The present book authored by Genet Ayele reveals that Colonel Mengistu is writing a book about his life, the Revolution and Ethiopian history. Firmness by Major General Hussein Ahmed, and Reminiscences of Lt. Mengistu Haile Mariam, by. Genet Ayele Anbessie. The Red Terror was unleashed by the. The book was written by Genet Ayele, a former journalist who used to own the company publishing Beza and other magazines in Addis Ababa.

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So, avoid devoting too many pages to Ethiopian history. Debela Dinssa, and even Captain Legesse Asfaw; and spurred him to give a detailed account of their character. The Jewish people had immigrated to Ethiopia three times en mass- the first was when Moses genft still alive years ago.

Monday, December 31, The second immigration occured when the Jewish geneet escorting, ironically, another half-cast by the name of Menilik I, son of King Solomon and Queen Sheba, years ago. Frankly, I do not expect you to be truthful and admissive of mistakes.

He has a particular affection and yearning for Harer since it was there he had spent his life before he joined the Derg in Addis Abeba. Caught between the makers and the wreckers.

Ethiopian author Genet Ayele creates Amharic Computer

After the war broke out, your father and mother lost track of one another. It is long overdue that you wrote such a book, dear Colonel. How about your legacy and positive qualities? How could this be true? She left the palace and her country to share the misfortune of her husband without partaking of his glory, always maintaining a low profile. In enjoyed them a lot. The author captured Ethiopian readers when she first published a book about the escapee Ethiopian former president Colonel Mengistu Hailemariam, meeting him in Harare, Zimbabwe where he lives in exile.


Your right to know!. They practiced Judaism like most Ethiopians before the advent of Christianity.

Mengistu Haile Mariam and Memories of the Revolution”part II – Mereja Forum

The book had been both a printing success and a source of controversy. How can I get your contact number? You are right in saying that most Ethiopians practiced Judaism before the advent of Christianity. You were not capable of liberating yourself from slavery and we gave you freedom.

As you know, Colonel Atnafu Abate had been a founding member of the Derg long before you joined it coming from Harer. And how would he outmaneuver and outsmart the intellectuals that were keen on using him to seize power themselves, as well as his foes and friends alike unless he had some intellect, persuasive power and was crafty?

Please share the truth, Colonel. Since you are writing the history of Ethiopia in your autobiography, please check these facts. He was never caught red-handed while attempting to murder you. You built and improved some of the infrastructure of your county.

Your father moved to Addis Abeba and you started to live with Dejazmatch Kebede Tessema on your own, even though you were not related to him biologically. Or do you dismiss this as a fabrication of the current government? She loved her son even as your own mother loved you. He trusted you and passed through thick and thin with you. In the present volume, he seems to be mellow, composed, reflective, nostalgic and even considerate to some extent. A good number of them had served their county well, and some of them, like Prime Ministers Mekonen Habtewold and Endalkachew Mekonen could have served their country further if they were not condemned to die.


– Lieutenant Colonel Mengistu H/mariam tizitawoch (Number 2): Genet Ayele Anbese: Books

The Italians asked your mother to choose between your father and the man she had married. Her readers owe Genet a few nice words for her extraordinary achievement.

Or did you have a double-standard? If your Government was not pre-occupied with a civil-war, it would perhaps have fared well in nation building. I know only one thing- your family has benefited much from it. Contrary to the previous the current Book is not from Mega. Technically, they are every inch Ethiopians. I was one of gener among the people to get the book. Now pertaining to the exportation of the Felasha to Israel. His good wife is pious. I could also furnish you with other evidences that your flight was pre-arranged.

Dear Colonel, you fled without shooting even a bullet.

Speaking about his childhood, he remembers how his mother made him a ball of rags, and how gook on his uncle bought him a real ball, and how other kids of his neighborhood flocked after him begging him to kick his ball. Why did you then kill them? In the first volume of his reminiscence, boom Colonel was accusatory, emotional and angry at everyone including his former comrades, his adversaries and the EPRDF Government.

You were proud of being Ethiopian and you cherished the great Ethiopian history.

I really appreciate your effort. You can order xyele the publisher or buy it at stores when the publisher announces its release. Let me start with the death of Emperor Haile Selassie.