Interview exposed President Issias’ Severe Political bleeding

In a lengthy interview he wrapped up in three parts yesterday and broadcasted on Eri-TV for three days President Issias Afwerki showed more political bleeding than ever before, observers say. … more

Press Release: Eritrean Youth for Change response to President Isayas Afeworki interview on Al Jazeera

We, Eritrean Youth for Change in the Bay Area, are very much disturbed by the interview of President Isayas Afeworki (PIA) conducted with Al Jazeera International on 20 February 2010. The interview was conducted at a time when Eritrea is under UN imposed sanction. The interview was watched by millions … more

Press Release: Eritrean Youth for Change response to President Isayas Afeworki interview on Al Jazeera

We, Eritrean Youth for Change in the Bay Area, are very much disturbed by the interview of President Isayas Afeworki (PIA) conducted with Al Jazeera International on 20 February 2010. The interview was conducted at a time when Eritrea is under UN imposed sanction. The interview was watched by millions … more

Watch TALK TO AL JAZEERA – interview with President Isaias Afwerki

{loadposition aljazeer} Twenty years after the liberation from Ethiopia, Eritrea,  Africa’s youngest nation, has emerged as strategically vital … more

Watch TALK TO AL JAZEERA – interview with President Isaias Afwerki

{loadposition aljazeer} Twenty years after the liberation from Ethiopia, Eritrea,  Africa’s youngest nation, has emerged as strategically vital … more

Eritrea: Interview with W. Ammar on UN plans to sanction the Isayas regime

Michael Abraha                                                                                                   The international community is on the verge of meting out a collective punishment on the Eritrean political and military leadership. The proposed UN sanctions will be the harshest ever imposed on an African nation in recent memory. The Eritrean government says it is not concerned. … more

Eritrea: Interview with W. Ammar on UN plans to sanction the Isayas regime

Michael Abraha                                                                                                   The international community is on the verge of meting out a collective punishment on the Eritrean political and military leadership. The proposed UN sanctions will be the harshest ever imposed on an African nation in recent memory. The Eritrean government says it is not concerned. … more

Interview: EU, US experts to confront Eritrea

Michael Abraha European and American officials are joining hands with Diaspora Eritrean politicians and activists aimed at ending relentless human rights abuses under a ruthless dictatorship in Eritrea. In a two-day conference beginning tomorrow in Brussels, delegates from the three sides will, among other things, discuss the urgent need to … more

Interview: EU, US experts to confront Eritrea

Michael Abraha European and American officials are joining hands with Diaspora Eritrean politicians and activists aimed at ending relentless human rights abuses under a ruthless dictatorship in Eritrea. In a two-day conference beginning tomorrow in Brussels, delegates from the three sides will, among other things, discuss the urgent need to … more

Suffering without end in Eritrea – Omar Jabir interview by Michael Abraha

Omar Jabir is one of the most forthright Eritrean critics of the unelected rulers in Asmara. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Omar Jabir has very harsh words against the regime’s refusal to call for emergency food aid although the UN says close to 70 percent of the population is malnourished. … more

Suffering without end in Eritrea – Omar Jabir interview by Michael Abraha

Omar Jabir is one of the most forthright Eritrean critics of the unelected rulers in Asmara. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Omar Jabir has very harsh words against the regime’s refusal to call for emergency food aid although the UN says close to 70 percent of the population is malnourished. … more

INTERVIEW-Somalia says Eritrea deserves punishment for chaos.

  By Abdiaziz Hassan NAIROBI, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Eritrea should be punished for threatening the Horn of Africa region by supporting Somali rebels, Somalia’s foreign affairs minister said on Sunday. … more

INTERVIEW-Somalia says Eritrea deserves punishment for chaos.

  By Abdiaziz Hassan NAIROBI, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Eritrea should be punished for threatening the Horn of Africa region by supporting Somali rebels, Somalia’s foreign affairs minister said on Sunday. … more

WOLDEYESUS AMMAR INTERVIEW – By Michael Abraha

Q & A: Eritrea’s food shortage amid calls for UN sanctions             Eritrea is in the spotlight again following the killing on September 17 of 17 African Union peacekeepers in Mogadishu by Al-Shabab militants who the African Union and the UN allege are supported by Eritrea. AU member states are … more

WOLDEYESUS AMMAR INTERVIEW – By Michael Abraha

Q & A: Eritrea’s food shortage amid calls for UN sanctions             Eritrea is in the spotlight again following the killing on September 17 of 17 African Union peacekeepers in Mogadishu by Al-Shabab militants who the African Union and the UN allege are supported by Eritrea. AU member states are … more

Interview with Eritrea’s Isaias Afewerki – FT

Isaias Afewerki led a guerrilla army that helped to overthrow the Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam in 1991 and win independence for Eritrea, which the Red Sea country secured after a referendum two years later. As Eritrea’s president, he initially pledged to introduce multiparty democracy and free markets. But a … more

Interview with Eritrea’s Isaias Afewerki – FT

Isaias Afewerki led a guerrilla army that helped to overthrow the Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam in 1991 and win independence for Eritrea, which the Red Sea country secured after a referendum two years later. As Eritrea’s president, he initially pledged to introduce multiparty democracy and free markets. But a … more

Pan-Africanism: I am dreaming of course -An Interview with Bereket Habte Selassie

Issa Shivji, Mwalimu Nyerere professor of Pan-African Studies at the University of Dar es Salaam, interviews Bereket Habte Selassie, an observer and participant in African politics for almost five decades. From the first All Africa People’s Conference in 1958, to the ‘doubt’ and ‘desperation’ of the current African reality, Selassie … more

Pan-Africanism: I am dreaming of course -An Interview with Bereket Habte Selassie

Issa Shivji, Mwalimu Nyerere professor of Pan-African Studies at the University of Dar es Salaam, interviews Bereket Habte Selassie, an observer and participant in African politics for almost five decades. From the first All Africa People’s Conference in 1958, to the ‘doubt’ and ‘desperation’ of the current African reality, Selassie … more

RPT-INTERVIEW-Somali insurgent says Eritrea supports fight – Reuters

MOGADISHU, May 22 (Reuters) – An influential Somali insurgent leader said on Friday Eritrea supported the rebel fight against the government in a holy war that was as much an obligation for Muslims as prayer. … more

RPT-INTERVIEW-Somali insurgent says Eritrea supports fight – Reuters

MOGADISHU, May 22 (Reuters) – An influential Somali insurgent leader said on Friday Eritrea supported the rebel fight against the government in a holy war that was as much an obligation for Muslims as prayer. … more

Eritrean President’s interview with Al-Jezeera TV Network – May 2008

Don’t be surprised by the bizarre actions and atrocities of the dictator, as this is not a moment of madness or a one-off mishap from him. It is an exposé of the true nature of the man who cannot see life without power but who can say anything to retain … more

Eritrean President’s interview with Al-Jezeera TV Network – May 2008

Don’t be surprised by the bizarre actions and atrocities of the dictator, as this is not a moment of madness or a one-off mishap from him. It is an exposé of the true nature of the man who cannot see life without power but who can say anything to retain … more

Eritrea Ex-detective, Mengestiab Girmay – Video interview

Mr. Mengistiab Girmay was working as a detective from 03/2004 until 09/2007 in one of the horrific prison centres until he defected to exile. He recounts the crimes committed by PFDJ officials –  Video interview … more

Eritrea Ex-detective, Mengestiab Girmay – Video interview

Mr. Mengistiab Girmay was working as a detective from 03/2004 until 09/2007 in one of the horrific prison centres until he defected to exile. He recounts the crimes committed by PFDJ officials –  Video interview … more

Review: PM Meles Zenawi interview

Saleh Johar has got PM Meles Zenawi all in focus in explaining his domestic and international policies, his relations with Eritrea, Middle East, the Sudan and his involvement in Somalia PM Meles was thoughtful and unpretentious. … more

Review: PM Meles Zenawi interview

Saleh Johar has got PM Meles Zenawi all in focus in explaining his domestic and international policies, his relations with Eritrea, Middle East, the Sudan and his involvement in Somalia PM Meles was thoughtful and unpretentious. … more

Interview with Opposition Leader, Mesfin Hagos. February 28, 2008

Interview with Opposition Leader, Mesfin Hagos … more

A state within a state: Asenai.com interview with Mr. Petros Tesfagiorgis

Asenai.com interview with Mr. Petros Tesfagiorgis one of those who have been marched out of the hall branded not an Eritrean but an Ethiopian stooge (Weyane). … more

A state within a state: Asenai.com interview with Mr. Petros Tesfagiorgis

Asenai.com interview with Mr. Petros Tesfagiorgis one of those who have been marched out of the hall branded not an Eritrean but an Ethiopian stooge (Weyane). … more

INTERVIEW WITH ISSAYAS AFEWORKI – 1986

…We want to establish a system guaranteeing democratic rights and institutions, not the whims of certain groups or leaders and we need these democratic institutions as preconditions for any economic policy.  First democracy, then development. … more

INTERVIEW WITH ISSAYAS AFEWORKI – 1986

…We want to establish a system guaranteeing democratic rights and institutions, not the whims of certain groups or leaders and we need these democratic institutions as preconditions for any economic policy.  First democracy, then development. … more

Ethiopia – Eritrea: Assistant Secretary of State Jendayi Frazer Interview with VOA

 Is there a good guy or a bad guy, going back to the border dispute? In news reports this week it was the Eritreans saying it was Ethiopia that has refused to implement the proposals to demarcate the border. Is there a high ground otherwise on this issue? … more

Ethiopia – Eritrea: Assistant Secretary of State Jendayi Frazer Interview with VOA

 Is there a good guy or a bad guy, going back to the border dispute? In news reports this week it was the Eritreans saying it was Ethiopia that has refused to implement the proposals to demarcate the border. Is there a high ground otherwise on this issue? … more

ERITREA: Interview – President says border issues “must be resolved” – IRIN

“Eritrea and the Horn of Africa in general remain chronically vulnerable in humanitarian terms due to drought, conflict and poverty.” … more

ERITREA: Interview – President says border issues “must be resolved” – IRIN

“Eritrea and the Horn of Africa in general remain chronically vulnerable in humanitarian terms due to drought, conflict and poverty.” … more

INTERVIEW-Ethiopia can’t legally scrap border ruling-Eritrea

ASMARA, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s threat to terminate a pact ending a border war with Eritrea would have no impact on a five-year-old frontier ruling, Asmara’s legal advisor said on Wednesday.