ዓዉደ – መጽናዕቲ ኤርትራዉያን ሞያዉያን5 – 10 መስከረም 2011

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ከምቲ ኣብ ማዕከናት ዜና ኪቓላሕ ዚቐነየ፡ኣብታ ርአሰ-ከተማ ኢትዮጰያ ዝኾነት አዲስ ኣበባ፡ ዝተፈላለየ ሞያን ድሕረ ባይታንዘሎዎም ኤርትራዉያን፡ ዓዉደ መጽናዕቲ ኣካይዶም ነይሮም፡፡ ኣብዚ ዓውደ -መጽናዕቲ ከኣ ተሳቲፈ ነይረ፡፡ ነዚ መድረኽ እዚ ዝፈጠረ መንግስቲ ኢትዮጵያ ኮይኑ፡ኤርትራዊ ሃገራዊ ኮሚሸን ንዲሞክራሲያዊ ለዉጢድማ ነቲ መደብ ኣወሃሂዱ፡፡ ሓፈሻዊ ዕላማ ናይዚ ዓዉደ-መጽናዕቲ፡ መንግስቲ ኢትዮጵያ እንተ ብቐጥታ እንተ ብተዘዋዋሪ … more

Eritrea: Africa’s Human Rights Black Hole

Eritrea, one of the youngest countries on earth, is quickly emerging as one of the largest violators of human rights. Born in 1993 out of a brutal and hard-fought 30-year war with Ethiopia, Eritrean President Isayas Afewerki wasted little time in rewarding his beleaguered nation of five million people with … more

EUROPEANS TRACK U.S. ON EAST AFRICA BUT REMAIN RELUCTANT TO SANCTION ERITREA

Whether to engage or isolate Eritrea as a spoiler was what the quint group addressed. Germany reported not being encouraged by its efforts to engage with Eritrea and noted that the German government had decided to freeze its support for the Bisha mining project, which he predicted would paralyze the … more

Student fled Africa [Eritrea] to live in Manchester – and found her missing dad

A student who lost contact with her family after fleeing thousands of miles from her war-torn homeland has been reunited with her father – who was living less than 200 miles away. … more

Africa ‘witnessing birth of a new ocean’

Africa is witnessing the birth of a new ocean, according to scientists at the Royal Society. … more

Africa ‘witnessing birth of a new ocean’

Africa is witnessing the birth of a new ocean, according to scientists at the Royal Society. … more

Eritrea is Africa’s “biggest prison for media”: RSF

(Reuters) – President Isaias Afwerki has turned Eritrea into Africa’s “biggest prison for the media” since 2001 and four journalists have died in captivity, Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday. … more

Eritrea is Africa’s “biggest prison for media”: RSF

(Reuters) – President Isaias Afwerki has turned Eritrea into Africa’s “biggest prison for the media” since 2001 and four journalists have died in captivity, Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday. … more

Violence, fear and confusion: welcome to the Horn of Africa

 Peter Beaumont – The Observer, Sunday 10 January 2010 In Yemen, Somalia and beyond, the lawless, strife-torn region has provided disturbing evidence that its myriad problems cannot be ignored – and that the west must see the connections between them all. … more

Violence, fear and confusion: welcome to the Horn of Africa

 Peter Beaumont – The Observer, Sunday 10 January 2010 In Yemen, Somalia and beyond, the lawless, strife-torn region has provided disturbing evidence that its myriad problems cannot be ignored – and that the west must see the connections between them all. … more

Seeking Peace for the Horn of Africa

By Bashe Said The Forum that won many nicknames before it even began left participants with hope.  It has been called an historic conference, never done before. Even coordinators won nicknames: risk takers, visionaries, concerned citizens, dreamers and so on.  What matters the most, after all, for organizers and the … more

Seeking Peace for the Horn of Africa

By Bashe Said The Forum that won many nicknames before it even began left participants with hope.  It has been called an historic conference, never done before. Even coordinators won nicknames: risk takers, visionaries, concerned citizens, dreamers and so on.  What matters the most, after all, for organizers and the … more

Africa “facing a severe and complex drug problem,” says UN agency

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) — Africa has faced a plethora of tragedies, but never had it suffered a drug problem until now, said the head of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Tuesday. … more

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 9 out of 10 detained without charge – CPJ’s annual prison census 2009:

New York, December 8, 2009—On December 1, a total of 25 journalists were imprisoned in Sub-Saharan Africa in retaliation for their journalism, and nearly 90 percent of these journalists were detained without charges in secret detention facilities, according to an annual census of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Countries … more

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 9 out of 10 detained without charge – CPJ’s annual prison census 2009:

New York, December 8, 2009—On December 1, a total of 25 journalists were imprisoned in Sub-Saharan Africa in retaliation for their journalism, and nearly 90 percent of these journalists were detained without charges in secret detention facilities, according to an annual census of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Countries … more

Norway increases emergency relief to the Horn of Africa

Norway has decided to increase emergency relief to Kenya, Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia because of the drought. – At the same time it is important to increase food security, Development Minister Erik Solheim says. More than 20 million people are suffering from hunger as a result of the severe drought and … more

Norway increases emergency relief to the Horn of Africa

Norway has decided to increase emergency relief to Kenya, Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia because of the drought. – At the same time it is important to increase food security, Development Minister Erik Solheim says. More than 20 million people are suffering from hunger as a result of the severe drought and … more

Joining EU and US policy towards Eritrea and the Horn of Africa – Conference Concluding Statement

Europe External Policy Advisors (EEPA) in partnership with civil society leaders from the Horn of Africa and the Italian Institute for Political Science organized a two-day conference on EU and US policy on Eritrea and the Horn of Africa. The Conference, held in Brussels on 9th and 10th November 2009, … more

Joining EU and US policy towards Eritrea and the Horn of Africa – Conference Concluding Statement

Europe External Policy Advisors (EEPA) in partnership with civil society leaders from the Horn of Africa and the Italian Institute for Political Science organized a two-day conference on EU and US policy on Eritrea and the Horn of Africa. The Conference, held in Brussels on 9th and 10th November 2009, … more

Giant Crack in Africa Will Become New Ocean

A 35-mile rift in the desert of Ethiopia will eventually become a new ocean or sea, researchers now confirm. The crack, 20 feet wide in spots, opened in 2005. Some geologists believed then that it would spawn a new ocean. But that view was controversial, and the rift had not … more

Giant Crack in Africa Will Become New Ocean

A 35-mile rift in the desert of Ethiopia will eventually become a new ocean or sea, researchers now confirm. The crack, 20 feet wide in spots, opened in 2005. Some geologists believed then that it would spawn a new ocean. But that view was controversial, and the rift had not … more

Four Ways to Help Africa – The U.S. African Command should move from Germany to Liberia. ( The Wall Street Journal )

By JENDAYI E. FRAZER Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently concluded her maiden trip to sub-Saharan Africa carrying in her words “a tough message lovingly delivered.” Simultaneously, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk visited Kenya, Ethiopia and Senegal also touting, in his words, “a tough love” message for Africans. … more

Four Ways to Help Africa – The U.S. African Command should move from Germany to Liberia. ( The Wall Street Journal )

By JENDAYI E. FRAZER Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently concluded her maiden trip to sub-Saharan Africa carrying in her words “a tough message lovingly delivered.” Simultaneously, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk visited Kenya, Ethiopia and Senegal also touting, in his words, “a tough love” message for Africans. … more

Horn of Africa damages ruling due – By Martin Plaut BBC Africa editor

An international tribunal is to decide what compensation Ethiopia and Eritrea should pay each other for damages inflicted in the 1998-2000 border war. … more

Horn of Africa damages ruling due – By Martin Plaut BBC Africa editor

An international tribunal is to decide what compensation Ethiopia and Eritrea should pay each other for damages inflicted in the 1998-2000 border war. … more

BBC (Focus on Africa) coverage regarding the unsuccessful assassination attempt on President Isaias Afewerki of Eritrea.

  Click here to listen to BBC (Focus on Africa) coverage regarding the unsuccessful assassination attempt on President Isaias Afewerki of Eritrea.  … more

BBC (Focus on Africa) coverage regarding the unsuccessful assassination attempt on President Isaias Afewerki of Eritrea.

  Click here to listen to BBC (Focus on Africa) coverage regarding the unsuccessful assassination attempt on President Isaias Afewerki of Eritrea.  … more

Asylum seeker used a fake identity card TEEN HAD BEEN PERSECUTED IN WEST AFRICA

A TEENAGE asylum seeker caught using a fake identity card to obtain employment was spared jailed yesterday. … more

Asylum seeker used a fake identity card TEEN HAD BEEN PERSECUTED IN WEST AFRICA

A TEENAGE asylum seeker caught using a fake identity card to obtain employment was spared jailed yesterday. … more

Which way the Horn of Africa?

Unfortunately the Horn of Africa in historical or geopolitical terms is a zone of perpetual conflict to which troubles are attracted as irresistibly as flies to sugar Prior to the overthrow of Military dictatorship of Ethiopia in 1991, the root cause of the conflict in the Horn was the repressive … more

Which way the Horn of Africa?

Unfortunately the Horn of Africa in historical or geopolitical terms is a zone of perpetual conflict to which troubles are attracted as irresistibly as flies to sugar Prior to the overthrow of Military dictatorship of Ethiopia in 1991, the root cause of the conflict in the Horn was the repressive … more

Africa Union Stands By Recommendation For Eritrea Sanctions – VOA

The Africa Union (AU) says it stands by its recommendation to the United Nations Security Council to impose sanctions on Eritrea despite Asamara's sharp denial. The AU said public pronouncement by Sheik Dahir Aweys, a Somali opposition leader that his insurgent group receives help from Eritrea supports its suspicion of … more

Africa Union Stands By Recommendation For Eritrea Sanctions – VOA

The Africa Union (AU) says it stands by its recommendation to the United Nations Security Council to impose sanctions on Eritrea despite Asamara's sharp denial. The AU said public pronouncement by Sheik Dahir Aweys, a Somali opposition leader that his insurgent group receives help from Eritrea supports its suspicion of … more

European Parliament resolution on the situation in the Horn of Africa

 European Parliament resolution on the situation in the Horn of Africa. The European Parliament, … more

European Parliament resolution on the situation in the Horn of Africa

 European Parliament resolution on the situation in the Horn of Africa. The European Parliament, … more

Africa in Pictures:23-29 August

Eritrean athlete Yared Asmerom pours water over his compatriot Yonas Kifle after the men’s marathon on Sunday at the Olympics in Beijing, China. … more

Africa in Pictures:23-29 August

Eritrean athlete Yared Asmerom pours water over his compatriot Yonas Kifle after the men’s marathon on Sunday at the Olympics in Beijing, China. … more

Horn of Africa neighbours clash

Troops from Djibouti and Eritrea have fired shots at each other along their shared border, the Djiboutian military said in a statement. … more