Category Archives: Politics

Eritrea blasts Al-Jazeera over “campaigns of disinformation”

The ministry of information of Eritrea issued a statement on Wednesday criticizing Doha based Al-Jazeera TV station over its report on about an alleged holding of Yemeni Prisoners in Eritrea.

Reaction to the station came same day following Aljazeera report …

Interest in the Horn of Africa from foreign powers has always been a double-edged sword.

BERBERA, Somalia�On any given day in Berbera, the deep-water port on Somaliland’s Red Sea coast, ramshackle ships dock next to small boats known as dhows. Most of them are waiting to set off for the Persian Gulf, laden with spices,

Gunmen Kill Five Miners in Ethiopia, Two Foreigners Among Dead: Report

Nairobi: Gunmen in Ethiopia have shot and killed five workers from a mining company in the restive west on Tuesday, residents said, with a TV station reporting two foreigners among the dead.

The unidentified attackers struck near Nedjo town, about …

Eritrea mediates peace talks between Ethiopia govt, Afar, Gambella opposition parties

March Eritrea continues its political diplomacy with respect to Ethiopia and opposition movements. The latest being reconciliation agreements between Ethiopia and opposition from the Afar and Gambella regions.

The separate Reconciliation Agreements provide/spell out frameworks for both movements to pursue

Eritrean man wins Israeli lottery

In Israel, an Eritrean man has won a million Shekels in the lottery.

Israeli television reported on Thursday morning that the man had bought his scratch ticket from a kiosk in the south of the capital, Tel Aviv. The winnings …

Human Rights Council holds enhanced interactive dialogue on the situation of human rights in Eritrea.

Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council this afternoon held an enhanced interactive dialogue on the situation of human rights in Eritrea.

Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, said that this year’s dialogue came at a …