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For years, movie enthusiasts have put on 3D glasses for what has been known by many as the ultimate cinema experience. However, all that is about to change as Dayline Addis Fun Zone is poised to usher in a new age in cinema viewing—the 9D action cinema. However, as much as there are enthusiasts of the whole third dimension experience, critics say that the negative sides are being ignored, writes Samuel Getachew.

Many music lovers around the world still dance to songs from the oldies but goodies collection produced 30, 40 and even 50 years ago. 

As TV series are becoming popular in Ethiopia, in substitute of movies whose popularity has come to a sudden halt, Samuel Getachew discovers the faces that once populated local cinemas are now at internet cafes downloading the latest of TV series from aboard.

Farewell to an icon 

Renowned storyteller, Tesfaye Sahilu, a.k.a. Ababa Tesfaye passed away on July 31, 2017, at the age of 94. He died a week after he (through his daughter-in-law) received an honorary Doctoral Degree from Unity University – a recognition that is believed to be too little too late by many. 

Its sheer population size and a galloping economy are probably two things that readily come to mind when one comes across the word “China”.

By Mary Mulugeta Asseratte

Standing at six feet with his short-bob dread hairstyle tied up and one of the biggest smiles, Daniel “Danny” Haileleul ex-student-turned head/assistant coach to Coach Carlos was standing by the entrance.