Ethiopian Business Review

Since the launch of various cinematic universes from different comic book companies, demand has been created for stories from all over the world. Africa, one of the biggest consumers of Western media has not yet capitalised on its full potential in terms of comic book narratives. Now, Etan Comics, an imprint based in the United States, founded by Ethiopian-born Beserat Debebe, is trying to fill that gap, with its first comic book, Jember released five months ago. EBR’s Menna Asrat explores the future of Ethiopian and African comic book art. 

Thursday, 16 August 2018 07:43
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The government recently appointed Nebiyou Baye as the new director of the National Theatre of Ethiopia. Although he worked in films as an actor and writer on top of lecturing at Addis Ababa University, Nebiyou has spent almost his entire life in the theatre, building up a wealth of knowledge and expertise to bring theatre to a higher level. EBR’s Menna Asrat sat down with him to find out what to expect fat the National Theatre in the coming years.

Friday, 10 August 2018 18:00
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Music has always been an integral part of Ethiopian life, whether it is traditional music or more modern fare. In recent years, with the development of media sharing sites and social media, like Youtube, musicians have found a better and new way to connect with their audience. As a result, the music business is witnessing a dynamic change, which led to the production of some very creative music videos. EBR’s Menna Asrat looks at changing trends in the music business.

Thursday, 02 August 2018 01:24
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