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

Is this a slander or true? What do you say about this? You knew he was ayels and genuine. You were proud of being Ethiopian and you cherished the great Ethiopian history. In your interview with Weyzero Genet in this latest book you have said that you were not around when the Emperor died, and you were as surprised as everyone about the news.

Would then a tiny bird fly from one tree to another without your pre-knowledge, let alone the exodus of a whole nation all the way from Gonder to Addis? Fikre Tolossa has authored over forty published and unpublished articles and books He could be reached at: Without her, he would probably have collapsed, unable to bear all the pressure exerted on him. Technically, they are every inch Ethiopians. How can I get your contact number?

– “Genet Ayele Anbese” – Books

Is every person that happens to know Prof. It is regrettable that he discredits her name instead of saying a few nice words for her effort. Hence, it would be unfair to expect you to be exceptional. The Ethiopian soldiers bopk attempted the coup negotiated a cease-fire and peace-accord with the leaders of Shabia and Weyane having the best interest of Ethiopia at heart just like you claimed you had.


Overall, Genet Ayele should be applauded for presenting us with this book xyele the previous one which dealt with the life of Colonel Mengistu Hailemariam. Monday, December 31, According to Mengistu, his silence no-comment was on biok subject whilst Solomon takes it as a hook.

It was also recalled that, Mengistu states also that Mesfin Wolde Mariam, was also adviser to the previous Ethiopian regime and, in that capacity, had suggested that over 60 followers of former Emperor Haile Selassie jailed since the revolution be eliminated in order to avoid situations like in “Spain the reactionaries get organized and reverse the revolution”.

Lieutenant Colonel Mengistu H/mariam tizitawoch (Number 1) (Papercover)

The present book authored by Genet Ayele reveals that Colonel Mengistu is writing a book about his life, the Revolution and Ethiopian history. His mother was as unfortunate as your mother. What was the secret of his rise to power not only among his rank yaele file, but also among all those intellectuals by whom he was surrounded.

Dear Colonel, you fled without shooting even a bullet. He trusted you and passed through thick and thin with you. Whereas he could have given an account of how he met the Emperor first, how he impacted him, why he was opposed to him, what he thought of him as a person and leader stating his achievements and failures, he makes statements irrelevant to these. In the first volume of his reminiscence, the Colonel was accusatory, emotional and angry at everyone including his former comrades, his adversaries and the EPRDF Government.

Caught between the makers and the wreckers. It goes like this. Avoid justifications of allegations and counter allegations, and focus on the facts. Since you were possessed with the urge to kill, the conscious people of Ethiopia knew that he was your next target. You are right in saying that most Ethiopians practiced Judaism before the advent of Christianity. Even Emperor Haile Selassie was merciful and magnanimous at times.


How much of this is 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. Three countries where democracy actually staged a comeback in According to what I read and heard about her, she was gentle and God-fearing. I know only one thing- your family has benefited much from it.

I can cite Emperor Haile Selassie as an example.

The insight of tenet of them on the Revolution, The Ethio-Somali war, the aborted coup in Asmara and the Ethio-Eritrean civil war is profound and original. Where They Should Go….

How could this be true? In the present volume, he seems to be mellow, composed, reflective, nostalgic and even considerate to some extent.

True, physically the Felashas now look like the rest of Ethiopians. All were harmless and helpless in prison. Even I, who was in Europe then used to predict that your next victim would be Colonel Atnafu. It bok no designated conclusion.

I like your insight here. Personally, I would like to know more about your childhood, boyhood, your life as a soldier, your parents, family members, the personalities that you met, encountered and impacted on and influenced you, incidents and events that affected and shaped your views and character.