Sudan Deploys Troops to Eritrea Border Amid Tension With Egypt
[East African] Sudan has deployed more forces on its border with Eritrea amid rising tension in the Red Sea region.
Nuew Central Region - Activity Assessment Meeting
[Shabait] Asmara -In annual assessment meeting the National Union of the Eritrean Women branch in the Central region conductedon on 11 January, it was stated that in 2017 successful effort has been conducted in organizing women civil servants.
The Eritrean Community Festival in Australia
[Shabait] Asmara -The 18th Annual Eritrean community festival in Australia is undergoing with patriotic zeal in Melbourne under the theme "Laying Pillars for Vibrant Development".
Khartoum Accuses Eritrea of Threats
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kassala -Khartoum has officially announced its preparation for "security threats" from its neighbour Eritrea after military movements in the area adjacent to Sudan's Kassala state. The border remains closed.
President Isaias Leaves for Egypt
[Shabait] Asmara -President Isaias Afwerki has yesterday left for Egypt on a working visit at the invitation of Mr. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Sisi Receives His Eritrean Counterpart
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received his Eritrean counterpart Isaias Afwerki who started on Tuesday 9/1/2018 a two-day visit to Egypt.
Eritrea Closes Hundreds of Businesses for Bypassing Banks
[VOA] Eritrea has temporarily shut down nearly 450 private businesses, the latest in a series of moves that has sent shockwaves through the economy of the Red Sea nation.
Meeting On Closure of Border Crossings With Eritrea Held in Kassala
[SNA] Kassala -Governor of Kassala State, Adam Jammaa Adam held a series of meetings with the State's Security Committee, native administration and parties and political forces to clear aspects of shutdown of all border crossings with Eritrea pursuant to declaration of state of emergency in the Kassala State.
Kassala State Denies Closure of Crossing Border Points With Eritrea
[SNA] Khartoum -The governor of Kassala State, East Sudan, has denied reports that border crossing points with Eritrea have been closed down, saying such reports were simply social media gossips seeking to undermine relations between the Sudan and Eritrea
Central Region Regular Assembly Meeting
[Shabait] Asmara -The Central Regional Assembly held the 17th regular meeting on 29 December here in the capital under the theme "Concerted Effort for National Development and Resilience".
Praiseworthy Environmental Sanitation Activities
[Shabait] Keren -Commendable environmental sanitation activities with the objective of preventing communicable diseases was conducted in Diga and Ad-Ganed administrative areas of Mogolo and in Naro-Ans administrative areas in the Afabet sub zone.
Eritreans Questioning Effectiveness of UN Sanctions
[Ethiopian Herald] It is recalled that Eritrea has been under sanction for the last 9 or 10 consecutive years. And the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has recently extended the sanction. The underlying reason to extend the sanction, as to the council is that the regime in Asmara could not yet be refrained from its destructive behaviors.
Seminars of Eritrean Nationals Abroad
[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in the Netherlands, Angola and Israel hold discussions on the objective situation in the homeland and role of Eritrean nationals in the Diaspora in the national development drives.
EU's Ambivalent Stance on Migration
[Shabait] In what appears as a knee-jerk reaction to public outrage following the recent CNN footage showing "migrants being sold as slaves" in Libya, the EU has floated the notion of a "humanitarian corridor" to relocate "stranded refugees to Europe". In an apparent bid to elaborate the contours of this new policy, Italian Interior Minister, Marco Minniti, stated this week that "up to 10,000 refugees are slated to benefit from the programme in 2018".
Halhal - Election of Area Administrator and Village Coordinators
[Shabait] Keren -Election of area administrators and village coordinators was conducted in Halhal sub zone.
Southern Regional Assembly Regular Meeting
[Shabait] Mendefera -The Southern Regional Assembly conducted its 17th regular meeting on 26 December in Mendefera under the theme "Our Unity: Our Strength".
Effort to Develop Productivity of Youth
[Shabait] Barentu -The National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students branch in the Gash Barka region indicated that strong effort will be exerted in 2018 to develop academic and vocational skills of the youth with a view to increase their productivity.
Praiseworthy Participation in Elections
[Shabait] Keren -The administrators of the Hamelmalo and Hagaz sub-zones reported that the participation of the residents in the elections of area administrators and managing directors was praiseworthy.
Anseba Region - NUEYS Activity Assessment Meeting
[Shabait] Keren -In an annual activity assessment meeting the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) branch in the Anseba region conducted, it was indicated that praiseworthy youth centered achievements have been registered.
Emberemi and Hirgigo - Election of Area Administrators and Managing Directors
[Shabait] Massawa -Election of area administrators and managing directors was conducted in Emberemi and Hirgigo administrative areas, reports from the Northern Red Sea region indicate. The election was aimed at replacing the outgoing area administrators and managing directors.