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Exile, Home and Nostalgia: In Conversation with Ribka Sibhatu

Sept. 30, 2020 Poet, communication scholar, and human rights defender Ribka Sibhatu (PhD in communication studies) has recently released a book in English, Aulò! Aulò! Aulò! (Poetry Translation Center, 2020). The collection–poems and folklores—has been translated from Italian into English by André Naffis-Sahely. Abraham T. Zere from PEN Eritrea has conducted a written interview with […]

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Twenty years later, Awate.com’s founding editor: “I never thought the freedom to talk would take this long”

Sept. 20, 2020 For the last two decades, awate.com has been the name synonymous with Eritrean independent media, where nationals inside the country would go through the discouraging internet connection and ubiquitous surveillance of the police state to have a glimpse of their country, as all independent media have been closed since September 2001. Indisputably, […]

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Saleh “Gadi” Johar named PEN Eritrea’s 2020 Freedom of Expression Award Winner

Staff (Sept. 18, 2020): Awate.com’s founding editor, novelist, and activist, Saleh “Gadi” Johar has been named PEN Eritrea’s annual Freedom of Expression Award winner, a recognition that awards $1,000.00 and a trophy. The award ceremony was hosted virtually on Friday, September 18,  2020. On behalf of the award committee, Dr. Daniel R. Mekonnen noted that […]

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ድሪተ ኦክተበር

ሺሻይ ሽመንዲ* ሓምለ 9 2020 ሰለስተ ጥቅምቲ እንክትመጽእ ኣብ ነብሰይ ዝክዖ ዝተሓናፈጸ ስምዒት ኣሎ። ከምቲ ብዙሕ እዋን ዝገብሮ፡ እንተ ፈዀሰኒ ብማለት ነቲ ዝተሰመዓኒ ቀዘዝታን ዝኽርን ንምሕንጣጡ’የ ዝፍትን። ሕጂ’ውን ኣብቲ ኣብ ቅድመይ ዘሎ ወረቐት ኣፍጢጠ፣ ነቲ ቅዘተይን ዝኽሩን ክገልጽ ዝኽእል ቃላት ኣይስእንን እኸውን እናበልኩ’የ ዝእልሽ ዘለኹ። ከም ዝመጸለይ እሓናጥጥ’ሞ፡ እቲ ኣብ መወዳእታ ዝረኽቦ ዘለኹ ጽሑፍስ ንጋድምን […]

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نادي القلم الأرتري يعقد مؤتمره الثالث

عقد نادي القلم الإريتري مؤتمره الثالث عبر تطبيق (Zoom) ،  يوم السبت 27 يونيو 2020.  في البدء رحب رئيس اللجنة التحضيرية ، الدكتور/ دانييل. مكونين بالمشاركين، وأوضح  إن إنعقاد  المؤتمر عبر الإنترنت بدلاً من الاجتماع المقرر إنعقاده في أنتويرب ، بلجيكا في الأسبوع الأول من يوليو 2020 الناجم عن جائحة كوفيد 19. بناءاً عليه قررت […]

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ምጽላል

ክብሮም ደሞዝ* ሓምለ 5 2020 ድምጺ ምጽላል ጥራይ’ዩ ዓው ኢሉ ዝስማዕ ነይሩ።  እቶም ካብ ምእራይ ዕንጨይቲ ዝተመለስና፡ ብድኻምን ጥምየትን ተሰኒፍና ብምንባርና፡ ኣብቲ ከም እቶን ዝልብልብ ሑጻ ዛሕ በልና። ምጽላል፡ ነተን ካልኦት ደቂ ኣንስትዮ ማይ ንኽህባና እናተደህየት፣ ንሳ ድማ ድራር ክትቅርበልና ሸበድበድ ትብል ከምዘላ ካብቲ ሸፋሕ ሸፋሕ ድምጺ ተበጊሰ’የ ብሓሳበይ ቀሪጸዮ። ዓይነይ ቛሕ ኣቢለ ክርእያ ዓቕሚ […]

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PEN Eritrea convenes its congress; new leadership elected

By Staff July 2, 2020 PEN Eritrea has conducted its third congress via Zoom Saturday, 27th 2020. Chair of the congress preparatory committee, Dr. Daniel R. Mekonnen welcomed participants and explained why the center planned to pursue the congress online instead of the scheduled meeting in Antwerp, Belgium on the first week of July 2020. […]

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ተጽዕኖ ዓፈንቲ ስርዓታት ኣብ ቋንቋ

ኣብርሃም ተስፋልኡል* ሰነ 20-2020 ምንቍልቋልን ምሽሕካርን ቋንቋ፡ ኣብ ርእሲ ካልኦት ዝውቱራት መዐቀኒታት ከም እኒ ቍጠባ፡ ምስፋን ሕጊ-ኣልቦነት፡ ብኽነት ወዘተ. መስፈሪ ውድቀት ሓደ ስርዓት’ውን ክኸውን ይኽእል እዩ። ኣብ ኤርትራ፡ ገለ ውሱናት ዓመታት ከም መርኣያ ብምውሳድ፡ መራኸቢ ብዙሓን፡ ቃለመጠይቓት፡ መደረታት፡ ኣኼባታት. . . ካብኡ ሓሊፉ’ውን ናይ ተለፎን ጻውዒታት፡ ናይ ኣብያተ ጽሕፈታት ኰነ ኣገልግሎታት ትካላት ዝርርባት ብምስትብሃል ደረጃ […]

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