PM Abiy & Co, bullying, belaboring, and big lies

“What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive” (Sir. Walter Scott, 1808) Towards the end of

ስቕታ፡ ኣብ ምስላ ኣብ ያታ

ስቕ መሪጽና ተግባር መራሕትና ናይ ሎሚ መለዓሊ ዘረባና ኣብ ሙሉእ ዓለምና ብሕልፊ ኣብ ኤርትራና ንኣብነት ኣብ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ ብጣዕሚ ይምጎስ ይፍቶ ስቕተኛ ንህቦ ንስቕታ ዓቢ ክብረት ይቑጸር ዝበለጸ ልዕሊ ንብረት ናይ ስቕታ ልዕልና ንምጉላሕ ምስላኡ ንምጥቃም ንብል ላሕ ንጥቀም ብዝሕ ዝበሉ ኣበሃህላ ምስላ ነእቱ ኣብ ብዙሕ ዘረባ ክኢላ በሉ ምስ ገለ ምስላ፡ እስኪ ንግበር ሌላ፤ […]

Eritrea’s Mendelai (መንደላይ), Manhood & Cobra

Author and singer Melake Abraham’s song entitled Mendelay, with close to 3 million views on YouTube, popularized the word Mendelay.

Pasha René, Bezbez Kassa, Bogos, and More…

Although Italian occupation of Eritrea started in Assab and its coastal areas, it was also in Bogos and its surroundings,

Eritrean Regime’s Endless Recoiling

Let me start by saying while we should hope Ethiopia will never be threat to Eritrea, we should not bet

Maryam Asmereyti

One of the unfortunate victims of the Tigray whirlwind, especially in its subsiding phase when Tigray intellectuals, its diaspora tentacles

What Is the Source of Change in Eritrea?

NB: This post was brought from the Awate Discussion Forum, with minor editing to make it readable by the general

The Emperor’s Daughter and her Namesakes

ወለት ሓጸይ, ጓል ሃጸይ, the emperor’s daughter, la fille du Negus, la figlia del Re, la figlia dell’Imperatore or la

Of Guerilla Diplomacy and Granary Courtship

Of Guerrilla Diplomacy and Granary Courtship (ኩሽማን ደርሆ ኣብ ኣፍ ቆፎ) on Eritrean American mask-less diplomacy, with satirical flair (ዋዛ


A self-contemplation that was circulating for some-time in my head was brought to surface when the curious touche-à-tout Saleh Gadi

David and Goliath Not a Myth

As a reaction to what appeared on Negarit yesterday under the title,  “Eritrea, the not-so-tiny-Tiny Country”, Haile S., an active awate forum

ካብ ሳዕሳዕካስ ጾርካ ኣጸቢቅካ ተሓንገጦ

(እዚ ጽሑፍ ካብ ናይ ዓዋተ ናይ ክትዕ ገጽ ዝተቀድሐ እዩ) ትብጻሕ እዛ ደብዳበ ናብ ኩቡር ሓው ማሕሙድ ሳለሕ፡ ምስ ሙሉእ ሰላምታ። ማሕሙድ፡ ኣብ መድረኽ ዓወተ ስለዘይረኸብኩኻ፡ እስኪ ኣበይ ሓኪሉ ኢለ መስከረም ግንጽል እንተበልኩስ፡ ኣሰርካ ኣብኣ ረኺበዮ። ንስኻ ካብ መድረኽ ዓወተ እንተጠፋእካ፡ ኣብ መስከረም ትርከብ፣ ኣቦይ ሃይለ (ኣነ ኣይኮንኩን፡ ናይ ብሓቂ ታሪኽ ስለ ዝኾነ ሽሞም ብስመይ […]

A Glimpse at Gedli Boulevard, From the sidewalk

Exactly a year and a few weeks ago I wrote a draft article to post on Awate in the form