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Abiy Ahmed and the Return of Theocracy to Ethiopia

In modern history, Ethiopians and Eritreans went through decades of violent confrontations. In 1991, the pre-final confrontation between the two governments ended with the removal of the Derge regime, and both countries breathed a sigh of relief, believing the bloodshed, the injustice, and the disrespect of citizens would be over. And they hoped, finally, the two countries … The post Abiy Ahmed and the Return of Theocracy to Ethiopia appeared first on Awate.com.

Negarit 68: Hope of Maidens

The following is the source of Negarit 68 fo my Youtube channel Tesfa Denagil is a very light shower, a shy rain, that comes just before the farmers begin ploughing their fields. Tesfa Denagil is a sign of good rains which means good harvest and prosperity. The cows will be well fed, there will be ample … The post Negarit 68: Hope of Maidens appeared first on Awate.com.

Supremacists Agitating for Violence Against Eritrea

It is with great dismay that I hear the beating of war-drums by some segments of the Ethiopian intelligentsia, apparently aiming at steering public opinion towards war.  Their writing and talks are reminiscent of the past regimes of Emperor Haile Selassie and Colonel Mengistu. Yes, like the leaders of these two regimes, some nostalgic individuals, … The post Supremacists Agitating for Violence Against Eritrea appeared first on Awate.com.

In Defense of Tamrat Negera

If I were to empty and free myself of affection, sentiments, anger, concern and all sorts of feelings; that is if I could turn myself into pure reason, I would find that the Ethiopian Journalist, Tamrat Negara, who brought on himself, undeservedly, the wrath of many Eritreans is a real friend of Eritrea, and those … The post In Defense of Tamrat Negera appeared first on Awate.com.

2016 Archives: Isaias’ “Mistirawit Debdabbe” To Donald Trump

[This article was first posted on November 9, 2016.]   Eight years ago, on November 8, 2008, I published Isaias’ congratulatory letter to the then president elect, Obama. Today I am publishing Isaias’ congratulatory letter to president elect Donald Trump. You will notice the two letters seem to have been written on the same template. I … The post 2016 Archives: Isaias’ “Mistirawit Debdabbe” To Donald Trump appeared first on Awate.com.

The Waning Days of Tyrannical Rule in Eritrea

The peace accord that Eritrea and Ethiopia signed in July 2018 and attendant normalization of their relations had promised a new era of peace, cooperation and progress for the Horn-of-Africa region. Many in the international community believed that this breakthrough agreement will induce the Eritrean government to break out of isolation, reintegrate the country into … The post The Waning Days of Tyrannical Rule in Eritrea appeared first on Awate.com.

Music and Hallucinations

This is the source script for Negarit 67 of Jan 8, 2010 1. Tsehaitu Berakhi, Alamin Abdulatif, Abba Shawl and mythology Probably many do not know that Tsehaitu Berakhi became famous in Keren before she hit, the record disc fame. I know Tsehaitu, how could I forget the woman who harassed me as a child … The post Music and Hallucinations appeared first on Awate.com.

Post-Islamism in Eritrea, Why Does It Is Matter?

Post-Islamism in Eritrea why does it is matter? Reflection on the 6th congress of Eritrean Democratic Homeland Party The reality of the Eritrean regime’s longevity and the cost associated with that reality has messed up Eritreans’ priorities and their way of thinking. Nowadays, posts, slogans and discussions around toppling the regime regardless of its efficacy … The post Post-Islamism in Eritrea, Why Does It Is Matter? appeared first on Awate.com.

Isaias-Abiy Resolve an Issue, Redwan Pulled out of Eritrea

On November 15, 2019, Gedab News reported that Redwan Hussein, who was appointed to be his country’s ambassador to Eritrea in July 2018, didn’t present his credentials to Isaias Afwerki. The report irritated Ambassador Redwan and several officials from the two governments. After more than a year in Limbo, Isaias finally accepted the credentials of … The post Isaias-Abiy Resolve an Issue, Redwan Pulled out of Eritrea appeared first on Awate.com.

Negarit 66: ኸሊፋ ዓብደላ Khelifa AbdeAllah الخليفة عبدالله

In the end of November, a serious injustice happened in many parts of Eritrea, mainly in Seraye region. Like before, there was little coverage… and interest. Many people were arrested without charge, as usual, and pushed to unknown prisons. Of course, the victims were Muslims whose ready-made accusation is extremism. However, an extremist regime is … The post Negarit 66: ኸሊፋ ዓብደላ Khelifa AbdeAllah الخليفة عبدالله appeared first on Awate.com.