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Have you ever been to Sudan and ordered “Fool” with “jibnna”, “taemmia”, double sesame seed oil and eggs? If you have not, please do. I recommend it. You will obtain your daily dose of the essential food types in one sitting. But it has its drawback: it will make you sluggish and sleepy especially if…

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The Professor

I am not trying to introduce Dr. Bereket Habte Selassie to any one for he needs no introduction,  but I want to give you an account of a man who was humble enough to take time to see me as an ordinary Eritrean and as an admirer. So please allow me through my interaction with…

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The Legendary Alamin Abdullatif

This is the second portion of my earlier article, “A window to Eritrean Music and Dance.” This time it is about the icon of Eritrean songs, Ustaz Alamin Abdulatif. Born in 1942, in Abashawl, Asmara (1), Alamin Abdullatif began teaching before becoming a singer and a songwriter, thus earning him his enduring title, the prefix…

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Hollow Existence

‘Fanakowa geriso etetaso, Hakowa Uya lesumala katowana’. (Whatever the case, daybreak will bring things to light) My name is Yona Germano Nati. I was born in Aligidir, in the Gash-Barka region of Eritrea near the Sudan border. To the east lies the town of Tessenei which is only 11 miles away from my place of…

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Refugees: The Eritrean Exodus

General Information: Website: www.TheEritreanExodus.com Production Company: Tailor Made Media Director: Chris Cotter Co-directors: Scott Miller, Joe Acchione Director of Photography: Scott Miller, Joe Acchione Editor: Chris Cotter, Scott Miller, Joe Acchione Finishing Editor: Josh Coyne Written by: Evan R. Schullery & Chris Cotter Music Supervisor: TribeSound Records Original Music by: WaveRadio Synopsis There are plenty…

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A Window To Eritrean Music And Dance

A large portion of Eritreans speak Tigrayet in diverse dialects in the area stretching from the bay of Zula/Afta all the way to the Eritrean-Ethiopian-Sudanese border area of UmHajer and its environs. Tigrayet speakers reside in Samhar, Sahel, Barka and parts of Hamasien, Senhit and Gash regions. There are also some isolated Tigrayet speaking communities…

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San Francisco: A Rally For People vs A…

15 May 2015 Awate Team Comments (2)

Thirteen years ago, as the Bay Area Eritreans were preparing for a rally in San Francisco for June 1, 2002,…

A Historical Peaceful Demonstration In San Francisco Ended…

01 Jun 2002 awatestaff No comments

A History was made in the City of San Francisco on Saturday June 1, 2002.  The Alliance Forces, Eritrean People’s Liberation…

An Initiative To Form An Eritrean Muslim Council

14 May 2015 Gedab News Comments (11)

Gedab News learned that a  group of Eritrean sheikhs and scholars are in a three-day conference in Turkey; they are expected…

Ambassador Yusuf Mohamed Ismail “Bari Bari”: 1960-2015

12 May 2015 Elsa Chyrum Comments (16)

A Somali Hero and Champion of Human Rights The tragic death of an extraordinary and valiant diplomat who fought for numerous…

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