Radio Erena - Independent Voice for Eritrea
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders is today launching a campaign to promote Radio Erena, Eritrea's only independent and apolitical radio station. The campaign's launch comes on the eve of the 24th anniversary of Eritrea's independence from Ethiopia on 24 May.
Messages of Congratulations Continue
[Shabait] Asmara -The Presidents of Russia, South Africa, Germany and Singapore have sent messages of congratulations to the people and Government of Eritrea in connection with the 24th anniversary of Independence.
Inhabitants of Hagaz Sub-Zone Benefit From Development Undertakings
[Shabait] Hagaz -The inhabitants of Hagaz sub-zone have managed to lead improved life style thanks to the development programs implemented over the past 24 years since independence.
Workshop On EEBC Ruling Conducted in Republic of Sudan
[Shabait] Asmara -A workshop organized by the Eritrean Embassy in the Republic of Sudan was conducted this week pertaining to the final and binding resolution of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission's ruling on border delimitation.
Historic Genfelom Trenchers Under Renovation
[Shabait] Hamelmalo -The historic battlefield trenchers in Genfelom, Hamelmalo sub-zone, are under renovation through popular campaign. The activity is taking place as part of the celebrations marking the 24th anniversary of Independence.
Health Ministry Organizes Training On Drug Quality Control
[Shabait] Keren -The Ministry of Health has organized training at Azel Pharmaceutical Plant in Keren on drug quality control. Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Amina Nur Husein, Minister of Health, underlined the significance of the training in raising staff capacity. The training was given by experts from Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania and Nigeria.
World Leaders and Heads of Organizations Send Messages of Congratulations
[Shabait] Asmara -The Heads of State of Saudi Arabia, People's Republic of China, India, Mexico, Israel, Liberia and the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, as well as the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization have sent messages of congratulation to President Isaias Afwerki on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of Independence.
Independence Torch lit in Rora Mensae trenches
[Shabait] Independence Torch was lit in Rora Mensa'e trenches to signal official commencement of celebrations for the 24th Anniversary of Independence.
Eritreans in Bern and Atlanta Celebrate Independence Anniversary
[Shabait] Asmara -Eritreans living abroad are celebrating 24th Independence Anniversary in various ways. In this connection, Eritreans residing in the Swiss city of Bern as well as those in Atlanta, the United States, have celebrated the event with colorful cultural shows and folk dances. These events are invariably creating propitious platforms for participants to pay homage to Eritrea's martyrs as well as pledge support to the nation-building process.
Eritrea Exiles Form Union
[The Star] ERITREAN exiles in East Africa have formed an association to cater for the interests of all those who have escaped political repression in their homeland.
Sports Activities in London
[Shabait] Asmara -Football matches to mark the 24th Independence Anniversary were held in London this week. Thirty two soccer teams took part in the tournament that attracted huge turnout from parents and the young in the Eritrean community in London.
Eritrea Participates in Anti-Sanctions Conference
[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrea participated in a conference held in Rome this week to assess the multi-layered consequences and ramifications of sanctions imposed on individual countries.
PFDJ German Branch Holds Annual Meeting
[Shabait] Asmara -Members of the PFDJ branch in Germany said that strengthening the Front is the timely mission of its members. They made the remarks at an annual meeting in Manheim city.
Village Health Workers Receive Training Course
[Shabait] Hagaz -A total of 48 village health workers in Hagaz sub-zone have received training on control of communicable and non-communicable diseases, combating TB and malaria, in addition to promoting mother and child care.
Preparations Underway to Celebrate 24th Independence Anniversary
[Shabait] Asmara -Ambassador Zemede Tekle, Commissioner of Sports and Culture and Chairman of the National Holidays Coordinating Committee, stated that extensive preparations are being made on the part of broad sections of the citizenry inside the country and abroad to celebrate the 24th Independence Anniversary.
NUEW Branch in South Sudan Holds Founding Congress
[Shabait] Asmara -The branch of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) in South Sudan held a founding Congress on May 10. In an opening speech, the Eritrean Ambassador to South Sudan, Mr. Yohanes Teklemichael, gave briefings on the active role Eritrean women played in the armed struggle for independence and in the subsequent phase for safeguarding national sovereignty and integrity.
Foreign Minister Holds Talks With Egyptian Counterpart
[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrea's Foreign Minister, Mr. Osman Saleh, held talks yesterday on the 7th of May with Mr. Sameh Shoukry, the Foreign Minister of Egypt, on enhancing Eritrean-Egyptian relations.
Support to Martyrs' Trust Fund
[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean citizens residing in different US cities have contributed thirty eight thousand dollars in support of martyrs families and for strengthening the Martyrs Trust Fund.
National Bank Introduces New Check System for Individual Citizens
[Shabait] Asmara -The National Bank has introduced a new check system enabling individual nationals (non-traders) to become beneficiaries of current account, disclosed Mr. Kibreab Woldemariam, Administrator of the Bank.
Eritrean Citizens Residing in Nantes and Environs Assert Readiness to Step Up Participation in State Affairs
[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean citizens residing in Nantes and its environs, France, have asserted readiness to step up participation in the national development drive. In a seminar she conducted for them, the Eritrean Ambassador to France, Ms. Hanna Simon, gave extensive brifiengs on the accomplishments registered in different development programs.