Setting the record straight on the Martyrs' database

From Welcome to Asmarino Independent. Thu Dec 27 2012, 23:05:54

When Awate.com wanted to display the martyrs' database they obtained from Eritrea on their Martyrs Album[1998-2003], they asked the help of Asmarino.com. Tes converted  some excel spreadsheets provided by Awate.com  into a Format that allowed the information provided to be displayed on Awate's old home page under Martyrs' Album .  And that was used only for that purpose, except for one case. With Awate.com's consent the data was also used to broadcast the names of the Martyrs on Voice of Delina in 2005 during the week of June 18-30. (Awate's Saleh Gadi participated by reading some of the names himself.)  Eritrean volunteers  from  around the world read the names. Asmarino, at great cost, bought extended air time for three days to broadcast the special program titled 'ድምጽና ሓወልቲ ይኹኖም! ኣስማት ስውኣት 1998-2001'.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

West Africa:   Call to Boost Use of New Ebola Vaccine (interview)
Ebola Deeply
31 July 2015

As health experts hail the VSV-EBOV vaccine study a turning point, MSF's medical director Bertrand Draguez calls for accelerated use of the vaccine in the affected countries. The vaccine was found to ... [read more]

Zimbabwe:   Govt Seeks Extradition of American Lion Hunter (news)
Al Jazeera
31 July 2015

Zimbabwe has called for the extradition of Walter Palmer, the trophy hunter from Minnesota who has gone into hiding amid a global outpouring of anger after he shot dead Cecil the lion. [read more]

Africa:   African River Study Fills Gap in Carbon Emissions Tally (news)
SciDev.Net
30 July 2015

African rivers emit a vast amount of greenhouse gases, a major paper on this understudied topic reveals. [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!


Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...