Evidence-Based Review: International Crisis Group’s Eritrean “Exodus” Report
On August 8, 2014, the International Crisis Group (ICG) published a report on Eritrea entitled Eritrea: Ending the Exodus? The report expresses grave concern that unsustainable mass emigration of an exceptional nature is taking place in Eritrea as a direct result of the Eritrean government’s policies, while the burden of transnational migration primarily falls upon the downstream nations in the region and Europe.
The report proceeds to make specific policy recommendations for “the broader international community, led by the EU and Italy (currently EU president), and coordinated on the ground by the EU Special Representative.” Read more
South Sudan Crisis: Faulty Mediation Process
The fratricidal war that has defined South Sudan since December 2013 continues to rage, with prospects for peace as elusive today, 8 months later as they were back then.
Tens of thousands have been killed since the conflict erupted, with more than 1.5 million people displaced from their homes and villages. Read more
Djibouti President Narrowly Escapes Assassination
Waagacusub.net | A tiny African nation’s President of Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh, narrowly escaped an assassination attempt right after his plane landed in Djibouti airport.
One of the Presidential guards known as “Garde Republique de Djibouti” fired upon and injured several officials including the president’s doctor ,Dr. Idiris Abdi Galab. Read more
Eritrean nationals residing in Abu-Dhabi discuss about objective situation in the Homeland
Asmara, 24 August 2014 - Eritrean nationals residing in Abu-Dhabi and its environs conducted discussion on 22 August about the objective situation in the Homeland. Read more
Festival Eritrea Washington DC 2014, Triumphant and Glorious
by Amanuel Biedemariam | It is ironic when Africans from all around gathered in DC to demonstrate against the African leaders that attended the US Africa Leaders Summit; Eritreans gathered for their annual Eritrean Festival and celebrated Eritrea, each other, they passed-on legacy to their children, exchanged ideas, affirmed their commitments to Martyrs and enjoyed. What makes Eritrean Festival 2014 successful? Read more