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South African Rider Praises Eritrea’s Commitment to Cycling at Africa Cup

“I had an amazing time with the team. I would definitely go back as it was an incredible experience”

South Africa’s Maroesjka Matthee (third from left) won the Africa Cup Elite Women road race in Eritrea recently. She is pictured here (from left) with teammates Zanri Rossouw, Liezel Jordaan, and Sanet Coetzee.

BY IN THE BUNCH

South Africa’s Maroesjka Matthee, who won the Africa Cup road race in Eritrea recently, praised the country for the manner in which it hosted the event and treated women cyclists. Continue reading South African Rider Praises Eritrea’s Commitment to Cycling at Africa Cup

Eritrea – South Africa Relation Developed in Leaps and Bounds: Amb. Iqbal Jhazbhay

By Salaa Media,

Former South African Ambassador to Eritrea, Prof. Iqbal Jhazbhay conducted a radio interview with the South African Channel Islam International about his experience and reflections as the third South African accredited ambassador to Eritrea that lasted from 2012 – 2016. Continue reading Eritrea – South Africa Relation Developed in Leaps and Bounds: Amb. Iqbal Jhazbhay

South Africa and Burundi to Withdraw from ICC

Who will be next to withdraw from the ICC? Other nations are stepping up the rhetoric against the court which they say is biased against African states.

By TesfaNews,

Just over two weeks after Burundi confirmed its intentions to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), South Africa has formally notified the United Nations (UN) secretary general, Ban Ki-moon about its desire to quit the world body. Continue reading South Africa and Burundi to Withdraw from ICC

Joint SACP-COSATU Statement on the 25th Eritrean National Independence Day

A massage of solidarity from the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) on the occasion of the 25th Silver Jubilee Independence Commemoration.

By Congress of South African Trade Unions,

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) salute the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ) and the resilient people of Eritrea on the special occasion of the 25th Silver Jubilee Independence Commemoration.

This significant, 25th Eritrean National Independence Day on 24 May 2016 marks the heroic victory of the Eritrean people for their independence. Continue reading Joint SACP-COSATU Statement on the 25th Eritrean National Independence Day

ኤርትራ ኣብ ዲፕሎማሲያዊ ኤክስፖ ደቡብ ኣፍሪቃ ፍሉይ ሽልማት ዓቲራ

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ኤርትራ ብመገዲ ኤምባሲ ሃገረ ኤርትራ ኣብ ደቡብ ኣፍሪቃ ተወኪላ ኣብቲ ብዕለት 31 ጥቅምቲ 2015 ኣብ ከተማ ፕሪቶርያ፣ ደቡብ ኣፍሪቃ ዝተኻየደ ኣብ ናይ ሓደ መዓልቲ ዲፕሎማሲያዊ ኤክስፖ (Diplomatic Fun Fair) ተሳቲፋ። ኣብዚ ብሚኒስትሪ ጉዳያት ወጻኢ ደቡብ ኣፍሪቃን ምምሕዳር ከተማ ጽዋነ (Tswane-ፕሪቶርያን ከባቢኣን ዘጠቓለለ) ዝተወደበ፣ ልዕሊ 90 ሃገራት ብመገዲ ኤምባሲታተን፣ ከምኡ’ውን ሓያሎ ኣህጉራውያን ውድባትን መንግስታውያንን ዘይመንግስታውያንን ትካላት ደቡብ ኣፍሪቃ፣ ብድምር ልዕሊ 120 ኣካላት ዝተሳተፋሉ ኤክስፖ፣ ኤርትራ ንመበል 4ይ ግዜ ተሳቲፋ፣ ኣብዚ ናይ ሕጂ 2015 መደብ ድማ፣ ፍሉይ ሽልማት “Most Authentic Stall- The Minster Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Award” ዓቲራ። Continue reading ኤርትራ ኣብ ዲፕሎማሲያዊ ኤክስፖ ደቡብ ኣፍሪቃ ፍሉይ ሽልማት ዓቲራ

Shattered Dreams for Ethiopian Migrants Detained in Malawi

By Arthur Chatora | for AFP,

The dreams of hundreds of Ethiopian migrants headed for South Africa are defeated in Malawi as they remain detained in overcrowded prisons waiting for repatriation for immigration offences.

South Africa remains the overwhelming migrant choice for many Africans but the journey to what many believe is the land of opportunity is full of untold challenges and suffering. Continue reading Shattered Dreams for Ethiopian Migrants Detained in Malawi

South Africa Plans to Withdraw from ICC

Unringing the ICC Bell in Africa.

By AFP,

South Africa’s ruling party said on Sunday it wanted the country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, saying the court has lost direction and no longer fulfilled its mandate.

The decision comes after a spat with The Hague-based court over South Africa’s failure to arrest Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir when he arrived in the country in June to attend an African Union summit. Continue reading South Africa Plans to Withdraw from ICC

Ethiopia Suspects Sudan Behind Plot to Assassinate New AU Chief in 2012: Spy Cables

South African and Ethiopian spy agencies were in crisis in 2012 amid a reported plot to kill AU Chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Sudan suspected

By Aljazeera,

SECRET intelligence documents leaked to Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit reveal that spies in Addis Ababa were alerted to a plot by “an unnamed state” to kill a top African Union diplomat.

Ethiopian agents later accused Sudan of involvement in the plan to assassinate African Union Commission (AUC) chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who had previously served as South Africa’s foreign minister.

Dlamini-Zuma allegedly faced “an eminent threat” to her life in the Ethiopian capital which also hosts the headquarters of the African Union in October 2012, just days after she was appointed. Continue reading Ethiopia Suspects Sudan Behind Plot to Assassinate New AU Chief in 2012: Spy Cables