January 10, 2022

Resolve to strengthen participation in national affairs

Resolve to strengthen participation in national affairs

Asmara, 10 January 2022- At a public seminar the Eritrean Embassy organized, Eritrean nationals residing in the port city of Mombasa, Eritre, expressed readiness to strengthen participation in national affairs. At the seminar, Mr. Beyene Russom, Eritrean Ambassador to Kenya, gave an extensive briefing on the objective situation in the homeland as well as regional developments.

Providing an extensive briefing on the opportunities and challenges created by the peace and cooperation agreement reached between Eritrean and Ethiopia in 2018, Ambassador Beyene said that the instability being witnessed in the region is the making of external forces that are not pleased with the promising situation prevailing. read more

January 8, 2022

2022 A Hopeful Season for Eritrean Athletics

2022 A Hopeful Season for Eritrean Athletics

By Habtom Tesfamichael
Editor’s Note, “The article about the accomplishments of the Eritrean athletes in 2021 was published on the sports page of ‘Hadas Ertra’ by Tesfaldet Mebrahtu; the following are excerpts of the article.”

Last year, Eritrean athletes registered incredible results, especially in the marathon category. Despite the problems that the outbreak of the global pandemic posed, they participated in a number of competitions and garnered the attention of the athletics community for their outstanding results. read more


Haddas Ertra

Eritrea – Alhaditha
January 6, 2022

ቃለ ቡራኬ በዓለ ልደት ጐይታናን መድኃኒናን ኢየሱስ ክርስቶስ

ቃለ ቡራኬ በዓለ ልደት ጐይታናን መድኃኒናን ኢየሱስ ክርስቶስ

ዕለት፦ ፳፱ ታሕሣሥ ፳፻፲ወ፬ ዓ.ም.ግ.
07/01/2022ፈ.

ቃለ ቡራኬ በዓለ ልደት ጐይታናን መድኃኒናን ኢየሱስ ክርስቶስ

በስመ ኣብ ወወልድ ወመንፈስ ቅዱስ አሐዱ ኣምላክ
እንቋዕ ናብ ብርሃነ ልደቱ ኣብጽሓና

ክቡራንን ክቡራትን፡ ኣብ ውሽጢ ሃገርን ወጻእን እትነብሩ ሕዝበ ክርስቲያን ፡ ከምኡ’ውን ኣብ ሆስፒታል ተዓቒብኩም እትርከቡ ሕሙማነ ሥጋ ፡ ኣብ ሓያል ጻዕሪ እትርከቡ ሰብ ሞያ ጥዕና ፡ ኣብ ሓለዋ ሃገርን ልምዓትን ዘለኹም ሠራዊት ምክልኻል ፡ ኣብ ተሃድሶ ዘለኹም ናይ ሕጊ እሱራት ፡ ብሓፈሻ ኵልኹም ሕዝቢ ኤርትራ እንቋዕ ናብ ብርሃነ ልደት ጐይታናን መድኃኒናን ኢየሱስ ክርስቶስ፡ ብደሓነ ሰላም ኣብጸሓናን ኣብጸሓኩምን እናበልና ሠናይ ትምኒትና ንገልጸልኩም። read more

January 2, 2022

Funeral service of Mr. Romodan Mohammed-Nur

Funeral service of Mr. Romodan Mohammed-Nur

Asmara, 02 January 2022 – The funeral service of veteran freedom fighter and one of the pioneers and prominent leaders of the Eritrean Liberation struggle, Mr. Romodan Mohammed-Nur was conducted today, 02 January at Asmara Martyrs Cemetery in the presence of President Isaias Afwerki, senior Government and PFDJ officials, Army Commanders as well as religious leaders, family members, and others within the confines of COVID-19 guidelines. read more

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January 13, 2022

Joint Statement by Foreign Ministers of the State of Eritrea and the People’s Republic of China

Joint Statement by Foreign Ministers of the State of Eritrea and the People’s Republic of China

5 January, 2022, Asmara

  1. At the invitation of H.E. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Eritrea, H.E. Wang Yi, State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, undertook an official visit to Eritrea from 4 to 5 January 2022. During the visit, State Coucilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi held bilateral talks respectively with Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and H.E. President Isaias Afwerki.  Both sides had in-depth exchanges of views on various bilateral, regional and international issues of common interest in a cordial and candid manner.

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January 8, 2022

Urban Transportation: The Case of Asmara

Urban Transportation: The Case of Asmara

By Simon Woldemichael

Asmara has a functional, accessible, responsive and safe public transportation system. The huge investment in public transport and infrastructure such as roads has made people’s lives easier. The government is importing buses to meet the increasing demand of travelers.

Transport plays a crucial role in urban development by making it easy for people to have access to schools, workplaces, health care facilities, markets, recreational places, and other essential service providers. Enhanced mobility for all is one of the most important preconditions for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Goal 11 of the SDGs aims to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. Read more

January 5, 2022

Eritrea and China agree to strengthen Strategic Partnership

Eritrea and China agree to strengthen Strategic Partnership

Asmara, 05 January 2022- President Isaias Afwerki received at State House today Chinese senior delegation led by State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Minister Wang Yi conveyed a message of President Xi Jinping to President Isaias inviting him to visit China for extensive talks on the bilateral Strategic Partnership. President Isaias for his part applauded China’s monumental progress in the past 100 years under helm of Communist Party of China to the benefit of Chinese people and the world at large. He also paid tribute to China’s significant role in the advent of balanced global order predicated on respect of international law. Read more

January 3, 2022

A City in the Clouds, New Year Resolutions & a Night Out in Town

A City in the Clouds, New Year Resolutions & a Night Out in Town

By Natnael Yeibyo

The mist that covered the city a few days ago was quite some scenery. This was not Florence, Paris, New York, Barcelona and nor was it London, Rome or Venice. This is Asmara. The city covered with fog early in the morning looks something out of a Hollywood movie set. Clean boulevards, pantile roofs, palm trees and cafes dotting the sidewalk. It is December and there is a rather festive feel to the cool breeze of air.

Asmara’s famous building — the Fiat Tagliero — built as a garage in 1938 by architect Guiseppe Pettazi once pumped petrol beneath two vast concrete wings. Legend has it that the architect put removable pillars under the wings during construction to hold them steady. Upon completion he then used a gun to force his workers to knock them away. The wings to this very day are still standing still on a building that looks like an airplane than a petrol station. Visit the Tagliero at six in the evening as it turns a golden color against the deep blue evening sky and, possibly for the only time in your life, a garage will leave you breathless. Read more

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