Does the Tragedy in the Mediterranean Illustrate a New British Africa Policy?
[African Arguments] Suddenly the British election has an international issue: African migration to Europe. The sight of boatloads of poor Africans heading towards our southern European beaches induces primeval fears of being overrun. Keep them out!
The End of Fortress Europa?
[Al Jazeera] European leaders meet on Thursday in Brussels to discuss emergency measures to protect thousands of desperate migrants making treacherous sea journeys to escape war and poverty back home.
Migrants in Libya Say Face Beatings, Rape Awaiting Mediterranean Crossing
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Two Eritrean migrants waiting in Libya to make the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to Italy have spoken of the terrible conditions they face, going hungry and witnessing others being beaten and raped by smugglers.
World's Most Censored Country - Eritrea
[Deutsche Welle] Eritrea is the world's most censored country according to a new list released by the Committee to Protect Journalists. Thousands of Eritreans flee to Europe to escape torture and arbitrary arrests.
[Addis Fortune] The day of rage and sadness; here police seen while trying to capture one of the youth after the confrontation has began between police and the demonstrator.
How Eritrea, Ethiopia Impose Censorship
[allAfrica] Two of the 10 most censored countries in the world are African, says the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Logo Anseba Sub-Zone - Students Sport and Culture Week Conducted
[Shabait] Asmara -Students Sport and Culture Week has been conducted in Logo Anseba Sub-zone. The sub-zonal Administrator, Mr. Isak Ti'um, said that the initiative make due contribution in popularizing the role of youths including students to enrich their potentials in the domains of culture and sports.
NUEW Branch in Germany Maps Out New Action Program
[Shabait] Asmara -The branch office of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) in Germany charts new action program with a view to registering still more gratifying achievements.
Eritrea Most Censored Country in the World
[CPJ] New York -With journalists often facing a choice of life in exile or prison, and with even reporters for state-run outlets in fear of arrest, Eritrea secures its place as the most censored country in the world, with secretive North Korea coming in close second, according to a list of the 10 Most Censored countries released by the Committee to Protect Journalists today.
Indonesia - Vice-President Analyzes Cooperation With Zambia and Eritrea
[ANGOP] Jakarta -The Vice-President of the Republic, Manuel Domingos Vicente, analyzed on Thursday in Jakarta (Indonesia), during separate meetings, the state of cooperation between Angola and the Republics of Zambia and Eritrea.
Vaccination Against Chicken Pox and Distribution of Vitamin a Begins Across Nation
[Shabait] Asmara 22 April - The Vaccination Program against Chicken pox and distribution of Vitamin A nationwide is underway.
Nuew's Branch in Sweden Maps Out New Action Program
[Shabait] Asmara -Following review of work accomplishments during the past couple of months, the branch of the National Union of Eritrean Women in Sweden has charted new action program.
Ethiopians, Eritreans Shocked By Islamic State Murders
[RFI] In Ethiopia people are reacting via social media, shocked at the news that their fellow countrymen were brutally murdered by the Islamic State (Isis) armed group, which released a video showing the beheading of 15 Abesha people, or those from Ethiopia and Eritrea, on a beach and the shooting of some 15 people on scrubland in Libya.
Ambassador Hanna Conducts Seminar for Eritrean Nationals in Paris and Environs
[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Ambassador to France, Ms. Hanna Simon, this week conducted seminar for Eritrean nationals in Paris and its environs on the objective situation in the Homeland and development programs for this year. The briefings also dealt with the objective situation in the region. The participants of the 11th YPFDJ Conference Europe Chapter from France also gave briefings regarding the outcome of the Conference.
'Vielo' Film Comedy Wins Remy Award At International Film Festival in Houston City
[Shabait] Asmara -The locally produced "Vielo" Film Comedy has won Remy Award at the International Film Festival held in the US city of Houston.
Europe's Bad Math, Eritrea's Wrong Politics
[Addis Fortune] Poised to reverse the number of Eritrean refugees leaving the country and seeking asylum in Europe and beyond, the European Union (EU), expecting a positive prospect of "change in Eritrea", disclosed that it would extend a considerable aid package of 312 million Euros to support the Eritrean government. This consideration, while expecting the Eritrean regime to deliver on its promises in relation to human rights and democracy as well as halting the migration of Eritreans, was said to give way for the e
Cycling Tour for Truth, Peace, Justice and Eritrea Achieves Set Target - Organizers and Participants
[Shabait] Asmara, 20 April - The organizers and participants of the Cycling Tour for Truth, Peace, Justice and Eritrea that took place in connection with the 13th anniversary of the final and binding ruling on border delimitation by the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission(EEBC) have explained that it has achieved the set target.
Dembe Sembel Secondary School Students Entertain Orphaned Children
[Shabait] Asmara -As part of the prevailing culture of mutual cooperation among the Eritrean people, Grade 11 students in Dembe Sembel Secondary School have entertained and extended supported to orphaned children in Godaif area.
Joint Activities Being Undertaken in Hagaz Sub-Zone to Upgrade Student Competence
[Shabait] Hagaz -Joint activities are being undertaken in Hagaz sub-zone to upgrade student competence.
Habero Inhabitants Voice Readiness to Develop Social Service Facilities
[Shabait] Habero -The inhabitants of Habero sub-zone stated that social service facilities in the locality are rendering commendable service, and voiced readiness to enhance role to expand such services. They also explained that the facilities are making significant contribution as regards promoting community-based living style.