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Negarit #16: I surrendered! ተጣዒሰ ኢደይ ሂበ ‘ለኹ

ኣያ ኢሳያስ ይቅረ በለለይ ክቡረ ኣቶ ቶማስ ወዲ ጎቦ ክብረት ይሃበልይ ክቡር ኣምባሳዶር ጃዝበሃይ ክብረት ይሃበልይ ክብርቲ ሚስ ብራውኒን ብሩቶን ክብረት ይሃበልይ ናይ ኢትዮጵያ ጠቅላሊ ሚኒስተርን ናይ ኤርትራ ጠቅላሊ ዲክተትርን ክቡር ዶክተር ዓቢ ኣሕመድ ይቅረ በለለይ ዓወት ናይ ኤርትራ ነጻ ፕረሰ:  51 ሓደሽቲ ናይ ዜና ማዕከናት ስረሐን ጀሚረን ጉዕዞ ንጀነቫ ንብረዚደንቲ ኢሳያስ …

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The Abiy Phenomenon

How volatile human affairs are!   A couple of decades ago, who would have thought the wave of democratization that swept the globe after the collapse of the Soviet Union would suffer such a reversal in such a short time? The world had seemed to be moving inexorably towards freedom and …

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The Game Is Over!

The speech delivered by the president of Eritrea, Mr. Isaias Afwerki, on Martyrs’ day – June 20, 2018 – was a much anticipated speech. The speech came shortly after the peace overtures made by the new prime minister of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed. Expectation were abound that the speech of …

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PM Abiy Ahmed…

Dear readers, we apologize for any inconvenience. But the item was removed from our pages due to many requests from our readers who found it inappropriate. Awatestaff

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Multi-dimensionality in Storytelling

Masterful storytellers are akin to quilt makers, it is just that their woven products are delivered through the spoken words. Each narration engages listeners at different levels. The crux of the matter is to be aware that there exist multi-dimensional levels of storytelling. Such awareness will inevitably free us from that one-dimensional …

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Winds of Change… Are we ready?

“Unity of purpose brings purposeful citizens together and accords them leverage to effect meaningful change.” A new reality is unfolding! Are we ready? Winds of change are blowing… It appears the 20-year “no-war and no-peace” that defined the regime in Eritrea and its opposition is giving way for a new …

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Eritrea’s Socio-politically Disjointed Generational Succession

Human societies owe their perpetuity to the dynamic process of generational succession in which societal legacy is handed down from one generation to the next often seamlessly and imperceptibly. The legacy that gets transmitted down the generations by this ‘passing-the-baton’ type process encompasses the universal societal attributes of culture, tradition, …

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Excerpts From Awate Discussion Forum

As editors, we frequently find comments that we believe could be brilliant articles if expanded. And we wonder: if the brilliant members of the Awate Discussion Forum could articulate their ideas in such a manner, as comments, what would they produce if they spent some time to present their ideas …

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Myth, Politics, History, Religion, and Eritrean State

Human beings are endowed with that unique ability to recall our history, live in the present, and plan of future (Close to Heidegger’s notion of “temporality” in “Being & Time”). Similarly, thus, we are also endowed as F. Scott Fitzgerald quipped, with “the ability to hold two opposed ideas in …

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ነጋሪት ቪድዮ 5ይ ክፋል: ጽልግልግ መዓልቲ ናጽነት

ርሑስ በዓል መበል  ዕስራን-ገለን ናይ 700,002,017 ካብ ዓመተ ልደት ዓባይና ነጃት እታ ኣልኣሚን ሞታ ዘርዳኣና:: እቲ ባዓል ሎሚ ‘ዩ ግና ጓይላ ንቀዳም ስልዝኾነ ነቶም ንኺድ-ኣይንኺድ ክትብሎ ተጨኒቅኩም ዘለኹም ገለ ርእይቶ ክህበኩም እየ ምእንቲ ቀሲንኩም ኣመት ጓይላኹም ክትገብሩ:: ጽልግልግ ዘይብሉ ምሸት ጓይላ ይግበረልኩም::

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Education and Citizenship

“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” Friedrich Nietzsche A nation without higher education institution that allows …

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A Celebration with a Different Flavour!

Congratulations to all! May the 24th is a day of celebration and great pride for all Eritreans all over the world. The celebration is well deserved and fittingly earned. It came after a lengthy, painful and costly sacrifice by every segment of the Eritrean society. No segment alone can take …

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Negarit Episode 2: Yemen Under Fire

Imperial Britain occupied South Yemen for 106 years. In 1918 the Ottoman Empire left North Yemen which. In 1967, after four years of Yemeni rebellion, the British left South Yemen—and many Yemenis who lived in Eritrea and many parts of the world returned and settled in South Yemen, mainly in …

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PFDJ Turns to Prayers, Pastors Return to PFDJ

Every epoch in human history brings its own booming business and now, the business of Jesus Chris has become a very lucrative enterprise even the PFDJ is venturing into. And some gibberish talking, bible wielding, scriptures-flaunting and self-crowned prophets have committed themselves to working against the aspiration of the Eritrean people …

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