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Expecting Aguagudom: A Play – ACT V

Setting: Misyam, Seraye (Zoba Debub), Eritrea Characters’ Name Sobriquet Party/Affiliation Yemane Baliho   Wedi-Baliho  Selfi- Swa Mohammed Birhan  Imam Wedi-Zemzem          Selfi-Alamel Abdella A Zerom  Wed-Inharish  Selfi-Gebil Amanuel ReDae  Wedi-Tiebe  Selfi-L’fnti Tirhas Kindya      Trishi (Gual G’bitan) Demit Eritrea Mohammed I Abdella        Wed-Sudan  Hizb Aljemahir Zewdi Andemariam            Gual Bashay Gual Bashay ? …

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Tigrigna Domination: Myth Vs Reality (perspective II)

Politics is science. Not exact science but still science. In science and mathematics, if you collect a lot of data and analyze your data with meticulous attention to each and every detail, you will see a pattern emerging. If you observe and study the pattern, you can come-up with a …

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Of Kings And Bandits: Honoring The Author

On Saturday, November 13, 2010, Eritreans in the San Francisco Bay Area organized an event to honor Saleh “Gadi” Johar’s and to celebrate the publishing “Of Kings And Bandits.”  Commencing as scheduled at 5:00 PM, the festival, which had a theme of “A Reflection Of Our True Hstory”, was held …

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At The Crossroads (Part 1)

“April 4th, 1984. Last night to the flicks. All war films. One very good one of a ship full of refugees being bombed somewhere in the Mediterranean. Audience very much amused by shots of a great huge fat man trying to swim away with a helicopter after him, first you …

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Eritrea Under Isaias: Eternal Pain

Are there people who are not scared of death? Readers might wonder about this query and they might simply answer with a resounding “no.” Only those who are mentally handicapped or those who are stressed due to various life challenges could not cope with that question. Naturally, human beings wish …

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Turmoil In EPDP

Less than a year after it was formed, the Eritrean People’s Democratic Party (EPDP), which was formed on January 1, 2010 by the merger of three political groups, has expelled the members of one of the parties and is undergoing an organizational crisis. The move was triggered by a fissure …

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Michael Fitsumbirhan

We, humans, are the most curious creatures. We want privacy yet we are the most gregarious of animals. We are different yet we are the same. Our interests and behavioral dispositions are as unique as our fingerprints yet there are underlying facts that make us similar…our desire to live and …

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Tragic Tales Of Eritrean Families: Mohammed Said Abdella

One thing that greatly disturbed and puzzled me in my life as a journalist in Eritrea was the case of Eritreans who disappeared; those who went into thin air—guday dehay zeybelom sebat. I am still asking questions and wondering without getting any kind of answer about their dilemma. All the …

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The Eritrean Regime And Licking Banknotes

The subject matter of this article causes a sever sickness of the stomach. It is advisable to prepare a medicine to assist you resist the nausea and headache before you begin reading. This piece intends to deal with an issue that manifests either a deliberate criminal act or unawareness of …

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Eritrea And Its Unusual Embassies: Part 2

Over fifty ambassadors, consuls and embassy workers are roaming the streets of Eritrea, frozen—a term used to describe party members who receive pay but have no responsibilities. The Eritrean regime prefers to have the families of diplomats appointed abroad to stay inside Eritrea as a collateral against diplomats abandoning their …

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The Killers Of Ali Will Never Sleep

“If“Ethiopians in DC demand justice in the brutal murder of Ali Mohammed : WASHINGTON – Hundreds of people gathered in sadness to remember a 27-year-old man who died near the popular DC9 nightclub last Friday. The candlelight vigil quickly turned to anger over the alleged attack of Ali Mohammed. It …

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A Qatari Reporter’s Expose: The Dictator Has No Clothes

(The president's face was irritated a little, his minister was resentful, and the other officials wrinkled, a moment of silence prevailed that was only disturbed by the voice of the president saying): By God, I do not know about this issue. This issue can be considered forgotten! (Interrupting, I said:) And we remind you of it. Yes, we remind you of it! God willing, after you remind me I will, ah…ah…ah I check, ah, my memory and I will see (he smiles a little) and I see, and tell you what…

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Was An “Extraordinary Threat” To US National Security Visiting DC?

Unconfirmed reports (now confirmed, minutes after this news was published) indicate that  on September 25th, Yemane Gebreab, special advisor to Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki,  held a meeting at the Eritrean Cultural and Community Center (ECCC) in Washington, DC. Along with 10 individuals, Yemane Gebreab was described as an “extraordinary threat” …

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Expecting Sobriety In The Land Of Drunkards

In view of the recent accusations and counter accusations exchanged among the scanty but noisy boycotters and the masses, who have attended, supported or sympathized with the National Conference for Democratic Change in Eritrea (NCDC)  which concluded successfully in Addis Abeba this last summer, no matter how hard one tries, …

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Eritrea And Its Unusual Embassies

Question by Swedish Journalist, Donald Boström:  Given what you said, have you thought about closing your embassy in Sweden and leave Sweden? Answer by Eritrean president, Isaias Afwerki: I care more about our Eritrean group in Sweden, which is large and active, than on our embassy. Why do we need …

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EPDP 1 And EPDP 2

“If anybody was doubting the Eritrean identity, and if anybody was laboring to find out about it, our responsw was stated in July 2010 at WAELA”.  A Waela supporter For the last eight months, there has been an intense debate among the Eritrean Diaspora opposition. This was, mainly, due to …

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