About Hama Tuma
Hama Tuma is an Ethiopian writer (born in Addis Ababa , May 1949)
who actually does not define himself primarily as a writer.
A political activist since the sixties he has been in the midst if the Ethiopian struggle for democracy.
This commitment has made him persona-non-grata by three successive Ethiopian regimes.
Hama has lived in the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, etc and Europe .
He has a wife and a daughter and has worked as a journalist for several newspapers.
He has published numerous political articles, satirical articles in both English and Amharic.
Some of Hama 's books have been translated to Italian, French and Hebrew.
Hama continues to write and to be an ctivist in the struggle for democracy in Ethiopia, Africa and elsewhere.