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  • Eritrea's Ports and Ethiopia's Famine   www.cohenonafrica.com | March 12, 2016   By US Ambassador Hank Cohen   The severe Ethiopian famine that is just over the horizon will require the use of Eritrean ports to handle the massive arrival of food relief from the international community. The sheer volume of food for 40 million…

  • Tekle Ghebrelul, a veteran of the Eritrean war of independence, is now coach of Greenland's national football team. A job that may be one of the toughest in world football.  

  • Mother weeps for her ‘good boy’ who died fighting for ISIS   DAVID CHURCHILL | www.standard.co.uk | March 11, 2016   The mother of a London student who has been revealed as an Islamic State fighter today told how her son had been radicalised in prison.   Fasil Tewolde, who was killed while fighting in…

  • Little Rome: Eritrea's capital Asmara seeks UNESCO heritage recognition *In an often forgotten corner of the Horn of Africa, Eritrea's capital boasts one of the world’s finest collections of early 20th century architecture and the authorities want it declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.* When Italy's colonial experiment in Eritrea ended in 1941, it left…

  • www.reuters.com | March 9, 2016   ERITREA: Africa's 'Little Rome' Survives Conflict, Seeks UN Accolade   www.voanews.com | March 09, 2016 10:09 AM   ASMARA— In an often forgotten corner of the Horn of Africa, Eritrea's capital boasts one of the world's finest collections of early 20th century architecture and the authorities want it declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site….

  • After meeting with Sommaruga: "We have agreed" Claim Eritrea Travel Group   www.grenchnertagblatt.ch | March 9, 2016   Several politicians called for an East-trip a meeting with Justice Minister Sommaruga. This has taken place. However, the parties do not want to talk about it.   An open letter, a press conference, innumerable interviews in newspapers and television:…

  • Video: Eritrea Investment Opportunity Investors UK Conference

  • Video: Eritrean PFDJ Head Yemane Ghebreab, Hagos Ghebrehiwet and Minister Arefaine Berhe interview with Italian Reporter  "BEYOND THE TG", ERITREA TODAY, Asmara, interviews on the development of the country and the problem with migrants going to Europe

  • Ethiopian Man seeks asylum after surviving flight in plane hold www.thelocal.se | March 7, 2016 Staff at Stockholm's Arlanda airport found the man on board a plane arriving from Ethiopia, with police later confirming that he had asked for asylum in the Nordic country. Emergency services were called to Sweden's largest airport on Monday morning…

  • Djibouti says talks with Eritrea to depend on release of prisoners   www.coastweek.com | March 4, 2016   DJIBOUTI (Xinhua) — Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh has said that the release of Djiboutians held in Eritrea remain the first precondition for the restart of talks to resolve a territorial dispute between his country and Eritrea,…

  • Ethiopia campaign begins for UNSC non-permanent seat Ethiopia has officially started its campaign for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council for the 2017-2018 period. Ethiopia's candidacy was endorsed by the African Union's 26th Assembly of the Heads of State.

  •   In Memory of Miriam Woldu: Pope Grieves a “Member of His Family”   Robert Moynihan | www.aleteia.org | March 1, 2016   There is a sadness in things, in this world where all things pass away. And so I write this “in memoriam” — for a memory.   For a memory of a young woman named…

  •   INSIGHT-Crises give Eritrea routes for closer global engagement   By Edmund Blair | www.reuters.com | Mon Feb 29, 2016   * Engagement extends to a U.N. rights delegation * Minister reveals first U.N. jail visit in years * Eritrea says world has come knocking * Diplomats see new openness after sanctions isolation * Asmara denies…

  • Video: Eritrea's Four Mines to Boost Economic Growth, Interview with GM The global rout in commodity prices has not deterred Eritrea from venturing into the once lucrative sector. The horn of Africa nation expects to have four mines in operation by 2018 producing gold, copper, zinc and potash as it digs itself out of slowing…

  • Video: Eritrea Says it Won't Shorten National Service Despite Migration Fears Eritrea has improved the salaries of those in national service but says it is not ready to cut its duration due to fears of Ethiopian aggression, a policy that is driving waves of migrants in to Western Europe. The Asmara government insists conscription is…

  • Video: Ethiopia moving troops to Eritrean borders – ESAT  While the unrest in Ethiopia’s Oromia region engulfs, the regime moving large military force to the Eritrean borders. Opposition politicians and activists are saying “The Ethiopian regime is trying to divert attention”. ——————————————————– ESAT News (February 26, 2016) The Ethiopian government has been building up its…

  •     Voices of Human Traffickers Ermias Ghermay and Yohannes Mahray   www.reuters.com | February 25, 2016   Sicilian prosecutor Calogero Ferrara has named two men – Ermias Ghermay, an Ethiopian, and Medhanie Yehdego Mered, an Eritrean – as kingpins in an organised-crime network responsible for bringing thousands of refugees to Italy. The men, Ferrara…

  • Employee Found dead on Pope's residence, was seven months pregnant   www.adnkronos.com | February 23, 2016   Expect the autopsy results to shed light on the death of 35-year old woman, part of Santa Marta House , residence of Pope Francis, found dead in his home not far from Via della Pisana in Rome on 19 February ….

  • Eritrea Denies It Sent Troops for Saudi Arabia's War in Yemen   www.bloomberg.com | February 23, 2016   African nation accuses UN of reporting `flawed' allegations Country doesn't mention other claims of logistical support   Eritrea denied it sent soldiers to fight with a Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen, accusing the United Nations of reporting…

  • Red Sea Report Continued | There are some intriguing new developments in the Red Sea region.   www.cohenonafrica.com | February 22, 2016   Eritrea has joined the “Islamic Coalition Against Terrorism.” What is so interesting about that? Well, the list of countries in that coalition are all good friends of the United States. American arms exporters make…

  • Ruth B performs her hit 'Lost Boy' on NBC TODAY Her song "Lost Boy" started off as a 6-second Vine video and became a hit single. Now singer-songwriter Ruth B joins TODAY to perform the song on television for the first time.

  • Zersenay Tadese Bought Median Hotel for 190 Million Nakfa   www.madote.com |  February 21, 2016   Athlete Zersenay Tadese and his business partner Yemane Seyoum acquired Median Hotel, behind Nyala Hotel for 190,000,000 Nakfa.   The new company called Median P.L.Co, (older name Midian) will be run by General Manager Yemane Seyoum to conduct overall tourism…

  • Video: Eritrea Massawa Fenqil Music 2016 | Full Concert

  • Video: Abrehet Ankere – MitswaE Tedebisa | ምጽዋዕ ተደቢሳ – Eritrean Massawa Fenkil Music 2016 

  • Two Israelis Arrested for Alleged Knife Attacks Against Eritreans   Mohammed and Zakaria Elabeid reportedly targeted dark-skinned people in revenge after a club brawl.   Sharon Pulwer | www.haaretz.com |  Feb 20, 2016     Two young men were indicted Thursday for attacks in Tel Aviv in which they allegedly targeted every dark-skinned person they encountered…

  • Video: Eritrea gained significant support at the UNSC Eritrea Somalia Sanctions debate   www.madote.com | February 19, 2016       Eritrea gained significant support at the UNSC Eritrea Somalia Sanctions debate. The following are excerpts from the debate:   *The Russian Federation said: "…with respect to Eritrea, we are pleased to note that the…

  • Video: Colluli Potash Project Eritrea – Interview with Paul Donaldson Managing Director Danakali

  • Swiss to Vote on Law Aimed at Expelling Convicted Foreigners Without Appeal   Switzerland will hold a binding referendum later this month on whether to subject any foreign resident to automatic deportation if convicted of offences running the gamut from murder to breaking the speed limit.      www.reuters.com | February 18, 2016   ZURICH:…

  • Coroner rules pregnant woman was stabbed to death by her boyfriend   www.enfieldindependent.co.uk | February 17, 2016   A pregnant woman was stabbed to death by her boyfriend – who later hung himself in prison, an inquest heard.   Eritrean national Mambero Ghebreslasie, 32 from Kingsley Mews, Dagenham, was killed on December 19 by her…

  • Majority Eritreans are Economic Migrants, Swiss Politician   Video Below 02/16/16 – SVP National Thomas Aeschi wanted to see with his own eyes how people live in Eritrea and why last year alone 10 000 Eritreans in Switzerland are seeking asylum. After his trip, he shows his photo album and takes stock. For him, it is clear: The…

  • Fast Forward Video again near the end. Refugee Documentary "My Escape"     "They take the kidney out for those who can't pay" www.t-online.de | February 15, 2016 A 35-year-old Wedi, a musician from Eritrea has experienced this first hand: "In the Sahara, we were attacked by bandits," he says. All lost their last possessions. "Then,…

  • Enters through the Newcomer Program, leaves as a college soccer signee   By Brittany Cooper | www.kmvt.com | February 15, 2016   TWIN FALLS, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) Canyon Ridge High School celebrated a signing on Tuesday, marking the first one under boys soccer head coach Corey Farnsworth. What's exciting is a (former)…

  • Switzerland should Start dialogue with Eritrea The green Aargauer Councillor Susanne Hochuli, who has visited with a group of politicians Eritrea, has returned on Saturday to Switzerland. After landing at Zurich airport, she described their many positive impressions to media representatives. www.bielertagblatt.ch | February 14, 2016 (Sda) "I do not comment and I will not…

  • Challenging Eritrea's achievements on mining, on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) The CBC has not been in Eritrea and has not consulted major stakeholders but it seems from the tittle of the documentary that it has a biased direction and possibly coordinated with the network pushing towards the COI inquiry.  A full response was given…

  • Eritrea Nevsun Bisha Mine – Human Rights & Corporate Social Responsibility 2016 Nevsun Resources Ltd. is committed to ensuring it's worldwide operations provide a comprehensive positive societal impact. Our Corporate Social Responsibility video provides a glimpse of our efforts and what life is like at the Bisha Mine.

  • SVP Thomas Aeschis Trip to Eritrea   Representatives Thomas Aeschi visited Eritrea, where last year nearly 10,000 asylum seekers arrived in Switzerland. He could move freely    www.20min.ch | February 10, 2016     Thomas Aeschi stayed a good week in Eritrea. The Zuger SVP politicians wanted to like Yvonne Feri (SP), Susanne Hochuli (Green) or Claude Béglé…