Urban folk singer FETSUM was born in Egypt to Eritrean parents and grew up in Italy and Germany, where he currently lives.
His songs - which combine traditional African rhythms with soul, reggae, folk and rock - bear testimony to that mix of experiences.
He sang one
BY AARON MAASHO
(Reuters) - Ten years ago, Eritrean migrant Habtu hunkered down on the vomit-stained deck of a creaking trawler on the Mediterranean Sea, making the final stage of his perilous bid to reach Europe.
It is a trip thousands of Eritreans attempt each year, fleeing
When Kenya hosted the 2009 regional Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup, 12 members of Eritrean team disappeared from their hotel rooms after the tournament.
Nobody spotted them again. The same trend was repeated in 2011 in Dar es Salaam, where another set of 13 players sneaked out,
(GENEVA 25 November 2013) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, expressed great concern about rampant human rights violations in Eritrea which caused hundreds of thousands to leave their country for an unknown and precarious
Nov 24, 2013 | Goal.com
Somalia and Eritrea national teams have arrived in Nairobi ahead of this year’s Senior Challenge Cup.
Somalia coach Mohammed Abdulle said he hopes to help the team qualify for the second round of the tournament.
The coach also wants to reduce the high
Fetsum: Eritrea without a government for a day on November 12, 2013
IMPORTANT REMINDER TO DC ACTIVISTS: The moment for unconditional unity of all Eritreans has arrived through Wedi Vacarro’s courageous drive. If this movement is aimed at temporarily unifying our forces for change in Eritrea, it requires
Dr. Tewolde Tesfamariam (Wedi Vacaro) accompanied by Mr. Michael Ghirmay Andegeorgis of Eritrean Law Society met with United States Department of State Officials on Monday November 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. At the meeting, Dr. Tewolde briefed the United States Department of State Officials the