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Akele Guzai
Town of Dekemhare

Akeleguzay was a province of Eritrea until 1996, when the newly independent national government consolidated all provinces into six regions. The province's estimated population was 460,000 in 1990 and had an area of 8400 km2, is mostly consisted of Tigrinya and Saho ethnic groups. Akele Guzai is home to more than three-fourths of the total Saho-speaking population in Eritrea. The Tigrinya people of Akele Guzai are mostly followers of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Roman Catholic while the Saho are predominantly majority from Sunni Muslims. The province of Akele Guzai is now mostly part of the Northern Red Sea Region and the Southern Region.

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Akele Guzai

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groups. Akele Guzai is home to more than three-fourths of the total Saho-speaking population in Eritrea. The Tigrinya people of Akele Guzai are mostly...

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Tihlo

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(Tigrinya: ቲህሎ) is a dish from the historical Agame province in Tigray and Akele Guzai province in Eritrea that consists of barley dough balls covered with...

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Segeneiti

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Region of Eritrea. Akele Guzai which Segeneyti is apart of are mainly Tigrinya people but often choose to marry someone who is from Akele Guzay or Tigrayans...

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Agame

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corner of the Ethiopian Empire, it bordered on the northern side near Akele Guzai in Eritrea, Tembien, Kalatta Awlalo and Enderta in the south, and both...

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Medri Bahri

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Eritrea. Wube controlled significant parts of the Medri Bahri such as Akele Guzai. Wube and his army even reached the Bogos area, a dependency of the Hamasen...

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Saho language

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eastern flank of the South- or Debub region in what was formerly known as Akele Guzai province). This speech area is bordered by other Afro-Asiatic-speaking...

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Eritrea

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capital at Debarwa, the state's main provinces were Hamasien, Serae, and Akele Guzai. By 1517, the Ottomans had succeeded in conquering Medri Bahri. They...

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Ahmed Mohammed Nasser

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village called Ayromale located in the plains of Dioot of Eastern Akkele-Guzai. He was of Saho descent. In 1964 he joined the Eritrean Liberation Front...

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Battle of Adwa

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December 1894, Bahta Hagoes led a rebellion against the Italians in Akele Guzai, in what was then Italian controlled Eritrea. Units of General Oreste...

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History of Eritrea

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capital at Debarwa, the state's main provinces were Hamasien, Serae and Akele Guzai. In 1879, Medri Bahri was annexed by Ras Alula, who defended the area...

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Tora people

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of Mensa’, Marya Tselim and Maria Keyeh of Senhit, Hazo and Taroa of Akele Guzai came from Arabia, through Yemen and they still remember the kinship....

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Eritrean nationality law

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for Italy. Sapeto had first come to Eritrea in 1837 and worked in the Akele Guzai region. He later worked near Keren and was knowledgeable in the language...

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