The 17-year-old girl arrived alone in San Jose on Friday, marking a new chapter in a painstaking journey that took her from a refugee camp in Ethiopia to a new life in the Bay Area.
Waiting at the end of a long passageway was her new foster
Dr. Gebre Gebremariam will give a public seminar on: “The Peter Pan Syndrome in the Eritrean Politics: Dysfunctional Leadership and the Predicament of the Eritrean Nation State”
Venue: Hdri Jeganuna Official Room
Date: Saturday, 18 February 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m. (Berlin Time) or 2:00 p.m.
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Media Briefing on Deliberation on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea at the 7th Citizens Continental Conference Held from 26 to 28 January, 2017 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
It is to be recalled that a delegation composed of different Eritrean civic and political organizations participated in the 6th
Ezana Sehay 02/10/17
It is conventional wisdom that politicians are more likely than the general population to be susceptible to sociopathic traits. Such politicians tend to be selfish, callous, remorseless, users of others, irresponsible, glib, con artists, and of course pathological liars. Furthermore, they have high
More than 400 migrant deaths have been recorded so far in 2017, including on the Mediterranean crossings to Europe from North Africa and the route into the United States from Mexico, the International Organization for Migration said on Friday.
The deaths were recorded in the slow
President Adama Barrow has said his government has inherited an economy that is “virtually bankrupt” as the dictatorship of former president Yahya Jammeh had “deprived the country of development and aid”.
“As a new government, what we have inherited is an economy that is virtually bankrupt
East African Cultural Festival celebrates the rich diversity of Santa Clara County
San Jose, CA, February 9, 2017:
In a celebration of its 9th anniversary, the Eritrean Community Center of Santa Clara County (ECC) is partnering with its sister organizations from the Sudanese, Ethiopian, Somali and
By Caitlin L. Chandler
Daniel joined the line of people and followed the smugglers under cover of darkness to the sea. In the humid evening, he waited to board a boat docked off the coast of Libya. Over the past six years, he had slept in
Why is gloom and doom looming large on the horizon in Eritrea? Why have Eritreans reduced themselves to live a meaningless existence under Isaias Afwerki after having fought epic battles that defined their country’s sovereignty? Why have Eritreans allowed Isaias to walk all over them?
This informative article shows how aid is now being used to fight the flight of refugees and – inevitably – resulting in proposals to fund border guards and security services.
Christian Manahl, who has led the EU mission in Asmara since 2015, is quoted as saying:
Date: 06/02/2017Author: Martin Plaut
It’s that time of the year again. The Eritrean military has issued its annual demand that civilians go on refresher courses as part of their training in the reserve militia, known as the 4th division.
This force consists of people who were exempted
The Federal Administrative Court’s decision handed down on Thursday says Switzerland will no longer recognize Eritreans as refugees solely on grounds of having fled their country illegally. The policy automatically granted refugee status to some Eritreans.
However, the court decided, "The illegal exit from (Eritrea) cannot
Dr Gebre Gebremariam
In his 2017 Yew Year Interview, Issaias Afeworki of Eritrea, like in his previous New Year Interviews, has tried to scapegoat all but himself for the current dismal socio-economic condition of Eritrea. Issaias is a malignant narcissistic leader and, as always, in this
By Aaron Ross | KINSHASA
Democratic Republic of Congo's veteran opposition leader, Etienne Tshisekedi, has died in Brussels aged 84, his party said on Wednesday.
Tshisekedi stood up to Mobutu Sese Seko, who ruled the country then known as Zaire, for more than three decades before Mobutu
On January 30, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Eritrea Osman Saleh, who was in Moscow on a working visit.
While discussing practical issues of Russian-Eritrean cooperation, the parties reaffirmed bilateral resolve to continue to develop their
In a two-hour long interview with ERI-TV that took place on 27 Jan 2017, Isaias Afwerki, the Eritrean president, referred to the leaders of EU as insane for helping Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia and Sudan. Angered by EU’s funding for two projects designed to aid
Veteran Eritrean journalist and former Eritrean ambassador to Pakistan, Abdu Mohammed Bekri Heji (Abdu Heji) has been arrested by the dictatorial PFDJ regime, according to sources.
The veteran Eritrean journalist during the armed struggle for independence, who also served as head of the Eritrean television before he was assigned to
When our thoughts drift back to the way things were during the revolutionary years we remember how the tegadalai gave all they had for la patria. His homeland was the whole world to him. He had but one thought; revolution. We all recall the stages
The Gambia’s new president, Adama Barrow, returned to his country on Thursday afternoon, prompting a noisy and joyous wave of hope and excitement at the prospect of a brighter future for the small, poor west African state.
By late afternoon, thousands of people had lined the
The recent Gambian crises has been a good lesson to many Africans and should be debated throughout the continent. The reason this needs to be debated is the continent is facing with aging authoritarian leaders who cling to power and are insecure, and fear of