Awate’s Critical National Service, The Public Duty To Help Sustain It

A Funding Proposal by Bereket Habte Selassie The Reason for this proposal I have been a regular reader of

The Rise and Fall of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF)

It was unimaginable for the Ethiopian people to accept “a blatant miscarriage of justice” – specifically over the awarding of

Critical Discourse Analysis

“I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only

Book Review: The Burden of Exile

This is a review by Bereket Habte Selassie of the recently published book, “THE BURDEN OF EXILE” by Aaron Berhane.

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

Filling and Feeling the Failing West

Co-authors, Haile S. and Beyan Negash Africans owning and charting their future of hopes and dreams can be understood better

Transforming ENCDC & EPF to a Higher National Unity Platform

Honoring the 2021 Agreement on a Draft Political Charter & holding a broader national congress urgently is the only way

Inter-Ethiopian Peace Talks

As many arrows, loos’d several ways, Come to one mark, as many ways meet in one town, As many fresh

Uthman Sabe, A Towering Intellectual and a Prolific Writer!

Uthman Sabe was a household name in Eritrea in the ‘70s and ‘80s and his legacy remains to be one

A Possible Political Collusion Course

Tigray’s TPLF, Eritrea’s EPLF, and Ethiopia’s Prosperity Party at a Possible Political Collusion Course: Whatever the Outcome, it will Redefine

Eritrean Opposition Movement: In Dire Search of Potency and Relevance

Whenever foreign journalists query Eritrea’s strongman, Isaias Afewerki about political opposition to his totalitarian rule, he is known to get

Dr. Tesfatsion Medhanie Abdicates

In a speech he delivered to Selfi Hidase gathering, Dr. Medhanie, without equivocation and nuance, pointed at TPLF as the

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

A Tale of Two Bulls!

[Reading time: 5 minutes.] Memory is a bewildering human faculty. Just look at a dream you have of a long-forgotten

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

The Eritrean keyboard Master: Abdalla  Abubakar

Abdalla Abubakar’s towering contribution towards the development of the Eritrean music had not received its due acknowledgement until late.  Thanks

So Long Dear Friend

[This memory is the memory of Ibrahim Negash, translated from Tigrinya into English by his younger brother Beyan Negash.] No matter