The United Arab Emirates plans to build an oil pipeline connecting Eritrea and Ethiopia, the latest sign of the Gulf state’s increasing involvement in the Horn of Africa.
The pipeline will run from Eritrea’s port city of Assab to Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, an Ethiopian official
You are cordially invited for a talk by Abeba Tesfagiorgis:
Topic: As a country and people, where were we? Where are we now? And where are we heading?
Organised jointly by Initiative of change, Network of Eritrean Women in Europe, Eritrean Education and Publication Trust (EEPT) and
By obo arada aba shawl alias Wolde Tewolde
August 5, 2018
Who builds a nation? Is Ethiopia a nation? This question has been asked for half century. But there seems no clear answer. Political scientists and philosophers of all ages agree on certain ideologies, the role of
An Eritrean delegation led by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh on Sunday arrived in Saudi Arabia for a visit aimed at deepening relations between the two countries.
Saleh met with his Saudi counterpart Adel Jubeir during which meeting they discussed consolidation of bilateral ties, particularly trade and
This is a follow up on the previous two press releases issued with regard to the Geneva August 31 - Sept 1, 2018 event.
This is to let you know that the task force that has been working to make the Geneva Event a success has
By Fisseha Tekle
30 July 2018, 15:05 UTC
The recent peace agreement with Ethiopia presents the Eritrean authorities with the opportunity to end the indefinite national service, a widely-criticised practice that has robbed the country’s youth of their dreams creating a generation of Eritrean refugees.
The Eritrean government introduced
State of Denial: Religious Persecution In Eritrea.
"The following article was written by Fr. Athanasius Ghebre-Ab nearly a decade ago as a response to Mr. Yemane Gebremeskels lies that "there is no religious persecution in Eritrea." This article was written before Fr. Athanasius's ordination into the
THIS LAND IS OUR LAND!
“In the shadow of the steeple I saw my people. Nobody living can ever stop me, as I go walking that freedom highway. Nobody living can ever make me turn back. This land was made for you and me.” From This Land
Local media in Ethiopia have reported that the engineer in charge of the country’s flagship electricity project has been found dead in the capital Addis Ababa on Thursday morning.
The body of Simegnew Bekele was found in his car parked at Addis Ababa’s Meskel Square. Reports
Semere Russom: The Alleged Notorious
Killer of Khartoum is now in Addis Ababa
The Eritrean dictator, Isaias Afeworki, has the other day appointed Semere Russom as his Ambassador in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, where many Eritreans opposed to the repressive regime in Asmara have taken refuge
The missing link: Ethiopia vs Eritrea
By Obo Arada Aba Shawl alias Wolde Tewolde
July 23, 2018
Two days ago, I met a friend whom I have not seen for a long time. He puzzled me by asking a question “was all the 44 years of struggle were
Human life is as swift as a spark, a drama of conflict between the true nature of being and illusive understanding of life based on image. As Confucius said; “to be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it”. There were too many wrong things
Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali
Prime Minister Federal Republic of Ethiopia
Dear Prime Minister Dr.Abiy Ahmed,
We, the Eritrean Global Solidarity for National Dialogue (EGSND), would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations on your election as a Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, and we wish
The Truth is not only the truth it must be told: Justice to the people of Tigray and their Vanguard TPLF
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
On November 27, 2006 Metro’s (London daily paper wrote “Ethiopia, one of the world’s poorest and most sickly lands, has long been a
እዚ 31 ነሓሰ 2018 ኣብ ድሮ ባሕቲ መስከረም ዕለተ ምጅማር ናይቲ ስለ ናጽነት ኤርትራ ዝተኻየደ መሪርን ነዊሕን ብረታዊ ቓልሲ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ኣብ ጀኔቫ፡ ካብ መላእ ዓለም ብዝመጽኡ ኩሎም ደለይቲ ፍትሕን ዋልታ ሃገርን ዝካየድ ሰፊሕ ሰላማዊ ሰልፊ፡ ካብቶም ቅድሚ ሕጂ ዝተኻየየዱ ሰፋሕቲ ሰላማዊ ሰልፍታት ዝፈልዮ ሓደ
By Tewelde Stephanos Email: email@example.com
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has introduced an encouraging new tone the region needed badly. The steps he has taken to make peace with his own people – ending the state of emergency, closing prisons, allowing “competitor” political parties and private media to
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Eritrean community of Canada scheduled a festival for unity and peace.
Urging for all fellow Eritreans in Canada to take part
July 20, 2018
TORONTO, ON – “The Eritrean-Canadians Festival for Unity and Peace” is scheduled to be held on August 4-5 in Toronto, Canada.
The goal of the
I remember a story at the start of the peak of the Eritrean independence struggle, at a rally to support the Derg regime in 1975 in Addis Ababa, an honest gentleman, from a business background questioned the demonstrators who were chanting, “Eritrea would not be
Dear Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, PhD
Amazed by your determination to break the status quo by taking huge, historical, and unprecedented steps in such a short period of time in office, including the most recent rare, unimaginable conciliatory gestures you took to release political prisoners,
Witnessing that your thoughtful strategy to
The whirlwind of events unfolding before our eyes is indeed mesmerizing. Witnessing how quickly events turn out in breaking the ice between Eritrea and Ethiopia and in captivating the masses of both countries, to borrow the famous words of Oscar Wilde, ‘one must have a heart
ERITREA: HAVE WE LOST OR HAVE WE LOST?
Well after reading the 135-page report on the border decision, one needs some days of reflection in order to digest the facts and finally come to one´s senses and start to see things as they are.
The question is
The Eritrean people have been in different mood swings ever since PM Abiy announced his full acceptance of all the international verdicts on the border conflict between the two countries. Yet, many people have been speculating different things because of the Eritrean regime’s total opacity
The Horne of Africa Alliance: Can Isayas Change his Feather to Flock Together?
Following home cleaning and having succeeded in making alliance with his people, the Ethiopian Prime Minister (EPM), Dr. Abiy Ahmed, devised his big picture for the whole Horne of Africa region. He made
Michael R. Pompeo
Secretary of State
July 10, 2018
The United States welcomes the July 9 commitment to peace and security between the State of Eritrea and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, effectively ending 20 years of conflict. We commend Prime Minister Abiy of Ethiopia
Leaders sign agreements in Eritrean capital and lift block on phone calls across border
Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders have formally restored relations between the two countries, ending 20 years of enmity and prompting phone calls across the border by people getting back in touch with friends
The relations between Ethiopia and Eritrea took another giant step in the right direction with the arrival of the former's leader for a meeting in Asmara on Sunday.
Mr Abiy Ahmed was warmly greeted by President Isaias Afeworki when he jetted in for the talks aimed
Esayas Afeworki, the arch enemy of Eritrea and Eritreans, did not join the Eritrean war for Independence from Ethiopia, as we were deceived to believe. When Esaya was a student at the university of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa,in 1965, Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF) cadres visited the
Djibouti commissioned a $3.5 billion, Chinese-built free trade zone on Thursday, deepening ties with the Asian giant and helping the Horn of Africa nation generate more jobs for its youths.
Djibouti, with a population of 876,000, already hosts Chinese, U.S. and French naval bases and it
Ethiopia: Torture in Somali Region Prison
Senior Officials Implicated in Nonstop Regimen of Abuse
(Nairobi, July 5, 2018) – Prison officials and security forces have arbitrarily detained and tortured prisoners for years in the notorious regional prison known as Jail Ogaden, Human Rights Watch said in a
Leaders of both countries to meet soon to end Africa's longest running conflict
By Seleshi Tessema
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia
Sensitivities on both sides may prolong or delay peace talks between Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders, pundits say.
The leaders are poised to meet soon following recent diplomatic rapprochement aimed at
Dear Veterans of my beloved country, Eritrea!
Some former prisoners of EGDEF now living in the diaspora and some of our own Veterans, are suddenly dancing to the tune of "peace" of Ethiopia and I am lost. I read their articles over and over again
Date: 28 June 2018
To: The Honourable Dr. Abiy Ahmed
Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE)
CC: Ambassador Hailemichael Afework Aberra
From: The Eritrean Unity for Justice – UK
Your Honourable Dr Abiy Ahmed,
At the outset, we the committee of Eritrean Unity for Justice,
The World Diagnosed Some Eritrean Refugees
with Inborn Mistrust and Tyranny Instilled Fear
Although the International Refugee Day falls on June 20, the whole of the month of June is considered refugee day for those who come from countries whose leaders extremely oppress and repress their
June 28, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) reiterated his country keenness to develop a constructive relationship with neighbouring Eritrea, pointing to the deeply-rooted relations between the two countries.
Omer Atta deputy head of NCP Africa secretariat Thursday paid a courtesy visit to
An Eritrean Perspective to Sustainable Peace vis-à-vis the Implementation of the International Boundary Commission Verdict
By Kebreab Isaac W/Sellassie, Ph.D (London)
25 June 2018
Peace, namely the genuine and just peace, is the highest good of men and nations, the most fundamental value of a society. Human
Abraham T Zere
Despite all the difficulties, Eritreans and Ethiopians are hopeful that lasting peace will be concluded soon.
On June 26, a high-level Eritrean delegation led by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, for talks on ending the decades-long conflict between the
Call it seismic or Tsunami, Ethiopia is engulfed in waves of change. The dominance of TPLF is ending faster than most people expected it. Barriers that TPLF had created to divide Ethiopians are crumbling everywhere, including in the diaspora. The masterwork of its walls,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - A high-level Eritrean delegation led by foreign minister Osman Saleh arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa for talks on ending the decades-long conflict between the two countries.
The delegation - which was received by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday -