‘Ameskira haki kem te’ewet’…, roughly translates as “[Eritrea] foretold its ability to succeed” Peace was held hostage for far too long and it has been freed at last. The next chapter begins now – but no one should expect it to be smooth sailing because maintaining peace is more difficult than winning a war. BY MELA […]

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Eritrea’s first Ambassador to the United States and Canada and the current Minister of Education, Mr. Semere Russom, is now our Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ethiopia. BY TESFANEWS President Isaias Afewerki today appointed Mr. Semere Russom, Minister of Education, as Eritrea’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Ethiopia. Ambassador Semere Russom, who will maintain […]

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It’s my view that much of the President’s reform items will meet many halfway to join forces to contribute towards a much vibrant economy and to strengthen national capacity to play a critical role in the region. BY GIRMAY HAILE The resolute and speedy events that have been unfolding between Eritrea and Ethiopia over the […]

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Peace, love, respect, freedom, economic emancipation, development, diplomacy, territorial integrity, power, etc… BY AMANUEL BIEDEMARIAM Peace is not lottery price that you win by gambling. Peace is not something we can buy or barter to get. Peace is not something that is handed as a gift. Peace is a decision, a commitment for tranquil, quiet […]

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The cold war between Eritrea and Ethiopia is now over. Diplomatic and economic relations resume. The future once again looks bright. BY BERHE HABTE-GIORGIS, Professor Emeritus The last weekend saw historic developments in the relations between Eritrea and Ethiopia: an end to two decades of state of war and return to peace relations to pre-war years. […]

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Djibouti appeals to the UN for a legally binding, peaceful dispute settlement with Eritrea. BY EDITH M LEDERER | ASSOCIATED PRESS Djibouti is asking Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to help peacefully resolve a border dispute with Eritrea following the recent end to that nation’s 20-year border dispute with Ethiopia. Djibouti’s U.N. ambassador, Mohamed Siad Doualeh, asked […]

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A’Soft Coup’ or ‘revolution’? BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN The uniquely African Empire of Ethiopia has seen itself launched into a peaceful revolution that promises to transform one of the planets poorest countries into a modern peoples democracy. Being that I have spent my entire life living by the principle of “political power grows from the […]

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Roses and champagne have been given to passengers on the first commercial flight between Ethiopia and Eritrea in 20 years. BY TESFANEWS *
 The first flight in 20 years from Ethiopia to Eritrea landed safely in Asmara on Wednesday, to be greeted by traditional dancers waving flags and flowers, cementing a stunning reconciliation between the […]

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After due consultation with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Eritrean Civil Aviation Authority, the Ethio-Eritrean airspace has been partially opened for all air transport operation as of Friday, July 13. BY KALEYESUS BEKELE | THE REPORTER The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) on Friday partially opened the Ethio-Eritrean airspace that has been […]

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“We have triumphed over the toxic schemes of the past years aimed at sowing the seeds of hate, resentment, and destruction. These malignant acts are indeed anathema to our cultures as well as to our historical and cohesive interests. We are now jointly embarking – with determination – on the path of development, prosperity, and […]

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