this vein. Africa, the onetime breadbasket of the Roman Empire and home of the Nile River is a land “where nothing ever grows, no rain nor rivers flow.” The title question likewise plays into the supposed desperation of the continent. The only “Christmas bells that ring there are the clanging chimes of doom.” The response to this call is supposed to be charity from the affluent West, to “feed the world” and thereby “let them know it’s Christmastime again.”

In this depiction of Africa, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” perfectly encapsulated the patronizing approach to international development that dominated the twentieth century and is still largely with us today. On this account, rich people in Europe and North America have a duty to help those who cannot help themselves in Africa, a place destitute not only of material resources but also spiritual and intellectual assets as well. As development economist William Easterly has argued, this attitude evinces a kind of tyrannical neo-colonialism, where the power, knowledge, and wealth lies entirely with the “First World” and those in the developing world are reduced to a kind of vassalage.

Easterly points to the view championed by Gunnar Myrdal, a Swedish economist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1974, the same year as the Austrian economist Friedrich von Hayek. In his acceptance lecture, Myrdal painted a picture of the “underdeveloped countries” in terms evocative of the later “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” Places like Africa had too many people, too few resources, and too little support, worried Myrdal. “In this situation there are certainly moral and rational reasons for a new world order and, to begin with, for aid on a strikingly much higher level,” argued Myrdal. As Easterly documents, Myrdal was representative of a hope placed in “the new rational planning,” in which experts in the developed world would, along with their material aid, impose the necessary technical solutions upon the Third World. The agency of those in the underdeveloped nations was often relegated to that of pleading beggars. As Myrdal put it, the UN provided a forum for their cries: “Almost from the beginning, the United Nations and its specialized agencies became now the sounding boards for demands, raised by the representatives of the underdeveloped countries, for aid from, and commercial considerations of the developed countries.”

Myrdal’s intentions are explicitly moral. He has concern for the good of those in the “underdeveloped countries.” So too does “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” exude moral conscientiousness. But just as Myrdal’s vision insufficiently captured the dignified character of the human person created in God’s image and called to exercise stewardship responsibilities and creative capacities, the Bob Geldof/Midge Ure tune caricatures Africa as a place devoid of dynamism, resources, and hope.

The new documentary Poverty, Inc. examines the NGO-industrial complex that has arisen in response to the call for “the new rational planning” on a global scale. A memorable section of the film explores the impact that “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” has had on Africa through the perspective of Magatte Wade of Senegal. This song, says Wade, “perpetuates a sentimental image of Africans as helpless.”

And it’s not just Fox’s Glee that’s reviving “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” Geldof has released a new recording of the song, this time focused on Ebola rather than Ethiopian famine. But as the Kenyan journalist Fredrick Nzwili reports, the patronizing dynamic of the original song remains. “The general feeling here is that 30 years after the Ethiopian famine, Africa has surged forward. In fact, Nigeria was able to stem the Ebola crisis without much external help,” writes Nzwili.

Recognizing, affirming, and respecting the capacities of people in the developing world is a critical component of what it means to truly promote development and solidarity. As Easterly writes of Band Aid and similar celebrity efforts, “The original ‘We’ in ‘We Are the World’ and ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ did not include ‘They’ Africans.” Josh Larsen of Think Christian rightly observes that in these songs, “There is very much an us and – literally, in the lyrics – ‘them’ vibe.” A 2012 parody song and “Radi-Aid” campaign shows that it is just as absurd to think that Africans are too destitute to celebrate Christmas as it is to think that Norwegians need an influx of donated radiators. As Africa for Norway puts it, “The truth is that there are many positive developments in African countries, and we want these to become known. We need to change the simplistic explanations of problems in Africa.”

Against Myrdal, Easterly has rightly observed that this emphasis on the agency and dignity of those in materially poorer nations characterizes the contrasting approach to international development championed by Hayek. In his Nobel lecture, given in 1974, the same year as Myrdal’s, Hayek eviscerated the arrogance of those like Myrdal and Geldof who think they know better. Hayek argued forcefully against the “scientism” of those who thought that economic problems, like those faced by “underdeveloped nations,” were essentially technical problems that required the planning of experts. “I confess that I prefer true but imperfect knowledge, even if it leaves much indetermined and unpredictable, to a pretence of exact knowledge that is likely to be false,” said Hayek.

By now Bono should know better,” says Magatte Wade. In thirty years since the original release of “Do They Even Know It’s Christmas?” the pretense of expert planning has not yet been unlearned, and that’s why this tune is the worst Christmas song ever.

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In Ethiopia’s Capital, a Resurgent Jazz Scene

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 14, 2014

On a recent Sunday evening, a stylish audience in their 20s packed Mama’s Kitchen, a wood-and-glass lounge on the fourth floor of an otherwise closed shopping center near the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital. They were there to hear an adventurous young pianist, Samuel Yirga, as he careened between free jazz, études, R&B and the popular local style known as Ethio-jazz, a bewitching genre that fuses jazz with traditional Ethiopian music.

Mr. Yirga’s fingers flew across the keyboard, and the crowd nodded their heads reverently even through deep forays into dissonance. The musician’s intricate arrangements for his band featured psychedelic guitar lines and funky drumming, but the focus remained on the piano melody, which Mr. Yirga accentuated with the kind of ornaments and leaps characteristic of Ethiopian music.

I think we Ethiopians love our own thing more than other things,” the dreadlocked 29-year-old, who has signed with Peter Gabriel’s Real World Records label, said before the concert. “We respect and love other cultures, but we love our own music, our own food, dance and clothes the most.”

Mama’s Kitchen is one of several venues featuring different jazz styles — from swing to acoustic, instrumental to free jazz — that have sprung up in the Ethiopian capital in recent years. The resurgent music scene is far from the only change occurring in this frenetic city of nearly four million.

Bulldozers have created canyons between the palm trees planted on busy boulevards to make way for a light rail system, set to debut in 2015. Domed Orthodox churches and tiny stalls with tin roofs and painted signs are interspersed with brand-new skyscrapers, glass-fronted malls and the spaceship-like complex that houses the headquarters of the African Union. During rush hour, visitors can spend a lot of time listening to Ethiopian pop in the Soviet-era blue Lada sedans that serve as taxis.

Nowadays jazz concerts take place all over the city, and on nearly every night of the week a clarinet is being played in a mirrored discothèque in an old hotel, or in a smoky one-room club near the airport. But even though Ethio-jazz dates from the 1960s, its reappearance in the capital is a fairly new development.

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Satanic! Center Stage Was ‘666′ at 2014 MTV Music Awards!

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on August 29, 2014

 

People in America are now awakening to the satanic, luciferian nature of Hollywood and our entertainment industry and this year’s 2014 MTV video music awards was no exception as the center stage featured a gigantic 666. Twitter users immediately ripped apart the Luciferians, calling them out for their blatant Illuminati rituals as shared in the video below. Why the satanic agenda in Hollywood?

Drake: Rihanna Is The Devil — Concert Pics Refer To RiRi As Satan (VIDEO)

Take a close look at the video here. Drake is singing “Days In the East” — Monday night in Toronto during his OVO Fest — when a fiery 6 appears, followed by an image of Rihanna, followed again by a 6, then another Rihanna and a 3rd 6. 

It’s unclear what turned Rihanna from Drake’s girl into a satanic symbol.

Stars and Satan

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Baby 2013: I Get So Emotional

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 8, 2013

Every time I think of her!

 

My Note: This amazing video proves the recent finding that babies could recognize voices, sounds or music they’ve heard while still in their mother’s womb. The video will bring you to tears! It looks like this cute one is almost nostalgic about the “good-old-days” when she enjoyed the voice of her mother from the, warm, comfortable and more peaceful and secured place which is a mother’s womb. Indeed, the results of the study below show that babies are capable of learning at a very young age and that the effects of learning remain apparent in the brain for a long time, and their memories could be stored, as in the emotional baby’s case, until they are 8 months old. 

The mother of the baby said that she sings out loud at home because she was embarrassed to sing in public. When her daughter was 8 months old, she began to notice different emotional reactions depending on the song.

Babies Remember Music They Heard in The Womb up to Four Months After They Are Born

Babies recognised Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star up to four months after birth

Children already recognize the tune of their mother’s favorite soap opera

Babies played music while still in the womb remembered the tune months later when part of the big, wide world.

And the more they had heard Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, before birth, the stronger their recognition afterwards.

What is more, the effect was visible until at least four months of age.

The finding suggests that mothers-to-be who develop a liking for Mozart, Vivaldi or Bach in the hope of boosting the development of their unborn child may not be wasting their time.

Finnish researchers gave 12 pregnant women a CD which and asked them to play it loudly five times a week during the last three months of pregnancy.

They were instructed to destroy the CD after giving birth to ensure any memory of the songs came from pregnancy.

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Timeless Melodies

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 22, 2012

 

One of the brother Gibbs, who was a founding member of the popular music group, The Bee Gees – Robin Gibb, has died at the age of 62.

The Bee Gees are prolific songwriters, having written or co-written about 1,000 songs to date.

I don’t think it is possible to write so many great melodies in our generation – simply timeless!

I just picked the album, “Main Course” from my favorite CD collection to make the following video. The whole album is great and worth listening to. 

Country Lane

 

So warm is my morning sun,

red is my rainbow,

soft is the cool summer breeze,

when I saw your face,

I saw the light in your eyes,

so dark and demanding,

like a light in the storm.

Whenever I cry, my friend,

you’re always away and so I pretend

If I could live the dreams that I see,

long live my love.

Walking in country (country) lanes (country lanes),

I’ll never belong to someone again,

living my whole life through,

long live my love for you.

My life has meaning now,

I am a window,

and all things seem clear to me now,

like a light in the storm.

Whenever I cry, my friend,

you’re always away and so I pretend,

if I could live the dreams that I see,

long live my love.

Walking in country (country) lanes (country lanes),

I’ll never belong to someone again,

living my whole life through,

long live my love.

Walking in country (country) lanes (country lanes),

I’ll never belong to someone again,

living my whole life through,

long live my love for you.

R.I.P Robin

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