February 21, 2018

Eritrean National Cycling Team accorded warm welcome

Eritrean National Cycling Team accorded warm welcome

Asmara, 21 February 2018 – President Isaias Afwerki received and encouraged the Eritrean National Cycling team that won the 2018 African Cycling Championship both in the men and women’s category.

At the official reception ceremony conducted at the State House, President Isaias congratulated the cyclists and their coaches and underscored that there is huge potential for sports in Eritrea and if properly nurtured greater achievements can be registered even on the world championships. read more

February 18, 2018

Press Release – Indian Ocean Newsletter: Another False Story

Press Release – Indian Ocean Newsletter: Another False Story

In its 16 February Publication (No 1468) this week, the Indian Ocean Newsletter (ION) falsely claims that “talks are underway between Eritrea and Ethiopia to resolve the border dispute”.
The Newsletter goes on to say: “… Official communications between the two countries had already begun in the greatest secrecy and a meeting had been planned between the Eritrean President Issayas Afwerki and the former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn…who stepped down yesterday”.

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February 10, 2018

Meeting of Ambassadors of East African countries

Meeting of Ambassadors of East African countries

Asmara, 08 February 2018- The Ambassadors of East African countries held first regular meeting on 1 February in Pretoria, Republic of South Africa. The objective of the meeting was to exchange information and ideas on the current situation in the African continent in general and that of the region in particular. read more

February 5, 2018

Eritrean delegation participates at AU Summit

Eritrean delegation participates at AU Summit

Asmara, 01 February 2018- Eritrean delegation headed by Ambassador Araia Desta, Eritrea’s Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU) and Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), participated at the 30th AU Summit held from 15 to 29 January in Addis Ababa under the theme “Winning the Fight Against Corruption: Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”. read more

Commemoration of Operation Fenkil concludes

Commemoration of Operation Fenkil Opens

Dutch action is unwarranted and unacceptable

Interview: President Isaias on domestic issues

February 13, 2018

Commemoration of Operation Fenkil concludes

Commemoration of Operation Fenkil concludes

Massawa, 12 February 2018- The commemoration of the 28th anniversary of Operation Fenkil, which was held from 9 to 11 February under the theme “Fenkil: The Dawn of Freedom” was conducted with patriotic zeal with strong community participation. Mr. Haile Asfaha, administrator of the port city of Massawa, said that the commemoration was highlighted by cultural and artistic performances depicting the value and history of the armed struggle for independence as well as sports competitions. Read more

February 10, 2018

Commemoration of Operation Fenkil Opens

Commemoration of Operation Fenkil Opens

Massawa, 10 February 2018 – The commemoration of the 28th Anniversary of Operation Fenkil was officially opened yesterday, 9 February in the port city of Massawa under the theme “Fenkil: Dawn of Freedom”. Mr. Alamin Mohammed  Seid, Secretary of the PFDJ, opened the event. Read more

January 26, 2018

Dutch action is unwarranted and unacceptable

Dutch action is unwarranted and unacceptable

On Tuesday last week, the Dutch Foreign Ministry expelled Eritrea’s Charge d’Affaires to the country, Mr. Tekheste Ghebremedhin, invoking untenable explanations for its unacceptable act. The letter that the Minister of Foreign Affairs sent to the Dutch Parliament on the case indeed illustrates the banality of the whole affair. Read more

January 23, 2018

Interview: President Isaias on domestic issues

Interview: President Isaias on domestic issues

Asmara, 22 January 2018 – In the second-part of the interview with local media on last Saturday, Presidents Isaias Afwerki stated that the country has achieved substantial progress in the sectors of education, health, water supply, food security as well as in certain areas of physical infrastructure. Bottlenecks in other critical infrastructure and related factors have however negatively affected growth in manufacturing, tourism and fisheries, whose performance remains far below our aspirations and endowments, President Isaias underlined. Read more

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