“Political developments in Ethiopia affects Eritrea directly. So we need to closely monitor the situation and make our views known to avoid damages later. It is with this perspective that we should strive to make modest contributions.” BY SHABAIT It is to be remembered that on 7 and 9 February 2020, National media outlets, Eri- […]

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Disgraced TPLF staged what seems to be its last anniversary celebrations in Tigray regional capital Mekelle, an event highlighted by rising tensions with the federal gov’t and neighboring Eritrea. BY AFP The political party that dominated Ethiopian politics for nearly three decades staged massive anniversary celebrations Wednesday that highlighted rising tensions with Prime Minister Abiy […]

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Crown Prince met with Eritrean President and stressed the importance and role of the “Council of Arab and African Countries of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden” BY TESFANEWS * Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) today met in Riyadh with Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and held extensive discussion focused on bilateral relations […]

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President Isaias’ latest interview seems to have ruffled a few feathers, judging by the reaction of some, just like the saying that goes, “if you throw a stone into a pack of dogs, the one that yelps is the one that got hit.” BY YAFET ZEREOU The interview conducted by President Isaias Afwerki on Friday […]

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“Eritrea could play a key role in DP World’s plans in the Horn of Africa where a dozen ports could be needed to service the region.” – DP World CEO Dubai based logistics operator, DP World, acknowledges that it was contracted by the Eritrean government to upgrade and maintain the ports of Assab and Massawa. […]

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King Salman holds an official talk session with President Isaias Afwerki; review bilateral relations and development of events in the Horn of Africa and the region. BY TESFANEWS On the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, President Isaias Afwerki departed to Riyadh this morning for a three-day official visit to the Kingdom. Upon […]

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“We must contribute, to the extent that we can, to the positive changes that occur in Ethiopia. We should not be mere strangers to what might transpire in Ethiopia.” – President Isaias BY SHABAIT It is to be remembered that on 7th and 9th of February 2020, National media outlets, Eri- Tv and Dimtsi Hafash […]

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To begin with, there are no ‘border disputes’ between Ethiopia and Eritrea any more as the issue was resolved through arbitration a decade ago. Remaining was TPLF’s unconditional cooperation with the Federal gov’t in the troop withdrawal process from all sovereign Eritrean territories, including Badme. Remember, the horse always comes before the cart. Make no […]

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Ethiopian parliament passes law imposing jail terms for internet posts that stir unrest. (Photo; archive) BY AFP Ethiopia on Thursday passed a law punishing “hate speech” and “disinformation” with hefty fines and long jail terms, despite fears by rights groups it undermines gains in free speech. Nearly 300 lawmakers voted in favour of the bill, […]

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Growing Desert Locust swarms continue to spread in the Horn of Africa with no apparent end in sight. BY MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE Control operations against Desert Locusts in Eritrea exceeded 34,500 hectares until February 6, 2020. According to Mr. Tedros Sium, Head of the Migratory Pests Control Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, control operations […]

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