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Ethnic Profiling of Tigrayans in Ethiopia

Ethiopian security forces are carrying out an extensive ethnic profiling and arresting Tigrayans, particularly in Addis Ababa and other major

Ethiopian War Exhibit In Triangles

Triangle-shaped structures are sturdy but also simple. In 1998-2000 war broker around the Eritrean village of Baddme, in the area

The Difference Between Propaganda and Public Relations

When I started to work after leaving Eritrea, I landed at a sales and marketing job. My understanding of sales

Eritrea’s Socio-Politics of Slash and Burn

Back in 1990, The New York Times had an opinion piece titled, “The Politics of Slash and Burn”. The gist

Negarit 103: ከፊሎም ደዊሉ ነሩ- The sponsor called- وأتصل الكفيل

What a change! Smartly dressed PFDJ official, with a bonus. For the first time he travels alone, and he scores

SmeTr Hamassien: Objective and Struggle

Book Review by Semere T Habtemariam Title: SmeTr Hamassien: Objective and Struggle (ስመጥር ሓማሴን፥ ዕላማን ተጋድሎን።) Author: Dr. Yebio Woldemariam

PEN Eritrea Names 2020 Freedom of Expression Award Winner

(Sept. 18, 2020): Awate.com’s founding editor, novelist, and activist, Saleh “Gadi” Johar has been named PEN Eritrea’s annual Freedom of Expression

Kenya: Eritreans and a US$3.4 Million Burlap Swindle

How many Jute plants does it take to make US$3.4 million worth Jute bags? The Kenyan Fraudsters didn’t have to

The Moody Government Closed Italian Schools

After months old wrangling with the school administration, the Eritrean government finally closed the Italian schools in Eritrea. The school

The Debate Over Arabic Language in Eritrea!

Orally told stories relate a conversation that took place in the first parliament in Eritrea in the 1950s. During a

Happy Double Awate Day

(This is a close English translation of the Tigrinya content of Negarit #100 video on YouTube channel) Happy September 1 for

UAE-Eritrea: Strained Relationship

Last June,  a small ship arrived from the UAE carrying relief aid for Eritreans in Dankalia. However, the Assab port

He Graduated

The following is a transcription of my YouTube Channel, “Negarit 97: ሰብኣይ ተመሪቁ – the man graduated – وتخرج الرجل“. Some

Mesfin Hagos: Before the Egg Hatches

This is part 2 of 3 series under the title of “Can Mesfin Hagos Lead Under a Banner of “One Country, One

Major Dawit Invites Me to Dr. Abiy’s Addition Class

This article first appeared on Jul 16, 2018. It was republished in December, 2019 with the hope it will evoke a reflection. It

The Reasonable Dream

ዓቅምኹም ሕለሙ ክትዕወቱ  – فن الحلم الممكن My Harassing Client : I will introduce you to one of my regular

Can Mesfin Hagos Lead Under a Banner of “One Country, One Destiny”?

It has become a cliché to say the Internet has changed many facets of our lives, and the claim of

Jawar, Flipos, Isaias, Our Sources

Jawar Mohammed :I have a friend whose views about Jawar so many times I concluded he lacks clarity– I ruled

Book Review: Eritrea-Inception and Consolidation of Dictatorship

Published 2020, Uppsala Sweden. Text in Tigrinya. ISBN: 978-91-519-5571-1 Pp. 365 plus list of references.  Reviewed by Tekeste Negash Emeritus

The TPLF and the Eritrean Opposition

The ENCDC is the only entity that has a workable formula for an opposition umbrella. A boxing match with Getachew

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