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Africa Covid-19, Eritrea a Model to Follow

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 […]

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UNICEF Applies Innovative Strategies for COVID-19 Response in Eritrea

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 […]

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Ethiopia Jails Former Minister for Corruption

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 […]

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Eritrean, Ethiopian Leaders Inaugurate Batu Dugda Irrigation Project

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 […]

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Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki Departs for Ethiopia

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 […]

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US Embassy Eritrea – Message from Charge d’Affaires

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 […]

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The Resilient People of Eritrea Will Overcome Covid-19

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 […]

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