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Hama Tuma

Hama Tuma was born in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, in 1949. A conscience that refused to sleep made him a militant for democracy and justice and made sure he would have a troubled life. Three governments in Ethiopia have banned him and inadvertently helped him to sharpen his satirical pen. A novelist and a poet, Hama Tuma has written (in English) The Case of the Socialist Witchdoctor and Other Stories (Heinemann 1993), Of Spades and Ethiopians and Eating an American (poetry collections) and other...See more