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Ethiopia: Author Awgichew Terefe honored “The Benevolent Person of The Year” Award in Art

Posted on 04 April,2017

Awgichew Terefe, an Ethiopian Well known author was born in Amhara region at a place called Bichena. The author who used to be a church student locally known  “Yekolo temari” run away from his village to Addis Ababa for a better life.

Although his parents named him Hiruy Minas but he prefer to be called by his stage name Awgichew. Flashing back to where he started writing Awgichew has once told a reporter that it was during his teenage time when he was a book vendor in Addis streets after meeting the legendary writer Sibhat  G/ egziabher.

See also – Meet Author Awegchew Terefe