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Rude Awakening

Emperor Humayun was the ruler of the Moghul empire in the 16th century in what is now Afghanistan, Pakistan, North

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

Negarit Special: ሓዘንን ሓጎስን – Joy and Sorrow – احزان وافراح

One morning Jemal and Khalid were strolling around when they saw armed soldiers leave Shishita garrison on speeding trucks. It

Whispering to the Eritrean Forces

Addey Abeba’s* husband and elder son died in a car accident while the family was returning home from a pilgrimage.

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

Surrender To Peace

In Germany a friend surrendered to the German police:  A long time I go when visiting Germany, I heard a

Dr. Berhanu Nega and His Allies

When I heard people calling the workers at a coffee chain, I cringed. It took me some time to get

1,001 Arabian, 11,000 Eritrean Nights

1001 Nights is a literary work from the Golden Ages where Shahrazad every night tells a story to the Sultan

Gilgamesh or Gilgamesh?

Hormuz Rassam was well known in Europe after he made important archeological discoveries in Iraq between 1877-1882. He found the

Jailers and Jailed

Freedom of Expression Forum in Oslo About a decade ago I attended the exquisite Freedom of Expression Forum in Oslo,

Tsion King and The Degezmati Muslims

Until the 7th century, Abyssinia flourished under the Axumite Kingdom which replaced other kingdoms including Damot Belew, and others. It

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

The Second Era of The Princes

This is part 1 of a series of four episodes of summarized history of the era in which Atzie Tedros, Queen

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.

Eritrean Insiders and Outsiders!

“I and my siblings against my cousin, I and my cousins against a stranger.” An old Arab clannish saying. The

ህሉው ኩነታት ሃገርና ብመንጽር ከባቢናን ዓለምን

I. ሹኩሹካን ስልታዊ ምንስሓብ ስርዓት ኢሳያስን ኣብ ‘ዚ ዘሎናዮ ፈታኒ እዋን፡ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ኣብ ክንዲ ህድእ ኢሉ ኣስተውዒሉ ኣብ ‘ቶም

Negarit 125: The Testimony of Massawa

ባጽዕ ትመስክር – The Testimony of Massawa – فلتشهد مصوع Colonizers and occupiers of a country influence its people and

Minelik and Mlelikh

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

Eritrea and Eretria

A misfit blaming me in your presence It is a testimony that I am perfect It’s a fact that Italy

“You Get The Leader You Deserve”?

As Isaias repeatedly reminds us, we are still a primitive subsistence society, but he forgets his system has shackled us

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