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By IndepthAfrica
Dec 17th, 2014
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Women were fighting and emerging from centuries of being held down. It has been a difficult battle which is still not complete. During the long armed struggle one of the objectives of Eritrean revolutionaries was to combat the oppression of women in Er...
By IAfrica
Dec 7th, 2014
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December 6, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The chairman of Israel’s Yesh Atid party and the outgoing finance minister Yair Lapid said that Israel must recognize Darfuris who entered the country illegally as refugees. Tens of thousands of illegal immigra...
By IndepthAfrica
Dec 4th, 2014
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by WS. Asfaw To have the arts of peace, but not the arts of war is to lack courage. To have the arts of war, but not the art of peace is to lack wisdom.”[1] It is neither right nor fair to compare and contrast Ethiopia and Eritrea in terms of political...
By IndepthAfrica
Nov 6th, 2014
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The time was May 2010 in Shegerab Refugee Camp, when we used to share thatched huts with fellow-refugees and I had the opportunity to live with some interesting folks. One night, when were laying on our backs, watching the stars….a gentle man with grim...
By IndepthAfrica
Oct 27th, 2014
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By Matt Petronzio Time is dwindling to meet the Millennium Development Goals, the United Nations’ blueprint to tackle an array of large-scale global problems by a target date of 2015. One of those goals, eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, ha...
By IndepthAfrica
Oct 27th, 2014
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Increasingly, I find it difficult to go to Eritrean websites to read news updates or analysis. It is never good news but a litany of new disasters, more refugees fleeting of dying, imprisonment and repression. It has been that way for some time. The hi...
By IndepthAfrica
Oct 24th, 2014
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… and that is why I know that the next chapter in the book on Eritrea is being written as I write the first chapter in my lessons of hope… actually I am not even writing it, it has already been narrated in the voice of every generation of young people ...
By IndepthAfrica
Oct 22nd, 2014
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– by Andebrhan Welde Giorgis Reviewed by Martin Plaut - Eritrea is at peace, yet its people are flooding across its borders. As many are being caught reaching the shores of Europe as come from Syria, escaping from that nation’s civil war. The Eritrean ...
By IndepthAfrica
Oct 13th, 2014
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by Ararat Iyob “Waiting for Godot is an absurd play by Samuel Beckett, about two people who wait in vain for someone called Godot. They bicker and squabble, stating, “Nothing to be done”. One does a strange thing, takes off his boot, and then the other...
By IndepthAfrica
Oct 3rd, 2014
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by Meron Estefanos Eritrean Initiative on Refugee Rights (EIRR) today reported on an alarming new trend in trafficking of Eritrean refugees fleeing dictatorship in their country. The Initiative that has been logging and monitoring the situation of Erit...