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Thanking Eritrea's Martyrs (Martyrs Day)

Thanking Eritrea’s Martyrs

Achieving independence was the goal of the armed struggle but it is not, by any means, β€œthe endgame,” so to speak. Many of our freedom fighters sacrificed their lives for a greater cause. The cause was to create a just and prosperous society free from abusive exploitation.

Isaias Afwerki, EPLF

The Simple Handshake that Served as a Reminder

In what many would consider an insignificant gesture, that simple handshake reintroduced to me a deep sense of belonging. This critical intangible, which is either missing or in the process of forever being lost to many in the diaspora, demonstrates how no Eritrean should be regarded as a stranger.

Eritrean Cuisine

Main Eritrean Cuisine

Common foods and dishes Eritrean food habits vary regionally. In the highlands, injera is the staple diet and eaten daily among the Tigrinya. When eating, diners generally share food from a large tray placed in the centre of a low dining table. Numerous pieces of...

The Spoken Languages of Eritrea

Languages Eritrea is a multilingual country. The nation has no official language, as the Constitution establishes the "equality of all Eritrean languages".[137] Tigrinya, Arabic, and English serve as de facto working languages, with the latter used in university...
Eritrea - Nine Ethnicities

The 9 Ethnicities of Eritrea

Ethnic Composition There are nine recognized ethnic groups according to the government of Eritrea.[18][130] Eritrean society is ethnically heterogeneous. An independent census has yet to be conducted, but the Tigrinya people make up about 55% and Tigre people make up...

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