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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...
By IndepthAfrica
Sep 24th, 2014
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by Yilma Bekele This issue of Eritrea has been with us for more than I can remember. In fact it is fair to say like most of you I have lived all my life being affected by the problem with our relatives to the North. Considering the life expectancy in o...
By IAfrica
Sep 16th, 2014
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By SABA, ERITREA’s Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohamed confirmed on Tuesday his country’s confidence in wisdom and ability of the Yemeni political leadership headed by President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi to overcome the current crisis. D...
By IAfrica
Sep 16th, 2014
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By Shabait, THE Eritrean National Cycling Team today left for Spain to take part in the 2014 UCI Road World Championships competition that is scheduled to take place in Ponferrada, Spain from 21 to 28 September. Present at the send-off ceremony we...