Asmara – Modernist City

Asmara, the capital city of Eritrea, is one of the most important and exciting architectural ‘discoveries’ of recent years. Built almost entirely in the 1930s by the Italians, Asmara has…

The Good and the Bad

Before I came to Eritrea, people filled my head with ideas of what it would be like to live here; some were good but most people had negative things to…

Asmara: a Romantic City

In the quite early morning of the day the city is filled with the sound of churches’ bells and the azanat of mosques. Women are seen on their white traditional…

“Going to Sawa is less of a choice and more of an obligation,” Heaven Tesfamariam-Bereketeab

I once read: “Those who have never had to fight for freedom will not fight to keep it.” As a daughter of a member of the First Round of the…

A route towards peace and prosperity in the Horn of Africa!

One of the most prevalently asked question in relation to Horn of Africa is when will this region going to get rid off from negative tags, likewise, war, famine and…

It is what it is & we are who we are!

Few weeks ago, I had a visit to a village which is roughly 6 miles North Eastern from the capital Asmara, in Eritrea. Though the trip was taken in sunny…

“ፈታኒ እዋን ንብዙሕ ፈተነ”

ክቡራት ኣንበብተይ ኣብ ዘለኹም ሰላም ወሰናይ እምነየልኩም። ጥፍእ ኢለ ዶ ወሪሐ፧ ሓቂ እዩ። ፍሩይን ደቂቕን ምኽንያት ከቕርብ ኣይደልይን። እንታይ ይበሃል ኣሎ፡ ኣብ ግዜኡ ከቕርቦ ኣይክኣልኩን። ፋይል ኣብ ርእሲ ፋይል  ተደራሪቡ…

History: the Key of Identity and Youth’s Productivity

Life is full of questions as we are not the creator’s, but the created ones, and  they keep knocking our mind, until we get the right answer of them, as…

Eritrea & the Saga of “in social capital we trust”!

One of from most important ingredients that ascertain a moral society is the existence of a culture of collaboration within and with other societies. Similarly, if a society always stays…

Eritrea and the battle against COVID19!

Throughout history, obligations to science have brought answers for many difficult questions. Famous scientists like Albert Einstein, Galileo Galilee, Aristotle, Isaac Newton and others had contributed for the establishment of…