Ethiopia says a command post led by soldiers and federal police will take over security in the south, where “the regular security structure has been unable to ensure rule of law.” BY AFP Ethiopia announced Monday that soldiers and federal police will take over security in a restive southern region following days of violence that […]

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This species that bears Eritrea’s name hasn’t been seen in Eritrea since 1930s. The Eritrean Gazelle (Eudorcas tilonura), was an endangered gazelle species that reappeared recently in Eritrea out of thin air. BY BRITTANY STEFF | GLOBAL WILDLIFE CONSERVATION Like a mirage in the desert, a long-missing gazelle species has reappeared as if from thin […]

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Economic sanctions against Eritrea have been in place since 2009, while an arms embargo has been imposed since 2013 An invitation for Eritrea to formally begin shopping of defensive weapons? BY TASS – RUSSIAN NEWS AGENCY Russian President Vladimir Putin has lifted the sanctions imposed on Eritrea, which have been in place for almost ten […]

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Unrest over autonomy bid kills four in Ethiopia’s Hawassa city Hawassa Sidama, who make up about 5% of Ethiopia’s 105 million people, have been demanding the establishment of their own region. At least eight more ethnic groups are campaigning for the same autonomy, and this doesn’t look good for the stability and unity of Ethiopia. […]

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The strategy aims at creating small and medium commercial farmers that engage in highly productive, profitable agriculture value chains linked to domestic and international markets by 2023. The Eritrean Ministry of Agriculture releases new strategies to promote agricultural production, called ‘SMCFS – Small and Medium Commercial Farmers Strategy’. BY MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE The Eritrean Ministry […]

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BY TESFANEWS Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed has arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours today for a two-day working visit. President Isaias Afwerki accorded warm welcome to the Prime Minister and his delegation on their arrival at Asmara’s International Airport. The two sides will discuss further enhancement of the all-rounded cooperation between the two […]

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An agreement paving the way for a transition has been signed today. Sudan is one step closer to civilian rule – after the military council and protest leaders signed a landmark agreement creating a transitional power-sharing body. BY TESFANEWS* Sudan’s ruling military council and and an alliance of opposition groups have signed a transitional power-sharing […]

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“The only experts are nationals of their own countries” – Weh Yeoh Carol Pineau is an American Journalist with a long career in journalism in Africa. Here is she sharing her views and experiences of Eritrea. BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | ERITREA PROFILE Carol Pineau is an American journalist who has worked in Africa for many […]

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BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN The recent peace deal being implemented in Sudan was brokered by African leaders without any interference or even input by non-African players ie the UN or western countries. As a matter of fact, the deal was made in Asmara, Eritrea where the head of the Sudanese military that had overthrown the […]

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16 army officers arrested in connection with the thwarted coup d’etat. Sudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt by some army officers “in an attempt to block the agreement”, a top general announced on state television. BY REUTERS Sudan’s military rulers (TMC) said on Thursday that several officers had attempted a coup in […]

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