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Feb 14th, 2014
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Samsom’s father Mr Haile and his mother Ms Zayd were both fighters during the Eritrean liberation struggle. Samsom was the only child of this young couple. Samson’s father lost his life during the struggle and his mother Zayd became his only parent. After Eritrea won its independence, his mother, now...
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Feb 14th, 2014
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by MeKonnen H. Birru, PhD Arrogance, ignorance, and incompetence. Not a pretty cocktail of personality traits in the best of situations. No sirree. Not a pretty cocktail in an office-mate and not a pretty cocktail in a head of state. In fact, in a leader, it’s a lethal cocktail. Graydon Carter More t...
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Dec 27th, 2013
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By – Herman J. Cohen , After being part of Ethiopia for forty years, the people of Eritrea held a referendum in April 1993 and decided to establish an independent state. The referendum took place in the aftermath of a thirty-year insurgency against two successive Ethiopian regimes waged by the Eritre...
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Dec 24th, 2013
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By Eneh LeHaggareh On December 6, 2013, a number of media reports including Aljazeera and Africa Review have all indicated that the ruling party in Ethiopia (TPLF/EPRDF) and the Isayas led EPLF in Eritrea are currently negotiating through a mediator, Omar AlBashir of the Sudan. On December 16, 2013, ...
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Mar 8th, 2013
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by Elsa Chyrum To commemorate the International Women’s Day, March 8, I  am reposting this article, two years after it was originally posted, as nothing has changed in Eritrea, and whatever is written on this article is still happening daily. International Women’s Day, March 8 , is intend...
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Oct 5th, 2012
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By Yilma Bekele President Obama and his challenger Mitt Romney had their first debate this evening. Watching this debate for the highest office in the land was a learning moment. This is not the first debate I have viewed or the first election I am experiencing. But no matter what, for an election st...
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Jun 29th, 2012
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By Getahune Bekele If the bloody tyrant is allowed to die in the comfort of his home instead of a tiny, cold prison cell, millions of his angry victims in Ethiopia and Somalia would be left with no closure. Taunted by Gaddafi-like death for months and terrorized by a Mussolini style hanging along wit...