A PFDJ meeting in Leeds that was organised today by supporters of the dictatorial regime in Eritrea Ambassador Tesfamichael Gherahtu as its main speaker has been disrupted.
OAKLND — Activists crashed the West Coast’s largest Eritrean festival this weekend, turning an event meant to promote Eritrea into a heated debate about the East African nation’s government and future.
KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda has invited Eritrea’s leader, President Isaias Afewerki, accused by the West of stoking Somalia’s Islamist rebellion and destabilising the east African region, to a state visit next week, Uganda’s State House said.
By: Matthew Hill
TORONTO (miningweekly.com) – Nevsun Resources, the owner of the Bisha gold mine in Eritrea, on Wednesday posted second-quarter after-tax net profit of $60.6-million, compared with a $2-million loss for the same period in 2010.
By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent
SMARA, ERITREA (Worthy News)– Three Christians imprisoned for the testimony of Christ have died during the past months in Eritrea, including a 42-year-old man in solitary confinement Friday, according to a Christian support organization.
By Flavia Krause-Jackson and Bill Varner
Eritrea, one of the world’s poorest nations whose citizens earn just over a $1 a day, may face tougher United Nations sanctions targeting the mining and remittances that keep its economy afloat.
UNITED NATIONS – The UN Security Council voted unanimously Friday in favor of extending themandate of its Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea for another year, which is tasked withmonitoring an arms embargo on those countries.
By David Clarke
NAIROBI (Reuters) – Eritrea was behind a plot to attack an African Union summit in Ethiopia in January and is bankrolling al Qaeda-linked Somali rebels through its embassy in Kenya, according to a UN report.
Our sources have informed us that on July 24, 2011 Mr. Yemane Ghebreab special advisor to the Eritrean president and Mr. Osman Saleh Eritrea’s Foreign Minister held unpublished (by invitation only) town hall meeting at Colombia University in New York city for about 60 plus Eritrean regime supporters 40 from NY area and the remaining 20 plus from various states.
It was a “cruel” twist of fate that the diving school, close to where an Eritrean refugee drowned at Paradise Bay on Wednesday trying to save a colleague, had closed early for the first time ever, meaning no assistance was available for the rescue.
A group of 15 Eritrean medical doctors and health professionals, who have been working in Gash Barka region defect the PFDJ regime and seek political asylum in Sudan, according to demo.assenna.com sources in Khartoum.
All but 6 members of the 19 strong Eritrean football club Red Sea’s contingent defect in Tanzania after reaching quarter finals of the Cecafa tournament which has been taking place in Tanzania, till Sunday.
President Isaias Afwerki’s Eritrean state has been accused of sponsoring Al Shabaab, a Somali militant group associated with the Al Qaeda terror network. Kibaki’s sentiments underline concern about the threat posed to Kenya’s security by Al Shabaab.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An East African bloc on Monday asked the United Nations and the African Union to impose sanctions on Eritrea’s booming mining sector for its alleged support of rebels seeking to overthrow Somalia’s government.
ASMARA, ERITREA (BNO NEWS) — A series of moderate earthquakes struck the Eritrea – Ethiopia border region on Sunday evening, seismologists said, but it was not immediately known if there was damage or if there were casualties.
(Birmingham 15-05-2010) Around 50 Eritrean young people from the city of Birmingham and its surrounding gathered on Sunday May 15 2010 to agree a charter and terms of reference as well as a
MILAN – An overcrowded ship carrying up to 600 people trying to flee Libya sank just outside the port of Tripoli, the U.N. refugee agency said Monday, citing witness accounts.
Three dozen refugees whose claims were rejected by a Canadian official in Egypt could see their cases reconsidered after a Federal Court judge ruled the visa officer made grave errors.
The people of Segenity who were detained en mass after peacefully opposing the Eritrean Government’s new decision to conscript their priests and nuns were released after remaining unflinchingly united and intimidated.
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.
The Town of Senafe and the surrounding villages are completely devastated by the tragedy of the Mediterranean Sea after overcrowded boats were mysteriously sunk as a result of which 400 Eritreans are believed to have drowned. Sources from the capital of Eritrea, Asmara, indicated that so far, close to 90 families have received the worst news, setting the whole community of the region in mourning. Similarly, Adi Keyih and its vicinity has become another region which has lost many dear sons and daughters.
Two boats that reportedly set out from Libya on 22 and 25 March, one carrying 335 Eritreans and the other 68 Eritreans and Ethiopians, have disappeared. Click on the Link to Read the Story in Full: Guardian UK Related Report: Libyans shooting Sub-Saharan African refugees seeking to escape
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia is ready to help the people of Eritrea topple the regime of Issaias Afeworki, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi told lawmakers Tuesday, ruling out a military invasion.
The UN refugee agency warned Tuesday that it has heard that a number of boats carrying more people fleeing from Libya are in distress on the Mediterranean Sea.
Member states and European Commission will meet tomorrow to discuss fate of thousands of Africans who have fled Libya.