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Awate Video of the Month: “Breaking News!”

If you are drinking, put it down: if you watch this while drinking, you will spurt it out and make a mess.

If you are in a library, don’t watch it: you will laugh so hard that you will be booted out.

If you watch videos while driving, don’t watch this one: you will have an accident.

If you are part of the Ethiopian opposition, you will cry: you will get a clue as to why your efforts haven’t resulted in anything tangible.

If you are a supporter of the Ethiopian ruling party (EPRDF) you will be thankful such is the opposition to the party you support.

If you are part of the Eritrean opposition, you will also cry: you will see many similarities between this and the worst aspects of Eritrean opposition media.

If you are a media critic, you will feel justified and will probably say “Nkhid Tray.”

If you are not a nice person, you will ask: “how is this guy a professor and which university employs him?”

Enough teasing: here it is.  Don’t say we didn’t warn you:

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  • Marc Osteric

    At first I laughed so hard but after a few minutes of laughing my ass off I felt sad for Ethiopia/Habesha . What is wrong with our people? So embarrassing .

  • Nebri Adam

    Nitricc and others who are korakur nay HIGDEF! What are you guys talking about? The Eritrean regime has a bigger problem than lying in it’s So-Called “Serving The Truth” full of crab media outlets. After subjugating our wonderful brave people to such a barbaric rule and silencing the voice of the people what else is there for the regime but to call it’s media “serving the truth”. What it does is serving the garbage and you and the likes of you buy it! What a shame!

  • A man empty handed, harm nothing and add nothing yet much to gain from him, for he lost everything. Isn’t that the cheapest on a marketplace? Ethiopia has a sale to buy, cheap enough to impose her conditions and matured enough to buy licenses and property. A rolling stones seems to hit few through his way but least damage when ended up to its righful desstination. Yes, a gulden chance for Ethiopia and a nightmare to you and me!
    For Isayas is every thing is the same. a loser is a loser.

  • salyounis

    Well. Well, well, well. Look at you smartypants: Hayat, Haqi, Nitricc. You called it. You were right and I was wrong. Youthful skill beat up old age treachery. The Seattle Seahawks, the team that barely scraped by and defeated the Niners (thanks to crazy refereeing), just beat up that other team whose name I am temporarily forgetting. Even the guy that everybody loves to hate (who will now be all over TV with tons of commercials) was watching the game from the sidelines as the horses (is that their name?) called in the game and they were taken to the glue factory by Seattle.

    And, oh yes, Dylan made a commercial. Bob Dylan. The world is coming to an end; stock up on canned food. Bob Dyland for frigging Chrysler. I kept thinking of his song: “gotta serve somebody” from the 70s. Oh, yes, indeed, gotta serve somebody.

    saay

    • Haqi

      Amazing defense. Denver was humiliated on a national stage

      • Nitricc

        SAAY and Haqi.
        I did not see a boring and blowout game coming. I guessed Denver QB will have a tough day but no what I have observed. Seattle took a big gamble. They played Man under and man to man and Denver did nothing to make Seattle pay for it. I was expecting in the second have Denver to come full blown no huddle offence. That was the only way to overcome Seattle’s gamble and make them pay while wearing down the defense. For some reason; Denver played in the hands of Seattle’s creative but risky game plan. Since Haqi does not watch blowout games; I won’t ask his opinion. Lol Haqi, where you up this time around? Tell the truth Haqi 🙂

        • Haqi

          Nitric
          Seattle was the superior team, they would’ve crushed them regardless of the game plan. The real Super Bowl was between niners and Seahawks. Denver vs Seattle was a pathetic game, the music at half time sucked, the commercials were horrible.

          Thank joe Namath for the laugh. By the way I was one of the 111.5 million people who watched the game. I don’t miss the superbowl no matter what

          I am praying my eagles will win the Super Bowl one day

  • feven1

    good point, but please be aware that Tewodros Adehanom is Ethiopian through and through..he was just born in Asmara…the other importer Bereket. there is no doubt he is another Tesfaye Gebreab in waiting…

  • Thomas

    Nitricc or Dekihidrtina/Sofia Tes’s Son,

    Trust me, I cannot spare a minute of my time here to convince you or your alike. To think like me and talk like me, you should have stayed in Eritrea for half of your life (Derg time, Tegadelti time and also Sawa time). However, I will try to answer your statements anyways:

    You said, “The Truth; Amanual Eyasu single handedly killed the formation of credible opposition”
    Funny, aren’t you the supporter of the oppressive regime, you seem to care for the formation of a credible opposition, but why? I don’t know if you know tigrigna but “Belaei bikilte korumto kem ensisa” or rough interpretation “double standard”. Why did you stop questioning TV-Eri (news of disinformation)? I know TV-ERi is your main source of information, you bought it when it’s breaking news was “Africans drowned in Lampadusa – the lampadusa trajedi”? I can go on and on about TV-Eri, but it will fall in your deaf ears.

    Yes, Amanuel Eyasu might have reported some unconfirmed news. You and your like will go nuts when that happens, like the announcement of “Wuchu being dead by asmarino”, “DIA’s death by assenna”, “An official being poisened by assenna” and so on and so forth. In defense of these both websites, they are trying to bring us knows from a closed/the most secretive country “The North Koria of Africa”. Your master has made it impossible to get reports from Eritrea. That said the 3 A’s (Asmarina, assenna & Awate) are working hard to get information from the master of hiding secrets, the mafia regime. So, we will tell you anything starting from:

    1) DIA is dead 2) Monkey & Sebhat Efriem are sick and will be dead in a few days 2)Wichu is an alcoholic and is really sick/dead 4) More bad news is coming for you, prepare for it!

    You said I chose Thomas as a name because I want to be a white man, wow!! Hayat is right you are really a goat herd/a villager. Go to asmara/Eritrea and ask if the name “Thomas” is famous there. I told you before and I am telling you again, please save yourself from a embarrassment, names such as Thomas, Daniel, Samueil, Samson, Aaron, Nathanel (Nathel), Solomon are all from the bible and they are all from the bible. They are used throughout the glob and mostly by Christians. I don’t know if it is your age or you being you, it really saddening to say you wasting our time here.

  • Thomas

    Trust me, I cannot spare a minute of my time here to convince you or your alike. To think like me and talk like me, you should have stayed in Eritrea for half of your life (Derg time, Tegadelti time and also Sawa time). However, I will try to answer your statements anyways:

    You said, “The Truth; Amanual Eyasu single handedly killed the formation of credible opposition”
    Funny, aren’t you the supporter of the oppressive regime, you seem to care for the formation of a credible opposition, but why? I don’t know if you know tigrigna but “Belaei bikilte korumto kem ensisa” or rough interpretation “double standard”. Why did you stop questioning TV-Eri (news of disinformation)? I know TV-ERi is your main source of information, you bought it when it’s breaking news was “Africans drowned in Lampadusa – the lampadusa trajedi”? I can go on and on about TV-Eri, but it will fall in your deaf ears.

    Yes, Amanuel Eyasu might have reported some unconfirmed news. You and your like will go nuts when that happens, like the announcement of “Wuchu being dead by asmarino”, “DIA’s death by assenna”, “An official being poisened by assenna” and so on and so forth. In defense of these both websites, they are trying to bring us knows from a closed/the most secretive country “The North Koria of Africa”. Your master has made it impossible to get reports from Eritrea. That said the 3 A’s (Asmarina, assenna & Awate) are working hard to get information from the master of hiding secrets, the mafia regime. So, we will tell you anything starting from:

    1) DIA is dead 2) Monkey & Sebhat Efriem are sick and will be dead in a few days 2)Wichu is an alcoholic and is really sick/dead 4) More bad news is coming for you, prepare for it!

    You said I chose Thomas as a name because I want to be a white man, wow!! Hayat is right you are really a goat herd/a villager. Go to asmara/Eritrea and ask if the name “Thomas” is famous there. I told you before and I am telling you again, please save yourself from a embarrassment, names such as Thomas, Daniel, Samueil, Samson, Aaron, Nathanel (Nathel), Solomon are all from the bible and they are all from the bible. They are used throughout the glob and mostly by Christians. I don’t know if it is your age or you being you, it really saddening to say you wasting our time here.

    • Nitricc

      “In defense of these both websites, they are trying to bring us knows from a closed/the most secretive country “The North Koria of Africa”.”

      What an idiot, did you see my point when I told you he killed it. So, they can get the news from Eritrea then it is okay to make one?
      I know and I can see you are slow, but in media credibility is second to none. Your friend Eyasu won’t know about it but also there is the point of ethics. In journalism there is a conduct of ethics. But because you can not find news you can not make one, you will lose your credibility and once you do that you committed suicide. Just like your best friend Eyasu. That guy, even in the radio, he has horrible voice and he has no business in news business. Tell him Nitricc said that.

  • hailemariam

    this is tesebere zena rahter than seber zena

  • addis

    i don’t know why are you bashing about the guy and playing down the report. i will never be surprised even if the news turnout to be true. you and your readers seem to have forgotten history of our common past. The EPLF and TPLF used to rule ethiopia jointly before the eruption of their even more surprising war. Do you really guys belive the war was about the “border”. thier dispute was about the share of the spoil i.e. our beloved ethiopia. Please don’t pretend to be surprised if they found beneficial to work together. After all significant number of the ruling clique are Eritreans at least partly. what will one make of the Bereket Simon’s, theodros adhanom’s and others. Blood is thicker than ……………..

  • Yonas

    Who is this idiot fella? Was he in drugs? He should go to a rehab or something damn or may be he should take some 60mg Prozac to make his damn spinning head a relief.

  • Nitricc

    I am convinced that SAAY is a psychic or something to do with cognitive. You are right Sal, I was going to give my prediction when you and Haqi gave one. At the time I was in a playoff in my fantasy football and I was busy structuring my roster. I was leading in my league and I went all the way to championship game. On the championship match, on Sunday games, I has a score 90.30 and my opponent had 90.80. This was Sunday night and he has no one left, he was done; but I had Vernon Davis of the 49rs, the tied end going for me on Monday night football against Atlanta. Normally he gives 8-12 points each game and I figured, at least he will give me one point. All I needed was 0.5 point. So, I was bragging and pumping my fist and of course planning what to do with the fat cheese, pay day; only to find it out Vernon Davis was held without a single catch. I just couldn’t believe it. I was burn and crushed. So, Sal, you hit it right in the head. For a week or so, I hated even talking about football. That is why I did not give my prediction back then.
    Now, I predict Seattle 27 and Denver 24.
    The reason for my prediction!
    Quarter back; Manning old but fire proven; he played most of his games in Indy, in domes , nice and comfortable. This time around the elements will be a factor. He is not that young; I think this game will expose his age.
    The other factor; Denver has to defend two running backs; I am not talking about Marshawn Lynch but the other one, Russell Wilson. That guy he can throw and he can take off. Of course Denver has the best pass rushers but the defense of Seattle is too fast for the Denver broncos.

    • Haqi

      Nictric
      Seahawks will win. Defense win championship

  • feven1

    last time I checked, most Eritreans “secretly” tend to miss feudal Ethiopia though, if not Derg time Ethiopia…..

  • HayaT1

    This fool was in Eritrea for many years working for one of the Amhara oppositions but left the country two years ago. He is known for making rather strange, foolish statements presenting him self as expert of the Ethio-Eritreans relation. All his political mindset is reminiscent to that of feudal Ethiopia.

  • haile

    Are are also checking the “I’d rather comment as a guest” box? Otherwise it won’t post it in your old login detail…

  • Ermias

    Raiders! You guys got robbed in 2001 with that Tom Brady fumble. I was super pissed because I didn’t like New England at all. I thought you guys killed Al Davis to improve the team but it hasn’t worked yet.

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  • Zegeremo

    Raiders fan for Richard Sherman!!!
    Seahawks 27 Broncos 21

  • Ermias

    We should have this guy on the video give us Super Bowl predictions seber zena style.

    Sal and the rest who have been saying Manning’s experience will win, I say you have been watching too much ESPN. Go check Manning’s Super Bowl records.

    Brady won in 2001 when he was 24 against Kurt Warner . Wilson is 25. Manning hasn’t seen this kind of defense all year.

    Seattle 27, Denver 23.

    • Zegeremo

      Your comment is awaiting moderation 🙁 don’t get it ?? Well, it was just a super Bowl prediction anyway. sucks!!!

  • Thomas

    Guys, the true color of meskerem.net has now came out. I was browsing through the websites and I just visited meskerem.net, the most annoying of all the website. A website run by a loser for the losers of DIA supporters. As you all probably know on the top of their website, they have two Eritrea flags: 1) the shaebia flag and 2) old Eritrea flag (Jebha’s flag:). Meskerem.net last time put wedi vacaro on their usual character assassination category or “Who is wedi vacaro” category. You also know every time a new activist “icon” comes and gets attention, they use their “who is who” system to kill him/her. Unfortunately, I am not that famous but I wish if I could make it on their “Who is who” blog, that is “Who is famous”. His father is “abator”, his mom is from Tigray and he was “Esepa” during the derg regime………… Every lies they can come up with……………….Then people who have no idea who I am would trash me just like that……………………..

    • haile

      Selamat Thomas,

      hmmmm…I am surprised that the above video made you think of meskerem.net 🙂 In any case, if you observe carefully, there appears to be a sharp contrast between the perceived nature of Eritrean info. mediums and their slogans/motto:

      1) Asmarino, the website closely associated with questioning our independence goes by: Asmarino Independent

      2) Meskerem, the website that is suspected of being anti-opposition to HGDEF rule goes by: Meskerem The First Eritrean Opposition website

      3) Assenna, the website which is usually the first to break news of tragedies befalling Eritreans goes by: Aseye Asena

      4) Awate, the website that doesn’t advocate for violent regime change in Eritrea goes by: Awate, Fearless

      5) EriTV that is sweating it out 24/7 to cover up the truth goes by: ERiTV, Serving the Truth

      6) MedreK, a radio that almost never involve any guests other than the presenters themselves goes by: MedreK n hagerawi zete

      It appears too synchronized to consider it a fluke…. 🙂

      • Ermias

        Haile, what a brilliant set of observations! Very informative indeed. Thank you!

      • Thomas -1

        I as you pointed out there are strengths and weaknesses on each opposition websites. However, I really dislike people who do not have any standing. I like asmarino.com and assenna.com because these two websites have been firm on their stand. I don’t think either of them have a secret motive. I know you don’t like YG and he writes on asmarino.com. As we are disappointed with our people because they are not united as we want them to be. Our people have been very slow in fighting the dictator as one and united. I always give YG a benefit of doubt because his writing reflects his frustration with our people. That our people look for their differences than looking for their common enemy, the dictatorial regime. They are suspicious of everything. Some say I don’t like the current regime, but I am not advocating for a regime change either because I don’t know what the outcome of the change will be. In other words, who will lead the nation after the change, his/her religion, region, ethnicity etc. Why would someone who is sane care about who is leading the nation or not as long as the country has a responsible leader. A leader who strictly follow the rule of the land, unlike the one we have.

        If you ask me whether I like awate.com or assenna, I would go with assenna.com’s approach. Assenna.com founder Amaniel Eyasu is a real fight and he is an action person. He knows the dictator and he is the only person who is hammering the head of the snake. Amaniel has interviewed almost all opposition leaders. By doing that, he has exposed the true color of the dictatorial regime. That is how our people like it and that is the one to go…………..

        • Nitricc

          “I like asmarino.com and assenna.com because these two websites have been firm on their stand.”
          Okay what are they standing for? Can you explain please?

          Is it me or there is something useless attached with name of Thomas’s?
          Here is anther toothless Thomas telling us that Amanial Eyasu is the real fighter. In a just world Amanual Eyasu would be charged and detained for the countless disinformation he has provided. Once he published the death of an Eritrean official that was a work of the government of Eritrea. Eyasu, declared that the official died due to cyanide poisoning by the government of Eritrea and the official died after suffering over a year because of the cyanide poisoning. I shoot him an E-mail expressing that if some one is poisoned by cyanide, you don’t have an hour to live let alone days, months and years. Well, he stack with his story and never corrected it. This is just one case I am telling you. Do you remember when he posted some kind bank bond that supposed to belong to PIA and his son with some Chinese bank, the lists goes on. Although; lately his false and sensitization news has been reduced.
          So, Mr. white man, wanna be Thomas, the fact is Eyasu killed from forming the real opposition to the government of Eritrea. He is so eager and impatient for garbage news, he was releasing news right and left that are not true that turned off the majority who were on the fence. The Truth; Amanual Eyasu single handedly killed the formation of credible opposition.
          So, I could have some fine chosen words for you for comparing awate.com with those web-sites but I was told I have to be nice. Do me a favor; please check the credibility of awate.com and the rest. Go ahead do that; and then come and tell me who stand for what.

      • salyounis

        Hey Haile:

        Good to hear from you. You need an avatar, dude. My input:
        1. Asmarino’s tag line is not “independent.” It is (and I say this because I love teasing my friend Tes and he is reading this): “the revolution of the human spirit.” I have no idea what it means, even after he translated it to Tigrinya and Arabic for Delina Radio.
        2. Meskerem REALLY is the first Eritrean opposition website. That tag line is correct, if incomplete: it should be “the first Eritrean opposition website and the first to reconsider it.”
        3. No comprende on Assenna and the various versions of spelling it.
        4. Awate is fearless in that (a) it will tackle subjects considered taboo: Ali Salim, Semere Tesfai. (By the way, If you really want to be blown away by Semere Tesfai’s tackling taboo subjects, read his previous postings where he tells Ali Salim, in effect, fetikhin xeliekin the Tigrinya highlanders are the majority and in a democracy majority rules.) (b) it is not afraid of “seb entay kheybluna.” I mean after we have reached the unique position of being a Weyane-CIA-Jihadist agent, that’s a triple threat, what more can we strive for? And, dude, where did you get the idea that we are opposed to “violent change”? We are for “minimal violence” change and part of my favorite hobbies is making fun of the non-violent peacenics now celebrating Wedi Ali.
        5. Eri-TV wanted to be Ministry of Truth-serving information, but that was literally from 1948 so they changed to Eri-TV, Ministry of Information, serving the truth.
        6. MedreK…you are too smart to have missed it. When a party does not want to call itself a party it calls itself a “facilitator”:)

        saay

        • Ermias

          Fascinating read Sal.

          Haile and also Hayat, if it would help, try avatarmaker.net.

          Peace!

        • Nitricc

          Sometimes I don’t get what the Awate.com trying to say. When ever they tried to have it both ways: they sound ridiculous. Read what SAAY has to say to Haile.
          ” awate is not opposed to violent; we are for minimal violent change”
          How many lives are considered “minimal”?
          Who’s lives are okay to be sacrificed?
          What is the change and who is doing the change?
          The questions are endless…….
          So, awate, pick one and stand behind it. If you can not answer the above questions then Let me pick for you,
          Stick with none-violent change. By the way there is no minimal violent. Once the first shoot fired no telling where things go.
          The last time awate took toothless stand was few years back when the US was considering to leble Eritrea as a terrorist nation. Awate.com come with funny stand
          Eritrea is not terrorist nation but Issaias Afowerki is! Something like that
          I mean if PIA is a terrorist I.e. Eritrea is a terrorist nation the end of story.
          But awate wanted it in both ways.
          This the second time I have observed awate chewing on both sides of their mouth.
          I say stop it. Right or wrong take a defenat stand! It is good for the soul.
          Take the none-violent change!

    • HayaT1

      We know since long ago, Meskerem.com is one of the main mouth piece of HGDF mendef. The main message of the website was to defend the status quo, and defame any progressive Eritrean as non-Eritrean. Lately (since the tragedy of the Lampasuda), Meskerem editors have noticed the gruesome effects of the very system they support upon the people, and the anger of Eritrean change seekers which forced them to change their methods. Meskerem has never been part of the progressive movement but a propaganda tool of HGDF. In today’s Eritrean socio political reality, no one dares to openly defend the barbaric tyrant.

  • welde

    Thank you Awet, i needed to lough… it was so funny i thought he was a comodian… but the presentation, the anouncement so hilarious, it can pass for the ‘just kidding’ tv program. He doesn’t even know the name of the subjects he was exposing, mixing their name up its so confusing… you endup loughing. I bet his students in Asmara University have some hilarious memory of the professor…No wonder Isayas closed the University.

    • Taazabi

      This crazy video says more about The motives of the Awate Team and Sal. Eri opposition has no chance to bit PIA if their focus is on lunatics like this.

  • feven1

    This man is an embarrassment to the whole humanity let alone Ethiopians who are known for being reserved and cool minded…He sounds more like he is from Eri TV hateta program..

  • Desta

    And he was a lecturer at Asmara university
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yP2lWLG7JS4

    • The secular socialist republic

      He is a crazy dude but he is an interesting sociologist.
      Had the opportunity to know him while he was a teaching assistant in Geneva (Development Studies).
      Some of his early works were terrible (especially the one on the Eritrean revolution)
      but his later works are brillant.
      Despite all this, I acknowledge that this video is a nonsense. You should also watch the one he made when Wedi Ali occupied Forto (he was claiming that the the EDF took over of many official buildings).
      His nonsense is equal to the Eritrean opposition nonsense when saying “Isaias is DEAD”
      If only the opposition to EPRDF and PFDJ were smarter….

    • feven1

      I thought so, his characteristics could not possibly be of pure Ethiopian..I knew he picked something from somewhere..

    • Wedi Zere

      Was this seemingly crazy man a lecturer at the once upon a time “University of Asmara” that the emasculated Eritrean society looked the other way when the brutal dictator unilaterally shut it down for good?This university is believed to have produced many intellectuals during the governments that we proudly call “enemies” How pathetic is that?Its just sad to let our nation fall apart and disappear right before our eyes and we don’t seem to do a damn thing about it.

  • Alem Habte Nega

    I have never seen such a cheap individual like this. I guess there are the individuals who faded old while they are dreaming Amhara supremacy in the Habesha soil. Mesakin!

  • haile

    Selamat Awatistas,

    Breaking news, breaking news, seber zena, breaking news,

    ehrea has a translated the famous interview of Petros Solomon with Dan Connell into tigrinya, you can read here..

    http://www.ehrea.org/ConversationSolomon.pdf

    breaking news, seber zena…

    • Hayat Adem

      This is a good document Haile. Petros and his friends exactly knew what was coming but fail to act to preempt it. They were waiting with a platitude for the evil to act! AhH meTaAssi!

  • bruck

    kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk That is what the Ethiopian opposition are so shit at politics just like shabia’s in diplomacy.

  • Haqi

    I love you awate.com but now I am confused by you. First Ali salim, then semere tesfai, then yg and now some Amharic dude. What happened to awate.com. Lomis ferihe Eko awate keyatu, I am scared who might come next–

    Sal
    Super Bowl prediction pls

    • salyounis

      Haqi:

      First, breaking news, seber zena, the preferred nomenclature is “Amhara” not Amharic. Had an Arab friend who got tired of being referred to as Arabic and he said, “listen: I am an Arab; my language is Arabic, and the horse I ride is Arabian!”

      Superbowl? Well, you know, “old age and treachery beats youth and skill every time.” Manning is 37; Wilson is 25. Don’t ask me for the spread.

      saay

      • Hayat Adem

        Sal,
        You are implying the age factor between the two QBs to be the edging factor. Well, the good thing about predicting sport score is you can be outrageously wrong and still walk in grace. I can bet against Wilson on that. But it will be photo-finish tight- Broncos 24/ Seahawks 21.
        —-
        2ndly, breaking news, seber zena (even breaking news can break 2nd after Super Bowl comments): the much better preferred nomenclature is “Amara”, not Amhara, and definitely not Amharic. I suspect Haqi’s mistake can be traced to our own weird nomenclative format. The language is Tigrigna, the people are Tigrigna, the horse we ride is Tigrigna.

        • salyounis

          Selamat Hayat:

          Depending on the treachery of age to prevail over the skill of youth is just a lazy formula I use so I can be pleasantly surprised on those rare occasions when treachery is defeated. The Eritrean revolution was one such upset:) Haqi and I didn’t do so badly in calling out the NFC and AFC championships: I said it would be Seattle vs 49ers and Denver vs Chiefs; Haq said it would be Seattle vs Philadelphia and Denver vs New England. I call that a solid C 🙂 Nitricc was too busy with his fantasy football and lost interest when his fantasy team crushed and burned.

          I see your point on the nomenclature but you are not giving any flexibility to the variance between what a people call themselves and what others call them. Quick example: Nicaragua. In the 80s, the American newsmen tried very hard to do the rolling r in Nicaragua and it was painful to watch. Just do your yankee version and leave it alone.

          The seber zena dude…I am actually happy to see him this energetic; the last time I saw his video was when Papillon recommended I watch it: he was in some bunker, hacking and coughing, describing the rise and fall of the Ethiopian arbegnoch, Isaia’s Afwerki’s previous fling before they were replaced by De.M.H.T, and how they were made sacrificial lambs. Boo Hoo: sleep with the devil and don’t complain of your rapidly declining mortality rate. Speaking of nomenclature, did you see how he wrestled with the name “SeAre”, butchered it a few times and finally gave up? Looks like SeAre sEerato:)

          saay

          • Haqi

            Sal

            Seahawks 35 broncos 27. Defense wins championship just ask Payton and niners about the ravens.

          • Hayat Adem

            Yes, are right. We call them Amhara for no reason though. Amara is how they call themselves and it is one consonant less.

            Looks like SeAre sEerato:) Sal, your humor can sometimes go unnoticed but remembering how this guy was struggling with that name and left it unconquered, it is “SeAre sEerato” lol—and the seriousness of his intonation as if he is linking us to a real earth shaking news…lol…What a video!

  • Horizon

    Every village
    has its own loony. Here is our contribution to the politics of the horn, the person
    from whom we can get all breaking news of the ΗοΑ, whenever we are bored. Nothing
    under the sun escapes his investigative brain and peering eyes. Ladies and gentlemen, beware of the “big brother”.

  • Ermias

    With all due respect, for much of the video, I thought SGJ was doing a skit for fun. When I actually realized it was real, I burst into hysterical laughter. Seber zena! lol. It is a sad state of affairs for these guys. Nothing will change in Eritrea and Ethiopia anytime soon, unfortunately.

  • AboyTesfay

    The eritrean opposition TVs should learn from the professor, how to make home made TV studio:)

    • haile

      I think ERiTV should learn from the professor, how to keep reporter’s hair straight while talking about something you have no clue about it:)

      • Hayat Adem

        It looks like the camera lenses are running away every time he tries to look in to them. I was in a pubic library and I wanted to watch it on a headphone relying on my confidence of suppressing my laughter which I’m usually good at. On this one, I burst at the seams. I was not booted but had to survive a couple of reprimanding looks from people near by. Lol.

        • Zegeremo

          Test

      • AboyTesfay

        Asmelash will look better if he leaves grow as the professor:). I like
        his studio though it is a professional
        looking studio, a nice round table, a chair, green screen on background(for
        editing) the result Esat looking studioJ.
        It is much better than reporting from leaving room:)