European officials under pressure to cut migration should have learned by now that ignoring human rights violations is unlikely to succeed
As the European parliament hosts another Eritrean politician in the hope of reducing the number of refugees fleeing the small African state, the fact
Mr. Sied Mohammed Ali Awarded the 2016 Hummed Neberai Scholarship
The Neberai Foundation, administrator of the Hummed Neberai Scholarships (HNS), is pleased to announce that Mr. Sied Mohammed Ali of Ala-Bolsoto, Eritrea has won the first Hummed Neberai Scholarship award of cash amount 5,000 US Dollars
Developing countries are in desperate need of trade to fight the corrosive effects of unemployment and tackle inequality.
With the US election decided and the terms of Britain’s departure from the EU still unclear, many people are waiting to see how these two countries will change
Olympic champion's body will be sent back to Ethiopia this week
Miruts Yifter, an Ethiopian running legend dubbed "Yifter the Shifter" for his ability to power away from rivals, was laid to rest at a packed funeral in Toronto on Tuesday.
Yifter, a distance runner who won two gold medals in
Munir Hassan Mohammed, an Eritrean national who is seeking asylum in the UK, appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court, charged with preparing an act of terrorism between 7 July and 12 December 2016.
A man and a woman who were arrested during anti-terrorism raids have appeared in court charged
By Gideon Jacobs
Much of what we create—clothing, furniture, buildings—is plotted with an eye toward an imagined future. More often than not, we imagine that future incorrectly. Eli Durst’s photographs frequently capture traces of a yesterday now sliding toward obsolescence. His work made in America tends
Global Initiative to Empower Eritrean Grassroots Movement – Global Initiative (GI)
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
December 25, 2016
Since the release of the “Urgent Call to All Eritreans World-Wide” on the eve of Eritrea’s 25th Independence Anniversary, we have received a number of encouraging responses.
The star, who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980s and had huge success as a solo performer, "passed away peacefully" on Christmas Day in Goring, Oxfordshire, his publicist said.
His manager, Michael Lippman, said he had died of heart failure.
BBC: George Michael: Pop superstar dies
Last November Isaias Afeworki, President of the tiny country of Eritrea, made a big fuss to President Obama why Ethiopia was receiving so much development aid while Eritrea was simply ignored. Obama, who was campaigning on behalf of Hillary Clinton at the time, had little time
Al Mukalla: Yemen’s Minister of Fisheries said that Eritrean authorities have released 154 Yemeni fishermen who were arrested in the Red Sea months ago and they are now in a coastal region in the southern province of Lahej.
Fahed Kafayen told Gulf News on Wednesday that
Ethiopia has released thousands of protesters who were detained during the ongoing state of emergency.
People detained in Awash, Alage, Bir Sheleko and Tolay centers will be allowed to return home after receiving "training," according to the state-owned Fana Broadcasting Network. This includes 4,035 people released
By Joseph Kato
Kampala — A UPDF soldier at the rank of captain has been arrested in connection with the kidnap and murder of an Eritrean businessman with the intention of stealing 2 millon euros (Shs8 billion) from him.
Capt Hakim Mangeni and his alleged accomplices; Mr
German police are hunting for the perpetrator of Monday's truck attack at a Berlin market which killed 12.
Germany's Spiegel Online reports that investigators are looking for a Tunisian after an ID card was found in the truck. Police have not commented.
Officials released the only detained
A lorry has ploughed into a Christmas market in central Berlin, killing nine people and injuring many more, police say.
Police now say they suspect it was a deliberate attack. Video footage from the scene shows stalls knocked over and people lying injured on the ground.
By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Umit Bektas | ANKARA
The Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot in the back and killed as he gave a speech at an Ankara art gallery on Monday by an off-duty police officer who shouted "Don't forget Aleppo" and "Allahu Akbar" as
European Commission - Press release
Brussels, 15 December 2016
The European Union invests €170 million to tackle instability and irregular migration in the Horn of Africa
The European Commission has today approved a package of 11 new actions under the EU Trust Fund for Africa to improve stability
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is today releasing its annual worldwide round-up of journalists who are detained, held hostage or missing.
The numbers are rising dramatically. A total of 348 journalists are currently detained worldwide – 6% more than were detained at this time last year. The
The 26-year-old man applied for asylum to avoid persecution in his country of origin after being found out by other Eritreans in Israel; his lawyer explains that he would be in danger if forced to return to Eritrea.
The Population and Immigration Authority (PIA) recently granted
Saudi plans to open a military base in the tiny Rea Sea state of Djibouti have raised concerns among Egyptian officials, as strained relations between Cairo and Riyadh show little sign of improving.
The base, which will reportedly be built "very soon", would threaten national security, and
US intelligence agencies believe Russia acted covertly to boost Donald Trump in the election race, US officials have told leading newspapers.
A report in the New York Times says the agencies had "high confidence" about Russian involvement in hacking.
A CIA assessment reported by the Washington Post