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2014-11-21 Eritrean Cyclist Dawit Haile Wins 3rd Stage of Tour De Rwanda
[Shabait]Asmara -Eritrean cyclist Dawit Haile, yesterday won the 3rd stage of Tour de Rwanda stretching from Musanze to Muhanga, a distance of 127.5 Km.

2014-11-21 Gash-Barka Region - Nueys Members Conduct Tour of Development Projects
[Shabait]Barentu -Members of the National Union of Eritrean Youths and Students branch in Agordat, Barentu and Gogne sub-zones, have conducted tour of development projects underway in Anseba region and would share experience with youths in the sub-zones of Keren, Elabered and Hamelmalo.

2014-11-21 Eritrean Community Members in Southern Germany Reiterate Readiness to Enhance Role in State Affairs
[Shabait]Asmara -Members of the Eritrean community in southern Germany have reiterated readiness to enhance role towards the realization of national development goals, and thereby build a prosperous nation on the basis of higher organization. They made the pledge at a recent meeting conducted in Nuremberg city in which Eritrean nationals residing in the cities of Munich and Alum took part.

2014-11-20 Funeral Service of Veteran Patriot Tsegai Kahsai Conducted in the Presence of President Isaias
[Shabait]Asmara -The funeral service of veteran patriot Tsegai Kahsai was conducted today at Asmara Patriots Cemetery in the presence of President Isaias Afwerki, senior Government and PFDJ officials, heads of national associations and members of the public.

2014-11-20 Eritrean International Community School in Jeddah Striving to Nurture Competent Students
[Shabait]Asmara -Mr. Nafi'e Hijai, Director of the Eritrean Community School in Jeddah city, said that the school is exerting efforts to nurture competent students.

2014-11-19 Veteran Patriot Tsegai Kahsai Passes Away
[Shabait]Asmara -The veteran patriot Tsegai Kahsai passed away on November 15 in Asmara at the age of 84.

2014-11-19 6,200 Eritreans Cross Into Ethiopia in Just Over a Month
[Ethiopia Government]The UNHCR office in Addis Ababa announced on Monday (November 17) that more than 6,200 Eritreans had crossed into Ethiopia over the previous 37 days. UNHCR spokesperson, Kisut Gebregziabher, said that "more than 5,000 Eritrean asylum seekers crossed into Ethiopian territory in October alone," adding that "in the first week of November, more than 1,200 Eritreans have arrived in Ethiopia.

2014-11-20 Development Endeavors Underway in the Homeland Guarantee for a Bright Future
[Shabait]Asmara -At respective seminars conducted from 8 to 16 November for the Eritrean community members in the cities of Stockholm, Gutenberg and Oslo, as well as Copenhagen, it was underlined that development endeavors underway in the Homeland through active popular participation constitute a guarantee for a bright future.

2014-11-20 Anseba Region - Encouraging Outcome Being Registered in Raising Student Participation and Competence
[Shabait]Keren -The Education Ministry's branch in Anseba region indicated that encouraging outcome is being registered in raising students participation and competence in the region. This was disclosed at a recent assessment meeting of the branch office for 2013/14.

2014-11-19 Central Region - Nueys Organizes Arts Training Course to 160 Youths
[Shabait]Asmara -A total of 160 youths, out of whom 67 are females, have graduated from the NUEYS branch in the Central region upon completion of arts training courses.

2014-11-19 Eritrean Cyclist Mekseb Debesai Wins First Stage of Tour De Rwanda
[Shabait]Asmara -Eritrean cyclist Mekseb Debesai has won the first stage of the 6th edition of the Tour de Rwanda in the 94.5 Km. course of the race from Kigali city to Ngoma.

2014-11-19 Nuew Members in UK Assert Readiness to Enhance Role in State Affairs
[Shabait]Asmara -Members of the NUEW branch in the UK have asserted readiness to popularize the achievements registered by Eritrean women in State affairs, and thereby bequeath to the young generation, in addition to stepping up participation in the implementation of national development programs on the basis of higher organization. They made the pledge at a meeting in London city, in connection with the 35th Founding anniversary of the NUEW.

2014-11-18 UN Delegation Holds Meetings With Eritrean Officials
[Shabait]Asmara -A UN delegation headed by Ms. Leila Pakkala, UNICEF Regional Director and Eritrea Focal Point, UNDG-East and Southern Africa, and another Mr. Ashraf El Nour, International Organization for Migration, Regional Director for East and the Horn of Africa, here on a working visit held meetings with a number of Eritrean officials.

2014-11-17 Asylum Seekers in Europe Triple
[UN News]The number of asylum-seekers in Europe from Eritrea during the first 10 months of 2014 has tripled compared with last year, with large numbers of refugees from the country also fleeing to neighbouring Ethiopia and Sudan, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said today.

2014-11-18 Eight Eritrean Cyclists Score Encouraging Rank in Toure De Rwanda
[Shabait]Asmara -Reports indicated that a total of 8 Eritrean cyclists have scored encouraging rank in Toure de Rwanda concluding competition among the first 20 in the opening competition of the Toure.

2014-11-17 Call Made On Drivers to Play Due Role in Minimizing Traffic Accidents
[Shabait]Tessenei -At a meeting he conducted with vehicle drivers in the region, Major Ressom Tekle, Head of the Traffic Police in Gash Barka region, called the drivers to play due role in minimizing traffic accidents in the region.

2014-11-17 Staff Members of Dubarwa Sub-Zonal Administration Conduct Inspection Tour of Development Projects
[Shabait]Dubarwa -Over 70 staff members of Dubrarwa sub-zonal administration have conducted an inspection tour of development projects in the area.

2014-11-17 Northern Red Sea Region - Higher Public Awareness Described Prerequisite for Reeducation of Crime Instances
[Shabait]Massawa -Lt. Colonel Habtetsion Tsehaye, head of crime investigation in the Northern Red Sea region, said that higher public awareness is vital for the reeducation of crime instances in the region in general and Massawa port city in particular. He made the remarks at a seminar conducted for owners of tourism service-rendering institutions in the city.

2014-11-17 Number of Eritreans Seeking Asylum in Europe Soars Over Figures for Last Year
[UNHCR]Geneva -The UN refugee agency on Friday said the number of asylum-seekers in Europe from Eritrea over the first 10 months of this year has risen threefold compared to the same period in 2013. In Ethiopia and Sudan, neighbouring Eritrea, the number of Eritrean refugees has also increased sharply.

2014-11-17 '1,000 Eritreans Seek Refuge in Sudan Each Month' - UNHCR
[Radio Dabanga]Geneva -More than 1,000 Eritrean refugees each month arrived in eastern Sudan during 2014, following an increase in the number of arrivals since the beginning of this year, the UN Refugee Agency reported. "The trend seems to continue in November."

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