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2016-08-24 Discovery of Ancient Human Remains in NRS Region
[Shabait] Asmara -Ancient human remains have been discovered in the Northern Red Sea region believed to be of major significance in the history of human evolution. The discovery was made in partnership with the National Museum of Eritrea and Sapienza University of Italy.

2016-08-24 Anseba Region - Youth Oriented Vocational Training to Be Advanced
[Shabait] Asmara -Youth-oriented vocational trainings would be advanced in Anseba region, according to Mr. Azazi Bereketab, Head of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) branch in the region.

2016-08-23 Dear Europe, If You Really Must Re-Engage With Eritrea, Here's How You Should Do It
[African Arguments] Unless Europe demands conditions as it re-engages with Eritrea, it will simply be strengthening the very regime responsible for thousands fleeing in the first place.

2016-08-24 Provision of Improved Maternal and Child Care
[Shabait] Asmara -The Himbrti health center, Galanefhi sub-zone, is providing improved maternal and child care service, according to Nurse Fisha Elfe, head of the health center.

2016-08-24 Preparation Underway for Organizing National Conference On Literacy
[Shabait] Asmara -The Director General of Media and Adult Education at the Ministry of Education, Mr. Gebrezghi Demam indicated that preparation is underway to conduct National Conference on Literacy at national level. The conference will be held in Asmara from 8 to 9 September 2016, he further noted.

2016-08-24 Seminar Towards Participation of Nationals in the Education Sector
[Shabait] Asmara -A seminar aimed at encouraging the participation of nationals in education was conducted on 18 August in Adi-Keih City.

2016-08-24 Assessment Meeting of Ministry of Local Government
[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Local Government conducted an assessment meeting on 22 August in which the Governors of the six regions took part.

2016-08-24 Popular Reforestation Campaign
[Shabait] Asmara -Members of the youth in the Biet-Meka'e Sub-zone, Central region, have conducted tree seedling planting campaign in their area. The campaign included planting of palm trees and construction of water reservoir for watering the already planted trees.

2016-08-24 Central Region - Micro Dams Impound Adequate Water
[Shabait] Asmara -The existing micro dams in the Central Region have impounded ample water thanks to this year's satisfactory rainy season, Eng. Abraham Daniel Head of Agricultural Infrastructure in the region.

2016-08-24 64 Percent of Participants of 2016 National Examination Score Passing Mark
[Shabait] Asmara -Mr. Kifle Mekonen, Head of National Examination Unit in the Ministry of Education, indicated that 64.2% of those who sat for this year's 8th Grade National General Examination have scored passing mark.

2016-08-24 Commendable Progress in Literacy Program
[Shabait] Asmara -Reports Document from the Ministry of Education indicate that impressive headway has been registered in literacy programs through regular and adult education. According to the report thus obtained, literacy rate used to be only 25% in the early 1990s as opposed to the current rate of 75%.

2016-08-22 Ministry of Health to Introduce New Malaria Drug
[Shabait] Asmara -Mr. Selam Mehreteab, head of Malaria Control at the MOH, indicated that the ministry will introduce new malaria drug, Artusnate, starting from the month of September.

2016-08-20 Call Made to Provide Extra Caution to Tourism Resources
[Shabait] Mendefera -The D. G. of Tourism Department in the Southern region, Ms. Asmaret Abraha called for providing extra caution for tourism resources so that they become domestic and international tourism attractions. She made the call at a meeting she held in Mendefera on 17 August with members of the tourism services that are assigned in the sub-zones.

2016-08-19 Eritrean Community Festivals in USA and Canada
[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean community members residing in Washington DC, USA and Edmonton, Canada, conducted their yearly festival with enthusiasm.

2016-08-19 Activities Worth More Than 10 Million Implemented Through SSWP
[Shabait] Asmara -The head of the Students Summer Work Program in the Central region, Mr. Abraham Berhe indicated that activities worth more than 10 million Nakfa have been implemented in the Central region through the Students Summer Work Program.

2016-08-18 Commendable Achievements Registered in Education Sector
[Shabait] Asmara -At an assessment meeting conducted on 17 August, it has been reported that commendable integrated activities have been conducted in the Central region to strengthen the teaching and learning process.

2016-08-18 Central Region - 96 Percent of Antenatal Immunization Coverage
[Shabait] Asmara -In line with the efforts that have been exerted to upgrade maternal and child care, the Ministry of Health has secured a coverage of 96 % of prenatal immunization in the Central region.

2016-08-17 Effort to Extend Professional Expertise Contribution to Augment Agricultural Sector
[Shabait] Asmara -The director of the Human Resources Development at the Agriculture Ministry, Mr. Abraha Gebremeskel disclosed that effort is being exerted to develop the contribution of professional expertise to augment the agricultural sector.

2016-08-17 Integrated Effort to Control TB Prevalence in Central Region
[Shabait] Asmara -Integrated effort is been exerted in the Central region to control the prevalence of TB and that the prevalence of the disease has been reduced by 90%, according to Sister Natsinet Gebreyohannes, coordinator of TB and Leprosy at the Ministry of Health branch in the region.

2016-08-18 Participants of SWP Call for Proper Protection of Lanted Tree Seedlings
[Shabait] Asmara -The participants of Summer Work Program who have been engaged in soil and water conservation activities have called for proper protection of the already planted tree seedlings.

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