As you know, Dr. Abiy Ahmed has resolved the border issue by fully accepting the international verdict on Badme leaving the rest for the Eritrean dictator to deal with. The dictator has now officially expressed his acceptance of the offer to a bright future between
ALGIERS, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Algeria's Foreign Ministry Saturday welcomed the recent development in relations between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
The Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Abdelaziz Benali Cherif Saturday said in a statement that Algeria welcomes the decision of Ethiopian authorities to fully implement the Algiers Agreement, signed
BCEthiopia's new PM Abiy Ahmed says several people have been killed in an explosion that hit a rally he was speaking at earlier on Saturday.
He described it as an "unsuccessful attempt by forces who do not want to see Ethiopia united".
Mr Abiy was whisked away
The United States is encouraged by the progress that Ethiopia and Eritrea have made to resolve longstanding disputes and normalize relations. Over the past 20 years, the frozen conflict between these states has hindered stability and economic growth in the vital Red Sea region. A
Eritrea's president broke weeks of silence on Wednesday to respond positively to conciliatory overtures from bitter foe Ethiopia, raising hopes of a fresh start in the Horn of Africa.
A brutal, fruitless border conflict between the two countries ended nearly two decades ago. Since then, both
Looking back on the history of the Eritrean revolution, many educators and students after joining the ELF and EPLF saw conflicts erupt between the veterans who wanted to preserve their old identity and the new members of the Fronts who joined with high revolutionary aspirations
A personal perspective
By Dr Berhane Woldemichael (19/06/2018)
Dr Abiy Ahmed is a man in a rush to solve Ethiopia’s many problems. He is to be admired for his incredible energy and intellectual capacity; in just over two months since he came to power, he has taken
A group of young Eritrean refugees protested against the presence of the Eritrean ambassador during a sporting event in Manchester organised by the ruling party, the PFDJ.
Young Eritreans, many of whom had been traumatised by their fraught escape from their country’s dictatorship, decided to make
By Tewelde Stephanos (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Reflecting on the systemic exclusion of blacks from the equality America promises its citizens, Langston Hughes, in 1938, wrote:
America never was America to me….
There’s never been equality for me,
Nor freedom in this “homeland of the free”
As Eritrea celebrates its 27th year of independence
Organisers insist the festival which was using the Tameside Cycle Circuit - which has had to be cancelled - had nothing to do with the country’s Government
Children were among 12 people hurt when up to 30 protesters stormed an event held in Ashton to celebrate
The document, which is the first of its kind, pulls together information in the public domain to highlight the extent to which international investors, including UK-based institutions, are involved in the extractive sector in Eritrea.
BY HERMAN J. COHEN
Four key issues that will need to be resolved for the neighbours to normalise relations.
In 1991, as the US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, I led peace talks between Ethiopia and Eritrean separatists. The negotiations ended a nearly thirty-year war and
Eritrea’s National Service; past promises and young peoples’ experiences. What next?
Gaim Kibreab, Professor of Refugee Studies at South Bank University, London, is the author of numerous publications on migration and refugees as well as Eritrea’s political history. “The Eritrean National Service: Servitude for "the
Matteo Salvini, who refused to let ship carrying 629 refugees and migrants to dock, says: ‘We have opened a front in Brussels’
Matteo Salvini, Italy’s far-right interior minister, has declared victory after a standoff over the fate of 629 people on a humanitarian rescue boat prompted Spain to
The Religious in Eritrea welcome Ethiopian peace offer
Eritrea's Catholic religious men and women embrace the olive branch of peace from Ethiopia and urge their country’s leaders to accept the offer.
Agenzia Fides - Asmara
"The step taken by the Ethiopian government is positive and fills our hearts
By Michela Wrong
Ms. Wrong has spent over two decades reporting on the African continent, visiting Ethiopia and Eritrea repeatedly.
June 8, 2018
If nature abhors a vacuum, politics abhors a military standoff, especially between two nations in one of the poorest, most volatile and most strategically sensitive regions
Eritrea: Human Rights
Answered: 13 March 2018
Patrick Grady MP (SNP):
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to help ensure that the Office of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea continues
We live in an interesting times indeed. What seems to be the impossible, as far as the dictator is at the helm in Eritrea, is perhaps possible after all. Under the young and charismatic leader, the recalcitrant Ethiopia has accepted the border ruling of 2002.
June 6, 2018
On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the Executive Committee of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), the ruling front in Ethiopia, issued a statement of its decision to “fully accept and implement” the December 12, 2000 Algiers Agreement; and further called upon the
New or Recycled?
[As I finalize this piece, I have not come across an official response from Eritrea]
The Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front's executive committee has finally and officially accepted the Algiers accord and said it is committed to fully implementing it. The EPRDF executive
One person was seriously wounded and three others lightly wounded in a brawl between asylum seekers in south Tel Aviv on Tuesday.
Police arrested 11 people in the second such clash in as many days. About 20 people participated in Tuesday’s altercation, throwing stones and smashing
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
The call by the new Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed, for peace with the Government of Eritrea is an opportunity not to be missed. Eritreans must support the move, while campaigning for a peace that puts the welfare of the people centre
Petros: “The critical question is, when dictator Isaias passes away what will happen to Eritrea? Who takes over? Eritrea has no Government structure and no institutions. If something happens to him there is no vice-president who would take over immediately; no institutions to carry any form
Thirteen Eritrean asylum seekers were arrested Sunday after mass brawls broke out in Tel Aviv and Kiryat Malakhi between supporters and opponents of the Eritrean regime. 11 were arrested in Tel Aviv and two more were arrested in Kiryat Malakhi.
Some of the brawlers suffered mild injuries and
Eritrea on Friday laid to rest Tsehaytu Berakhi, the woman known as Mother of Eritrean soul music. She was buried at the St; Mary’s Cemetery in the capital, Asmara.
Berakhi died in exile in the Netherlands at the age of 79. Information Minister Yemane Meskel described
Andy Tsege was held in solitary confinement in Ethiopia after the authorities there accused him of being a terrorist.
By Andy Hayes, news reporter
A British national who spent four years on death row in Ethiopia has arrived back in the UK after being pardoned last month.
Sightmagazine.com/World Watch Monitor
Rights groups have called for the mandate of the UN Human Rights Special Rapporteur for Eritrea to be renewed in June.
The human rights situation in the East African country has been monitored by the UN Human Rights Council since 2012, when it appointed
The Moscow investigators opened a case concerning the storage of weapons against the Colonel of the Eritrean Defence Forces. This is reported by MK referring to the source.
According to the edition, the African militant arrived in Moscow for an exhibition of helicopters, where he was to sign
Regime critic Andargachew Tsege was seized during stopover in Yemen in 2014
A Briton who has spent four years on death row in Ethiopia after being abducted at an airport in Yemen has been pardoned.
Andargachew Tsege, an opponent of the regime in Addis Ababa, first came to the
ኣብ መላእ ዓለም እትርከቡ ክቡራት ኤርትራውያን፡
ብሰንኪ ሕጽረት ገንዘብ ክፍሊት ሳተላይት ፈነወኣ ናብ ኤርትራ ኣቋሪጻ ዝጸንሐት ራድዮ ኣሰና፡ ፍትሕን ሰላምን ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ዘገድሶም ውፉያት ኤርትራውያን ደለይቲ ፍትሒ፡ `ንሕና ከለና እታ ድምጺ ውጹዕ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ዝኾነት ራድዮ ኣሰና ደው ክትብል የብላን` ኢሎም፡ ናይ ሳተላይት ወጻኢታታ ክሽፍኑ ብዝኣተዉዎ
Religious leaders representing Eritrea’s Christians and Muslims spoke passionately about the repression their people face today.
Speaking before MPs and members of the House of Lords at a meeting chaired by Lord Alton, they gave two hours of evidence.
Dr Berhane Asmelash, a vicar in the church
Press Statement by Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State:
On behalf of the government and people of the United States, I wish the people of Eritrea a happy national day as you celebrate the 27th anniversary of your nation on May 24, 2018. We hope that our
Interview of Mr. Saleh Mahmoud & Mr. Ahmed Nuru Berhan Hagos: Two Veteran Fighters’ Views in How to Celebrate Eritrea's Independence Day
On Thursday, May the 18th, 2018, Radio ERENA interviewed two Eritreans, namely, Mr. Mahmoud Saleh & Mr. Ahmed Nuru Berhan Hagos related to how each chooses to celebrate
Eritrean Veterans – where the best began
Reaching for the hard notes
As we celebrate our Independence Day, never should we forget about ALL Eritrean Veterans who felt the present, aimed at our future and embraced it all.
Walking parallel with our Veterans, let us remember and celebrate
SUCCESS AGAINST ALL ODDS: INSPIRATION
FOR OUR ERITREAN YOUTH IN DIASPORAS
Dr. Tesfa G. Gebremedhin.
West Virginia University
Eritreans in Diasporas have diverse educational and career background. The majority of us came to North America, Europe, Australia, Middle East, and some African countries as refugees and we are mostly
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
A rumour has spread that Isaias Afewerki has suffered heart attack and he is in Dubai/Abu Dhabi for treatment. Some people were hopeful that it may be his last and the pains and suffering of the population will end. I searched on website
Over a thousand Eritreans protested outside the Swiss national parliament on Friday against tough new rules that could see as many as 3,200 people returned to the autocratic African country.
After the demonstration, which Swiss People's Party politician Natalie Rickli filmed on her mobile phone, protesters
May 15, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Eritrean government on Monday has reiterated allegations that Sudan, Ethiopia and Qatar are providing support to opposition Jihadist groups to destabilise security in the Horn of Africa country.
“During the visit of Prime Minister of the Democratic Federal Republic of
On May 13, 2018, some Eritreans, who live in metro Atlanta, had the opportunity to meet with the Ethiopian Ambassador to USA: H.E Ambassador Kassa Tekelmariam Gebrehiwot for about 45 minutes.
In this first of its kind meeting in the USA we had an opportunity to