By Tewelde Stephanos (Email: testifanos@gmail.com) Reflecting on the systemic exclusion of blacks from the equality America promises its citizens, Langston Hughes, in 1938, wrote:                  America never was America to me….                  There’s never been equality for me,                  Nor freedom in this “homeland of the free” As Eritrea celebrates its 27th year of independence

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The document, which is the first of its kind, pulls together information in the public domain to highlight the extent to which international investors, including UK-based institutions, are involved in the extractive sector in Eritrea. [gview file="https://assenna.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Mining-and-Repression-in-Eritrea-Corporate-Complicity-in-Human-Rights-Abuses-FINAL-PUBLICATION-V1-1.pdf"]  

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Gaim Kibreab, Eritrea’s National Service; past promises and young peoples’ experiences. What next? Gaim Kibreab, Professor of Refugee Studies at South Bank University, London, is the author of numerous publications on migration and refugees as well as Eritrea’s political history. “The Eritrean National Service: Servitude for "the

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By Michela Wrong Ms. Wrong has spent over two decades reporting on the African continent, visiting Ethiopia and Eritrea repeatedly. June 8, 2018 If nature abhors a vacuum, politics abhors a military standoff, especially between two nations in one of the poorest, most volatile and most strategically sensitive regions

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New or Recycled?   Mahmud saleh   [As I finalize this piece, I have  not come across an official response from Eritrea]   The Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front's executive committee has finally and officially accepted the Algiers accord and said it is committed to fully implementing it. The EPRDF executive

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ኣብ መላእ ዓለም እትርከቡ ክቡራት ኤርትራውያን፡ ብሰንኪ ሕጽረት ገንዘብ ክፍሊት ሳተላይት ፈነወኣ ናብ ኤርትራ ኣቋሪጻ ዝጸንሐት ራድዮ ኣሰና፡ ፍትሕን ሰላምን ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ዘገድሶም ውፉያት ኤርትራውያን ደለይቲ ፍትሒ፡ `ንሕና ከለና እታ ድምጺ ውጹዕ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ዝኾነት ራድዮ ኣሰና ደው ክትብል የብላን` ኢሎም፡ ናይ ሳተላይት ወጻኢታታ ክሽፍኑ ብዝኣተዉዎ

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Interview of Mr. Saleh Mahmoud & Mr. Ahmed Nuru Berhan Hagos: Two Veteran Fighters’ Views in How to Celebrate Eritrea's Independence Day   On Thursday, May the 18th, 2018, Radio ERENA interviewed two Eritreans, namely, Mr. Mahmoud Saleh & Mr. Ahmed Nuru Berhan Hagos related to how each chooses to celebrate

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SUCCESS AGAINST ALL ODDS: INSPIRATION FOR OUR ERITREAN YOUTH IN DIASPORAS Dr. Tesfa G. Gebremedhin. West Virginia University     Eritreans in Diasporas have diverse educational and career background. The majority of us came to North America, Europe, Australia, Middle East, and some African countries as refugees and we are mostly

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The Ethiopian government through the sector ministry has suspended the mining license of top gold mining firm, Mohammed International Development Research and Organization Cos., MICROC. The state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate reported that the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas had suspended MIDROC’s Lega Dembi gold-mining license. The Ministry confirmed

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The Destructive Impact of the Psychopathic and Narcissistic Leadership on the Diplomatic Dimension of Nation Building   The Case of the PFDJ Central Office in Eritrea   By       Desalegn Abraha Gebrekidan Acting Professor University of Skövde, Sweden Email: desalegn.abraha@his.se                                                   Abstract: This article examines the Diplomatic Dimension of Nation building in Eritrea in light of

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