September 23, 2021

Ambassador Yohannes meets South Sudan’s Foreign...

Ambassador Yohannes meets South Sudan’s Foreign Minister

Asmara, 23 September 2021- Mr. Yohannes Teklemicael, Eritrean Ambassador to South Sudan, met and held talks with Mr. Mayiik Ayii Deng, Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Sudan, on strengthening bilateral relations and regional issues of interest to the two countries.

The two sides discussed the significance of the implementation of the bilateral agreement and the understandings reached by the two countries in developing bilateral relations and cooperation. Read more

September 20, 2021

Museums for Equality Diversity and Inclusion

Museums for Equality Diversity and Inclusion

By Natnael Tekle

The annual celebration of International Museums Day (IMD) was held with an aim to become a rallying point to both celebrate the diversity of perspectives that make up the communities and personnel of museums, and champion tools for identifying and overcoming bias in what they display and the stories they tell. It is to be recalled that, last year the IMD was celebrated under the theme “Museums for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion”. It is necessary to highlight some of the important notes museums play in preserving and unveiling a society’s past and present history. Read more

Technical and Vocational Education in Eritrea

Technical and Vocational Education in Eritrea

By Simon Woldemichael

National development is secured by an effective exploitation and utilization of both human and material resources toward the improvement of the lots of a nation. The Government of Eritrea has given top priority to the production of high–quality human capital capable of mastering and exploiting available resources for socio-economic development of the country. In this regard, technical and vocational education in Eritrea aims to producing skilled technicians in order to meet the demand for labor and improved productivity. The various technical and vocational schools established throughout the country offers multifaceted services that can be used to achieve quick desirable changes in the country’s socio-economic progress and human resource development. Vocational education is perceived to be more applied and less esoteric than general academic education. Read more

September 15, 2021

In Asmara it is the Culture that Protects You

In Asmara it is the Culture that Protects You

By  Natnael Yebio

An old song about San Francisco goes like this: If you are going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair, [because]….you are gonna meet some gentle people there, etc. Does the instruction still apply? The way the city has changed over the years, I don’t think so.

Asmara hasn’t changed much though. Asmara’s architectural landscape and concentration of iconic buildings – cinemas, apartment buildings, petrol stations, factories, churches, and public buildings – reflect the exemplary and innovative approach to the challenges of modern urban requirements in a highland African setting that have retained their integrity and authenticity through a protracted struggle for national liberation and duty to protect its sovereignty in the years after. Read more

September 13, 2021

Adal Poultry Enterprise Demonstrating Poultry’s...

Adal Poultry Enterprise Demonstrating Poultry’s Potential

by Habtom Tesfamichael

Adal Poultry Enterprise was established more than 20 years ago at the outskirts of the town of Keren. “Good things come to those who are prepared to work hard on their goal,” says Mr. Omer Yessuf, the acting manager of the firm. We have conducted a brief interview with him, and the excerpts follow. Read more

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Resolve to strengthen participation in national...

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