Inform, Inspire, Embolden. Reconcile!

The ELL: Context And Method

Disclaimer: Say you are telling a friend in Adi-Qontsi about an argument you had with an ugly woman in Siberia, who had long nails. Your next-door neighbor (you never mentioned her name) jumps in and starts explaining. Applying simple logic: (a) your neighbor thinks she is ugly; (b) she has long nails; or (c) she…

Read more

The Document Of The ELL: An Analysis

OFF TOPIC: This year 2015 – my new year and that of family and friends, was clouded by the sudden deaths of at least two great landmarks in the way many of us have come to know and approach Eritrean politics. The first in my case, was the loss of Yassin Mender, who, as far…

Read more

The Eritrean Lowland League: An Introduction

Background : I am not someone who is ruled by some “dictatorial chauvinistic regime” running my mind. I am of the belief, however, that women have ways of getting things into your head if you are a man simply because only the survivalist concerns that they raise (when they are serious and acting feminist) are…

Read more

The Brewing Nightmare

I know we have a few former commies in here. So let us try to appear “ideological” at least in one paragraph. In a way, it is also the abstract, summary or snapshot of the rest. If you are a lazy reader, a serious person or do not have time for too much BS, read…

Read more

Advocates of Civil War

Many readers have suggested that I say what I think I should say the way they want me to say it – flat with no sensations, no room for maneuvers and in black & white. Let us try if I come close to their expectations. Housekeeping: A few points to make sure that we actually…

Read more

The Third Way

We have had very good discussions in the U-Turn articles. The majority were genuine exchanges of views raising very legitimate concerns and contributing real value to our understanding of alternative routes. They have been a great input to how we should proceed especially with the need to force our presence by bulldozing our way through.…

Read more

Creative Destruction

Let me start by first sincerely apologizing to Awate, the website, for referring to it as “extreme opposition website” (thanks SY for calling my attention). For some reason, I believe, some might have interpreted it as saying “extremist” website. Thank you for tolerating our always unintended transgressing. You have done a fantastic job and we…

Read more

THE U-TURN SPIRIT

. Some friends have suggested that we need a clear path and a focus on issues this time and proposed that I make a little introduction as a regular contributor. Also bowing the my good friend SY, here is what I thought any good friend would want to know: I was born to a mother…

Read more

U-TURN

To start by getting this out of the way and for those who may care to know, my real name, if there is anything real about names, is Younis Hossein (for details, I would be glad to have an autobiography ready for you and we can always negotiate the price). I have in the few…

Read more

Nairobi Ad-Hoc Contact Organ To Meet In Addis…

25 Mar 2016 Gedab News Comments (27)

The ad-hoc contact organ that was established at the Nairobi Consultative Conference (NCC) will hold a series of meetings with…

Just Don't Call It A War: People May…

23 Mar 2016 Salyounis Comments (225)

This article originally appeared at awate on June 27, 2008.  It is being republished in light of recent news that…

Isaias Released Prisoners He Never Had!

21 Mar 2016 Awate Team Comments (261)

On Monday, February 29, Djiboutian President Ismail Guelleh stressed that he will not have a talk with Isaias Afwerki of…

Our Lord Hades Is Bitter And Greedy

17 Mar 2016 awatestaff Comments (170)

The following  is brought to you from the Awate Forum where it was posted by "Gogo" a few hours earlier.…

Music

Cartoons

Links

Follow Us