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Eritrea: A Victim of Modern Necropolitics

“My job is making windows where there were once walls” [Michel Foucault] Introduction In search of an integrative discourse for

Minelik and Mlelikh

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

Eritrean Government in Exile: A Possible Third School of Thought

The emergence of literary national identity, Transcendentalism can be an instructive model as Eritreans are grappling toward the formation of

Ramshackle * ሓሙስ-ሓሙስ ይብል ኣሎ * آيل للسقوط

Before I begin, there is a Tigrinya saying, “Hamus- Hamus tbl alla,” I do not know its origin. If anyone

The Sixth and Seventh Kings of Ethiopia

A man from Keren arrived in Asmara and headed to the neighborhood where his relatives lived. Though he had seen

A Miserable Country Goes to War with Itself

Say what you will about outgoing president Trump, and despite the messenger, there are many countries in the word that

UAE-Eritrea: Strained Relationship

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

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

Parkinson’s Law – ሕጊ ፓርኪንሶን – قانون پاركينسن

As a child, I busied myself with my uncle’s books. Ustaz Johar Abdulrahim was a teacher and he taught in

Pandemic and Government Induced Oppression in Dankalia

The home of Eritrean Afar people, in the southern tip of Eritrea bordering the Red sea, Djibouti and Ethiopia, is

Negarit 85: ብሓርነት ተደቢሱ – Liberation – تحرر

Negarit 84: ፖለቲካዊ ታኪን – Political Turkey – ديك رومي سياسي

A few years ago, I learned that whistling is a form of communication within a few societies. One such group

Negarit 83: መላጸ ኦካም – Occam’s Razor – شفرة اُكّام

This is a general transcription of Negarit #83. When they want to divide the people, their slogan is ‘Us and

Negarit 80: ኩንታል ብልቱግ – A Sack of Millet – كيس دخن

In the sixties and early seventies, when youngsters wanted to join the ELF, they were told they have to consume

Negarit 79: ግዳይ ኮሮና – Corona Victim – ضحية كرونه

Negarit 77: ኢልኣምር ምኣምር – Ignorance – من لا يدري

When I first came across “M’amir Bokre’s YouTube channel, I was elated. I thought his videos will help me study

Negarit 76: ተርሞሚተር – Thermometer – ميزان الحرارة

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