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  •     Video: 2018 Festival Eritrea Asmara Expo – Creative Invention Demo       Eritrean National Festival 2018     Eritrea Festival 2018 was officially opened by President Isaias Afwerki today, 31 August under the theme, “Peace for Sustainable Development”.     The opening ceremony was attended by senior Government and PFDJ officials as…

  •     Danakali Banks on New Investor Mood to Fund Eritrean Mine     www.reuters.com | Sept 7, 2018     * Rapprochement lifts interest in Eritrea, Ethiopia     * Danakali seeks funds for high-grade, easy access mine     * 50:50 venture with state may deter some investors     * Eritrea has…

  •     Foreign Ministers of Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia left for Djibouti     Asmara, 06 September 2018- Foreign Ministers of Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia have travelled to Djibouti.     The joint high-level committee is composed of Mr. Osman Saleh, Foreign Minister of Eritrea, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, Foreign Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic…

  •     Video: ERi-TV Eritrea News ዜና (Sept 6, 2018)   Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia Tripartite Asmara Summit   Ethiopian Embassay Opens in Asmara     Joint Declaration on Comprehensive Cooperation Between Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea   Considering that the peoples of Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea share close ties of geography, history, culture and religion…

  •     Ethiopia Reopens Embassy in Eritrea in Further Warming of Ties     www.reuters.com | Sept 6, 2018     NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopia reopened its embassy in the Eritrean capital Asmara on Thursday, the state-affiliated Ethiopian Fana Broadcasting said, a further sign of improving ties after the Horn of Africa neighbours signed a…

  •  Video: ERi-TV Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia Tripartite Asmara Summit   “The implementation of the Joint Peace and Friendship Declaration between Eritrea and Ethiopia New Year gift for both countries”     Asmara, 05 September 2018- The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed said that the implementation of the Joint…

  •      Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed Arrives At Port Of Assab, Eritrea     September 5, 2018 (FBC) – Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed today arrived at the port of Assab, Eritrea, after attending the 7th summit of Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), held in Beijing on September 3 and 4.    …

  •     Ethiopian Commercial Ship Docks in Eritrea     www.reuters.com | Sept 5, 2018     NAIROBI (Reuters) – An Ethiopian commercial ship docked in an Eritrean port for the first time in two decades on Wednesday, state-affiliated media said, in a concrete sign of a stunning rapprochement between the neighbors and former foes….

  •     Somalia President Farmajo to Pay a 2nd State Visit to Eritrea Today   Sept 5, 2018   The President of the Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, will arrive in Asmara later today for a tripartite Summit with President Isaias Afwerki and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as stated by Eritrean Information Minister…

  •     Eritrea, the ‘Police State’ Where there are No Cops to Be Seen?     By Frederick Golooba-Mutebi     www.linkedin.com | Sept 4, 2018     Former US president Barrack Obama called it the “North Korea of Africa”. Others portray it as a terrible dictatorship, a police state and a regional troublemaker. Its…

  •    2018 Festival Eritrea Asmara Expo   Eritrea Festival 2018 was officially opened by President Isaias Afwerki today, 31 August under the theme, “Peace for Sustainable Development”.   Festival Eritrea  will be open until 8 September will feature children’s programs, innovation, pictorial exhibition, book shop, bazaar, educational and entertainment programs, talent show as well…

  •     Eritrea May Alter Army Draft That Forced Thousands to Europe   www.bloomberg.com | Sept 3, 2018     Eritrea says it will cut the size of its army as part of changes to a system of mandatory national service that the United Nations blames for propelling tens of thousands of people to flee…

  • Russia is the Latest World Power Eyeing the Horn of Africa     www.qz.com | Sept 3, 2018       Russia is joining the list of nations intent on establishing their foothold in the Red Sea. In a meeting with Eritrean leaders on Friday (Aug. 31), foreign minister Sergey Lavrov announced plans to establish…

  •     Ethiopian Rebels Return Home as AG 7 Close Rebel Military Camp in Eritrea     www.borkena.com | Sept 2, 2018     Ethiopian rebels military camp in Eritrea now closed. Rebel fighters will be reintegrated into the society     As the Ethiopian Opposition rebel movement Arbegnoch Ginbot 7 closes rebel military camp…

  •      57th Anniversary of Armed Struggle for Independence Commemorated     Asmara, 01 September 2018- The 57th Anniversary of the armed struggle for Eritrea’s independence was observed today, 1 September with cultural programs at the Expo compound.     The program included musical performances and musical dramas highlighting the efforts of the successive…

  •     Russia calls for lifting Eritrea sanctions — Lavrov     www.tass.com | Sept 1, 2018     SOCHI, August 31. /TASS/. Moscow believes it is necessary to start removing the sanctions imposed on Eritrea by the UN Security Council due to the signs of improvement in the situation in the Horn of Africa,…

  •    Eritrean National Festival 2018 commences     Asmara, 31 August 2018- Eritrea Festival 2018 was officially opened by President Isaias Afwerki today, 31 August under the theme, “Peace for Sustainable Development”.     The opening ceremony was attended by senior Government and PFDJ officials as well as members of the Diplomatic Corps, invited…

  •     Russia Plans Investment in Eritrean Port as Foreign Ministers Meet     www.africanews.com | Aug 31, 2018     Russia is set to make investments in a port in Eritrea as Moscow enters talks to set up a logistics centre in the Horn of Africa nation.     RIA news agency cited Foreign…

  •     Eritrean Foreign Minister and Presidential Adviser in Russia   #Eritrea’s senior delegation composed of Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Adviser Yemane Ghebreab are visiting Russia for official talks on enhancement of bilateral ties. The delegation will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov tomorrow in Sochi according to Eritrean information minister Mr. Yemane…

  • Tackling the Visa Overstay Problem by Requiring Non-immigrants to Post Bonds     www.cis.org | Aug 29, 2018     Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) has introduced a bill, H.R. 6089, entitled the “E-bonding for Immigration Integrity Act of 2018”.   The bill tackles, head-on, the issue of visa (and visa waiver) overstayers who simply don’t…

  •  ‘It’s a living city , we can’t keep it as a museum’ … Asmara’s Catholic Cathedral. Photograph: Reuters     ‘Asmara is a Jewel’: But Can Eritrea’s Modernising capital Retain its charm?     www.theguardian.com | Aug 28, 2018     It is unlike any other city in the developing world – brilliantly planned with…

  •     Ethiopia and Tigray People’s Democratic Movement (TPDM) Signed Peace Agreement in Asmara     Another Peace Agreement signed in Asmara:     The Tigray People’s Democratic Movement (TPDM) has reached agreement with the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of #Ethiopia to continue its struggle through peaceful means. #Eritrea     Representatives of…

  •     Ethiopia Ousts State Firm From Nile Dam Project     www.voanews.com | Aug 27, 2018     ADDIS ABABA —  Ethiopia has ousted state-run Metals and Engineering Corporation (METEC) from a $4 billion dam project on the River Nile due to numerous delays in completing the project.     The Grand Renaissance Dam is…

  •     War Is Over. Now Comes the Hard Part for Eritrea     www.bloomberg.com | Aug 27, 2018     Eritrea’s rapprochement with Ethiopia may have removed the threat of conflict, but it poses a new challenge for the one-party Red Sea state that’s long prioritized a war-footing with its giant neighbor over democracy….

  •   Eritrea Ethiopia: Assab Massawa Port Service Progress Report    

  •     Political Prisoners in Somali Region Were Kept with Lions and Hyenas, Abiy Ahmed Revealed     www.borkena.com | Aug 26, 2018     In his first ever press conference as Prime Minister, which was attended by many local and international journalists, Abiy Ahmed revealed information that shocked Ethiopians to the core.    …

  •      This year the Eritrean Festival UK 2018 unlike its previous years of festivities had more to offer and did much with extreme zeal. This year’s festival was a double celebration with Peace Agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia, showcased Eritrea’s Socio – Economic, Cultural & Traditional values. The Festival was organised across seven…

  •     World Bank to give Ethiopia $1bn in budgetary assistance: PM     In first press conference since taking office in April, Abiy Ahmed also says 2020 election will be free and fair.     www.aljazeera.com | Aug 26, 2018     The World Bank will provide $1bn in direct budget support to Ethiopia in the next few…

  •     Germany Backs Ethiopia-Eritrea Deal as Diplomat Visits Asmara, Addis     www.africanews.com | Aug 25, 2018     Germany is the latest European nation to commit to supporting the historic July 2018 Ethiopia – Eritrea peace deal.     The country’s Minister of International Cooperation, Gerd Muller, delivered the German assurance during a…

  •     Eritrea’s Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohammed says Eritreans are welcome home     www.dw.com | August 25, 2018   Germany’s development minister has said fewer migrants from Eritrea are expected now the country has made peace with Ethiopia. In an interview, Eritrea’s top diplomat said those who have already left are free to…

  •     Official: Veteran Bereket Simon booted out of Amhara regional ruling party   Written by Zecharias Zelalem | www.opride.com | Aug 25, 2018     (OPride)— Veteran politician and longtime ruling party servant Bereket Simon has been shown the door by his party, the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM). The party, a member of the…

  •      President Isaias Met and Held Talks with German Minister     Asmara, 24 August 2018- President Isaias Afwerki today met and held talks with the German Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Mr. Gerd Muller at Adi-Halo.   At the meeting, President Isaias Afwerki briefed Mr. Gerd Muller on the peace and…

  •     Chinese Miner to Start Copper Output in Eritrea by Next Year     www.bloomberg.com | August 24, 2018     A unit of Sichuan Road & Bridge Co. will start producing copper, zinc, gold and silver at a mine in Eritrea by early next year, helping diversify the country’s agrarian economy, a mines…

  •     Eritrea Mulls Port as Ethiopia Rapprochement Spurs Investors     www.bloomberg.com | August 23, 2018     Eritrea is considering building a port on its Red Sea coastline to export potash from deposits being developed in the Horn of Africa nation, a mines ministry official said.     Plans for the harbor signal…

  •      Danakali Ticks Another Milestone in Eritrea     www.miningweekly.com | August 22, 2018     PERTH (miningweekly.com) – Potash developer Danakali has reached another milestone at its Colluli project, in Eritrea, with the Eritrean Ministry of Land, Water and Environment accepting the finalised social and environmental management plans for the project.  …

  •      Ethiopia: Arrest warrant issued on former spy chief Getachew Assefa     www.ethsat.com | August 22, 2018     An Ethiopian court has issued an arrest warrant on former spy chief, Getachew Assefa, whom ESAT sources say has escaped to neighboring Sudan.     Our source close to the government also said…