Critical review of Professor Tesfatsion Medhanies's discussion paper Eritrea ''kem adebo''

From Welcome to Asmarino Independent. Thu Nov 22 2012, 14:51:19

Professor Tesfatsion's discussion paper rotates around the word ''Adebo'' and by extension of Eritrea as a nation and its predicaments.  The paper deals with the historical background to the creation of Eritrea and to some extent about the peoples of Eritrea. The paper discusses in detail the Tigray-Tigrigni concept, its inception under the British trusteeship and revival during the present. I have no problem with the description of nature of the Eritrean political entity.  ... Like an inexperienced cooker, who mixes different raw materials in a cooking pot with a hope of producing  a tasty soup, forgetting that right and compatible ingredients are required to produce a tasty one, Pr. Tesfatsion has tried, by mixing irrelevant terms and issues, to create political sensation. ... Since I believe that it lacks objectivity, I have felt obliged to respond and put the record straight by comparing his claims with the facts on the ground. I want to make it clear from the very beginning that this review is not meant to defend Isayas and co. ...

(Photo: Prof. Tesfatsion Medhanie)

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Liberia:   Long-term Cure for Ebola - Sirleaf (guest column)
allAfrica.com
20 October 2014

As the Ebola nightmare continues in Liberia and as we battle to contain the epidemic, it is important to look beyond the immediate crisis. Many more lives will be lost before this dreadful outbreak is ... [read more]

Nigeria:   Fate of Chibok Girls Still Uncertain (news)
Deutsche Welle
20 October 2014

Fresh violence in northern Nigeria has dashed hopes of a ceasefire with the militant Islamist sect Boko Haram. Nigerians are doubtful whether the Chibok girls, kidnapped six months ago, will be ... [read more]

Nigeria:   What Boko Haram Ceasefire? (news)
Premium Times
20 October 2014

Despite claims of a ceasefire between the Nigerian government and extremist sect, Boko Haram, soldiers on Sunday night shot dead 25 members of the sect during an attack on Damboa town of Borno state. [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!