Reports from Eritrea and Ethiopia are highlights of a new biweekly feature, Kihea Ts’lmey, that launched today on the Tigrigna service.
Prices skyrocketed in Eritrea and Tigray region as New Year and St. John celebrants were shopping for eggs and other basics to celebrate the New Year.
Residents of Eritrea and the Tigray region of Ethiopia who began celebrating yesterday wished for better economic times in 2002. Residents of Mekelle hoped for peaceful and free elections in the summer of 2010 when Ethiopia participates in national elections.
Host for the cultural show are Kiros Gebregziabher and Minia Teclab. Reporters were Senait Habtu in Asmara and Girmay Gebru in Mekelle. Senait also interviewed the director of culture in the ministry of education, who talked about `Massa` and `Melkes,` a historic form of expression that blends poetry and song.