To expect convergence when canvassing various Eritrean opposition media outlets during any confrontational events like the Akhriya uprising would be par for the course. What shouldn’t be par for the course is the colluding, inadvertently or not, that aligns us with the supporters the PFDJ (the ruling party) with the propaganda machination of the Eritrean regime itself – this self-inflicting wound was difficult to fathom, and we must find a way of combating it. The first thing to do when that begins to occur is pausing and taking stock and change our strategy at an individual level as well as at the media outlet level. Examples abound, it will suffice to mention several to bring this home to those of us who label ourselves as opposition. In no order of importance, I will try to highlight some that are worth enumerating below: