The Eritrean armed struggle is mostly known for surpassing the conventional form of ‘war’ and setting a path of its own whereby every national participated in a historical, humanitarian and cultural revolution. Tons of books should be written on the endless aspects that made the Eritrean Armed Struggle rare in the history of humans, but, for today, I present you an interview with a veteran freedom fighter, singer and song writer and see if we can get an unpretentious look at the concept of arts (music in particular) during the Eritrean armed struggle for independence; while on the way we get to know veteran freedom fighter and singer Wedi Tikul.
Desale Tewolde grew up in Zoba Debub in a village named Mai Mine and after doing his 12th grade matriculation in 2000, he enrolled at the University of Asmara in the Department of Public Health and Medicine. Desale is doing his PhD studies in European universities on Emergency, Critical Care and Anaesthesia.
While on visit in Eritrea during his study break, we had an interesting discussion on different issues including education, politics and the importance of sharing knowledge with our youngsters. Here is a glimpse of our conversation.
We proudly present to you a legend, some funs call him the “father of cycling”, and some told us that he is the one who introduced modern cycling to Eritrea. Tekeste Weldu, aka “Gegante”, is one of the first Eritrean Athletes who participated in international cycling tournaments including the Olympic Games, making his name shine across the world of cycling. Gegante carries a great culture of assisting young athletes with cycling materials and opportunities. Q&A presents Gegante for a brief chat.
Nahom Ghidey serves as UEFA A, UEFA Elite Youth A as well as a Video and Performance Analyst for Sweden’s premier league team AIK Stockholm. He was born in Eritrea and moved to Hanover, Germany when he was six years old. Nahom was recently featured on a Swedish national magazine as one of the people who has played a huge role in the development of young international rising star Alexander Isak and other players who have made headlines all over the world.
On today’s Q&A, Mike Seium from Eri-International Sports brings us Nahom Ghidey of AIK Stockholm.
An absolute right to knowledge is undeniable to Eritreans; the Government and People of Eritrea have been striving to ensure such grant since the dawn of independence. Henceforth, Eritrean institutions for higher education, mount platforms of manifestation to this particular principle.
Here is a compiled scoop, from a TV broadcasted program: the Halhale College of Business and Economics. Proud Dean and senior instructor Dr. Estifanos Hailemariam explains how the Halhale College of Business and Economics along with its staff, partners and students stand for a noble economic future in Eritrea.
-Dedication, passion and compassion are words among many others which can describe Dr. Traudl Elsholz, a woman with a strong vision of what development means and what teamwork means in achieving successful results. These are the values that Dr. Traudl shared with her students, colleagues and friends while working in Eritrea for the last 6 years at the College of Health Science and local hospitals. As her farewell approached, it was a must for Eritrea Profile to hear her story. Here is a snapshot of our conversation.
IAAF rightfully holds the two times unbroken record of Nazret Weldu labeling her the Eritrean Gold Label. She has done Eritreans and especially Eritrean sport fans very proud in several international races. We have here with us Eritrean female gold medalist upon her return from a Huston half marathon.