How does one feel when his beloved city, Asmara, earns an international recognition? Quite honestly, ‘Euphoria’ would be an understatement. Is it not? If we could gauge the Eritrean sentiment upon hearing the announcement of the much coveted distinction, certainly, the euphoria gripping Eritreans would
By Fesseha Nair
The struggle from dictatorship to democracy depends on its ownership expressed through its meaningful participation to affirm this it needs democratic institutions and campaign strategy and grand strategy. The goal of the struggle from dictatorship to democracy is clear to remove the dictatorship
By Eric Reidy
Yobieli is 12 years old. He sits on a small leather stool and fumbles with his hands, interlocking his fingers and pulling them apart. There's a dark shadow of soft peach fuzz on his upper lip, and his cheeks are childishly smooth. But,
On October 3, 2013, a Sicilian prosecutor named Calogero Ferrara was in his office in the Palace of Justice, in Palermo, when he read a disturbing news story. Before dawn, a fishing trawler carrying more than five hundred East African migrants from Libya had stalled
We, The undersigned, United Eritreans in the state of Washington, are writing this petition in order to stop the upcoming Eritrean government’s glamorous Festival, scheduled for August 11-13, 2017, in Seattle, Washington,
This Festival is organized by the Eritrean Embassy in Washington D.C, and according to
BY CONOR GAFFEY ON 7/15/17 AT 4:21 AM
Great Barrier Reef Left Off UNESCO ‘In Danger’ List Despite Concern Over Coral Bleaching And Water Quality
It’s Africa’s most secretive state and the source of tens of thousands of migrants who have fled towards Europe.
But Eritrea is also now home
International and domestic airlines operating in Nigeria are gradually losing passenger traffic to Ethiopian Airlines over the East African carrier’s relatively cheaper fares, easy connectivity and most recently, concerted efforts by the country at becoming a one-stop-shop for tourists in Africa.
BusinessDay’s investigations show that an
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – China would consider sending peacekeeping troops to a disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border region after Qatar pulled out its troops last month, China's top diplomat to the African Union said Friday, as the Asian giant's military role overseas grows.
China also would consider stepping
Originally published on africa-express.info - Electronic translation from Italian
On 5 July in Rome at the exit from a restaurant the ambassador of the State of Eritrea,
Petros Fessazion, was attacked by some people, almost certainly his countrymen
are tired of a repressive regime that denies the fundamental
Eritrean authorities have stage-managed the first public appearance in 10 years of Patriarch Abune Antonios, rights group Christian Solidarity Worldwide has told RFI. The former head of the country’s Orthodox Church had been under house arrest for opposing the government's attempts to control one of
This is the season when especially composed fanfares announce the graduation of tens of thousands of Sawa and college graduates in Eritrea. Yesterday’s headlines read as follows: “Participants of the 30th round National Service and 8th course Vocational Training Centre graduated on 15 July
Tuesday 18 July 2017
Eritrea Focus successfully organises an anti-slavery event outside the Chelsea Flower Show
In early May, Eritrea Focus and Freedom United met with M & G Executive Officers. M & G is the largest stakeholder (12%) in Nevsun Resources Ltd. The meeting was to
A country’s respect for human dignity is judged by how it treats its prisoners. Like they say, two wrongs don’t make a right, so also wrong-doing to a law-breaker doesn’t make any right. Even if the prisoners were animals, it doesn’t give the captor any
Lessons from the Ethiopian famine 32 years ago.
By Michael Abraha
Estimated thousands of of people began starving to death everyday by 1983 in the hidden famine in Ethiopia under Mengistu's rule mainly caused by war and drought. The Communist regime was then busy preparing to celebrate