February 28, 2013

Participation of Com-patriots – The Key...

Participation of Com-patriots – The Key Factor to Economic Growth

Participation of Com-patriots - The Key Factor to Economic GrowthThe Government of Eritrea has issued Proclamation No. 173/2013 dated February 20, 2013. This Proclamation pertains to the opening of foreign currency deposit accounts in Eritrean banks, domestic commercial transactions and/or contracts, currency remittance and exchange and the declaration of currency for travelers arriving into and departing from Eritrea. It is to be noted that the previously issued Proclamation No. 171/2012, dealing with the participation of citizens in the ownership of public utility is already in effect. Read more

March 8th – International Women’s Day

March 8th – International Women’s Day

March 8th - International Women's Day

February 27, 2013

U.S. urges lifting of U.N. arms embargo on...

U.S. urges lifting of U.N. arms embargo on Somalia: envoys

U.S. urges lifting of U.N. arms embargo on Somalia: envoysby Mohamed Abdi | The United States is urging fellow members of the U.N. Security Council to agree to demands by the government in Mogadishu to lift the arms embargo on Somalia, which has been in place for the past 21 years, U.N. diplomats said on Tuesday.

The U.S. push comes after U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said last week that the 15-nation council should consider lifting the arms embargo to help rebuild Somalia’s security forces and consolidate military gains against al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militants. Read more

In unusual rebuke, Saudi Arabia accuses Ethiopia...

In unusual rebuke, Saudi Arabia accuses Ethiopia of posing threats to Sudan & Egypt

Saudi deputy defense minister Khalid Bin Sultan (Al-Riyadh)February 26, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – A senior Saudi Arabian official unleashed a barrage of attack against Ethiopia saying that the Horn of Africa nation is posing a threat to the Nile water rights of Egypt and Sudan.

“The [Grand] Renaissance dam has its capacity of flood waters reaching more than 70 billion cubic meters of water, and is located at an altitude of 700 meters and if it collapsed then Khartoum will drown completely and the impact will even reach the Aswan Dam,” the Saudi deputy defense minister Khalid Bin Sultan said at the meetings of the Arab Water Council in Cairo. Read more

“The Eritrean People Have Never Been Led Astray...

“The Eritrean People Have Never Been Led Astray By Lies and Deception”: President Isaias Afwerki

It is to be recalled that President Isaias  conducted  an  interview with  the  local  media outlets  as  regards the ‘21  January  2013  incident.’  Excerpts of the second and final part of the interview follow:

Could  you  explain  about  those  opportunists  in  politics,  who have  resorted  to  manipulating the  occurrence  in  the  wake  of  the incident?

Throughout  history,  there  have been  certain  bankrupt  and socio-culturally  despondent  carpetbaggers  who  attempt  to pull  the  wool  over  others’  eyes.  If such  a  quarter  invites  you  into  an encounter, or else, if he defiantly abases you for the sake of his own reputation, it is always good to be well  rid  of  the  engagement  from  the sought after squabble. Read more

26th Independence – Messages of...

Eritrea Attends “One Belt One Road” Initiative...

وزير الخارجية: مصر مهتمة بتطوير علاقاتها مع...

إثيوبيا تزيف الحقائق لإخفاء جرائمها...

اخبار العالم : الأمم المتحدة: الحرب تجبر...

For Uganda and Ethiopia, it’s $200m less in US...