Tag: kenya

Eritrea denounces foreign meddling in Somalia

(AFP)-NAIROBI — Eritrea, often accused of supporting Islamist rebels in Somalia, on Monday criticised foreign interference in the war-torn country, ahead of an upcoming peace conference in Britain. "External actors, even those most friendly and most sympathetic to Somalia, need to resist the urge… to act on behalf of Somali people, as such an approach […]

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Eritrea did not fly arms to al Shabaab last Oct: UN

Mon Jan 16, 2012    By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Eritrea did not airlift arms to Islamist militants in the Somali town of Baidoa late last year, a preliminary U.N. report has found, pouring cold water on a charge that sparked a diplomatic row between the two countries. Kenya accused Eritrea in November […]

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Video: Susan Rice on Eritrea (UN Webcast)

  Informal comments to the media by H.E. Ms. Susan Rice, Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations following the adoption of Security Council resolution 2023 (2011) on Eritrea.

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UN council expands Milder Eritrea sanctions over Somalia

Mon Dec 5, 2011 UNITED NATIONS Dec 5 (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council on Monday expanded sanctions against Eritrea for continuing to provide support to Islamist militants in the virtually lawless Horn of Africa nation of Somalia, including al-Shabaab. The council resolution, which received 13 votes in favor, none against and two abstentions, was […]

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African Bloc Seeks Tougher Sanctions Against Eritrea

Monday, December 5th, 2011 VOA Members of a six-nation bloc in Eastern Africa have asked the United Nations to toughen sanctions against Eritrea. Leaders with the Intergovernmental Governmental Authority on Development, or IGAD, have told the Security Council that the world body must “act now” because the region's stability is at stake. Government officials from […]

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Seized – Amanuel Biedemariam

    In the moment For the moment By the moment   Perplexed in sadness Hurt by violation, rape of innocence Incensed by injustices Violations of bliss, Violations of hope, ambitions Angered by brutes, the calloused The soulless   Beset by history in history By bigotry Bigots, zealots and banditry Surrounded by misery   Yet, […]

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