Tag Archives: Women Cyclists

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.


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

Celebrating Eritrean Women Stars

“Eritrean women demonstrated their mettle in the liberation struggle through their unparalleled role & heroism. Their hard-won achievements continue to be enhanced and bolstered in independent Eritrea through a raft of meaningful policies and measures” – Yemane G. Meskel


This March 8, International Women’s Day is unique for Eritreans, especially for Eritrean women who participated in the national liberation movement and women who have been involved in all spheres of nation-building and in the empowerment of women within the national capacity building framework: our mothers (the core of our society or the mothers of the miracle makers and martyrs),Tegadelti (ex-liberation fighters), Hafash wedbat (members of mass organizations). These women are always going to be remembered for their commitment, dedication, and resilience. Continue reading Celebrating Eritrean Women Stars