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2015-11-25 NUEYS Adopts Action Program
[Shabait] Asmara -The National Union of Eritrean Youths and Students (NUEYS) adopted an Action Program for 2016 at a meeting conducted in Asmara on the 20th of November this week.

2015-11-25 Asmara School of Deaf Celebrates 25th Anniversary
[Shabait] Asmara -The Asmara School of the Deaf celebrated its 25 years of establishment on November 22nd. The celebrations were embellished with a musical performance by the students of the school and an exhibition that depicted the 25 years long journey traversed by the institution. Distinguished guests from inside the country and abroad, including the Minister of Education, Mr. Semere Russom, attended the Silver Jubilee of the school's establishment.

2015-11-25 Support to Students
[Shabait] Asmara -Ministry of Labour and Human Welfare branches in Assab, Forto Sawa and Golij sub-zones have extended financial and educational materials to needy students. The assistance is aimed at enabling the students to focus on their academic studies by addressing the financial hurdles they face.

2015-11-25 Agricultural Projects in Golij
[Shabait] Asmara -Agricultural projects in Gerset and Aklalat areas of Golij sub-zone are providing inhabitants with job opportunities. The inhabitants indicated that despite the inadequate precipitation during the main rainfall season this year, job opportunities presented by the various agricultural projects in Golij have enabled families to lead improved lives.

2015-11-23 Eritrean Community Festival in Qatar Commences
[Shabait] Asmara -The 7th Eritrean community members festival in Qatar commences on 19th November under the theme "Our Unity-Guarantee for Our Existence". The opening ceremony was attended by Brig. Gen. Abraha Kasa, head of the National Security Agency, General Administrator of the Qatari Security, Gen. Jasim Al-Kalifa, Eritrean Ambassador in Qatar, Mr. Ali Ibrahim, as well as other invited guests.

2015-11-23 Cabinet of Ministers Holds Meeting
[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Cabinet of Ministers conducted a two-day meeting at State House here in the capital, Asmara, on the 19th and 20th of November this week. The meeting assessed the grain harvest situation in 2015 and the report presented by the Ministry of Local Government regarding development programs of the 6 Administrative regions for 2016.

2015-11-23 Remarks By Mr. Tesfai Ghebreselassie, Minister of Land, Water & Environment

2015-11-20 Debesay Wins Stage Four but Rwanda Keeps Yellow Jersey
[New Times] Eritrean Mekseb Debesay, riding for Team Aid of Germany, won stage four of the ongoing Tour du Rwanda on Thursday, from Musanze to Nyanza, after clocking four hours 21 minutes and 6 seconds in a distance of 166km.

2015-11-19 Kassala State's Council of Minister Informed On Outcomes of Delegation Visit to Eritrea
[SNA] Kassala -The council of ministers of the state of Kassala, Wednesday informed in the meeting chaired by the state's Wali (governor), Adam Jamma'a on the outcomes of the governor and the accompanying delegation to the state of Eritrea.

2015-11-19 Ibrahim Mahmoud Directs Kassala State to Promote Relations With Eritrea
[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Engineer, Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid has given directives to Kassala state to develop relations with the state of Eritrea via economic, cultural and social communications, and the exchange of the official relations particularly across the boarders areas.

2015-11-18 Statement By H.E. Mr. Girma Asmerom Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations
[Shabait] Statement by H.E. Mr. Girma Asmerom Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations On agenda item 67 : Report of the Human Rights Council General Assembly Hall 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

2015-11-18 National Associations Meeting in Switzerland
[Shabait] Asmara -Heads of National Associations in Switzerland held a meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on the 15th of November. Mr. Sleshi Idris, Head of Public and Community affairs, gave extensive briefings on current developments in the Homeland and the region as a whole.

2015-11-18 Workshop On Safety At Schools
[Shabait] Asmara -A workshop organized by the Ministry of Education for teachers from the Maekel and Southern Regions was carried out here in Asmara from 14-15 November under the central banner 'Safety in schools is the safety of a society'.

2015-11-18 Sensitization Campaign Winds up
[Shabait] Asmara -The extensive and nation-wide sensitization campaign launched by the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) on November 1st ended on November 16th after two weeks of public meetings and associated activities on eradicating remnants of discriminatory as well as harmful traditional practices that affect women.

2015-11-18 Bank of Eritrea Issues Additional Information
[Shabait] Asmara -The Bank of Eritrea has issued the following additional information on the redemption of old Nacfa currency notes in circulation.

2015-11-18 Micro Credit Programme in Tsorona
[Shabait] Asmara -Women engaged in farming and trade activities in Tsorona sub-zone have made significant improvement in their livelihoods, according to Ms. Saliha Mohammed Burhan, the Head of the NUEW in the sub-zone.

2015-11-18 Potable Water Supply Project in Serejeka, Central Region
[Shabait] Asmara -A potable water supply project was put in place at a cost of 2 million Nakfa in the administrative area of Kuandeba, subzone of Serejeka, Maekel Region, with the cooperation of the administration, citizens and other stakeholders.

2015-11-16 Ethiopia Accuses Asmara Over Yemen Crisis
[Reporter] Recent reports show that Eritrea is officially involved in the Yemeni crisis allowing the Saudi-led Arab coalition to use its Assab port, airspace and territorial waters in fighting the Houthi rebels.

2015-11-16 Sudanese Refugees Killed on Israel Border
[Al Jazeera] At least 15 Sudanese refugees have been shot dead and eight more injured in Egypt's Sinai region as they reportedly attempted to enter Israel.

2015-11-16 Charge d' Affaires Holds Talks With Sudanese First Deputy President
[Shabait] Asmara -Mr. Ibrahim Idris, Eritrea's Charge d' Affaires to the Republic of Sudan held talks with General Bakri Hassan Saleh, First Deputy President, on enhancing warm ties of friendship between the two sisterly countries.

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