August 17, 2019

Eritrea hosts CECAFA under-15 football tournament

Eritrea hosts CECAFA under-15 football tournament

Asmara, 16 August 2019–The first Central and Eastern Confederation of African Football Association (CECAFA) under 15 football tournament was officially opened today, 16 August in the Asmara Stadium here in the capital.

At the opening ceremony, high Government officials, Secretary General of CECAFA Mr. Nicholas Musonye, and Executive of the CECAFA under-15 tournament Ms. Doris Petra as well as heads of Sports Commissions and national sports federations took part.

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Eritrea Festival 2019 commences

Eritrea Festival 2019 commences

Asmara 16 August 2019- Eritrea Festival 2019 was officially opened by President Isaias Afwerki today, 16 August.

The opening ceremony held at the Expo Compound was attended by senior Government and PFDJ officials as well as members of Diplomatic Corps, invited guests and a number of nationals from all the regions of the country.

Upon arrival at the Expo Compound, President Isaias and the invited guests were awarded warm welcome by the nine ethnic groups of the country accompanied by traditional dances and music. Read more

August 15, 2019

President Isaias held talks with Japanese...

President Isaias held talks with Japanese Delegation

Asmara, 15 August 2019 – President Isaias Afwerki today, 15 August met and held talks with Japanese delegation led by H.E. Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Special Envoy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President of Association of African Economy and Development (AFRECO) and H.E. Ambassador Yoshifumi Okamura, Ambassador for Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD).

At the meeting conducted at State House, President Isaias Afwerki underlined Japan’s important role in African development & the Horn of Africa in these auspicious times. President Isaias stated that Eritrea values the role of and encourages investment by private Japanese companies that enhance bilateral programmes of partnership. Read more

August 12, 2019

Eid-Al-Adha celebrated nationwide

Eid-Al-Adha celebrated nationwide

Asmara, 12 August 2019 – Eid Al-Adha Al-Mubarek Hejira year 1440 was celebrated with enthusiasm nationwide yesterday, 11 August.

Salat was conducted at the celebration held at the Bahti Meskerem Square here in Asmara in which senior Government officials including Mr. Alamin Mohammed-Seid, Secretary of the PFDJ, Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maj. Gen. Romodan Osman Awliyay, Governor of the Central region, members of the Diplomatic Corps, religious leaders and a number of the faithful took part. Read more

Eritrean community festival in USA

Eritrean community festival in USA

Asmara, 12 August 2019 – The Annual Eritrean community festival in the US was enthusiastically conducted in San Jose city, California, from 9-11 August, report indicates.

At the festival that was officially opened by the Minister of Justice Ms. Fauzia Hashem, on 9 August was attended by thousands of nationals as well as friends of Eritrea.The three-day festival highlighted seminars on the objective situation in the homeland and regional developments, workshops, as well as cultural and artistic performances.

The occasion featured artistic performances by Eritrean American comedian Tiffany Hadish, Eritrean American sisters, ‘Eri-Am Sisters’, a cultural troupe from Eritrea as well as other renowned artists.

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