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Eight Ethiopian Air Force Pilots Defects to Eritrea

Eight Ethiopian Air Force Pilots Defects to Eritrea

By TesfaNews, OCTOBER witnessed a record-breaking spike in the number of Ethiopian Air Force pilots defecting into Eritrea. According to information posted by a senior Eritrean official, a total of Eight Air Force pilots have joined the struggle against the Ethiopian regime after successfully defecting into Eritrea.

Eight Ethiopian Air Force Pilots Defects to Eritrea
Eritrea: Looking Beyond 2015

Eritrea: Looking Beyond 2015

By UNDP Eritrea, THE shaping of the new development agenda, and how to learn from Eritrea’s impressive record on the health MDGs in the process, were the issues in focus for UN Day in Eritrea. Government officials, the diplomatic community, students, academia, private sector, as well as the UN and civil society were gathered on […]

Eritrea: Looking Beyond 2015
Do Russia and China Read the SEMG Report Anyway?

Do Russia and China Read the SEMG Report Anyway?

By Sam B., THE United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2182 (2014) on 24 October 2014. The resolution states that it is: “recalling all its previous resolutions and statements of its President on the situation in Somalia and Eritrea” and is “taking note of the final reports of the Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group (the […]

Do Russia and China Read the SEMG Report Anyway?
Nevsun Generates Strong Earnings and Cash Flow for Q3 2014

Nevsun Generates Strong Earnings and Cash Flow for Q3 2014

By Nevsun Resources Ltd., NEVSUN Resources Ltd. (TSX:NSU / NYSE MKT:NSU) (Nevsun or the Company) is pleased to report its financial and operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014.  Unless otherwise noted, with the exception of earnings per share and realized copper price and cost per pound figures, all financial […]

Nevsun Generates Strong Earnings and Cash Flow for Q3 2014
Italian Firm Wins Photovoltaics Contract in Eritrea

Italian Firm Wins Photovoltaics Contract in Eritrea

By Creato Martedì, ENERTRONICA, a company operating in the field of renewable energy and energy conservation in the design and manufacture of elector-mechanical systems, the leader of the consortium of companies with the company Rossi Impianti Srl, has been awarded the design and construction of an innovative photovoltaic system with energy storage using batteries to […]

Italian Firm Wins Photovoltaics Contract in Eritrea
Eight Ethiopian Air Force Pilots Defects to Eritrea

Eight Ethiopian Air Force Pilots Defects to Eritrea

31 October 2014

By TesfaNews, OCTOBER witnessed a record-breaking spike in the number of Ethiopian Air Force pilots defecting into Eritrea. According to information posted by a senior Eritrean official, a total of Eight Air Force pilots have joined the struggle against the Ethiopian regime after successfully defecting into Eritrea.

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Eritrea: Looking Beyond 2015

Eritrea: Looking Beyond 2015

31 October 2014

By UNDP Eritrea, THE shaping of the new development agenda, and how to learn from Eritrea’s impressive record on the health MDGs in the process, were the issues in focus for UN Day in Eritrea. Government officials, the diplomatic community, students, academia, private sector, as well as the UN and civil society were gathered on […]

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Do Russia and China Read the SEMG Report Anyway?

Do Russia and China Read the SEMG Report Anyway?

30 October 2014

By Sam B., THE United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2182 (2014) on 24 October 2014. The resolution states that it is: “recalling all its previous resolutions and statements of its President on the situation in Somalia and Eritrea” and is “taking note of the final reports of the Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group (the […]

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Nevsun Generates Strong Earnings and Cash Flow for Q3 2014

Nevsun Generates Strong Earnings and Cash Flow for Q3 2014

30 October 2014

By Nevsun Resources Ltd., NEVSUN Resources Ltd. (TSX:NSU / NYSE MKT:NSU) (Nevsun or the Company) is pleased to report its financial and operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014.  Unless otherwise noted, with the exception of earnings per share and realized copper price and cost per pound figures, all financial […]

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Italian Firm Wins Photovoltaics Contract in Eritrea

Italian Firm Wins Photovoltaics Contract in Eritrea

30 October 2014

By Creato Martedì, ENERTRONICA, a company operating in the field of renewable energy and energy conservation in the design and manufacture of elector-mechanical systems, the leader of the consortium of companies with the company Rossi Impianti Srl, has been awarded the design and construction of an innovative photovoltaic system with energy storage using batteries to […]

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A UN Special Rapporteur Engaged in a Smear Campaign

A UN Special Rapporteur Engaged in a Smear Campaign

30 October 2014

By E-SMART, THE conduct and presentation of Sheila Keetharuth, the UN Special Rapporteur on Eritrea, over the last two years has been neither that of an independent expert, nor that of an impartial observer. She has instead been one of an activist that is publicly engaged in an anti-Eritrea campaign on and off the cameras. […]

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The Koka Gold Mining Project in Eritrea

The Koka Gold Mining Project in Eritrea

29 October 2014

By TesfaNews, THE Koka Gold Mining project in Eritrea is one of the few mining projects that are owned by Chinese companies. Its operator, the Zara Mining Share Company (ZMSC), is a Gold focused company owned 60% by China SFECO Group, which is a subsidiary of Shanghai Construction Group and 40% by Eritrean State mining […]

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Statement of Ambassador Girma Asmerom During the Interactive Dialogue of Special Rapporteur Sheila Keetharuth

Statement of Ambassador Girma Asmerom During the Interactive Dialogue of Special Rapporteur Sheila Keetharuth

29 October 2014

By TesfaNews, THE Permanent Representative of Eritrea at the United Nations, H.E. Ambassador Girma Asmerom, today (28) delivered a statement on agenda item 68 (b,c): Promotion and Protection of the Human Rights during the Interactive Dialogue of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea at the third Committee of the 69th […]

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Launch of the Eritrea – South Africa Festival (ERISA)

Launch of the Eritrea – South Africa Festival (ERISA)

28 October 2014

By The Embassy of South Africa (Asmara), THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Eritrea and the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in Asmara will host the launch event of the Eritrea – South Africa Festival (ERISA) on 30th October 2014. The event will take place at the Expo Conference Hall, […]

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Why Russia Abstained on a Draft Security Council Resolution on Somalia and Eritrea

Why Russia Abstained on a Draft Security Council Resolution on Somalia and Eritrea

28 October 2014

By MFA Russia, ON 24 October, Russia abstained from voting on a draft UN Security Council resolution on Somalia and Eritrea. In our work on the draft, we proceeded from the task of speedily achieving peace and stability in Somalia and the need for an objective response from the UN Security Council to the situation […]

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Ginbot 7 Response to UN Monitoring Group Report

Ginbot 7 Response to UN Monitoring Group Report

28 October 2014

By TesfaNews, THE Ginbot 7 for Justice, Freedom and Democracy Movement (G7) today released its official reservations regarding some references made about the group on the October 13, 2014 Somalia Eritrea Monitoring Group Report (SEMG) Pursuant to UN Security Council Resolution 2111 (2013). According to the memo it sent to the UN Security Council Sanctions […]

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Ethiopia Illegally Detains 5,000 Oromos in the Past Four Years: Amnesty

Ethiopia Illegally Detains 5,000 Oromos in the Past Four Years: Amnesty

27 October 2014

By William Davison, ETHIOPIAN government illegally detained at least 5,000 members of the country’s most populous ethnic group, the Oromo, over the past four years as it seeks to crush political dissent, Amnesty International said. Victims include politicians, students, singers and civil servants, sometimes only for wearing Oromo traditional dress, or for holding influential positions within […]

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10 Reasons Why the UN Should Reject the Rapporteur’s Report on Eritrea

10 Reasons Why the UN Should Reject the Rapporteur’s Report on Eritrea

27 October 2014

By Sophia Tesfamariam, JOHN Philpot, an international lawyer, writing in the recently published book “Justice Belied” writes how overriding selectivity of international law deprives it of legitimacy. He says discriminatory justice is not justice, and describes an international system where “selective prosecution” and the “impunity granted to major powers” undermines its credibility and efficacy. Today, […]

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Joining Africa: From Anthills to Asmara

Joining Africa: From Anthills to Asmara

27 October 2014

By Dr. Samuel Mahaffy, FROM a Western world that is fearing Africa, exploiting Africa, or begrudgingly discovering Africa, Charles Cantalupo brings forward with poetic wisdom a call for joining Africa. This work defies the predominant discourse on Africa as The Dark Continent. Joining Africa unpacks a relationship with a continent and its diverse peoples and cultures […]

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