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  •  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…

  • Ancient Fossils Aged Millions of Years Discovered     Massawa, 28 March 2020- During archeological excavation conducted from 20 February to 1 March at the Gelalo sub-zone, Northern Red Sea region, through the “Engel’ela-Ramud Project” fossil aged millions of years was discovered.     The archeological experts from the Commission of Culture and Sports, Northern…

  • Eritrea Ministry of Health: Timely Public Announcement (No. 1)     Three months have already elapsed since the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in China. In this period, the disease has spread to all the continents at an alarming rate. Over 100,000 people have been infected worldwide while over 4,000 infected patients have died so far….

  • Ministry of Health: Public Announcement No. 4     1. Three passengers who arrived in Asmara from Dubai with flight Air Arebi on Saturday 23 March at 5:00 a.m. LT, were diagnosed positive for COVID-19, today. All three passengers are Eritrean nationals resident in the country. This puts the total number of infected individuals, to-date,…

  • Eritrea Fight COVID-19 Fundraising   The Eritrea COVID-19 Response Fund is a historic opportunity for everyone, everywhere to help support the Ministry of Health in Eritrea engage in lifesaving work to prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.     WHAT WILL CONTRIBUTED FUNDS BE USED FOR?     Contributed funds will be used…

  • Eritrea – Asmara Outdoor Farmers Market     @GhideonMusa

  •  Eritrea Advice on COVID-19 Teleconference (Saturday and Sunday)      Second round of teleconference, organized by the National Council of Eritrea|n Americans (NCEA) with professional advice session on COVID-19 will take place this Saturday and Sunday 21st and 22nd March 2020, by Eritrean Doctors as detailed on the posters. Everyone is invited to participate….

  • Eritrea: American Center Asmara Offers a Robotics Program     March 13, 2020: The American Center Asmara offers a Robotics Program designed to instill science, math and technology skills in children ages 9-12. The program brings these kids together to explore computer programming and robot design in a fun learning environment. At the end of…

  • Eritrea Condemns Assassination Attempt on Sudanese PM     Asmara, 10 March 2020: Eritrea has condemned, in the strongest terms, the cowardly assassination attempt on Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdock.     In his message to General Abdel-Fattah Al Burhan, President Isaias Afwerki stated: “this despicable act underscores, once again, the desperate measures that the…

  • Eritrea Public Seminars Presided by Senior PFDJ Officials     March 6, 2020: Interactive public seminars, presided by senior PFDJ officials, held in Massawa, Asmara, Mendefera and Keren in the past three days – Assab/Barentu in coming days – on Government of Eritrea 2020 development priorities and programs as well as regional issues and trends….

  • Eritrean Natnael Tesfazion Crowned Tour du Rwanda 2020 Champion     1. Natnael Tesfazion – 23:12:01 2. Moise Mugisha – 23:13:06 3. Patrick Schelling – 23:13:45     March 1, 2020: NATNAEL Tesfazion has become the third Eritrean and second in a row to win Tour du Rwanda after being crowned as this year’s champion…

  • Eritrean MOH Coronavirus  Preventive Measures and Quarantine Period   MOH Enhancing a Protection Methodology Over Coronavirus Epidemic, Introduced a14 day Quarantine Period. ኣብ ከም ቻይና ኢጣሊያ ደቡብ ኮሪያ ዝኣመሰላ ሃገራት ጌሽካ ንኣስመራ ምስ ትመጽእ፡ ኣብ ኮማዊ ሆስፒታል ቪላጆ፡ ኩነታትካ ክሳብ ዝፍለጥ ን14መዓልታት ትዕጾ. pic.twitter.com/mOrgnTOg8m — NationalEr Interest (@NationalEr_Int) February 28, 2020   Feb 29, 2020:…

  •     Eritrea New Locust Swarm Invasion Under Control     Asmara, 28 February 2020- The new desert locust swarm that was detected on 21 February at Demas and Yangus areas in the Ghinda sub-zone, Northern Red Sea region and that was stretched in more than 400 hectares was put under control.     Indicating…

  • Construction of Gahtelai Dam     Massawa, 27 February 2020- 95% of the main construction of the Gahtelai dam that began in 2016 by Gedem Construction Company has been finalized. The report was made by Mr. Daniel Mebrahtu, coordinator of the project. Gahtelai dam is located in Gahtelai sub-zone, Northern Red Sea region.    …

  • Eritrean Ministry of Agriculture, Irish Agriculture Authority (Teagasc ) and Partners Workshop     The EU has agreed to fund a major new project in Eritrea under its DeSIRA (Development Smart Innovation through Research in Agriculture) initiative.     The project team comprises:     Teagasc, UCC, UCD, LUKE (Finland), Vita, Self Help Africa (SHA),…