CAIRO – 9 January 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi welcomed Tuesday morning his Eritrean Counterpart Isaias Afwerki at the presidential palace in Cairo, where the latter is visiting the country to discuss bilateral relations.
Meeting for the third time in Cairo, both leaders are scheduled to
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has renewed a complaint at the United Nations demanding Egypt hand over control of the “Halayeb Triangle” border territory, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
Relations between Egypt and Sudan have been soured in recent months by disputes over the ownership of
Ethiopia’s leader has announced plans to drop charges against political prisoners and close a notorious prison camp, in a surprise move he described as an effort to “widen the democratic space for all”. It is the first time the government has acknowledged that it holds
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
Never ever give up on your dreams: Never stop fighting for what you believe in. Let the Justice Seekers make these values as their “New year resolution” and step up the struggle for justice and democratic change in Eritrea.
The situation in Eritrea is
The New 2018 is looming. Unfortunately, there is no sign of New Year presidential clemency or a move for public trials for thousands of Eretria’s political and religious prisoners. The charges leveled 16 years ago against the former ruling PFDJ Central Committee and Politburo
During the period of the Dergue (1974-91) there were a number of egregious abuses against academic freedom at Asmara University. An early incident was the killing of Dr. Petros Habtemikael, an economist, in 1975. Dr. Petros taught extension courses in the evening, and some of
Election commission says Weah defeated vice-president Joseph Boakai to win election runoff with 61.5% of the vote
The former football star George Weah has won Liberia’s presidential election, defeating the vice-president, Joseph Boakai, in a runoff with 61.5% of the vote.
Thursday’s announcement by the country’s election commission chair,
Up to 10,000 people stranded in refugee camps and detention centers in Libya could be relocated to Europe in 2018, the Italian government said on Sunday.
The initiative would be part of an attempt by EU countries to address the deteriorating conditions in Libya, where
PRATICA DI MARE, Italy (Reuters) - The United Nations began bringing African refugees to Italy from Libya on Friday, evacuating them from detention centres whose conditions have been condemned by humanitarian groups as inhumane.
Hundreds of thousands of migrants have fled conflict or poverty at home
by Martin Plaut
The Dutch Parliament is debating how to respond to the latest evidence that the Eritrean government is continuing to lean on members of the Eritrean diaspora community living in the Netherlands.
On Saturday a programme by investigative journalists from Argos radio programme will be broadcast showing
Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected as the 14th president of the ANC.
Ramaphosa became deputy president after his election to the position in the ANC in 2012. At the time he was wooed by President Jacob Zuma’s camp to give the slate “credibility” when then ANC