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  • Meadna News Eritrean National Holidays are facilitating the promotion of Eritrea’s values and making the Eritrean community presence felt across the world.  Eritrean Martyrs’ Day that was held in London on 20th of June 2008,  attracted the interest of   one of the most influential celebrities in the world, Sir Paul McCartney, an English rock singer,…

  • Eritrean nationals who returned home from Egypt express satisfaction with the warm hospitality accorded them MOI, July 1, 2008 Asmara, 1 July 2008 – A total of 740 Eritrean nationals, of whom 85 are females, who returned home from Egypt expressed satisfaction with the warm hospitality accorded them. The nationals said that they regret the…

  • Africa’s Hungry Horn: Harsh Grip of Famine Threatens Millions in Ethiopia and Somalia By Stephanie McCrummen Washington Post Foreign Service Wednesday, July 2, 2008; A06 EL BARDE, Somalia — Not too long ago, Irad Hussein Ali considered himself a lucky man. He drank milk several times a day. He feasted on steak several times a…

  •   By Alisha Ryu Nairobi VOA 01 July 2008 Ryu report – Listen (MP3)      Somalia’s opposition factions are expected to soon hold face-to-face talks in Yemen. The opposition split over the signing of a controversial peace agreement last month. The talks follow recent comments by the principle Islamist signatory to the agreement who…

  • Part 1 (Added to youtube July 1, 2008) In recent years, China has become the most aggressive investor nation in Africa. The Riz Khan show asks if China is exploiting African nations or offering real economic growth and opportunity to sub-Saharan Africa? Part 2

  • Annals of National Security Preparing the Battlefield The Bush Administration steps up its secret moves against Iran. by Seymour M. Hersh July 7, 2008 The New Yorker L ate last year, Congress agreed to a request from President Bush to fund a major escalation of covert operations against Iran, according to current and former military,…

  • NationMedia By MICHAEL DEIBERT  June 30, 2008: When it was announced last month that the ruling party of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi had swept local polls in this vast Horn of Africa nation, few expressed surprise. Zenawi’s Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition was declared by the country’s national electoral board to have won…

  • Sun 29 Jun 2008 SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, June 29 (Reuters) – The African Union condemned Eritrea on Sunday for taking military action against Djibouti near a strategic Red Sea shipping route and told Asmara to withdraw its forces, AU officials said. Djibouti accused neighbour Eritrea earlier this month of moving troops across the border, sparking…

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  • June 26, 2008: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says thousands of Somali adults and children are malnourished and in urgent need of medical treatment. This comes as local human rights groups claim conflict in the country has left more than 2,000 civilians dead so far this year. Ama Boateng reports on the fighting that is exacerbating…

  • Amara and Tigre, of today’s Ethiopia and Eritrea, were the founders of ancient Gebts over 5100 years ago for the primary purpose of selling goods and produce. For more information and lists of ancient Amarigna and Tigrigna words written 5100 years ago, please visit the website at http://www.ancientgebts.org

  • ** Click to Enlarge  (Somalia #1, Ethiopia #16) Foreign Policy July/August 2008 Issue When troops opened fire in the streets of Mogadishu in early May, it was a tragically familiar scene in war-torn Somalia. Except on this day, soldiers weren’t fighting Islamist militias or warlords. They were combating a mob of tens of thousands rioting…

  • Security Council: Peace and security in Africa (The situation between Eritrea and Djibouti) (S/2008/387). [Webcast: Archived Video – English: 1 hour and 41 minutes]

  • EthiopianReview June 25th, 2008   Ethiopians in Dallas confront Meles Zenawi’s stooges The Messengers of the butcher of Addis Ababa, Meles Zenawi, had attempted to convene a meeting in Dallas on Sunday, June 22nd, at the Radisson Hotel located at Hwy 75 to spread propaganda about Ethiopia and their regime. They came prepared to deliver their…

  • Eritrean Permanent Mission to the United Nations By MOI Jun 24, 2008, 18:02 Excellencies, The Government of Djibouti has been engaged in leveling incessant and baseless accusations against the Government of Eritrea for the past two months. These accusations have no bearing whatsoever with the facts and realities on the ground. In the event, Eritrea…

  • June 24: Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has said he fears for his life after withdrawing from a presidential run-off election. But Robert Mugabe is to press ahead with the June 27 vote, defying a UN Security Council call for the poll to be postponed.

  • Lost opportunities in the Horn of Africa – How conflicts connect and peace agreements unravel Executive summary Date: 23 Jun 2008 This report is a study of three peace processes in the Horn of Africa, a region of Africa distinguished by the prevalence and persistence of armed conflict. It deals with the Algiers Agreement of…

  • Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir tells Sir David Frost that the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a terrorist organisation and says the United States lacks the moral authority to speak about events in Darfur.

  • Tribute to Eritrean Martyrs by Yemane Baria   In commemoration of Eritrean Martyrs day, June 20th, PIA laid a reef of flowers, and delivered a brief speech. The occasion also included songs and poems in honor of the fallen heroes.   Martyrs Day is Independence Day!

  • Aljazeera’s Special: Refugees in their own land – a look at a day with Ogaden’s suffering people. LA times reported that civilians, accused by Woyane soldiers of supporting ONLF fighters, are gruesomely hanged from trees. Meanwhile, the Bush administration turns a blind eye to these documented atrocities, and tries to accuse others of human rights…

  • Jun 18, 2008 When in 1974 Emperor Haile Selassie was hosting the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), thousands of Ethiopians had died as a result of the famine in the Wollo region. At the time, the Emperor had sought to cover up this sad loss of life by…

  • EthiopianReview June 18th, 2008 Harry Cohen, a British Member of Parliament, is circulating the following petition among his colleagues that condemns the atroticites of Ethiopia’s brutal dictatorship led by Meles Zenawi and his Tigrean People Liberation Front (Woyanne). Petition: That this House is concerned at the new drought and famine in Ethiopia; and, whilst favouring…

  • By DANA HUGHES NAIROBI, Kenya, June 12, 2008 ABC News Talks With Aidan Hartley, the Man Behind ‘Warlords Next Door?’ British author and journalist Aidan Hartley has been covering Somalia for nearly 20 years. He recently released a TV documentary called “Warlords Next Door?” which spawned controversy when it aired last month on the Britain’s…

  • United States, Eritrea, and the Horn of Africa: The Political Rhetoric of Democracy and the Era of Hegemony – Lessons to Be Learned By Mebrahtu Asfaha Jun 17, 2008, 08:29 The Issue Eritrea is, as Marcus Aurelius would say, “Like the promontory against which the waves continually break, but it stands firm and tames the…

  •   Eden Merhawi June 16, 2008   Hans Blixt former head of UN inspections in Iraq writes in the Guardian “responsibility for this spectacular tragedy must lie with those who ignored the facts five years ago…..the invasion on Iraq was a tragedy for Iraq, for the US, for the UN, for the truth and human…

  • Jendayi E. Frazer’s Deceptions, Evasions and Lies at the University of Washington Sophia Tesfamariam June 14, 2008 When I heard that US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs was going to speak on 30 May 2008 at the University of Washington, I was hoping that Eritreans, Ethiopians, Somalis and others who have been negatively…

  •   Mr. George Galloway (Bethnal Green and Bow) (Respect): A Government ready to rely on those friends of liberty, the Democratic Unionist party, to shred the liberties of our own people are almost by definition unembarrassable, but I hope this evening to add to the issues ventilated in a recent Channel 4 “Dispatches” programme to…

  • Ethiopia: Army Commits Executions, Torture, and Rape in Ogaden Donors Should Act to Stop Crimes Against Humanity (Nairobi, June 12, 2008) – In its battle against rebels in eastern Ethiopia’s Somali Region, Ethiopia’s army has subjected civilians to executions, torture, and rape, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. The widespread violence,…

  • Djibouti President’s Trip to Eritrea during Sudan Peace Signing Ceremony  Press Release: Statement on US Allegations By Ministry of Foreign Affairs Jun 12, 2008, 14:28                         The US State Department has issued a statement today, maliciously accusing Eritrea of committing “military aggression against Djibouti.” This statement is neither new nor surprising. As part and parcel of…

  • Ethiopia ‘abusing Ogaden people’ BBC June12, 2008       Many people in Ethiopia’s Ogaden region are nomadic herders Ethiopian troops are systematically ill-treating civilians in their counter-insurgency campaign in the Somali region, Human Rights Watch says. Ethnic Somali rebels have been fighting for more autonomy for two decades in the south-eastern region, also known…

  •   The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) fighters killed 160 and wounded 61 Woyane troops, during engagements between May 20th and June 2nd.  In addition, two military trucks, with cargo and Woyane troops on board, were destroyed. In a separate engagement, on June 10th, 350 Woyane troops were killed and 6 others surrendered.   Military convoy experts…