By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
September 29, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) –The Eritrea government has once again stepped up the push for lifting of United Nations sanctions imposed on to the nation since 2009.
At the ongoing UN General Assembly meeting in New York, the Eritrean minister of foreign affairs,
“Eritrea is Africa’s North Korea.” This glib comparison has defined Eritrea in the minds of the (very) few outsiders who have afforded it any consideration since it became a pariah state in the early zeroes. But Eritrea is defiantly different from anywhere on Earth—a nation
Quote of the moment: A parked mindset on independence and a stubborn mind cannot rectify the current Eritrean question of freedom and democracy for they are 25 years behind the clock.
In my understanding, the human race can do anything for society but only with proper
‘Haba’e Kuslu, Haba’e Fewsu’
Part II: The Myth of Sanctions against Eritrea
I chose this issue as a separate topic because it exemplifies the twisted nature of politics. The irony of the UNSC sanction is that both the regime and opposition see political benefits in maintaining the
In this century of technology the advantages of the media are extraordinary, with news and other related activities like our fight to freedom, human rights and others.
However, being responsible to what you post and say is very important as a single line or word could
Whenever this maxim comes in the Eritrean political vernacular, it reminds me of the same 19th Century maxim, if not in meaning, at least, in the message it conveys:
"Why did the chicken cross the road?"
It is a pretty humble question; isn't it?
"Because it wants
At least 805 people have been hurt in a stampede in Saudi Arabia during the pilgrimage in the deadliest incident in 25 years which the health minister blamed on unruly pilgrims.
At least 717 pilgrims killed on Eid al-Adha
• At least 805 injured outside the holy
On “Which one is our enemy? Isyas Afwerki or Weyane? - By Mohammed Barkay
During Wedi Ali’s Forto rebellion; I wrote an article “Neither the Mercenary group from Tigrai nor his Karma can save Afwerki” where at some point I said;
‘As the two gentlemen (Doctor Asefaw and General
The refugee crisis is in its highest pick after the WWII according to Al-Jazeera and BBC news rooms. This refugee influxes is resulting a number of geo-political dynamics at a global scale. Most western governments are taking refugee crisis a serious matter. They are taking
By Mohammed Barkay
The people of Tigray and Eritrea are the most related people on earth. We share almost everything except the secrets. Behaviorally speaking, we Eritreans are more direct and aggressive in nature but the Tigreans are known as polite and with ill-intention. Our people
ADDIS ABABA — Sub-Saharan Africa’s first modern tramway opened in the Ethiopian capital on Sunday, marking the completion of a massive Chinese-funded infrastructure project hailed as a major step in the country’s economic development.
Even before the ribbon was cut, several hundred residents were queueing for
The European Union aims to agree on 200 million euros (145.65 million pounds) in development aid for Eritrea by year-end to help stem an exodus of people from the poor Horn of Africa nation to Europe, a senior EU official said on Thursday.
The five-year package,