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Finn Church Aid to Enter Partnership Program to Improve Education in Eritrea ESAT Establishes Contact With Defected Ethiopian Helicopter Pilots Farming Community in Eritrea Benefiting from Solar Pumping System US Lauds Eritrea for Releasing Journalists CPJ, Rights Groups Slam Dawit Kebede; NED Stops Funding
 
Finn Church Aid to Enter Partnership Program to Improve Education in Eritrea

Finn Church Aid to Enter Partnership Program to Improve Education in Eritrea

By Alvin Ang, FINN Church Aid (FCA) has entered into a 3 year agreement with the Eritrean National Commission for Higher Education to form an educational partnership aimed at revitalizing the education system in Eritrea. The agreement will run until Decemeber 2017. Members from the FCA will collaborate with Eritrean teachers to develop a comprehensive […]

Finn Church Aid to Enter Partnership Program to Improve Education in Eritrea
ESAT Establishes Contact With Defected Ethiopian Helicopter Pilots

ESAT Establishes Contact With Defected Ethiopian Helicopter Pilots

By TesfaNews, THE Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) today reports that it has established its first contact with the three Ethiopian Air Force pilots who defected last month to a third country [Eritrea] with their MI-35 Helicopter gunship. Captain Samuel Ghidey, Lieutenant Yililign Mekonen and technician Tsegabrhan Ghidey told ESAT that they are safe and in […]

ESAT Establishes Contact With Defected Ethiopian Helicopter Pilots
Farming Community in Eritrea Benefiting from Solar Pumping System

Farming Community in Eritrea Benefiting from Solar Pumping System

By Water World, A FARMING community in Eritrea are now able to irrigate their crops on a reliable year-round basis, thanks to a solar pumping solution from NOV Mono. The Sun-Sub™ submersible pump system is located on the banks of the Mereb River in Eritrea, where the community now has greatly improved access to water.

Farming Community in Eritrea Benefiting from Solar Pumping System
US Lauds Eritrea for Releasing Journalists

US Lauds Eritrea for Releasing Journalists

By U.S. State Department, THE United States on Tuesday said it “welcomes” the news that six journalists have been released on bail in Eritrea after being held for six years. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki said, the U.S. noted with deep concern that the Eritrean government continues to detain other journalists, reportedly as many as […]

US Lauds Eritrea for Releasing Journalists
CPJ, Rights Groups Slam Dawit Kebede; NED Stops Funding

CPJ, Rights Groups Slam Dawit Kebede; NED Stops Funding

By Tamru Ayele, THE Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Oakland Institute (OI) and Survival International (SI) have strongly rejected and condemned Dawit Kebede’s recent claims against several global advocacy groups. The groups said such an irresponsible and unsubstantiated allegation that has no factual basis is not expected of someone who claims to be a journalist […]

CPJ, Rights Groups Slam Dawit Kebede; NED Stops Funding
Finn Church Aid to Enter Partnership Program to Improve Education in Eritrea

Finn Church Aid to Enter Partnership Program to Improve Education in Eritrea

29 January 2015

By Alvin Ang, FINN Church Aid (FCA) has entered into a 3 year agreement with the Eritrean National Commission for Higher Education to form an educational partnership aimed at revitalizing the education system in Eritrea. The agreement will run until Decemeber 2017. Members from the FCA will collaborate with Eritrean teachers to develop a comprehensive […]

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ESAT Establishes Contact With Defected Ethiopian Helicopter Pilots

ESAT Establishes Contact With Defected Ethiopian Helicopter Pilots

28 January 2015

By TesfaNews, THE Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) today reports that it has established its first contact with the three Ethiopian Air Force pilots who defected last month to a third country [Eritrea] with their MI-35 Helicopter gunship. Captain Samuel Ghidey, Lieutenant Yililign Mekonen and technician Tsegabrhan Ghidey told ESAT that they are safe and in […]

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Farming Community in Eritrea Benefiting from Solar Pumping System

Farming Community in Eritrea Benefiting from Solar Pumping System

28 January 2015

By Water World, A FARMING community in Eritrea are now able to irrigate their crops on a reliable year-round basis, thanks to a solar pumping solution from NOV Mono. The Sun-Sub™ submersible pump system is located on the banks of the Mereb River in Eritrea, where the community now has greatly improved access to water.

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US Lauds Eritrea for Releasing Journalists

US Lauds Eritrea for Releasing Journalists

28 January 2015

By U.S. State Department, THE United States on Tuesday said it “welcomes” the news that six journalists have been released on bail in Eritrea after being held for six years. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki said, the U.S. noted with deep concern that the Eritrean government continues to detain other journalists, reportedly as many as […]

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CPJ, Rights Groups Slam Dawit Kebede; NED Stops Funding

CPJ, Rights Groups Slam Dawit Kebede; NED Stops Funding

27 January 2015

By Tamru Ayele, THE Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Oakland Institute (OI) and Survival International (SI) have strongly rejected and condemned Dawit Kebede’s recent claims against several global advocacy groups. The groups said such an irresponsible and unsubstantiated allegation that has no factual basis is not expected of someone who claims to be a journalist […]

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South Boulder Mines Provides Company Update

South Boulder Mines Provides Company Update

27 January 2015

By South Boulder Mines, SOUTH Boulder Mines (ASX: STB) has a busy year ahead with the company focused on advancing both the Pre-Feasibility and Definitive Feasibility studies for the Colluli Potash Project in Eritrea. Managing Director Paul Donaldson today provides a company update to all its shareholders. Here follows the full text of the update: […]

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Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Visits Eritrea

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Visits Eritrea

27 January 2015

By Chinese Embassy (Eritrea), FROM January 23 to 24, 2015, Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming visited the State of Eritrea, meeting and holding talks with Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohammed of Eritrea, Head of Political Affairs at the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ) Yemane Gebreab and Head of Economic Affairs at the PFDJ […]

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Susan Rice Against Arms Embargo on South Sudan

Susan Rice Against Arms Embargo on South Sudan

27 January 2015

By Foreign Policy, THE U.S. security advisor, Susan Rice, has for months resisted appeals from key allies, including Britain and France, to push for a weapons bans on South Sudan, diplomats, human rights advocates and congressional officials told Foreign Policy (FP) magazine. President Barack Obama’s national security team, US secretary of state, John Kerry and […]

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Designing Eritrea’s Money was ‘Dream Come True’

Designing Eritrea’s Money was ‘Dream Come True’

26 January 2015

By Charles W. Corey, DESIGNING Eritrea’s national currency — the Nakfa — was a “dream come true” for U.S. banknote designer Clarence Holbert because, in his words, it allowed him to become “part of another country’s history and culture.” In a February 10 interview with the Washington File, Holbert proudly took credit for designing the […]

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The New Scramble for Africa

The New Scramble for Africa

26 January 2015

By Daniel Berhane, CAUGHT between competing powers to the West and East, how can Africa emerge from the race for its riches and how far Eritrea remain immune from such crusade? The following refreshing documentary by Aljazeera brings out the sad state of affairs of Africa as the powers of the world, America, China, France […]

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The Moral Bankruptcy of the World Bank in Ethiopia

The Moral Bankruptcy of the World Bank in Ethiopia

26 January 2015

By Alemayehu G. Mariam (PhD), ETHIOPIANS have been the object of a cruel bureaucratic joke by the World Bank. Last week, an 81-page official investigative report surfaced online showing World Bank bureaucrats in Ethiopia have been playing  “Deception Games” of displacement, deracination, forced resettlement and a kinder and gentler form of ethnic cleansing  in the […]

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Eritrea’s Economic Growth Improved in Q3 2014

Eritrea’s Economic Growth Improved in Q3 2014

26 January 2015

By East Africa Quarterly Bulletin, THE East Africa Quarterly Bulletin, which monitors socio-economic developments across the continent, has been released by country economists and country program officers of the African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) East Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC), Nairobi, Kenya. According to the report, Economic growth in Eritrea improved during the third quarter […]

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Eritrea: Africa’s North Korea or African Survivor?

Eritrea: Africa’s North Korea or African Survivor?

26 January 2015

By William J. Azébazé, ONE day a Harvard economics professor asked his graduate class: “Who has ever been in Sierra Leone?” Students raised their hands, most of them non-Africans and none of them from Sierra Leone. And he continued: “Who has ever seen a cow in Sierra Leone?” This time, no more hands were raised. […]

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All  Eyes Always On Eritrea

All Eyes Always On Eritrea

25 January 2015

By Seble Ephrem, SINCE pre-colonial times this small land on the northern coastline of the Horn of Africa has been eyed from multiple perspectives by all types of interested parties – always from the standpoint of a predatory self interest. Mussolini needed to expand his Empire and with the help of the British, carved up […]

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