The author was raised in Eritrea with his nuclear family, and with the exception of a period at Rome University, he lived in Eritrea and Ethiopia proper for 35 years. After escaping Eritrea in 1976, he worked in Italy, Libya, Nigeria, Brazil, Chile and Peru. He immigrated to Canada in 1983, where he resides to this day, in St. Catharines, a quiet city in Southern Ontario. He has a son who lives in the same city, a daughter in Rome Italy, a stepson in Río de Janeiro Brazil, and an adopted son also in Italy. He contributed articles and essays to newspapers in Eritrea and magazines in Brazil. His first book, "Brevi considerazioni sulla Scienza", in Italian, deals with the history and nature of Modern Science. His second book, "Risveglio", also in Italian,is a book of poems. His third book, "Ninety Three Days: A journey to Freedom", describes his escape from the civil war of the Seventies in Eritrea and Ethiopia. His fourth book, "Once Upon in Africa", is the bilingual edition of his second book. Currently he is working on a book on civil society and religions, and on a fiction describing the complexity of contemporary Western societies.
Recently the two books have attracted the attention of the Department of African Studies of Stanford University in California, where they have been made available in the University Libraries. The author has been interviewed, and the interview is available to readers at this address: http://kemey.blogspot.com. The focus of the interview has been mostly on the fact that the author has been a witness in the fields of the struggle of the Eritrean Freedom Fighters that eventually brought to the indipendence of that valiant people.