News in brief:
The GI community extensively discussed the upcoming Germany Conference of Eritrean activists in its last paltalk session heavily encouraged by the result of its participation in the Canada Eritreans’ Festival in Toronto few days ago. Our representatives attended the HIDRIJEGANUNA’s last paltalk media
Government print media is filled with ‘graduation’ stories these days. The ‘Institute of Technology graduates 1463 students’, ‘College of Health Science graduated 566 students’, ‘Halhal School of Business and Accounting graduates 315 students’, ‘College of Arts and Social Science graduates 281 students’ and so
The European Parliament,
– having regard to its previous resolutions on Eritrea, in particular that of 15 September 2011 on Eritrea: the case of Dawit Isaak(1) , and of 10 March 2016 on the situation in Eritrea(2) ,
– having regard to the report of 23 June 2017 of the UN
Eritrea, a country ravaged by poverty has a long track record of fiercely repressing its people and preemptively attacking its neighbors. Isaias Afeworki, leader of the pariah state for 26 years was found guilty by the U.N. for committing and continue to commit a litany
“The hardest to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn”
- David Russell
“Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy the kind of misery you prefer” - Hobart Brown
“When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and
(ANSA) - Rome, July 6 - Eritrea's ambassador to Italy was hurt in an attack by co-nationals in a street in Rome's Castro Pretorio district late Wednesday, police said Thursday.
The envoy, Fesshazion Pietros, was hurt in the right hand while an aide with him had
Addis Ababa - Eritrea's ambassador to the African Union said Tuesday that Qatar, embroiled in a diplomatic spat of its own, has not indicated whether it will continue to mediate his country's border dispute with Djibouti.
Qatari peacekeepers pulled out of a buffer zone on the
Why do I like GI? For the record, I had never been a member of any group since the struggle for independence except briefly as a sympathizer of the mass organization of Eritreans for independence in Germany, in 1977. I came to the US in 1978
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Sunday called on the African Union to deploy peace keeping troops along the Eritrea and Djibouti border to resolve dispute between the two horn African nations.The call came during the 57th ministerial meeting of IGAD on sidelines of
by Leonard Vincent and Martin Plaut
You might think that a regime that incarcerates and tortures its citizens – regularly; that holds its people in complete subjection – would be cold-shouldered.
You might think that a government that is held by a United Nations Commission to have
Sudan should take a ‘clear stance’ and support the GCC countries and Egypt in their dispute against Qatar, the Saudi Ambassador to Khartoum said yesterday.
In an interview with the Khartoum-based daily newspaper, Al Sudani, the Saudi Ambassador to Khartoum, Ali Bin Hassan Jaffar, urged Sudan to
African leaders started to gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, yesterday, for the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union.
The two-day summit opens today under the theme, "Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investment in the Youth."
After European Court of Human Rights rules that an Eritrean asylum seeker would not be in life-threatening danger if deported back to Eritrea, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked appoints team to determine whether ruling could support change in Israeli policy.
Following a report in Israel Hayom earlier
When it comes to just about any Eritrean political discourse, it is depressingly prevalent that, nowadays: cheap propaganda, empty rhetoric, undue influence, outright denials are disseminated by some Eritrean intellectuals. In some political circles and especially among the youth, oftentimes and understandably so, there is