January 12, 2017

President Isaias Receives Kenya’s Foreign Minister

President Isaias Receives Kenya’s Foreign Minister

Asmara, 10 January 2017- President Isaias Afwerki today received and held talks with Dr. Amina Mohamed, Kenya’s Foreign Minister and candidate for the Chairperson of the African Union Commission.

The President underlined the need for the enhancement and revitalization of the African Union to ensure that the African continent holds its rightful place in the world.  President Isaias further emphasized the urgency for both the African Union and the regional organizations (RECs) such as IGAD to get their acts together to advance the widely shared objectives of the continent’s economic integration. Read more

January 7, 2017

NUEW Juba branch holds 1st Congress

NUEW Juba branch holds 1st Congress

Asmara, 05 January 2017- The National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) Juba branch held its 1st Congress on 31 December under the theme “Commitment for Strengthening the NUEW Organization in the Diaspora”.

At the congress in which 200 members and invited guests took part, the Eritrean Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan, Mr. Yohannes Teklemeicael said that strong organization is the foundation for attaining the desired objectives. He also called on the Eritrean women residing in the Republic of South Sudan to reinforce organization and contribute to the national development endeavors. Read more

January 2, 2017

President Isaias Sends Message to Foreign Leaders

President Isaias Sends Message to Foreign Leaders

Asmara, 1 January 2017 – President Isaias Afwerki sent a message to several Heads of State and Government on the advent of the New Year once again drawing their attention to continued injustices meted to Eritrea. The President underlined that such indefensible acts not only contravene fundamental tenets of international law and morality but are also fraught with perilous threats to regional peace and security.

Recalling that 14 years have elapsed since the adoption of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission ruling on the border delimitation and demarcation,  the President pointed out that sovereign Eritrean territories still remain under occupation. In this connection, he called on the leaders to ensure the respect of the rule of law. Read more

December 30, 2016

Press Release – Al-Sharq Al-awast: distorted news

Press Release – Al-Sharq Al-awast: distorted news

Press Release - Al-Sharq Al-awast: distorted newsIn the past few days, the London-based Alsharq Al-Awsat has published – in its Arabic and English editions – a number of distorted “news stories” on Eritrea.

To embellish and rationalize the TPLF’s continued flouting of international law and its occupation of sovereign Eritrean lands, the paper gullibly parrots mendacious pronouncements of the regime’s new Foreign Minister who claims, with a straight face, that his government “has long accepted the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission ruling on Badme”. Read more

December 16, 2016

Ambassador presents credentials

Ambassador presents credentials

Asmara, 15 December 2016- The Eritrean Ambassador to the Russian Federation, Mr. Petros Tsegai presented credential to Mr. Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus as non-resident Ambassador.

At the event held on 13 December, Ambassador Petros conveyed a message of good will from President Isaias Afwerki. He also gave briefing as regards the current situation and Eritrea’s readiness to create strong cooperation with Belarus.

President Lukashenko on his part expressed his country’s eagerness to strengthen relations and cooperation with Eritrea in all sectors. He also wished good health to President Isaias Afwerki as well as peace and stability to the Eritrean people.

December 21, 2016

ERI-NEWS Bi-Weekly Newsletter

ERI-NEWS Bi-Weekly Newsletter – 61st Edition

January 7, 2017

General Secretary of Synod gives benediction

General Secretary of Synod gives benediction

Asmara, 06 January 2017- His Holiness Abune Lukas, General Secretary of the Eritrean Tewahdo Orthodox Church Synod, gave benediction in connection with Christmas.

The General Secretary of the Synod wished the Eritrean people inside the country and abroad, members of the Eritrean Defense Force, as well as the sick a happy Christmas.

His holiness called on the faithful to extend hand to the needy as well as to families of martyrs.

His Holiness also wished Christmas to bring peace and prosperity as well as success of the national development programs.

It is to be recalled that the Holy Synod headed by His Holiness Abune Lukas conducted one month tour to the US and Europe and attended religious leaders meetings.

January 7, 2017

President Isaias returns home concluding working visit to UAE

President Isaias returns home concluding working visit to UAE

Asmara, 05 January 2017- President Isaias Afwerki returns home today, 05 January, in the morning hours concluding four days working visit to the United Arab Emirates.

In the course of his visit, President Isaias met and held talks on 2 January with Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces on further strengthening the existing good relations between the two countries.

President Isaias and Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan also discussed on regional and global issues of mutual interest of the two countries.


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December 24, 2016

4th regular meeting of NUEW Central Committee

4th regular meeting of NUEW Central Committee

Dubarwa, 24 December 2016 – The Central Committee of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) conducted its 4th regular meeting from 21-22 December in Dubarwa.

During the meeting, the head of Political Affairs at the PFDJ, Mr. Yemane Gebreab gave extensive briefings on the current situation in the homeland. Mr. Yemane also called on the Eritrean women to reinforce participation in the implementation of the charted out national development endeavors. (more…)

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President Isaias receives Senegalese special envoy

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President Isaias held talks with his Egyptian counterpart

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Deux associations demandent à l'ONU d'enquêter sur des accusations de viols à Djibouti

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