From the archives: How About Then?

[Editor’s note: This article was published on August 14, 2010, it’s being republished] …And my companion subscribed to it in his

“Time Traps History in a Lie”

[this article was first published in Feb 24, 2021] Dear Awate Nation. I have been AWOL from my Awate for

The Tears of Isaias the Sadist

Every year since 1991 Isaias Afwerki conducts diatribes and sheds false tears to commemorate our martyr’s day. And sadly enough,

The Black Hole That Devoured Light (Archives)

This article by Aklilu Zere first appeared on Branna column, on Jan 14, 2010 The following are Thoughts of wisdom from

The Good Tegadalit

 As the saying goes, “Behind every successful man, there is a strong, brave, wise and hardworking woman”, it is also

The Departure of a Good Man: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Nelson Mandela was a Good Man. He chose to be Good and stuck with it. He lived Good. He practiced

22 Questions

“You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It

What (Italian) Colonialism Did To My People Of (Eritrean) Kebessa

[Editor’s note: We usually try to limit article lengths to 5-7 pages, and when a piece is longer, we will

Reversal Of Fortune

“Courage in a vilified enemy is a despicable discovery.” By David Mitchel Events are happening so fast for those who

How About Now?

The seed that was planted last year in Addis has germinated and has started growing. It is growing healthy and

The Fish That Divided The People: A Novelette

“Some people weave burlap into the fabric of our lives, and some weave gold thread. Both contribute to make the

An Almost Forgotten Article

This article was the only article that I wrote in 2004 but was not posted on because it violated

Discriminate barbarity and the era of Exodus: Part 3 of 3

(Discriminate barbarity: Part 1 and Part 2) As the strugglers grew in numbers their task also grew in quantity, quality

Discriminate Barbarity And The Era Of Exodus: Part 2 of 3

(Discriminate Barbarity And The Era Of Exodus: Part 1 of 3) The king of Ethiopia chose to have friendship with

Discriminate Barbarity And The Era Of Exodus (1 of 3)

“A Glass house dweller” …Instead of not throwing stones, I try to throw stones in pairs. For every one I

Eritreans’ “Picnic” To Death

“They will come back. They are going for a picnic. They will come back one day.” – Isaias Afwerki, interview

The Era Of Chaos: The Mistake Of The King

(This is the third and final part of a series title : The Era Of Chaos. Links to previous parts are

The Era Of Chaos: The Flag

In the previous portion, we read that the British trained and formed a local police force and made sure that

The Era Of Chaos: Colonizers And Women

“Ah my friend, ‘its true” cried old Natty Bumppo, slapping his knee. “A man cannot know hisself if he don’t

Infestation Of Psycho Spiritual Malaise

“…….I don’t know how it is today, but in the not-too-distant past, there were distinguished people to whom abusing and