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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

A Call to The Moderates of The Horn Of Africa 

[Editor’s note: This editorial was first published on Oct 22, 2003, and again in Oct 2, 2018. It’s being republished

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

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

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

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

Season of Migration to the PFDJ

During the last three-Covid-years, the PFDJ was restlessly awaiting the end of the pandemic to relaunch its propaganda onslaught. Now

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.

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

Awate.com is released from Intensive Care

After operating at a minimum capacity for a while, awate.com is now back--after improving website security and renewed drive.

Three-Legged Stool: Team Lemma, Loses Its Luster

[This Pencil Editorial was first published on March 18, 2019. Today, three years later, we are republishing it hoping it

Singers and Poets

About ten years ago there was a popular singer named Tarreqe. He had a unique voice. Until his slow disappearance,

Ethiopia Prepares for a Negotiated Settlement

On Sunday, a two-day long pan-Ethiopian meeting concluded in Addis Ababa. The preparatory meeting elected a committee that will draw

Awate.com’s Saleh Johar interviews Meles Zenawi (2008)

The following was first published in May 26, 2008. It’s the first ever interview with the late PM Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia

“May You Beget A Black Cat”

In 1986 a border conflict erupted between Qatar and Bahrain over the ownership of the Hawar Islands (Fisht AlDibal). Qatari

Please Come and Invade Us!

A fringe racist, bigoted, and servile group has been trying hard to undo Eritrea and what its people stand for.

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