June 5, 2021

Potable water project in Keren

Potable water project in Keren

Keren, 05 June 2021- The first phase of the potable water project in Keren city worth of over 14 million Nakfa has been finalized. The project that is being conducted in cooperation with the Anseba region administration, Project Adi-Halo, members of the Defense Forces and the public includes installation of 22 km water pipes, four reservoirs that could hold 3 thousand barrels of water as well as water pumps. Read more

March 31, 2021

Securing water supply in Eritrea

Securing water supply in Eritrea

By Mikal Tesfay | People who live in cities with access to running water twenty-four seven or in villages surrounded by perennial rivers can perhaps take water for granted. But not many of us can afford to do that. That is probably why World Water Day was observed on March 22 under the theme “valuing water”.

World Water Day is observed to raise people’s awareness of the global water crisis and to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, which aims to secure water and sanitation for all by 2030. Read more

March 29, 2014

Opinion: Diverting the Blue Nile’s course could...

Opinion: Diverting the Blue Nile’s course could take Africa to war

 Huda Al Hussein by Huda Al Hussein | Water wars, many warn, could be around the corner. After the removal of former President Mohamed Mursi, Egypt has inherited a huge problem: Addis Ababa decided to divert the course of the Blue Nile late May, as part of its project to generate electricity through the construction of the Renaissance Dam. Ethiopia took the decision—which will have a negative impact on Egypt’s share of the water from the Nile—one day after Mursi returned to Cairo from a state visit to Addis Ababa, a move the Egyptians considered as a blow to the Islamist president. Ethiopians seem to have sensed Egypt’s weak position. Read more

March 23, 2014

Executive Director of the United Nations Office on...

Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Yury Fedotov: Statement on World Water Day

 United Nations Office on Drugs  and Crime (UNODC)VIENNA, 21 March (United Nations Information Service)(HORNA-Vienna) – The 22 March is World Water Day. The theme is water and energy. Across this planet, 1.3 billion people are unable to access electricity, 768 million lack access to improved water services and over one-third of the world’s population have no improved sanitation. Read more

October 31, 2013

Blue Gold: The Coming Water Wars

Blue Gold: The Coming Water Wars

by Gordon G. Chang | Yesterday, nations went to war for land. Today, our conflicts involve energy. And tomorrow, Brahma Chellaney writes, the battles will be about water. The award-winning author believes that Mark Twain was right when he said, “Whisky is for drinking, water is for fighting over.” Read more

Training on discovering and researching ancient...

PFDJ Conference in Switzerland

Press Statement – Eritrea’s Preliminary...

Seminar for Eritrean nationals in Riyadh

Workshop on leadership and organization

Tourism: The Untapped Attractions of Eritrea In