Foundations of the Absumà Marriage Tradition among the Afars (By Aramis Houmed Soulé)

The absumà marriage creates a sense of respect and fear. And therefore, all disputes are settled amicably. The absumà marriage plays also the role of reproduction of society. Consequently, it represents for the pastoralist a guarantee even to start a Read More

አይታሳቤው መደበኛ በይነ-መንግሥታት ግንኑኝነት-ለምን? (በዩሱፍ ያሲን)

ኤርትራውያን አሁንም የማይክዱትና በፀጋ የሚቀበሉትን የሁለቱ ሕዝቦች ተጋሪዮሾች በሙሉ ለምሳሌ ፤በነፃነት ትግሉ ወቅት ለመቀበል ሲያንገራገሩ የነበረቱን የሓበሻነት የጋራ ካልቸራል ማንነት ተጋሪዮሹ አንዱ ነው። ። ሓበሻ የሚለው ስያሜ ለኢትዮጵያ ብቻ እንደ ሃገር የተሰጠ ዓረብኛው መጠሪያ ሰለሆነባቸው ይመስለኛል፤በዚያኒ ወቅት ለመቀበል የሚሳናቸውና የሚከብዳቸው ። አሁን ደግሞ ስያሜውን መቀበል ከጀመሩ ይህንን ማበረታታቱ Read More

Is it a Silent Travel to Death? Case of the Subaltern Children of Lucy (By Yasin Mohammed Yasin)

Despite working on a long term plan of enabling the Afar pastoral society to better-off their livelihood and minimize their survival dependency from the riverine areas, the federal government seems rushing to compete the river basins by offering promises to the pastoral Afars either to transform them to agrarian farmers within number of years or to Read More

Are Afars on their way to Somalization? Case of Gewanie Afar In Fighting Over Land-Lease (By Yasin Mohammed Yasin)

 Political consumption or Instrumentalization of knowledge about Afar’s tribal factionalism
 Lease the land to private investors -eventually led to breaking down the socio-economical and political institutions of the Afar.
– youths can’t farm
– clans massively indebted- developing dependence attitude
– environmental degradation- centuries-old adaptation to the ecosystem
– aggressive competitions to expand Read More