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Awate.com’s Saleh Johar interviews Meles Zenawi (2008)

The following was first published in May 26, 2008. It’s the first ever interview with the late PM Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia

“May You Beget A Black Cat”

In 1986 a border conflict erupted between Qatar and Bahrain over the ownership of the Hawar Islands (Fisht AlDibal). Qatari

Please Come and Invade Us!

A fringe racist, bigoted, and servile group has been trying hard to undo Eritrea and what its people stand for.

Eritrea: “A Foolish Undertaking”

Over the years I have come across many views; some I learned from, others I were a waste of time,

Eritrean Leader’s Sandcastle Play

Eritrean president Isaias Afewerki recently ventured out of his hideout at Adi Halo near Asmara to travel to the port

Kings of Kings and Colonels

In ancient times, each locality, and later each city, had a king. One of them emerged stronger and subjugated the

A Message To Tigrayans

A fed-up worker decided to quit his job. He approached his boss who was standing behind a workbench, looked him

Eritrea: It is left to us!

Seasonal river In words worth describing the on/off modes of our Eritrean opposition activities in its quest for justice, the

Negarit 129: Wise leaders Build, Machos Destroy

In today’s Negarit 129, I will tell you some additional information about Tedros and Kassa Mirach. For instance, not many

Government in Exile: Eritrean Integrative Discourse

Over the last three decades Eritreans have tried to unify themselves by creating alliances or creating a new organization. Though

Negarit 127: the Mountain That Gave Birth to a Mouse

Ramadan Kareem. This is a special month, and it brings memories though most of my childhood I lived under curfew.

Eritrea: A Victim of Modern Necropolitics

“My job is making windows where there were once walls” [Michel Foucault] Introduction In search of an integrative discourse for

Minelik and Mlelikh

Does God consider those who reject slavery as sinners? However, many offshoot narrations from the original divine books promote slavery

Eritrean Government in Exile: A Possible Third School of Thought

The emergence of literary national identity, Transcendentalism can be an instructive model as Eritreans are grappling toward the formation of

Ramshackle * ሓሙስ-ሓሙስ ይብል ኣሎ * آيل للسقوط

Before I begin, there is a Tigrinya saying, “Hamus- Hamus tbl alla,” I do not know its origin. If anyone

The Sixth and Seventh Kings of Ethiopia

A man from Keren arrived in Asmara and headed to the neighborhood where his relatives lived. Though he had seen

A Miserable Country Goes to War with Itself

Say what you will about outgoing president Trump, and despite the messenger, there are many countries in the word that

UAE-Eritrea: Strained Relationship

Last June,  a small ship arrived from the UAE carrying relief aid for Eritreans in Dankalia. However, the Assab port

The Reasonable Dream

ዓቅምኹም ሕለሙ ክትዕወቱ  – فن الحلم الممكن My Harassing Client : I will introduce you to one of my regular

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