Occasionally, we come across very important revelations that serve as evidence to conspiracies that Eritreans long claimed existed against them. These conspiracies are multifaceted, funded by organizations with deep-pockets and intent on ensuring the success of their agendas no matter what. The obvious questions are: why, whom, when, where and how? Continue reading Eritrean Citizens vs. Bloody Mercenaries→
It is rare for any community in the diaspora to be spiritually linked to the homeland as much as the Eritrean diaspora. We try to understand why and how while talking to Professor Ghideon Abay.
Professor Ghideon is a highly regarded professor in the United States. Born and raised in Eritrea, the professor left in the late 1970s. A devoted Eritrean patriot, Professor Ghideon Abay is our guest for this edition. We analyze the strong bond Eritrean Diaspora keeps to its homeland: its meaning and importance. Continue reading Eritrean Diaspora: Home is Where the Heart Lies→
The late Samuel Mahaffy once wrote that “the effort to invisibilise countries like Eritrea grows from an international strategy to main power and control over others. It perpetuates hegemonic discourse, which is of course is not really discourse at all”.
He lived long enough to see the misrepresentation of Eritrea. Historian Michel Rolph Trouillot in his book “Silencing the Past” writes about how narratives are created and how entire histories of peoples can be distorted. He said “the production of historical narratives involves the uneven contribution of competing groups and individuals who have unequal access to the means for such production”. Continue reading Silencing Eritrea …→
Former South Africa Ambassador to Eritrea, Prof. Iqbal Jhazbhay, explores the steadfastness of the people and Government of Eritrea; the role of the Eritrean Diaspora; the rich natural resources; Geo-strategic importance; the constructive role on Red Sea & Horn of Africa Region; negative media campaign and animosity from big powers, existing and potential partnership between Eritrea and South Africa. Continue reading This is How Former South African Ambassador, Prof Iqbal Jhazbhay, Explained Eritrea→