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Asmara Hamid Idris Awate International Airport

Honouring Hamid Idris Awate by naming Asmara airport after his name.
We believe it’s time to recognize national heroes who contributed to the founding of the State of Eritrea by naming major infrastructures and public places after them.

BY BEREKET KIDANE

I have often thought about how to best honor the legacy of Hamid Idris Awate, the courageous man who lit up Eritrea’s Armed Struggle for Independence (1961-1991) and shot the first bullet in liberation of Eritrea along with the small group of combatants he commanded on September 1, 1961. Continue reading Asmara Hamid Idris Awate International Airport