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International Day of Blood Donors observed

The International Day of Blood Donors, 14 June, was observed under the theme “Safe Blood for All” at a ceremony conducted at the Municipality Hall.   Asmara, 15 June 2019- The International Day of Blood Donors, 14 June, was observed under the them
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International Day of Blood Donors observed

The International Day of Blood Donors, 14 June, was observed under the theme “Safe Blood for All” at a ceremony conducted at the Municipality Hall.   Asmara, 15 June 2019- The International Day of Blood Donors, 14 June, was observed under the theme “Safe Blood for All” at a ceremony conducted at the Municipality Hall. Speaking at the event, Mr. Berhane Gebretensae, D. G. of Health Service at the Ministry of Health, said that supply of safe blood means saving and ensuring the continuity of life and that strong effort has been exerted to ensure the supply of blood nationwide. Indicating that commendable effort has been conducted to inculcate the culture of blood donation, Mr. Berhane expressed appreciation to the National Blood Donors’ Association for their contribution. Representing the World Health Organization, Dr. Yohannes Gebrat said that the yearly observance of the International Blood Donors’ Day has significant contribution in developing the awareness of the society on the importance voluntary blood donation. Commending those that are voluntarily donating and saving lives, Mr. Samson Gebreselasie, Chairman of the National Blood Donors Association, said that donating blood beyond saving lives gives spiritual satisfaction. The event was highlighted by various programs depicting the International Blood Donation Day.

Contribution in support of martyrs’ families

In continuation of the individual and community initiatives to augment the martyrs trust fund, nationals residing in the UK contributed over 73 thousand Pound Sterling and 1000 USD. Asmara, 15 June 2019 – In continuation of the individual and communit
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Contribution in support of martyrs’ families

In continuation of the individual and community initiatives to augment the martyrs trust fund, nationals residing in the UK contributed over 73 thousand Pound Sterling and 1000 USD. Asmara, 15 June 2019 – In continuation of the individual and community initiatives to augment the martyrs trust fund, nationals residing in the UK contributed over 73 thousand Pound Sterling and 1000 USD. According to report from the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, the contributors include the Committee of Martyrs’ in London, nationals residing in Manchester, Leads, Sheffield, New Castle, Birmingham, Eritrean Communities in Liverpool and Leicester, EPLF Pal Talk Group, members of Kidane-Mihret, Medhani-Alem, St. Michael and Betel Churches in the UK, as well as the Association of Nationals for Martyrs’ Families in Leads, Selam Association in Birmingham,Medhanie-Alem Association in Nottingham, YPFDJ members in Liverpool and other individuals.

Chairman of TMC of Sudan arrives in Asmara

The Chairman of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) of Sudan, Let. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours of today, June 14 for a working visit to Eritrea. Asmara, 14 June 2019- The Chairman of the Transitional Military Co
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Chairman of TMC of Sudan arrives in Asmara

The Chairman of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) of Sudan, Let. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours of today, June 14 for a working visit to Eritrea. Asmara, 14 June 2019- The Chairman of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) of Sudan, Let. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours of today, June 14 for a working visit to Eritrea. Upon arrival at the Asmara International Airport, Let. Gen. Al-Burhan was accorded warm welcome by President Isaias Afwerki. At a meeting the two leaders conducted extensive discussion at the State House, President Isaias expressed Eritrea’s support to the popular Sudanese uprising. President Isaias also applauded the Sudanese Armed Forces for its pivotal role in taking sides with the population at a crucial moment thereby enabling the country to return from the edge of collapse. President Isaias further underlined the need for all Sudanese political forces and population to participate in the perceptive transition phase the country is facing. Lt. General Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan, on his part, expressed his profound appreciation of Eritrea's position on the Sudanese situation. This is "part and parcel of Eritrea's constructive stance in the past and that reflects the historic and close ties of the two countries, the General stated. Speaking to reporters, Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab said that the Government of Eritrea supports the Sudanese Transitional Military Council in its effort to bring peace and stability in the Sudan as well as to play its due role in this transitional period. Ambassador Abdul M. Osman, head of African Affairs at the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on his part said that he has deep respect for the Eritrean stance that the issue of Sudan should be resolved by the people of Sudan. Let. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan returns home concluding a one-day working visit to Eritrea.

Eritrean in Angola celebrate Independence Day anniversary

Eritrean nationals residing in Luanda and its environs, Angola, have enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress”. Asmara, 13 June 2019- Eritrean nationals residing in Luanda an
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Eritrean in Angola celebrate Independence Day anniversary

Eritrean nationals residing in Luanda and its environs, Angola, have enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress”. Asmara, 13 June 2019- Eritrean nationals residing in Luanda and its environs, Angola, have enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress”. At the event in which government officials and members of the Assembly of Angola, members of the diplomatic community and a number of nationals took part, Mr. Saleh Omar, Eritrean Ambassador to South Africa and Southern African countries, said that this year’s Independence Day anniversary is unique for it is being celebrated at the new era of peace and cooperation prevailing in the region. Ambassador Saleh reiterated that the Eritrean people have emerged victorious against all conspiracies and hostilities aimed at derailing their economic progress and called on the nationals to strengthen contribution in the national development endeavors. He also expressed appreciation to those that contributed for the success of the celebratory program. Ambassador Saleh also said the peace agreement signed between Eritrea and Ethiopia has opened a new era of peace and cooperation as well as good neighborliness in the Horn of Africa. Congratulating the people and Government of Eritrea, Ambassador Teta Antonio, State Secretary for External Relations of Angola, expressed his support to the self-reliance stance of Eritrea and the peace and cooperation unfolding in the Horn of Africa. The event was highlighted by artistic and cultural programs depicting the Independence Day anniversary.

رسالة أخرى: إلى الدورة الحادية والأربعين لمجلس حقوق الإنسان التابع للأمم المتحدة بشأن إريتريا

فرجت اعلام الأمم المتحدة بعد يوم من قيام قوى مدنية ونشطاء من توجيه رسالة الى رئيس النظام الارتري ، تتعلق بالموضع المأساوي الذي تعيشه ارتري
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رسالة أخرى: إلى الدورة الحادية والأربعين لمجلس حقوق الإنسان التابع للأمم المتحدة بشأن إريتريا

فرجت اعلام الأمم المتحدة بعد يوم من قيام قوى مدنية ونشطاء من توجيه رسالة الى رئيس النظام الارتري ، تتعلق بالموضع المأساوي الذي تعيشه ارتريا ، قامت منظمات حقوقية ارترية وعالمية من توجيه رسالة الى الدولة الحادية والأربعين لمجلس حقوق الانسان ، وتتعلق بالطلب اتخاذ مزيد من الاجراءات فيما يتعلق من التحري من حالة حقوق [...]

International Fistula Day observed

The International Day of Fistula was observed at national level in Mendefera on 11 June. Mendefera, 12 June 2019- The International Day of Fistula was observed at national level in Mendefera on 11 June. At the event in which government officials, represen
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International Fistula Day observed

The International Day of Fistula was observed at national level in Mendefera on 11 June. Mendefera, 12 June 2019- The International Day of Fistula was observed at national level in Mendefera on 11 June. At the event in which government officials, representatives of UN offices in Eritrea and other invited guests took part, Ms. Amina Nurhusein, Minister of Health, said that according to the report of the World Health Organization yearly 50 to 100 thousand women are becoming victims of Fistula and out of which about 15 thousand only get medical treatment due to various reasons. Minister Amina went on to say that Fistula victim women are found mostly in the developing countries. Pointing out that Eritrea is exerting effort to ensure that no woman suffers from the disease, Minister Amina called for putting in place patients waiting rooms in all Hospitals and conduct timely treatment as well as conducting sustainable awareness raising programs and provide educational opportunities to women with a view to increase their understanding  and awareness. The Representative of the UN Offices in Eritrea, Ms. Susan Ngongi on her part said that globally more than 800women are facing health problems associated with delivery including fistula and called for countries to renew their commitments to eradicate the disease within ten years. Indicating that the issue is not to be left to the Ministry of Health only, Ms. Tekea Tesfamicael, President of the National Union of Eritrean Women, stated that the union is working in cooperation with partners to bring about behavioral change. At the event prices and certificate of recognition was handed over to Dr. Habte Hailemelekot, Dr. Dawit Sereke and Sister Yirgalem Isak for their outstanding contribution in treating fistula patients.

Workshop on role of youth to peace and security

A workshop on East African Consultation on the roles and contribution of youth to peace and security in Africa was conducted on 10 and 11 June at the Asmara Palace Hotel here in the capital. Asmara, 12 June 2019- A workshop on East African Consultatio
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Workshop on role of youth to peace and security

A workshop on East African Consultation on the roles and contribution of youth to peace and security in Africa was conducted on 10 and 11 June at the Asmara Palace Hotel here in the capital. Asmara, 12 June 2019- A workshop on East African Consultation on the roles and contribution of youth to peace and security in Africa was conducted on 10 and 11 June at the Asmara Palace Hotel here in the capital. The workshop was attended by youth from 15 East African countries. Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Ibrahim Osman, head of Desks at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that the theme of the meeting and its objectives is of at most importance to the region which has been suffering from conflicts. Mr. Ibrahim went on to say that the youth that have been primary victims of conflicts must have the decisive role in promoting peace and security. Indicating that integrated effort brings sustainable success, Ambassador Fred Ngoga, Head of Conflict Early Warning at the African Union Commission, said that the youth are the driving forces for peace and security in their countries and that the workshop will have significant contribution in exchanging experiences and knowledge. At the workshop briefings were provided on conflict prevention and resolution, peace support operation, post conflict reconstruction and development, gender mainstreaming, humanitarian action, climate change, transnational organized crimes, piracy and maritime security, violent extremism as well as policies of IGAD and AU on youth and intervention of youth in ensuring peace and security. The participants on their part said that the workshop will have significant contribution in exchanging experiences among themselves and play due role in keeping peace and security in their countries.

صحفيين ونشطاء أفارقة يوجهون رسالة الى اسياس أفورقي بشأن الوضع في ارتريا

أخيرا هنالك من يكاتب الديكتاتور ، ولأول مرة يقوم نشطاء وصحفين وممثلي مجتمع مدني من أفريقيا بتوجيه رسالة الى رئيس النظام الارتري اسياس أفورقي
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صحفيين ونشطاء أفارقة يوجهون رسالة الى اسياس أفورقي بشأن الوضع في ارتريا

أخيرا هنالك من يكاتب الديكتاتور ، ولأول مرة يقوم نشطاء وصحفين وممثلي مجتمع مدني من أفريقيا بتوجيه رسالة الى رئيس النظام الارتري اسياس أفورقي حيث تبدأ الرسالة بتهنأة الديكتاتور على ما تم تسميته بالسلام بين ارتريا واثيوبيا ، الذي يرون انه قوى الدافع لديهم لمخاطبة الديكتاتور للفت انتباه الى ما يعانيه الشعب الارتري خاصة الشباب [...]

Award for outstanding contribution

Thirteen sub-zones and three institutions in the Central region have been awarded with various prizes for outstanding contribution in the 28th Independence Day anniversary celebrations. Asmara, 11 June 2019- Thirteen sub-zones and three institutions i
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Award for outstanding contribution

Thirteen sub-zones and three institutions in the Central region have been awarded with various prizes for outstanding contribution in the 28th Independence Day anniversary celebrations. Asmara, 11 June 2019- Thirteen sub-zones and three institutions in the Central region have been awarded with various prizes for outstanding contribution in the 28th Independence Day anniversary celebrations. At a ceremony held on 10 June, the head of Culture and Sports in the Central region, Mr. Endrias Asmerom indicating the significance of the competition in organizing carnivals, presented detailed report on the strengths and challenges of the preparations of the carnivals. The participants conducted extensive discussion on the report presented and adopted various recommendations.At the event Maj. Gen. Romodan Osman Aweliay, Governor of the Central region, and Mr. Yosuf Saiq awarded over prizes and certificate of recognition to winners in the various competitions.

الخطوط الاثيوبية تقرر الاحتفاظ برحلاتها الى أسمرا برغم التحفظ على 6 ملايين دولار من ايرادتها

الأحبار فرجت نت كشف الاتحاد الدولي للنقل الجوي، ان عددا من الدول الافريقية تقوم بالتحفظ على دخول خطوط الطيران الاجنبية  نتيجة الأزمات الم
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الخطوط الاثيوبية تقرر الاحتفاظ برحلاتها الى أسمرا برغم التحفظ على 6 ملايين دولار من ايرادتها

الأحبار فرجت نت كشف الاتحاد الدولي للنقل الجوي، ان عددا من الدول الافريقية تقوم بالتحفظ على دخول خطوط الطيران الاجنبية  نتيجة الأزمات المتكررة في وفرة العملة الاجنبية. ومن بين هذه الدول ارتريا والسودان وزيمبابوى وأنغولا والجزائر. تحتفظ إريتريا بما مجموعه 73 مليون دولار  منها ستة ملايين  دولار  لشركة الخطوط الجوية الإثيوبية. والتي تعتبر أكبر خطوط جوية عاملة  في إفريقيا  وقد استأنفت عملياتها في أسمرة في يوليو [...]

“Asmara Marathon” held in Asmara.

“Asmara Marathon” in which over 60 athletes from various East African countries participated was held on 9 June in the main streets of the capital, Asmara.   Asmara, 09 June 2019- “Asmara Marathon” in which over 60 athletes from various East Afri
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“Asmara Marathon” held in Asmara.

“Asmara Marathon” in which over 60 athletes from various East African countries participated was held on 9 June in the main streets of the capital, Asmara.   Asmara, 09 June 2019- “Asmara Marathon” in which over 60 athletes from various East African countries participated was held on 9 June in the main streets of the capital, Asmara. The participating athletes include from Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Tanzania. Eritrea's Mehari Tsegai won the race and Ethiopia’s Tadese Asefa and Eritrean Petro Mamo settled second and third respectively. The first three winners received a 6 thousand, 4 thousand and 3 thousand Dollars respectively from Ambassador Zemede Tekle, Commissioner of Culture and Sport. Athletes who stood from 4th to 10th rank also received prizes from Maj. General Romodan Osman Awliay, Governor of the Central region. In the meanwhile Eritrean women athletes also competed in a half-marathon concurrent race, and Athlete Nazereth Woldu from the Central region, Athlete Kokob Tesfagaber from the Central region and Athlete Simret Merhawi from Denden Club stood from first to third respectively. The winners received 40, 20 and 10 thousand Nakfa respectively from the Minister of Tourism, Ms. Askalu Menkorious. Similarly, mass sport in which over 20 thousand people took part was also held.

President Isaias Afwerki returned home

President Isaias Afwerki has returned home in the morning hours of 9 June concluding a two-day working visit to Egypt.   President Isaias Afwerki has returned home in the morning hours of 9 June concluding a two-day working visit to Egypt. President Isa
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President Isaias Afwerki returned home

President Isaias Afwerki has returned home in the morning hours of 9 June concluding a two-day working visit to Egypt.   President Isaias Afwerki has returned home in the morning hours of 9 June concluding a two-day working visit to Egypt. President Isaias Afwerki and President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on 8 June held broad discussions on bilateral relations and regional cooperation, focusing on the Red Sea and the Horn of Africa. The two leaders also expressed concern about the current developments in Sudan and called on the Sudanese people and actors to address the demands of the transition period with responsibility and to resist undue external meddling. President Isaias was accorded warm welcome by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi accompanied by guard of honor and national anthems of the two countries at the Al-Ittihadiya Palace. Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab accompanied President Isaias Afwerki in his official visit to Egypt.

تصريح المجلس الوطني حول الوضع في السودان

في موقف استباقي من القرار المتوقع اتخاذه من الاتحاد الأفريقي بشأن تطورات الأوضاع في السودان، بعد فض الاعتصام بالقوة، أصدر ت وزارة الإعلام الإ
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تصريح المجلس الوطني حول الوضع في السودان

في موقف استباقي من القرار المتوقع اتخاذه من الاتحاد الأفريقي بشأن تطورات الأوضاع في السودان، بعد فض الاعتصام بالقوة، أصدر ت وزارة الإعلام الإرترية في الخامس من شهر يونيو الجاري، تصريحًا صحفيًّا صدر في الموقع الإلكتروني الرسمي التابع لها، حذر فيه الاتحاد الأفريقي من تدويل موضوع السودان بحجة أن ذلك من شأنه أن يؤدي إلى [...]

فضيحة جديدة لحكومة افورقي: يقول ان خطوط الطيران الدولية المتجهة إلى العاصمة الإرترية أسمرة غير قادرة على استرداد موالها !!

         تقرير من موقع “ذي ربورتر ” عن حجم اموال شركات الطيران المطلوب استردادها  من ارتريا. بقلم/ كليوسوس بقلى 8 يونيو 2019   
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فضيحة جديدة لحكومة افورقي: يقول ان خطوط الطيران الدولية المتجهة إلى العاصمة الإرترية أسمرة غير قادرة على استرداد موالها !!

         تقرير من موقع “ذي ربورتر ” عن حجم اموال شركات الطيران المطلوب استردادها  من ارتريا. بقلم/ كليوسوس بقلى 8 يونيو 2019       وفقًا للاتحاد الدولي للنقل الجوي (IATA) قامت الحكومة الإرترية  اعتبارًا من 31 مارس 2019 ، بالامتناع عن سداد مبلغ  73 مليون دولار أمريكي لشركات الطيران. أخبرت المصادر المراسل الصحفي أن البنك المركزي لإرتريا غير قادر على توفير عملات أجنبية لشركات الطيران الدولية [...]

President Isaias Afwerki on working visit to Egypt

President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Cairo in the morning hours of today, 8 June on a two-day working visit to Egypt. Asmara, 08 June 2019- President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Cairo in the morning hours of today, 8 June on a two-day working visit to Egypt.U
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President Isaias Afwerki on working visit to Egypt

President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Cairo in the morning hours of today, 8 June on a two-day working visit to Egypt. Asmara, 08 June 2019- President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Cairo in the morning hours of today, 8 June on a two-day working visit to Egypt.Upon arrival at the Al-Ittihadiya Palace in the afternoon hours, President Isaias was accorded warm welcome by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi accompanied by guard of honor and national anthems of the two countries.President Isaias Afwerki and President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi held broad discussions on bilateral relations and regional cooperation, focusing on Red Sea as well as the Horn of Africa. The two leaders expressed concern about developments in Sudan and called on the Sudanese people and actors to address the demands of the transition period with responsibility and to resist undue external meddling.During his stay in Egypt President Isaias will hold similar discussions with other senior Egyptian officials.Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab have traveled with President Isaias Afwerki.

Asmara Marathon participating athletes arrival in Asmara

Several athletes from East African countries have arrived here in the Capital to participate at the Asmara Marathon which will be held tomorrow, 9 June at the main streets of Asmara. Asmara, 07 June 2019- Several athletes from East African countries ha
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Asmara Marathon participating athletes arrival in Asmara

Several athletes from East African countries have arrived here in the Capital to participate at the Asmara Marathon which will be held tomorrow, 9 June at the main streets of Asmara. Asmara, 07 June 2019- Several athletes from East African countries have arrived here in the Capital to participate at the Asmara Marathon which will be held tomorrow, 9 June at the main streets of Asmara. According to report participating athletes from Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan have arrived in Asmara in the evening hours of yesterday and athletes representing Sudan are expected to arrive today, 9 June.Upon arrival at the Asmara International Airport the athletes and their coaches were accorded warm by the heads of the National Athletics Federation of Eritrea. Speaking to Erina, Ms. Tadelech Bira, Coach of the National Athletics Team of Ethiopia said that she is enthralled to come to Eritrea at this historic period of peace. A once Berlin Marathon record holder, Coach of the National Athletics Team of Kenya, Patrick Macau on his part indicating that he competed with Athlete Zeresenay Tadese on several occasions expressed expectation that Asmara Marathon will be tough competition. According to the National Athletics Federation of Eritrea, over 60 athletes from Eritrea and various East African countries are expected to participate at the race that will start at 8 o'clock in the morning hours of tomorrow and that 16,500 Dollars has been allocated to winners. The Federation also said that mass sport will be conducted on the same day starting from 7 AM from City Park to Bahti Meskerem Square in which over 20 thousand people are expected to take part.

Eritreans in Riyadh and its environs celebrate Independence Day anniversary

Eritrean nationals in Riyadh and its environs, Saudi Arabia enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary on 6 June under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress”.   Asmara, 08 June 2019- Eritrean nationals in Riyadh and its e
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Eritreans in Riyadh and its environs celebrate Independence Day anniversary

Eritrean nationals in Riyadh and its environs, Saudi Arabia enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary on 6 June under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress”.   Asmara, 08 June 2019- Eritrean nationals in Riyadh and its environs, Saudi Arabia enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary on 6 June under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress”. Speaking at the event, Ms. Weyni Gerezgihier, Charge d’Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in Saudi Arabia, indicated that this year's Independence Day is being celebrated at a time of new era of peace and cooperation prevailing in the region and that is the result of unity and perseverance of the Eritrean people and its leadership. Ms. Weyni also expressed her firm belief that the national development program will be successfully implemented through popular participation. Ms. Weyni also gave extensive briefing on the diplomatic efforts being exerted by the Government of Eritrea with the objective of ensuring sustainable socio-economic development and regional cooperation. Mr. Abdurahman Immam, chairman of the Eritrean Community in Riyadh and its environs on his part, stating that the heavy sacrifices paid and the strong resilience and commitment the Eritrean people and Government demonstrated in the armed struggle for independence and in safeguarding national sovereignty attest to the high value the Eritrean people have for their independence. The event was highlighted by artistic and musical performances.

Extensive popular campaign

Extensive water and soil conservation as well as dirt road renovation activities is being conducted in May-Aini sub zone involving civil servants, students and residents. Mendefera, 07 June 2019 – Extensive water and soil conservation as well as dirt r
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Extensive popular campaign

Extensive water and soil conservation as well as dirt road renovation activities is being conducted in May-Aini sub zone involving civil servants, students and residents. Mendefera, 07 June 2019 – Extensive water and soil conservation as well as dirt road renovation activities is being conducted in May-Aini sub zone involving civil servants, students and residents. The popular campaign that is being conducted since March includes renovation of dirt road linking May-Aini to Quatit as well as water diversion schemes. Indicating that transportation has resumed in the area thanks to the popular campaign, residents called for sustainably alleviating the transportation challenges in the area pointing out the socio-economic significance of the dirt road. In other news, popular campaign was conducted in the premises of the martyrs’ cemetery in May-Dima, in connection to 20 June Martyrs’ Day.

Asmara Marathon to be held on Sunday

Asmara Marathon in which over 50 athletes from various East African countries will participate will be held on Sunday, 9 June at the main streets of Asmara. Asmara, 07 June 2019- Asmara Marathon in which over 50 athletes from various East African count
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Asmara Marathon to be held on Sunday

Asmara Marathon in which over 50 athletes from various East African countries will participate will be held on Sunday, 9 June at the main streets of Asmara. Asmara, 07 June 2019- Asmara Marathon in which over 50 athletes from various East African countries will participate will be held on Sunday, 9 June at the main streets of Asmara. The participating athletes from Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya and Tanzania are expected to arrive in Asmara, today, 7 June. According to the National Athletics Federation of Eritrea, Eritrea will participate through athletes from the all regions as well as members of the Eritrean Defense Forces. Indicating that the race will start from the City Park and will finish at the Bahti Meskerem Square covering 42 km, the National Federation said that 16,500 Dollars has been allocated to winners. The Federation also said that mass sport will be conducted on the same day starting from 7 AM from City Park to Bahti Meskerem Square in which over 20 thousand people are expected to take part.

الاتحاد الإفريقي يعلق عضوية السودان بسبب الاحتجاجات ، واستمرار القمع العنيف

وافق الاتحاد الأفريقي على تهديده بتعليق السودان من مشاركة الاتحاد الإفريقي يوم أمس  الخميس ، وكرر مطالباته على تشكيل حكومة انتقالية مدنية
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الاتحاد الإفريقي يعلق عضوية السودان بسبب الاحتجاجات ، واستمرار القمع العنيف

وافق الاتحاد الأفريقي على تهديده بتعليق السودان من مشاركة الاتحاد الإفريقي يوم أمس  الخميس ، وكرر مطالباته على تشكيل حكومة انتقالية مدنية يرفضها المجلس العسكري الانتقالي منذ توليه السلطة  بعد الإطاحة بالرئيس السابق عمر البشير في أبريل. جلسات المجلس يوم أمس وجاءفي البان الذي صدرعقب اجتماع مجلس السلام والأمن التابع للاتحاد الإفريقي وأكد مجددا تضامن الاتحاد الأفريقي “مع السودانيين في تطلعاتهم إلى [...]

ارتريا تنتقد الاتحاد الافريقي بسبب موقفه من الاحداث الأخيرة في السودان

فرجت وكالات أصدرت الحكومة الارترية عبر وزارة الدعاية والاعلام التابعة للنظام في موقف أسبه بالداعم والمساند للمجلس العسكري الانتقالي في ال
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ارتريا تنتقد الاتحاد الافريقي بسبب موقفه من الاحداث الأخيرة في السودان

فرجت وكالات أصدرت الحكومة الارترية عبر وزارة الدعاية والاعلام التابعة للنظام في موقف أسبه بالداعم والمساند للمجلس العسكري الانتقالي في السودان ، تصريحا صحفيا انتقدت فيه الاتحاد الافريقي عقب قرار مجلس الامن والسلام التابعة بتعليق عضوية السودان على خلفية الأحداث المؤسفة التي شهدتها الخرطوم منذ مطلع هذا الاسبوع المتمثلة في محاولة فض الاعتصام التي نتج [...]

Commendable activities to support families of martyrs

The vegetables farming projects initiated to support and improve the livelihoods of families of martyrs in the four sub-zones of Gash Barka region are registering encouraging results. Barentu, 06 June 1019- The vegetables farming projects initiated to su
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Commendable activities to support families of martyrs

The vegetables farming projects initiated to support and improve the livelihoods of families of martyrs in the four sub-zones of Gash Barka region are registering encouraging results. Barentu, 06 June 1019- The vegetables farming projects initiated to support and improve the livelihoods of families of martyrs in the four sub-zones of Gash Barka region are registering encouraging results.Within the projects that are initiated by the Western Development Zone located in the sub-zones of Molki, Shambuko, Barentu and Laelai Gash 20 families of martyrs in each sub-zone have been provided with 10 hectares of land for group cultivation.According to Mr. Franco Kubaba, member of the coordinating committee of the projects, members of the Eritrean Defense Forces in the areas have contributed in the preparation of the land for cultivation including clearing the land and digging water wells.The beneficiaries on their part commending for the initiative that the Government is taking to improve their livelihoods, expressed resolve to work hard and contribute their part in stabilizing the local markets.

Eritreans in Israel celebrate Independence Day anniversary

Eritrean nationals in Israel enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary on 1 June in Tel Aviv.   Asmara, 06 June 2019- Eritrean nationals in Israel enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary on 1 June in Tel
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Eritreans in Israel celebrate Independence Day anniversary

Eritrean nationals in Israel enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary on 1 June in Tel Aviv.   Asmara, 06 June 2019- Eritrean nationals in Israel enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary on 1 June in Tel Aviv. Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Solomon Kinfe, Charge d’Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in Israel, said that the Eritrean people in the past 20 years have emerged victorious in the face of hostilities and conspiracies that have been targeting its independence and sovereignty and have embarked to a new era of peace and cooperation. Mr. Solomon also congratulated the people and Government of Eritrea. Indicating that the new era of peace has its own opportunities and challenges, Mr. Solomon called for strengthening organizational capacity and contribution in the national development drives. The event was highlighted by music performance by renowned artists including Artist Tekle Kiflemeriam (Wedi Tikul) from Eritrea.

البيان الصادر عن الاجتماع الدوري الأول للمكتب التنفيذي للمجلس الوطني الإرتري للتغيير الديمقراطي

في ختـام المؤتمر الوطني الثـــــاني للمجلس الوطني الإرتـــــــري للتغيير الديمقراطي، والتئام الاجتماع الدوري الأول للقيادة المركزية المنب
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البيان الصادر عن الاجتماع الدوري الأول للمكتب التنفيذي للمجلس الوطني الإرتري للتغيير الديمقراطي

في ختـام المؤتمر الوطني الثـــــاني للمجلس الوطني الإرتـــــــري للتغيير الديمقراطي، والتئام الاجتماع الدوري الأول للقيادة المركزية المنبثقة عن المؤتمر الثاني، عقد المكتب التنفيذي اجتماعه الدوري الأول لوضع خطة عمل لتنفيذ برنامج العمل المرحلي والقرارات الصادرة عن المؤتمر الثاني والاجتماع الدوري الأول للقيادة المركزية. افتتح الاجتماع بتهنئة الشعب الإرتري بمناسبة الذكرى الثامنة والعشرين للتحرير الذي تحقق [...]

هيرمان كوهين لـ” صوت امريكا”: يجب ان يتم اعادة القاعدة العسكرية الامريكية في اسمرا !!

ااعلام طبهة الثوالبت الوطننية هيرمان كوهين  مساعد وزير الخارجية الأمريكي السابق للشؤون الإفريقية يقول يجب  أن تغتنم الولايات المتحدة هذه ا
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هيرمان كوهين لـ” صوت امريكا”: يجب ان يتم اعادة القاعدة العسكرية الامريكية في اسمرا !!

ااعلام طبهة الثوالبت الوطننية هيرمان كوهين  مساعد وزير الخارجية الأمريكي السابق للشؤون الإفريقية يقول يجب  أن تغتنم الولايات المتحدة هذه الفرصة لإقامة علاقات أوثق مع إرتريا. وقال لـ” صوت أمريكا” يجب أن نرى إرتريا كبلد استراتيجي ودود وحاسم  وعلينا الاستفادة منها وتقديم المساعدة لهم في المجال الاقتصادي لأنهم يتطلعون إلى تحديث اقتصادهم!وأضاف كوهين إن موقع البلاد [...]

Eritrean in Scandinavian countries celebrate Independence Day anniversary

Eritrean nationals in the Scandinavian countries have celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary with patriotic zeal under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress. Asmara, 04 June 2019- Eritrean nationals in the Scandinavian countries have ce
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Eritrean in Scandinavian countries celebrate Independence Day anniversary

Eritrean nationals in the Scandinavian countries have celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary with patriotic zeal under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress. Asmara, 04 June 2019- Eritrean nationals in the Scandinavian countries have celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary with patriotic zeal under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress. The celebration conducted in the cities of Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Nuremburg, Uppsala, Orebro, Umea, Skara/Lidkoping, Uppsala, Kristianstad, Bergen, Helsinki and others was featured with various programs depicting the significance of the Independence Day. The participants of the celebrations indicating the peace and cooperation unfolding in the region is the result of the strong resilience and steadfastness of the Eritrean people and its leadership, expressed resolve to play due part. The Charge d’Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in the Scandinavian countries, Mr. Yonas Mana said that the 28th Independence Day anniversary makes it unique for it is being celebrated at the time of the peaceful prospect prevailing in the region. The Chairman of the Holydays Coordinating Committee in Stockholm, Mr. Alem Teklegiorgis on his part said that the Eritrean people have emerged in the face of the external conspiracies aimed at hampering the nation building process and called for strengthening participation and contribution in the implementation of the national development endeavors. In the same vein, Eritrean nationals in the Italian cities of Catania, Firenze and Tiramo enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary.

Eid Alfetir Al-Mubarek celebrated nationwide

Eid Alfetir Al-Mubarek was colorfully celebrated nationwide today, 4 June. Asmara, 04 June 2019- Eid Alfetir Al-Mubarek was colorfully celebrated nationwide today, 4 June. Salat prayer was conducted at the celebration conducted at Bahti Meskerem Square
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Eid Alfetir Al-Mubarek celebrated nationwide

Eid Alfetir Al-Mubarek was colorfully celebrated nationwide today, 4 June. Asmara, 04 June 2019- Eid Alfetir Al-Mubarek was colorfully celebrated nationwide today, 4 June. Salat prayer was conducted at the celebration conducted at Bahti Meskerem Square in the capital, in which senior government and PFDJ officials, religious leaders, members of the Diplomatic Corps and a number of the faithful took part,. Speaking at the event, Sheik Salem Ibrahim Salem, head of the Office of the Mufti of Eritrea, wished a happy Eid to the Eritrean people in general and the followers of the Islamic faith in particular and called on the faithful to extend hands to the needy and demonstrate forgiveness and mutual support.

Seminar to youth workers in Hagaz

The Chairman of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students, Mr. Saleh Ahmedin conducted seminar to youth workers in Hagaz on 30 May. Keren, 03 June 2019- The Chairman of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students, Mr. Saleh Ahmedin conduct
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Seminar to youth workers in Hagaz

The Chairman of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students, Mr. Saleh Ahmedin conducted seminar to youth workers in Hagaz on 30 May. Keren, 03 June 2019- The Chairman of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students, Mr. Saleh Ahmedin conducted seminar to youth workers in Hagaz on 30 May. Mr. Saleh said that the union is giving utmost priority for the overall development of academic and vocational capacity of the youth and called on the youth to take advantage of the opportunities provided. Indicating that the peace, stability and new era of cooperation and partnership unfolding in the region has been the result of the unity and perseverance of the Eritrean people, Mr. Saleh called on the youth to strengthen participation and contribution in the implementation of the national development drives. Speaking at the event, the managing director in Hagaz sub-zone, Mr. Teklehaimanot Musael said that youth workers are the backbone in the nation building process and called for bequeathing the noble societal values and become role models to their fellow youth.

Nationals abroad conduct seminars

Eritrean nationals residing in London, UK, and several cities of France including Nantes and Rennes as well as Kampala and its environs, Uganda organized seminars on the objective situation in the homeland and regional developments. Asmara, 03 Jun 201
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Nationals abroad conduct seminars

Eritrean nationals residing in London, UK, and several cities of France including Nantes and Rennes as well as Kampala and its environs, Uganda organized seminars on the objective situation in the homeland and regional developments. Asmara, 03 Jun 2019 – Eritrean nationals residing in London, UK, and several cities of France including Nantes and Rennes as well as Kampala and its environs, Uganda organized seminars on the objective situation in the homeland and regional developments. According to report, at a seminar conducted on 1 June in London, Ambassador of Eritrea to the UK and North Ireland, Mr. Estifanos Habtemariam stated that the people and Government of Eritrea foiling various external conspiracies are engaged in the implementation of big infrastructure activities including in the sectors of human resources, agriculture, health and education that could play pivotal role in ensuring social justice and well being of citizens. Pointing out that the unfolding era of peace, mutual cooperation and partnership in the Horn of Africa creates socio-economic, political and diplomatic developments in the region; Ambassador Estifanos called for the sustainability of the commitment and resilience of the Eritrean people in realizing the desired goal. He also called for organizing such seminars aimed at raising the awareness and steadfastness of citizens. Mr. Suleman Hassan, head of Consular Affairs on his part gave briefing on consular services and on the introduction of new Eritrean identity card. In related news, at a seminar organized to Eritrean nationals residing in French cities of Nantes, Rennes and others on 1 June, Ambassador of Eritrea to France, Ms. Hana Simon, gave extensive briefing on national development plans as well as on the activities being exerted to enhance the peace and cooperation prevailing in the Horn of Africa. Likewise, speaking to nationals in Kampala and its environs, Ambassador of Eritrea to Uganda, Mr. Mohammed Suleman pointing out that strong resilience and steadfastness the Eritrean people and its leadership demonstrated in the past 20 years, underlined that those were among the noble cultural values that contributed in realizing the national vision. Participants on their part called for the organization of similar seminars aimed at enhancing their awareness and contribution in national affairs and development endeavors.

Workshop on labor in Eritrea concludes

A two-day workshop on labor in Eritrea that was organized in cooperation with the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers (NCEW) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) concluded on Friday, 31 May. Asmara, 02 June 2019 - A two-day workshop on l
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Workshop on labor in Eritrea concludes

A two-day workshop on labor in Eritrea that was organized in cooperation with the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers (NCEW) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) concluded on Friday, 31 May. Asmara, 02 June 2019 - A two-day workshop on labor in Eritrea that was organized in cooperation with the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers (NCEW) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) concluded on Friday, 31 May. At the conclusion of the workshop that was conducted under the theme “Future Labor in Eritrea: Initiative of a Century”. Mr. Yemane Gebreab, Head of PFDJ Political Affairs gave extensive briefing on regional peace and new opportunities for sustainable growth and said that the prevailing regional peace and partnership is new opportunity for the peoples of the region that has been in turmoil and war in the last 60 years. Indicating that Eritrea has been working for regional peace and cooperation in the region since the armed struggle for independence, Mr. Yemane underlined that in the new era of peace, Eritrea is exerting capacity level effort in realizing regional cooperation based on common interest and trust as well as on respecting the sovereignty and political choice of countries. Mr. Samson Berhane, from the Ministry of National Development, also presented a research paper on development strategy of Eritrea and the economic growth Eritrea has achieved on various sectors including health, education and expansion of social services despite the 1998 border war and its subsequent external conspiracies. The participants conducted extensive discussion on the report presented and adopted various recommendations. Ambassador Tesfamicael Gerahtu, from the Ministry of Foreign Ministry and Mr. Tekeste Baire, General Secretary of the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers, gave concluding speeches underlining the timeliness of double fold effort in nation building endeavors and called for substantial investments to be made in empowering the youth. Mr. Woldyesus Elisa, G.D. of Labor at the Ministry of Labor and Social welfare, also delivered a speech on the objectives of the workshop.

NICE: Share holder’s annual meeting

The National Insurance Corporation of Eritrea (NICE) held its 15th share holders’ annual meeting at the Asmara Palace Hotel on 31 May. Asmara, 01 June 2019- The National Insurance Corporation of Eritrea (NICE) held its 15th share holders’ annual mee
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NICE: Share holder’s annual meeting

The National Insurance Corporation of Eritrea (NICE) held its 15th share holders’ annual meeting at the Asmara Palace Hotel on 31 May. Asmara, 01 June 2019- The National Insurance Corporation of Eritrea (NICE) held its 15th share holders’ annual meeting at the Asmara Palace Hotel on 31 May. Speaking at the event, the General Manager of the Corporation, Mr. Zeru Woldemicael indicated that in 2018 the corporation has made 96.7 million Nakfa profit and that 87.9 million Nakfa has been disbursed to shareholders. Expressing appreciation for the interest demonstrated by the share holders and their legal representatives, Mr. Ghirmai Gebremeskel, the Board Chairman of the Corporation, articulated his expectation that the meeting will adopt recommendations and resolution for the better future performance of the Corporation. At the meeting briefings were provided focusing investment made inside the country and abroad, opportunities and challenges encountered, as well as the progress of life insurance and other relevant issues. The participants conducted extensive discussion on the report presented and adopted various resolutions and recommendations. The National Insurance Corporation of Eritrea was established in 1992 and in 2004 sold 44% to shareholders.

Workshop on labor in Eritrea

The National Confederation of Eritrean Workers (NCEW) in cooperation with International Labor Organization (ILO) organized workshop on labor in Eritrea under the theme “Future Labor in Eritrea: Initiative of a Century”. Asmara, 1 June 2019 - The
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Workshop on labor in Eritrea

The National Confederation of Eritrean Workers (NCEW) in cooperation with International Labor Organization (ILO) organized workshop on labor in Eritrea under the theme “Future Labor in Eritrea: Initiative of a Century”. Asmara, 1 June 2019 - The National Confederation of Eritrean Workers (NCEW) in cooperation with International Labor Organization (ILO) organized workshop on labor in Eritrea under the theme “Future Labor in Eritrea: Initiative of a Century”. Speaking during the opening event in which Ms. Leul Gebreab, Minster of Labor and Human Welfare, and Dr. Weldai Fitur, Head of Investment Center took part, Mr. Tekeste Baire, General Director of the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers, said that since  1993 Eritrea despite the challenges it has been facing has been playing due part by honoring the tripartite labor relations. Mr. Tekeste also said that a lot of experience has been gained in the past 26 years. Discussion papers were presented focusing regional peace for sustainable development, labor opportunities and social justice, national development programs, investment on human resources development, influence of globalization and technology on labor, opportunities and challenges in Eritrea as well as the prospect of peace and cooperation between Eritrea and Ethiopia. Dr. Woldai Fitur, Head of Investment Center, Mr. Woldyesus Elisa, General Director of Labor at the Ministry of Labor and Social welfare, and Ms. Waffa Abdelkader from the International Labor Organization also gave briefing on international labor and its future, measures that should be taken to develop human resource in developing countries, contribution of skilled labor as well as challenges of countries in developing their human resource.

Eritrean Air Force graduates 250 cadets

The Eritrean Air Force graduated yesterday, 31 May 250 cadets on aircraft technology, air defense missile and radar systems, aviation theories and pilots for different fighter aircrafts in the presence of President Isaias Afwerki. Asmara, 1 June 201
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Eritrean Air Force graduates 250 cadets

The Eritrean Air Force graduated yesterday, 31 May 250 cadets on aircraft technology, air defense missile and radar systems, aviation theories and pilots for different fighter aircrafts in the presence of President Isaias Afwerki. Asmara, 1 June 2019 - The Eritrean Air Force graduated yesterday, 31 May 250 cadets on aircraft technology, air defense missile and radar systems, aviation theories and pilots for different fighter aircrafts in the presence of President Isaias Afwerki. During the graduation ceremony  held at the Air Force base in Asmara, President Isaias handed out certificates and Air Force armband to the cadets. Noting that the young trainees will have significant contribution in developing the capacity of the Air Force, Maj. General Teklai Habteselasie, Commander of the Eritrean Air Force, called on the cadets to serve their people and Government with commitment and protect the skies of their country. The cadets on their part expressed appreciation for the training they received and articulated commitment to diligently serve their country and people.

Eritrean nationals abroad celebrate Independence Day anniversary

Eritrean nationals residing in Belgium, Norway, the US and Zambia have enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress”.   Asmara, 31 May 2019- Eritrean nationals residing in Belgium
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Eritrean nationals abroad celebrate Independence Day anniversary

Eritrean nationals residing in Belgium, Norway, the US and Zambia have enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress”.   Asmara, 31 May 2019- Eritrean nationals residing in Belgium, Norway, the US and Zambia have enthusiastically celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress”. At the celebratory event the nationals in Brussels commending for the significant development achievements Eritrea has so far registered expressed readiness to play due part in the implementation of the national development programs. Indicating that the new era of peace and cooperation unfolding in the Horn of Africa is mainly the result of the perseverance and sacrifice of the Eritrean people, Mr. Negassi Kassa, Eritrean Ambassador to the European Union, said that strong effort will be exerted to substantiate the achievement registered with public diplomacy activities. Likewise, the nationals in Trondheim, Norway, celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary featuring various activities portraying their attachment with their homeland and expressing their commitment to contribute in the success of the national development drives. In the same vein, nationals in the US cities of Tennessee, Nashville, and Phoenix celebrated Independence Day anniversary with patriotic zeal. The event was highlighted with artistic and cultural programs. The nationals in Zambia also celebrated the 28th Independence Day anniversary with various programs featuring their unity and attachment with their homeland.

Eritrea participating at UN Habitat Assembly

Eritrean delegation led by Mr. Beyene Russom, Eritrean Ambassador to Kenya and Tanzania and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the UN Human Settlement and Environment Program, is taking part at the First Session of the UN Habitat Assembly taking place
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Eritrea participating at UN Habitat Assembly

Eritrean delegation led by Mr. Beyene Russom, Eritrean Ambassador to Kenya and Tanzania and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the UN Human Settlement and Environment Program, is taking part at the First Session of the UN Habitat Assembly taking place in Nairobi from 27 to 30 May. Asmara, 30 May 2019- Eritrean delegation led by Mr. Beyene Russom, Eritrean Ambassador to Kenya and Tanzania and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the UN Human Settlement and Environment Program, is taking part at the First Session of the UN Habitat Assembly taking place in Nairobi from 27 to 30 May. Speaking at the meeting that is underway under the theme “Innovation for Better Quality of Life in Cities and Communities”, Ambassador Beyene said that the interchanging factors of poverty, unemployment coupled with the emergence of new technology, opportunities, better facilities and increased wealth are among the main factors for the rapid urbanization. And that caused displacing agricultural workforce, climate change disasters and other man made crisis causing mass migrations from rural areas to urban centers, Ambassador Beyene added. Ambassador Beyene went on to say that the fact that basic economic infrastructure, financial institutions, industrial complexes and communication hubs are centered in urban areas are contributing to the migration of people to cities.Indicating that as in other African countries, most of the Eritrean people live in rural areas, Ambassador Beyene said that the Government of Eritrea is exerting effort to ensure basic social service and equitable opportunities to citizens across the country. At the meeting Eritrea was elected at the Bureau of the Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) representing Africa.The UN Habitat Assembly is expected to accelerate the implementation of the new urban agenda towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and approve the reviewed UN Habitat Strategic Plan 2020-2025.

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