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  • Historic Eritrea-Ethiopia Peace Agreement 2nd Year Anniversary     The Eritrea-Ethiopia peace process has catalyzed a conducive climate of regional cooperation. Substantial challenges that still remain will no doubt be scaled in the period ahead through resolute & concerted action on the basis of shared vision & prevailing political good will.     Overall progress…

  • Ethiopia’s Nile Mega-Dam is Changing Dynamics in Horn of Africa   China, US, Turkey and Saudi Arabia Vie for Influence Amid Region’s Renaissance     By DAVID PILLING | Financial Times | July 8, 2020 In a few weeks, Ethiopian engineers will start the multiyear task of filling with water the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam,…

  • President Isaias Afwerki on Working Visit to Egypt     Asmara, 05 July 2020- President Isaias Afwerki departed to Egypt in the morning hours of today, 5 July, for a three-day working visit.     During his stay in Egypt, President Isaias will discuss with President Abdel Fatah Al Sisi and other Egyptian officials on…

  • Zack Dairy Products: Maintaining Quality through Proficient Care     Written by Asmait Futsumbrhan | Q & A   “Cows need not only food but all types of care in order to produce quality products,”     Mrs. Abrehet Habtegergish     Meet Mrs. Abrehet Habtegergish, one of the Eritrean women working in the dairy…

  • COVID-19: WHO Reveals Countries With No Coronavirus Death      July 4, 2020: The World Health Organization, WHO, regional office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, has revealed countries with no COVID-19 death cases.     Africa has recorded 10,847 deaths due to complications arising from COVID-19.     According to the latest figure released by…

  • President Isaias Afwerki on a Working Visit to Sudan       Asmara, 25 June 2020 – On the invitation of Sudan’s President of Sovereign Council, Gen. Abdel Fatah al Burhan, President Isaias Afwerki departed to Khartoum at 10:00 a.m. this morning for three-day working visit. Presidential delegation includes Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Pre….

  • ‘He was a gift of God’: Ottawa community mourns death of a young leader, role model     Abel Mengistab was, at just 20, a dynamic community activist and leader, a role model and a champion of social causes who was naturally able to inspire others to make the world a little better. He was,…

  • World Bank Ranks Djibouti Most Expensive Country in Africa     June 23, 2020: Djibouti is the most expensive country in Africa while its neighbour Eritrea in the Horn of Africa enjoys the lowest cost of living, according to data compiled by the World Bank.     Djibouti ranks as the 60th costliest nation in…

  • Eritrean Martyrs Day Commemorated with Patriotic Zeal     Asmara, 20 June 2020- June 20, Eritrea’s Martyrs Day was commemorated by nationals inside the country and abroad with patriotic zeal.     President Isaias Afwerki, in the morning hours of today, 20 June, laid wreath at the Asmara Patriots Cemetery in tribute to the Eritrea’s…

  •  Danakali Bullish about Sulphate of Potash Demand Growth Beyond Covid-19     BY: MARLENY ARNOLDI | 15TH JUNE 2020     JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) − ASX- and LSE-listed Danakali is cautiously optimistic about the food markets globally, despite uncertainty owing to Covid-19, and thanks to the sector’s resilience to the crisis.     CEO Niels…

  • Ethiopian PM’s Term Extended as Election Delayed for Virus     ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister faces an extra year or more in office after lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend their mandates and hold the national election nine to 12 months after health authorities determine it’s safe.     Some in the…

  • Eritrea Organizes Charter Flight for 259 Nationals and Residents of 16 Foreign Countries     259 Eritrean nationals, resident in 16 countries, who were stranded with banning of Flights returned to their respective places of residence with Charter Flight last Saturday. Arrangement was made by Foreign Ministry in conjunction with relevant Government of Eritrea bodies…

  • GoE Reinforces Management of Desert Locust Control   by Kesete Ghebrehiwet | June 7, 2020   Eritrea has taken intensive surveillance and control measures to deal with the desert locust threat in winter breeding areas and invasion from neighboring countries. Commendable activities have so far been made to deter risks that could pose threat on…

  • Eritrea’s Response to the Report of the Special Rapporteur     The UNHRC Special Rapporteur issued, on 17th April this year, a 20- page annual report on Eritrea. Sadly, the report is replete with the same presumptive and offensive allegations that have characterized the annual reports since 2012.     Eritrea has duly and comprehensively…

  •  Eritreans in Diaspora Celebrate Independence Day     Eritrean Canadians in Toronto celebrated the day of their country’s independence Sunday by saying thank you to frontline healthcare workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.     Eritrean in #Frankfurt celebrate indem day #EritreaShinesAt29 pic.twitter.com/yTO0pNtHfE — A’man K Mbrahtu (@AmanEri) May 23, 2020     መልእኽቲ መበል…

  •  Keynote Address by President Isaias Afwerki 29th Independence Anniversary Asmara, 24 May 2020       Ladies and Gentlemen,     Allow me to extend my warmest congratulations to the entire people of Eritrea inside the country and abroad on this auspicious, 2020, National Independence Day. Let me also express profound gratitude to the…

  • Eritrea 29th Independence Year     The Independence Day of Eritrea is one of the most important public holidays in the country. It is observed on May 24 every year. On this day in 1991, Eritrean People’s Liberation Front forces moved into the capital Asmara, reinstating independence, following a 30-year war against the Ethiopian military…

  • Eritrea New Imported Machinery for Road Projects     Eritrea: In tandem with ensuring expansive and equitable access of education, health, potable water etc. within framework of its policy of social justice, GOE has funneled substantial investment in affordable public transport & road networks throughout the country in past 29 years.        …

  • Eritrean Delegation Met Chairman of TMC     Asmara, 17 May 2020 – Eritrea’s delegation composed of Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Adviser Yemane Gebreab met in Khartoum today President of Sovereign Council Let. Gen. Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan and delivered letter from President Isaias Afwerki on bilateral and regional cooperation even as fight for COVID-19…

  •   Statement on Random Testing     COVID -19 continues to spread at an alarming rate globally since the first outbreak of the disease in December last year. To-date, the pandemic has engulfed more than 200 counties and territories infecting more than 4.6 million people and claiming more than 300,000 lives.     In the…

  • Africa Covid-19, Eritrea a Model to Follow   Asmara – A country that is achieving excellent results in the prevention and management of the epidemic at Covid-19 is Eritrea. A small country long demonized because of its independence and resilience against foreign interference. With only 39 positive cases, 37 of which have been cured and…

  • Eritrea  Asmara, Che Bella!   Written by Robert Haidinger| May 12, 2020 Dream now, travel later! Ideas for after Corona.  Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, has a ton of modernist surprises in store for architecture and design fans. Everything is sugar-coated with plenty of 1940s Italia flair You actually keep your eyes open in the cinema. Unless you’re the…

  • UNICEF Applies Innovative Strategies for COVID-19 Response in Eritrea     UNICEF bolsters local industries to manufacture hand sanitizers, and remodels the nutrition programme to address malnutrition among children under 5   By Rabindra Giri   Asmara, Eritrea May 2020 – As the world hunkered down under the onslaught of COVID-19 and rushed to implement…

  • Ethiopia Jails Former Minister for Corruption   ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian court on Friday convicted a former cabinet minister on corruption charges and sentenced him to six years in prison.   The conviction comes amid a push by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to crack down on corruption in the public sector. Several former…

  • COVID-19: Leveraging on Social Capital to ‘Flatten the Curve’ in Eritrea   By James Wakiaga, Resident Representative, UNDP Eritrea     COVID-19 has so far defied logic by voraciously impacting poor and rich countries with equal measure. But in Eritrea only 39 infections and zero deaths have been reported so far.     This may…

  • Eritrean, Ethiopian Leaders Inaugurate Batu Dugda Irrigation Project      Addis Ababa, May 04, 2020 (FBC) – Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed along with Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki have inaugurated the Batu Dugda irrigation project in Oromia regional state today.     Chief Administrator of the regional state, Shemelis Abdissa and the former Ethiopian…

  • Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki Departs for Ethiopia     May 3, 2020: President Isaias Afwerki departed for Ethiopia this morning for a two-day Summit with PM Abiy Ahmed. The two leaders will discuss bilateral ties, fight against Covid-19/ locust infestation and regional matters. Presidential entourage includes Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and President’s Adviser Yemane Gebreab…

  • East Africa Has Weathered Pandemics — and Has a Few Things to Teach the U.S.     A willingness to learn from history and science, take preventive measures and seek international cooperation has prepared the continent to fight covid-19   Truck drivers crossing the border into Uganda from Kenya line up to be tested for…

  • A Message from Charge d’Affaires Steve Walker     Hello Friends! I hope this post finds you and your families safe, healthy, and hanging in there with regard to the social distancing required to beat the COVID-19 virus. I know this isn’t easy — especially for those of you with young children — but keep…

  • The Resilient People of Eritrea Will Overcome Covid-19   BY AMANUEL BIEDEMARIAM   APRIL 24, 2020: The people of Eritrea have been through life-changing events many times over. In 1941, after Britain won over the Italian army and controlled Eritrea, the brutal British Military Administration made Eritreans suffer. The British shut down the livelihood of…

  • Guidelines From the High Level Task Force on COVID-19   As it will be recalled, the Government of Eritrea issued, on April 1st this month, the “Stay at Home” Guidelines to supplement and bolster previous measures. The Guidelines were effective for three weeks from the 2nd until 22nd April. Rigorous enforcement measures were subsequently put…

  • President Isaias Afwerki’s Message to Eritreans Inside the Country and Abroad     Asmara, 18 April 2020- In his message that was broadcast through Eri-TV/Radio Dimtsi Hafash to the Eritrean people inside the country and abroad today, April 18 President Isaias Afwerki stressed that it is incumbent on all of us to emerge triumphant in…

  • Desert Locust Swarm Invasion Put Under Control     Mendefera, 15 April 2020- The desert locust invasion that appeared in Adi-keih sub-zone in the past three days was put under control through coordinated effort by the Ministry of Agriculture, sub-zonal administration, the public and other partners without inflicting any damage.     According to report,…

  • Eritrea “Covid-19 Stay at Home” Guidelines in Practice           Sanitizers Spray in Asmara   Asmara, 05 April 2020- As part of the effort to contain the spread of the corona virus, sanitizers spry was conducted today 5 April in Asmara in cooperation with the Ministry of Health branch in the Central…

  • Eritrea Announces 21-day Lockdown To Fight Coronavirus   AFP – Agence France Presse      April 1, 2020 Eritrea on Wednesday ordered citizens to remain in their homes for 21 days, becoming the latest African country to impose a lockdown in a bid to contain the coronavirus.     “All citizens are compelled to stay…

  •  The Marathon Continues: Nipsey Hussle’s legacy endures a year after his death     Along busy highways, on the sides of buildings and inside a school basketball court, more than 50 colorful murals of Nipsey Hussle have popped up in Los Angeles since the beloved rapper and community activist was gunned down outside his…