The Northern Escarpment on Eritrea’s Green Belt came to be known only after the construction of the Serejaka-Shebab road. Breathtaking hairpin bends winding down the magnificent mountain scenery give travelers a spectacular and unforgettable sight. And right where the cliffs begin, just beyond the village of Weki, a stunning view awaits your eyes; when the sky at eye level is filled with a dense white fog, it makes you feel like you’re floating in the clouds.
I am often bored, so much so I am surprisingly eloquent in the subject of my own boredom. But trecently I had successfully overcame my boredom with a trip to Gash-Barka and Anseba regions. From visiting dams, a new year’s party in Fanko to a city that never sleeps; what a way to cap off the year!
I recently wrote an article for Eritrea Profile on December 28th, 2016, on the issue of land grabbing, discussing whether or not this phenomena could occur in Eritrea versus the current trend happening in most of Africa and also in Asia. Upon publication of the article, I came across several comments on various websites on this issue of land grabbing and, for that reason, I just decided to elaborate a little more on the question of land tenure in Eritrea so as to give a broader understanding on why such land grabbing, at the expense of the people and mostly food security, could not be possible on Eritrean soil in comparison to other African states.
A long time ago, holidays were greatly anticipated in our country especially those that necessitated the spilling of animal blood followed by a copious banquet. In those days, holidays meant a sheep to be slaughtered and eaten, new clothes to be worn and many errands to be run.
Culture is one of the most exciting, vast, encompassing part of any society. It includes how you dress, the way you eat, the way you dance, the way you perform ceremonies, rituals, and the way you speak. Language and religion are also included. In this case different societies use different kinds of solutions to overcome obstacles. Illnesses are also considered as obstacles to daily activity. In order to counter it we need medicine, which assists in treatment and mitigation, lessens physical symptoms, restores and corrects organic functions, and disinfects premises.
In any aspect of life, working together or synergy is a key element for success. The National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) association is enhancing its success through this principle. The NUEW is one of the popular organizations of the Eritrean people’s liberation front. In its current form, the NUEW is an autonomous non-governmental organization dedicated to improve the status of Eritrean women.