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One year of blogging — 2011 in review

I think it is not too late to say merry Christmas. Merry Christmas for all!!

2011 was a wonderful year in my blogging activity. Here is a brief overview.

I started (now on January 18, 2011 (only days left to celebrate my first year.) During this one year, Ethiopian legal brief has grown significantly mostly in content and to some extent in quality. I would like to warmly thank all of you who have visited my blog, specially those of you who have active on my blog by  posting constructive comments sending me encouragement, advice and even complaints.

Here is a brief overview my report in addition to the one prepared by

128 blog followers. 14 comment followers.WordPress tells me that all of my followers  are now 440 (including 290 Twitter followers. 22 Facebook followers.

Total Comments: 225

views for the first month (i.e. January 2011) =121

views for the last month (i.e. December 2011)= 25, 345

Still not doing well on alexa, but just for the purpose of comparison:

Previous: alexa rank for = 25 million and no regional data.

Current: alexa rank for = 781,196 and 278 in Ethiopia.

Special thanks to:

  • kebede 5
    Kedir Mohammed 4
    kaleab 4
    temesgen berhanu 3
    Adinew Lonseko Chinkiso 3

The plan for 2012

Here is a brief outline of what I will be doing in 2012.

  • Keep blogging
  • Case comments on a regularly basis.
  • Articles and legal analysis
  • Moving to provided someone help me with online payment. The problem with me is not the cost, rather the mode of payment.

What follows is the annual report by about Ethiopian legal brief.

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 77,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 3 days for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.


About Abrham Yohannes

Abrham Yohannes Hailu Licensed Lawyer & Consultant


9 thoughts on “One year of blogging — 2011 in review

  1. Happy Anniversary Abrish! I hope you do know the position you play in the Ethiopian legal system and I hope that helps you in any kind of tribulation you face. And thanks for believing and deciding to start this blog when a lot of people didn’t think that it was possible. Kudos to you!


    Posted by Aman | February 19, 2012, 5:22 am
  2. Abrish! Ayzoh berta.Your future plan is very nice and it will assist the Ethiopian Judiciary, particularly the cassation Division of FSC, in rendering best,persuasive and long lasting land mark decisions.


    Posted by Almaw Wolie | February 13, 2012, 12:31 pm
  3. Dear Abrish
    i, as always, am proud of you and your fruits. i know, this is the just the beginning and there is a lot more to do and far to go. what you are doing is an add for the development of the profession in this country.


    Posted by fikilaw | January 18, 2012, 5:19 pm
  4. congratulation you are doing great . This is what is must to contribute towards the development of the legal system in Ethiopia . I believe that the lawyer who swim in academic arena will catch every inputs the development of the jurisprudence . keep on !


    Posted by Gediwon | January 9, 2012, 3:21 am
  5. Hello Abrham
    Happy Christmas to you & your families too.
    For 2012 please use amharic font to read & use the legal materials
    because our courts use the amharic one.
    We will meet you some time when you came to Addis .
    wondimu T.


    Posted by wondimu tamiru | January 6, 2012, 8:23 am
  6. Warm Greetings!
    Dear Ato Abraham,
    First, I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere and heartfelt gratitude, I greatly appreciate your valuable priceless gifts, the time you spent with us, and you exerted so far. I believe that, that would be great help to improve ourselves in all rounds. If I had an award to give you, you would be the key contender.
    Now, it is the time of the year you reflect on your achievements and challenges of 2011, to unfold new pages as you start a new year. Please Keep it up!
    I wish you a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2012!
    Also wishing you another infinite success, to motivate followers have result in a significant increase with productivity and profitability for the coming year!


    Posted by Fikirte Zewdu | January 4, 2012, 10:59 am
  7. Congratulations for this remarkable success in the country’s legal scholarship and keep working. Wish you another defining moment in 2012. Your blogging is really a priceless gift for us who are working on the betterment of our laws, justice system and political institutions, for all who are looking forward a better Ethiopia.


    Posted by Kaleab | January 3, 2012, 4:18 pm

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