Category: Eritrean Societies

The origin of Ethnic and Tribal Social Groupings in Eritrea

This material was originally discussed in my extended article that tried to discuss the social grievances of the Bien speaking people of Eritrea. I extracted this material as a separate topic to highlight the necessity of the topic in today’s politics. Ethnic Based Social…

What Frezghi Mesmer(Secret Name) wrote to me about Jeberti and Jeberti’s Case

On 31/05/2017, an Eritrean who identify himself using a nickname Frezghi Mesmer wrote to me via private messenger text the message below to defend my stance regarding Jebert’s case. Recently, Frezghi Mesmer blocked me after sending a strong message that says, “you have crossed…

Abba Teklemaryam Semharay(1871-1942): An Eritrean Catholic Priest who rejected Latinization

Abba Teklemaryam Semharay (1871 – 1942) an Eritrean Catholic priest who fought against Latinization of Eritrean Catholic Church. Abba Teklemaryam Semharay was among the first Catholic priest to be ordained in the year of 1893 in the then established Catholic Cathedral St. Michael in Keren,…

Aberra Royal Family: ፖለቲካዊ ምንቅሳቓስን

ስድራ-ቤት Aberra Hagos ተራ ስድራ-ቤት ኣይኮነትን። ካብ መወዳኣእታ 19 ክ/ዘ ኣትሒዛ እዛ ስድራ-ቤታ ስድራ-ቤት ኣብ ሂወት ኤርትራውያን ብዙሕ ጽልዋ ዘለዋ እያ። ንምሉእ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ኣብዚ ሕጂ ዘለናዮ እንተ ብጽቡቕ እንተ ብሕማቕ ዓቢ ግደ ዘበርከተት እያ። ከም ሓደ ተራ ስድራ-ቤት ኤርትራ ኣይኮነትን። ኣብ ክብረቶም ኣይመጻእኩን።…

ኩላ ዓዓዳ ተናዲ – ስማ ድማ ትቐያይር ኣላ – ንኤርትራ ዝናዲ ግና እናወሓደ ይኸይድ ኣሎ

Use of Bilen Language in Social Media is Growing Fast

Bilen language is one of the ancient language used some 5000 years ago during the period of Egyptian pharoahs era. Today, very few people are speaking Bilen language in central Ethiopia and Eritrea. Although the Bilen speaking communities in Ethiopia is near extinction, the…

Bilen Speaking Communities and Creation of Civic Associations: A Proposal

Today, Bilen speaking communities are known by one ethnic group formed by revolutionary ideas and later transformed into a state institutional structure by being part of the 9 ethnic groups. But this clustering is not welcomed by Blin communities. Some groups are now openly…

Eritrean Social Groupings, Grievances, internal politics and Remedy for a Sustainable freedom – The Case of Blin Speaking Communities (Part III/III)

Part iii/III. To read the previous parts, please click the link below Part I/III Part II/III Who are Blin Speaking Communities? In general, the literature of Blin people is not yet well developed. However, since the 18thC, they have well-documented materials by foreign visitors…

Eritrean Family Tree: How to Liberate it from Religious Dogmas?

The objective of this article is a political opinion which is aimed for liberating Eritrean family tree from any religious dogmas. I am doing this because Eritreans are trying to associate their family line based on religious affiliations. There could be a number of…

Eritrean Social Groupings, Grievances, internal politics and Remedy for a Sustainable freedom – The Case of Blin Speaking Communities (Part I/III)

Preamble This material is produced in line to my core liberal democratic principle that stands for the freedom and rights of all Eritrean people. Eritreans are not only exposed to the current political oppression that has its origin from the totalitarian regime that is…

Eritrean Social Groupings, Grievances, internal politics and Remedy for a Sustainable freedom – The Case of Blin Speaking Communities (Part II/III)

Preamble This material is produced as part of one of my core liberal democratic principles that stand for freedom and rights of all Eritrean people from any kind (be it historical, or existing) oppression which has a potential to hinder full liberation of humankind….