The Bloody African Horn Region
This week, both Eid and Fasiga came a few days apart; on this occasion, I wish Christians and Muslims who
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.
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
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
AU Team Expected In Mekele Soon
The AU appointed observer team is expected to arrive in Mekele to monitor the situation in Tigray.. It comprises of
Searches, Arrests, and Tension in Eritrea
The repercussions from the interference of Eritrean forces in the Ethiopian civil war is being felt in Eritrea. Activities of
Negarit 199: Perfecting the Resistance
In English and Arabic, opposition (معارضة) and resistance (مقاومة) are different, but in Tigrigna the word for both is (ተቃውሞ).
The Land Surveying Engineer
I hold that the problems of our region are mainly cultural, and it can only be ameliorated by fighting illiteracy
Abiy and Isaias, Radwan in the Middle.
Ser’e is something forbidden by tradition be it mentioning or consuming. For instance, traditional women do not mention the name
Time To Clean Your Own Courtyard
Hopefully, the guns will stop. Hopefully those drunk with lust for blood will sober up. Hopefully, those who have nothing
War-Caused Friction Among Eritreans
A government employee said, "In addition to the house-to-house search, uncles and aunts are forced to spy on their own
Presence of Ethiopian Forces In Eritrea
Can wars end? What are signs that wars will end? What was the result of past “wars to end wars”?
Mighty Eritrea and Great Tigray
I have been reading some books and trying to see the difference between the traditional Tigray and Amhara perspectives of
Ethiopians Still Talking About Talking
Since Abiy Ahmed took office as Ethiopia’s prime minister in 2018, the region is entangled in a civil war. So
Abiy Threatens Eritrean Sovereignty
Last month the Ethiopian Federal Forces transported low-bed trucks loaded with tens of tanks heading towards the direction of Djibouti.
One Kicked Out, Two To Go
In 2018, when Abiy Ahmed made his overly promoted visit to Eritrea and “signed a peace agreement” with Isaias Afwerki,
The Horn of Africa: Unchanging Political Seasons
(Reading Time: 7 minutes) Historically, the African region that contains Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somaliland, and Somalia are considered Horn
Tension in the Eritrean Ethiopian Border
(Reading time: 5 minutes) Gedab News learned that, over the last two weeks, large contingents of [Eritrean and Tigrayan] forces