September 29, 2020

Pre-recorded Message delivered by Foreign Minister...

Pre-recorded Message delivered by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh

on behalf of the President of the State of Eritrea, H.E. Mr. Isaias Afwerki, at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly

Your Excellency Ambassador Volkan Bozkir
President of the General Assembly;
Your Excellency Mr. Antonio Gueterres
UN Secretary-General;
Honourable Participants,

I have the honour to deliver this speech on behalf of the President of the State of Eritrea, H.E. Mr. Isaias Afwerki.

The UN General Assembly is taking place this year at a critical juncture when the world is at a cross-roads on account of the vicious COVID-19 global pandemic that has inculcated an immense loss of life so far.

As it may be recalled, I had underlined the following salient points in my message to the UN General Assembly last year.

In as far as global trends is concerned, I had stated, and I quote, “the world is on the cusp of a new world order. All vital parameters indicate that the unipolar world order has come to an end or is in its twilight years. The economic power balance is inexorably changing, with a spike in attendant intense rivalries and upheavals”. Read more

September 27, 2020

Call for proper preservation and maintenance of...

Call for proper preservation and maintenance of historic buildings

Keren, 29 September 2020 – The head of the Culture and Sports branch in Anseba Region, Mr. Siraj Haj called on the public to strengthen endeavors to properly preserve and maintain historic buildings in Keren city. Mr. Siraj made the call at a meeting conducted in Keren city on 25 September with the view to assess the process of research and documentation of ancient buildings in the city. Read more

Meskel Holiday celebrated nationwide

Meskel Holiday celebrated nationwide

Asmara, 27 September 2020 – “Meskel”, which commemorates the Finding of the True Cross, was celebrated today, 27th September at St. Mary’s Church within the restrictive confines of COVID-19. Only members of the Holy Synod were present at the two-hour colorful celebrations that were broadcast live on Eri-TV, and the faithful followed the prayers and religious hymns from their homes. At the occasion, Memhir Simon Beyene gave a briefing on the historical background of the Meskel Holiday. Read more

September 26, 2020

“I hope there comes a time when we can achieve...

“I hope there comes a time when we can achieve greatly in the art industry”

by Asmait Futsumbrhan | Born in 1988, Tedros Berhane is a young Eritrean actor whose name has been shining among Eritrean fans. Working his way up, Tedros has acted in many Eritrean feature films, plays and television serials. Here is a translation of an interview he conducted with Menesey, a quarterly magazine in Tigrigna, about his journey as an actor. Read more

The “Interventionist” and “Destabilizer”...

The “Interventionist” and “Destabilizer” Canard

by Dr. Fikrejesus Amahazion | Last week, the popular website featured an article titled, “US-Ethiopia Relations Take a Wrong Turn”, authored by Johnnie Carson, who served as US Assistant Secretary of State for Africa from 2009 to 2012 during the first Obama administration and is a former US ambassador to Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Kenya. The article strongly criticized the Trump administration’s recent decision to suspend and delay development assistance to Ethiopia over the latter’s filling of the new Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). In the course of criticizing and arguing against the Trump administration’s decision, the author made several claims about Eritrea which merit further discussion. Read more

A City in the Clouds, New Year Resolutions &...

Colonel Dawit: Exemplary Fighter and Scholar

“I always Toil to Show the true Image of my...

A Response to Congressman Brad Sherman’s...

Resolve to strengthen participation in national...

Urban Safety and Security: The Case of Asmara