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By IndepthAfrica
Jan 7th, 2015
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Secret internal correspondence from Amnesty International has been published detailing a plan to instigate regime change in the small east African country of Eritrea funded by a grant from the US State Department under then Secretary of State Hillary C...
By IndepthAfrica
Dec 29th, 2014
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by Yosief Ghebrehiwet A delegation from the Danish Immigration Service (DIS) that has recently been to Eritrea on a fact-finding mission has come out with a hefty report, Eritrea – Drivers and Root Causes of Emigration, National Service and the Possibi...
By IAfrica
Dec 24th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle December 23, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – A senior Ethiopian air force pilot has defected to neighbouring Eritrea along with two trainees and a fighter helicopter during a training session. In a statement it issued to the state-run Et...
By IAfrica
Dec 23rd, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle December 22, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Two Eritrean rebel groups on Monday said they have killed 7 Eritrean intelligence agents in an attack they jointly carried out on a military camp in the southern part of the country. Eritrea, ...
By IndepthAfrica
Dec 23rd, 2014
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opinion By Nurye Yassin It is true that the foreign policy of any country is an extension of its domestic policy. Eritrea is no exception to this reality. The formulation and praxis of Eritrea’s foreign policy emanates from its domestic political...
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...