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Eritrean Movie ‘Debas’ (the Ghost) Wins Remi Award at Houston Worldfest Over 3000 Somali Refugees Receiving Protection in Eritrea: UNHCR Airlines from Eritrea, Sudan and Djibouti Remain on EU Blacklist Algiers Peace Agreement: 12 Years of Shame Eritrea Reaffirms its Position on the Situation in South Sudan
 
Eritrean Movie ‘Debas’ (the Ghost) Wins Remi Award at Houston Worldfest

Eritrean Movie ‘Debas’ (the Ghost) Wins Remi Award at Houston Worldfest

By Shabait, THE Eritrean movie “Debas” or ‘the Ghost‘  drew a Platinum prize in the 2014 Houston’s Remi Award in the US. A total of 4,500 movies from various countries were staged at the International Movie Festival which was conducted for the 47th time from 4 to 13 of this month.

Eritrean Movie ‘Debas’ (the Ghost) Wins Remi Award at Houston Worldfest
Over 3000 Somali Refugees Receiving Protection in Eritrea: UNHCR

Over 3000 Somali Refugees Receiving Protection in Eritrea: UNHCR

By TesfaNews, ACCORDING to the March 2014 fact sheet released by UNHCR Eritrea, over 3000 Somalia refugees currently living inside the Umkulu refugee camp near the port city of Massawa while other refugee groups from Sudan and South Sudan lives in the urban areas getting the required protection and assistance. The report indicates that the encamped […]

Over 3000 Somali Refugees Receiving Protection in Eritrea: UNHCR
Airlines from Eritrea, Sudan and Djibouti Remain on EU Blacklist

Airlines from Eritrea, Sudan and Djibouti Remain on EU Blacklist

By Capital Eritrea, THE EUROPEAN Commission has updated for the 23rd time the European list of airlines subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union — better known as “the EU air safety list”. The list contains banned Air Operator Certificate holders from more than 90 airlines, mainly from the African continent. […]

Airlines from Eritrea, Sudan and Djibouti Remain on EU Blacklist
Algiers Peace Agreement: 12 Years of Shame

Algiers Peace Agreement: 12 Years of Shame

By Haile Abraham, IT IS to be recalled that the Algiers Peace agreement was signed, sealed and delivered by H.E. President Isaias Afwerki for Eritrea and by the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi for Ethiopia with a traditional handshake. At the same time, this historic moment was also witnessed and guaranteed by Secretary General Kofi […]

Algiers Peace Agreement: 12 Years of Shame
Eritrea Reaffirms its Position on the Situation in South Sudan

Eritrea Reaffirms its Position on the Situation in South Sudan

By Eritrea Mission to the AU, THE following is an intervention made by H.E. Ambassador Araya Desta, the new Permanent Representative of the State of Eritrea to the African Union and UNECA, on 11th of April, at the 428th meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) on the Situation in South Sudan. - – - […]

Eritrea Reaffirms its Position on the Situation in South Sudan
Eritrean Movie ‘Debas’ (the Ghost) Wins Remi Award at Houston Worldfest

Eritrean Movie ‘Debas’ (the Ghost) Wins Remi Award at Houston Worldfest

17 April 2014

By Shabait, THE Eritrean movie “Debas” or ‘the Ghost‘  drew a Platinum prize in the 2014 Houston’s Remi Award in the US. A total of 4,500 movies from various countries were staged at the International Movie Festival which was conducted for the 47th time from 4 to 13 of this month.

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Over 3000 Somali Refugees Receiving Protection in Eritrea: UNHCR

Over 3000 Somali Refugees Receiving Protection in Eritrea: UNHCR

17 April 2014

By TesfaNews, ACCORDING to the March 2014 fact sheet released by UNHCR Eritrea, over 3000 Somalia refugees currently living inside the Umkulu refugee camp near the port city of Massawa while other refugee groups from Sudan and South Sudan lives in the urban areas getting the required protection and assistance. The report indicates that the encamped […]

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Airlines from Eritrea, Sudan and Djibouti Remain on EU Blacklist

Airlines from Eritrea, Sudan and Djibouti Remain on EU Blacklist

17 April 2014

By Capital Eritrea, THE EUROPEAN Commission has updated for the 23rd time the European list of airlines subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union — better known as “the EU air safety list”. The list contains banned Air Operator Certificate holders from more than 90 airlines, mainly from the African continent. […]

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Algiers Peace Agreement: 12 Years of Shame

Algiers Peace Agreement: 12 Years of Shame

16 April 2014

By Haile Abraham, IT IS to be recalled that the Algiers Peace agreement was signed, sealed and delivered by H.E. President Isaias Afwerki for Eritrea and by the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi for Ethiopia with a traditional handshake. At the same time, this historic moment was also witnessed and guaranteed by Secretary General Kofi […]

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Eritrea Reaffirms its Position on the Situation in South Sudan

Eritrea Reaffirms its Position on the Situation in South Sudan

15 April 2014

By Eritrea Mission to the AU, THE following is an intervention made by H.E. Ambassador Araya Desta, the new Permanent Representative of the State of Eritrea to the African Union and UNECA, on 11th of April, at the 428th meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) on the Situation in South Sudan. - – - […]

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Eighth Edition of Eri-News is Out

Eighth Edition of Eri-News is Out

15 April 2014

By TesfaNews, The Eighth edition of ‘Eri-News’, a bi-weekly electronic newsletter prepared by the Press Section at the Permanent Mission of the State of Eritrea to the AU and UNECA, is out today. TesfaNews is pleased to share it with you and will keep doing so whenever it is readily available. Here below is ‘Eri-News’ Vol.1 Issue #8 […]

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Eritrea’s Upcoming Travel Season

Eritrea’s Upcoming Travel Season

14 April 2014

By Bereket Kidane, IF you are like me, you have struggled through this year’s tough North American winter. You are probably already thinking about your upcoming trip to Eritrea. Anytime is a good time to be in Eritrea visiting family, but the month of May is the best time to visit Eritrea and take part […]

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Djibouti Hands 267 Eritrean Detainees Over to UNHCR

Djibouti Hands 267 Eritrean Detainees Over to UNHCR

14 April 2014

“The detainees are mostly deserters from the military service in Eritrea. However, because there is a border dispute with Djibouti, and these deserters have military training, they are treated as a security risk. They have been detained out of a misplaced fear – though none of them were caught doing anything to harm the host […]

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Ethiopia: Holding the Entire Ogaden Collectively Guilty

Ethiopia: Holding the Entire Ogaden Collectively Guilty

14 April 2014

By  Ismail Mohamed Ismai’l, THE illegal occupation of the Ogaden by Ethiopia is now in its most critical phase. The occupation has been marred by a litany of human rights violations and in recent times – war crimes. While these infractions are well-known to Somalis, a complete media blockade on all foreign and independent media […]

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Ortac Strategic Partner Finds Gold At Ber Gebey In Eritrea

Ortac Strategic Partner Finds Gold At Ber Gebey In Eritrea

14 April 2014

Ortac and Andiamo teamed up to develop the Haykota licence into a mining licence by June 30, 2015 By Samuel Agini, ORTAC Resources Ltd Monday said strategic partner Andiamo Exploration Ltd has received the results of a rock chip sampling programme across its Ber Gebey prospect, which showed gold values of up to 23 grammes […]

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Peace Requires Ethiopia’s Withdrawal from Sovereign Eritrean Territories

Peace Requires Ethiopia’s Withdrawal from Sovereign Eritrean Territories

13 April 2014

“ Ethiopia’s short-sighted diplomatic mindset and occupation of Eritrean territory are unhealthy, regressive and deleterious factor, by itself, of regional insecurity and instability. ” – Yemane G. Meskel, Director, Office of President By Rahel Weldeab, TODAY marks 12 years since the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission issued its final and binding decision on the common border between […]

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Eritrea Rejects Special Rapporteur’s Claims

Eritrea Rejects Special Rapporteur’s Claims

13 April 2014

” The security and developmental underpinnings of the National Military Service in Eritrea are too palpable to merit explanation. Indeed, when originally conceived and enacted in 1994 by the National Assembly, its aggregate duration was limited by law to 18 months. But the border war & Ethiopia’s occupation in breach of international law have caused its […]

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Eritrean Sea Ports

Eritrean Sea Ports

13 April 2014

By Tourism Eritrea, ERITREA has two main ports, Assab and Massawa. Both ports are located on the sea lane that connects Europe with the Persian Gulf and the countries bordering the Indian and Pacific Oceans. 

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The Disgraceful State of Higher Education in Ethiopia

The Disgraceful State of Higher Education in Ethiopia

12 April 2014

For the minority clique who are on the helm of the Ethiopian people, tyranny is democracy, repression is freedom, concentration of wealth in the hands of its inner circle is economic growth and development.  By Alem Mamo, TPLF/EPRDF’s major bragging source over the last number of years has been its ‘achievements’ in the education sector, […]

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