EMDHR condemns the treatment of Eritrean refugees in Egypt, unjustly arrested for peacefully demonstrating against corruption by the UNHCR Egypt office. We call on UNHCR to fulfil its mandate to protect the rights of Eritrean refugees and to undertake a transparent investigation into the allegations levelled at its Egypt office.
We also call for the immediate release of the 5 Eritreans detained on Sunday 21 July for nothing more than asserting their rights. We will continue to engage with UNHCR, partner NGOs and the Eritrean community in Egypt to ensure an end to
By: RICHARD BISHUMBA
THE 13th edition of Africa’s biggest annual cycling event, the African Continental Road Championship, came to a close on Sunday afternoon at Amahoro stadium in Kigali.
A lot was said, a lot happened, but, what most people agreed with is that the 2018 Kigali championship was the best in the
Medal table after Day One
Eritrea – 2 gold, 1 silver
Rwanda – 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
Ethiopia – 1 gold
Algeria – 1 silver
Burundi – 1 silver
Nanibia – 1 bronze
RWANDAN cyclists enjoyed the home advantage to win a total four medals on day one of the 13th African Continental Road Championship
FOLLOWING THE IOC’S ANNOUNCEMENT THAT IT PLANS TO TARGET AFRICAN NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES (NOCS) AS POTENTIAL HOST CITIES OF THE SUMMER YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES (YOG) IN 2022, SHANNON-OGBANI ABEDA IS SET TO MAKE ANOTHER PIECE OF HISTORY FOR AFRICA WHEN HE BECOMES THE FIRST WINTER OLYMPIAN FROM ERITREA.
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