Ethiopian Music : Teddy Afro - Welta Concert

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Ethiopian Music : Teddy Afro - Welta Concert

 

Teddy Afro : Tewodros Kassahun, , born 14 July 1976) is an Ethiopian singer.

Teddy Afro lives in a suburb of Addis Ababa. He is arguably the most famous musician in Ethiopia right now. His first album Abugida was released in 2001.

His second album Lebo was done in 2000 but released in 2002.

His third album, Yasteseryal was released in 2005. This album was one of the most influential and controversial. Tedy Afro's brilliant lyrics and the release of this album coincided with the elevated political tension in Ethiopia surrounding the Ethiopian general election, 2005. The government banned four of his songs including "Yasteseryal" from playing on Ethiopian media outlets.[1] Nonetheless, the album sold more than a million copies within a few months after its release.

His fourth album, Tikur Sew, was released in 2012. It is the most expensive album in Ethiopia after his fifth album "Ethiopia".

Teddy Afro's fifth album, Ethiopia, reached the top of the Billboard World Albums chart in May 2017, at which time more than 600,000 units had been sold.

 

The Ethiopian government says 103 people have so far been arrested in connection with deadly regional conflict in the eastern part of the country. The state-affiliated FBC quoted information minister Negeri Lencho as confirming the arrests which comprised 98 people from the Oromia regional state and 5 others from the Ethiopian Somali regional state. Lencho added that there was a hunt for 24 other suspects believed to be complicit on the Somali side of the conflict. Earlier reports had indicated that the Somali regional state was hesitating in apprehending suspects. displayAdvert("mpu_3") The minister emphasized that the government was working to rehabilitate thousands that were displaced by the recent conflict. The government is on record to have said it was seeking a conclusive solution (security, communal) on the matter by engaging major stakeholders. The inter – state conflict which started in August this year led to deaths of hundreds and displacement of thousands from the respective states that share a long border. The official government position as expoused by Premier Hailemariam Desalegn has been that it was connected with rent seeking group that were attempting to exploit a historic conflict for resources between the Oromos and Somalis. The two ethnic groups have in the past" />
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Ethiopian Music : Teddy Afro - Welta Concert

 

Teddy Afro : Tewodros Kassahun, , born 14 July 1976) is an Ethiopian singer.

Teddy Afro lives in a suburb of Addis Ababa. He is arguably the most famous musician in Ethiopia right now. His first album Abugida was released in 2001.

His second album Lebo was done in 2000 but released in 2002.

His third album, Yasteseryal was released in 2005. This album was one of the most influential and controversial. Tedy Afro's brilliant lyrics and the release of this album coincided with the elevated political tension in Ethiopia surrounding the Ethiopian general election, 2005. The government banned four of his songs including "Yasteseryal" from playing on Ethiopian media outlets.[1] Nonetheless, the album sold more than a million copies within a few months after its release.

His fourth album, Tikur Sew, was released in 2012. It is the most expensive album in Ethiopia after his fifth album "Ethiopia".

Teddy Afro's fifth album, Ethiopia, reached the top of the Billboard World Albums chart in May 2017, at which time more than 600,000 units had been sold.

 

The Ethiopian government says 103 people have so far been arrested in connection with deadly regional conflict in the eastern part of the country. The state-affiliated FBC quoted information minister Negeri Lencho as confirming the arrests which comprised 98 people from the Oromia regional state and 5 others from the Ethiopian Somali regional state. Lencho added that there was a hunt for 24 other suspects believed to be complicit on the Somali side of the conflict. Earlier reports had indicated that the Somali regional state was hesitating in apprehending suspects. displayAdvert("mpu_3") The minister emphasized that the government was working to rehabilitate thousands that were displaced by the recent conflict. The government is on record to have said it was seeking a conclusive solution (security, communal) on the matter by engaging major stakeholders. The inter – state conflict which started in August this year led to deaths of hundreds and displacement of thousands from the respective states that share a long border. The official government position as expoused by Premier Hailemariam Desalegn has been that it was connected with rent seeking group that were attempting to exploit a historic conflict for resources between the Oromos and Somalis. The two ethnic groups have in the past
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