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
By Fesseha Nair
The role played by the Zimbabwe military and security forces shows that how much the
military leadership who led the downfall of the Mugabe dictatorship were professional and
preserving national interests instead of serving the dictatorship. This shows that Zimbabwe
military was not corrupted by bribes,
Riverside, CA – In a unanimous vote, the Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees appointed Wolde-Ab Isaac, Ph.D., chancellor of RCCD, the fifth largest community college district in the state of California with colleges in the cities of Moreno Valley, Norco and Riverside.
In making the selection, following
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
A huge demonstration against Libyan African Slave trade took place on Saturday 9 December 2017. The demonstration was called by the African Lives Matter campaign. It started at Belgrave square and marched to the Libyan Embassy in Central London. It was in protest
JERUSALEM/ASMARA (BosNewsLife)-- International aid workers say nearly 30,000 Eritrean Christian refugees are struggling to survive in Israel and many may soon be moved to jail due to new government policies. "Next year the limited periods in the Holot detention center may, if the Israeli government
JOHANNESBURG - Old alliances between North Korea and several African nations forged at the height of the Cold War will not be swept away easily.
While threats from the United States and UN sanctions have forced many governments on the continent to keep their distance from
African and European leaders that gathered in Abidjan for the 5th AU/EU Summit, last week condemned in the strongest terms inhuman treatment of African migrants and refugees by criminal groups in Lybia.
This follows international media reports that have emerged claiming that African immigrants, particularly from