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2016-05-02 Southern Region - Number of Health Care Institutions Increases By Over 150 Percent
[Shabait] Mendefera -The number of health care institutions in the southern region has showed a significant increment by over 150% thus playing a key role in ensuring a pertinent health care service in general and in reducing the antenatal and maternal mortality rate in particular.

2016-05-02 Easter Holiday Celebration
[Shabait] Asmara -Easter Holiday was ardently celebrated at the Eritrean Naval Base in Gedem yesterday 1 May 2016 in the presence of the Governor of the Northern Red Sea region Ms. Tsigereda Weldegiorgish and the Commander of the Eritrean Naval Force Major General Hummed Karikare.

2016-05-02 May Day Observed
[Shabait] Asmara -The International day of workers, May Day, was observed at national level within the premises of the Baroko Textile Factory under the central banner "Strong organization for a productive Union!".

2016-05-02 Commendable Outcome Registered in Controlling Malaria
[Shabait] Asmara -Commendable outcome has been registered in controlling the prevalence of Malaria in the Gash-Barka and Northern Red Sea regions, owing to the continuous efforts made in the regions. This was disclosed in a meeting conducted on April 25th in the towns of Akurdat and Ghinda in connection with the 'Global Malaria Eradication Day.'

2016-05-02 Dams and Reservoirs Constructed in Zoba Debub
[Shabait] Mendefera -Head of Soil and Water Conservation in the Southern region Mr. Teklehaimanot Zere disclosed that 113 dams and 253 reservoirs with the capacity to hold over 40 million meter cubes of water have been constructed in the region over the past 25 years of independence.

2016-05-02 Slovakia Receives 37 Somalis From Camps in Eritrea
[UNHCR] Asmara -A group of 37 Somali refugees arrived in Slovakia from Eritrea on April 14 on their way for eventual resettlement in the United States, with the help of UNHCR, the Office of Refugee Affairs (ORA) and the International Organization of Migration (IOM).

2016-05-02 General Secretary of Synod Gives Benediction
[Shabait] Asmara -His Holiness Abune Lukas, General Secretary of the Eritrean Tewahdo Orthodox Church Synod, gave benediction in connection with Easter.

2016-04-29 Soil and Water Conservation Popular Campaigns
[Shabait] Mendefera -The residents of Daero-Kun'at administrative area, Adi-Quala sub-zone, are conducting soil and water conservation popular campaigns. The campaigns are aimed at catching every drop of the rain and to stabilize the environment.

2016-04-29 Residents in Southern Region Become Potable Water Beneficiaries
[Shabait] Mendefera -The head of the water supply service in the Southern region, Mr. Kibrom Misgina indicated that within the 25 years of independence 79% of the residents of the region have become beneficiaries of potable water.

2016-04-29 Higher Education Institutions Graduate Over 23 Thousand Students
[Shabait] Asmara -The Higher Education institutions graduated over 23 thousand students from 2008 up to 2015.

2016-04-29 Resolve for the Success of National Development Programs
[Shabait] Asmara -Eritreans residing in different countries expressed resolve to work for the success of the national development programs and to colorfully celebrate the Jubilee Independence Day anniversary.

2016-04-29 Veteran Fighter Col. Gerezgiher Haile Passes Away
[Shabait] Asmara -Veteran fighter Col. Gerezgiher, member of the administration staff of the Ministry of Defense, passed away on 28 April at the age of 61.

2016-04-28 Vaccination Coverage Significantly Increased
[Shabait] Asmara -With the strong efforts exerted within the 25 years of Independence to ensure the health of the public, the children's vaccination coverage in the Central region has increased from 20% to 95%.

2016-04-28 Women Have Exceptional Place in the History of the Country
[Shabait] Assab -The Chairperson of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) Ms. Tekea Tesfamichael said that the Eritrean women have exceptional place in the history of resistance and development of the country. She made the comment at a seminar she conducted to women in the port city of Assab.

2016-04-27 Berik Sub-Zone - Soil and Water Conservation
[Shabait] Asmara -The residents of 21 villages of Berik sub-zone, Central region, have carried out soil and water conservation activities before the inception of annual rain season.

2016-04-27 Support to Families of Martyrs
[Shabait] Massawa -A meeting aimed at supporting families of the fallen heroes was held in Foro, Sub-zone.

2016-04-27 Sichuan Company Bought Mining Share
[Shabait] Asmara -The Chinese Sichuan Road and Bridge Mining Investment has bought the 60% share of the Sunrige Gold Mining Company in Asmara.

2016-04-27 Youth Trained With Different Skills
[Shabait] Asmara -3818 youth in the Central region trained with different skills graduated on 23 April. The training program was organized in partnership by the NUEYS branch in the region.

2016-04-27 Cooperative Associations Celebrate Final Offensive
[Shabait] Dekemhare -The cooperative associations of the former 70th and 16th Divisions celebrated the 25th year final offensive for the total liberation of the country in the presence of President Isaias Afwerki.

2016-04-27 Rwanda Genocide Observed
[Shabait] Asmara -The 22nd anniversary of the Rwanda genocide that took place in 1994 and that took more than 800,000 lives was observed in Asmara. The event was organized by the office of the UN in Eritrea.

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