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Unsolicited Advice to Brighed N’Hamedu (BNH)

Introduction. The birth of Brighed N’Hamedu (BNH), in Cologne, Germany, in 2022, has greatly energized justice-seeking Eritrean youth in the

Book Review: A Memoir of Eritrean Freedom Fighter Mesfin Hagos

Book Review An African Revolution Reclaimed: A Memoir of Eritrean Freedom Fighter Mesfin Hagos. By Mesfin Hagos with Awet Tewelde

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

Negarit 224: Enough and Not-Enough

Every time I attend an event, I report to my audience about the event and my general observation-I hope you

China’s Great Wall, Eritrea’s Fence Wall

Last Saturday, Isaias hastily met the Sudanese envoy Ambassador Daffalah, and soon left for China. Not many discussed that visit,

Unelected President, Imposed Pundit

Isais Afwerki of Eritrea: an unelected dictator tells Sudan how to solve their problems

Katanga and Welkait Wars

A few days ago, I read an article by Ahmed Suleiman (Chatham House) in which he examined the Sesame supply

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.

It Is Ramadan, Make Peace With the PFDJ!

At least for a month we have to try hard to live a spiritual life. It’s in our tradition, culture,

Colorful Characters: Aboy Shutuphouse and Abdelwasie

I had no shortage of wise, witty, and humorous people in my life. Such people are a blessing; they help

Horn of Africa’s Never-Ending Tragedy

On March 2, 2023, Gedab News reported that four people lost their lives when Ethiopia celebrated the 127th 1896 anniversary

Temazight and Eritrea

North Africa needs to be invaded by Eritrean scholars, it’s more worthy than the unexplainable obsession with Pushkin! So far,

Cents Become Millions – 2023 Fundraising

Today’s Negarit is the once-a-year special edition, the usual appeal to you to help ease the burden. A few days

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

Eritrea: Tell the Truth and Sleep on the Railroad

There is a timeless Eritrean saying, “Haqqi Tezaribka ab megedi Babur deqqs”, (say the truth and sleep on the railway).

Finale of an Eritrean Struggle

In the previous two phases, we talked about things that must be done at the individual level.  An individual must

Imitating The Eritrean Ruling Party!

Usually, when PFDJ supporters return appalled by what they witnessed while in a visit to Eritrea, they recount their experiences

Major Dawit woldegiorgis: A Politician or a Soldier?

I have followed Shaleqa Dawit for a while and we had a brief exchanged views a few times. In weeks

PFDJ Members Also Betrayed By the Eritrean Regime

This is an Account presented through the Story of Gebremeskel Tekle. “A profound chaos descended on our lives in the

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