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Bahti Meskerem: More Than Just Another Day

Bahti Meskerem 2020 is the 59th anniversary of the liberation struggle
September 1st, 2020 is the 59th anniversary of the liberation struggle, reminds us of mammoth sacrifices our people made to assert nationhood against all odds.

BY FIKREJESUS AMHAZION (PhD)

It is nearly the end of August. The beginning of September will soon be upon us. In Eritrea, that generally means several things. That the rainy and wet keremti (summer) season is almost at its end, ready to give way to the quewi (harvesting) season.

That a vast swathe of the countryside and mountains will soon be covered in sheets of green and dotted by colorful embaba (flowers). That juicy and delicious beles fruit can be found on every street corner. That Meskel and Yohannes, those special festive occasions, are around the corner. Continue reading Bahti Meskerem: More Than Just Another Day