April 29, 2013

ICG’s Conjectures on Eritrea: Realistic and...

ICG’s Conjectures on Eritrea: Realistic and Probable Or Wishful and Imaginary?

ICG’s Conjectures on Eritrea: Realistic and Probable Or Wishful and Imaginary?Eritrean Center for Strategic Studies, ECSS | On 28 March last month, the ICG released a report entitled: “Eritrea: Scenarios for Future Transition”. Unfortunately, as we illustrate below1 ICG’s primary sources are mostly the same circle of personalities and entities that harbor a hostile agenda against Eritrea while its basic presumptions are predicated on a superfluous predilection to project a calamitous trend of imminent “doom and gloom”. As it happened, these skewed approaches have rendered its scenario analysis extremely flawed, and, rather wishful and imaginary. PDF

April 24, 2013

The Small Rainy Season And Its Impact On The...

The Small Rainy Season And Its Impact On The Eritrean Farmers

The Small Rainy Season And Its Impact On The Eritrean Farmers

by Yishak Yared | According to the Eritrean calendar, the rainy season is divided into small and big rainy season. The small rainy season is from April to May. During this time there is the occurrence of small amount of rain, mainly rain showers. that motivate farmers to prepare their land for cultivation during the big rainy season and planting some crops. The crops that are planted this time of the rainy season include maize, sorghum and other types of crops that need early rain so that they sustain the month of June until the big rainy season begins. Read more

Ugandan leader’s donating sack of cash, drawing...

Ugandan leader’s donating sack of cash, drawing ire

Infamous photo shows Yoweri Museveni donating $100,000 cash to a youth group to win votes.

Infamous photo shows Yoweri Museveni donating $100,000 cash to a youth group to win votes.

KAMPALA (AP) – It s become an infamous photo in Uganda. The country s leader looks on in bemusement as a young man bends low to carry a sack filled with a donation from the president almost $100,000 in cash.

The money is a donation from President Yoweri Museveni to a partisan group of youths in eastern Uganda, where he struggles to win votes in national elections, and activists and opposition politicians are seizing upon the moment as a blatant example of political corruption in Uganda. Read more

April 23, 2013

State Criminality: Under Darkness In the Somali...

State Criminality: Under Darkness in the Somali Region Of Ethiopia – OpEd

State Criminality: Under Darkness in the Somali Region Of Ethiopia – OpEdby Graham Peebles | No matter how tightly truth is tied down, confined and suffocated, she slowly escapes. Seeping out through cracks and openings large and small, illuminating all, revealing the grime and shame, that cowers in the shadows.

The arid Somali (or Ogaden) region of Ethiopia, home to some 5 million ethnic Somalis has been isolated from the world since 2005, when the government imposed a ban on all international media and most humanitarian groups from operating in the area. Human Rights Watch (HRW) [i], report that the government, “has tried to stem the flow of information from the region. Some foreign journalists who have attempted to conduct independent investigations have been arrested and residents and witnesses have been threatened and detained in order to prevent them from speaking out“. Read more

April 19, 2013

Defamation campaign that knows no bounds

Defamation campaign that knows no bounds


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Press Statement

Asmara Art Deco Exhibition staged in the city of...

Statement of H.E. Ambassador Tesfamicael Gerahtu,...

الأمم المتحدة: 279 حالة وفاة في السودان جراء...

Press Statement

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