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Apr 28th, 2014
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By Daniel Teclegiorgis About two months ago I visited Addis Ababa for a second time since I was deported (07/98) as part of and/or side effect of the war of mismanagement which no body had dreamt about. Amazingly part of the answer to the question why I keep flying from the USA to Ethiopia on [&helli...
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Apr 26th, 2014
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By Zekre Lebona A couple of articles were recently published in order to debunk the alleged de-industrialization during the period of the federation and the complete union with Ethiopia through the alleged acts of factory removals to the hinterland, discouraging direct foreign investment and complete...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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ANALYSIS Eritrea perfectly illustrates the amount of guesswork involved in economic analysis of Africa. At the start of this week, Nigeria’s GDP figures nearly doubled after the government recalculated economic output. Statisticians rebased their numbers to include changes to the economy, and in a he...
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Apr 7th, 2014
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Bereket Alazar We have barley entered the spring season and boat loads of migrants many of them (or dare I say most of them) from Eritrea and Syria are risking their immediate safety to gain a perpetual one. If this early wave of boat migration to European beaches is sign of the things to come, [&hel...
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Apr 4th, 2014
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Zekre Lebona Eritrean nationalists and particularly the political writers often point out to the legacy of the industrial base left first by Italy and then by the British who later resuscitated the Eritrean economy in 1943, though all were intended for the purpose of waging war. They point out to the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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Stop National Service Slavery in Eritrea Campaign The Stop National Service Slavery in Eritrea Campaign, welcomes the United Nations Special Rapporteur comments on the situation of human rights in Eritrea. Sheila B. Keetharuth,’s warning about persisting human rights violations in the Eritrea and par...
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Mar 27th, 2014
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Last week saw the closing plenary of the ‘Talking Eritrea’ seminar series organised by Justice Africa and SOAS, entitled ‘Limits on Research and Reporting in Eritrea: The Implications for Peace and Rights’. This marked the conclusion of a four part series, with the previous talks addressing the criti...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 26th, 2014
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Yosief Ghebrehiwet [This article should be taken as my second installment in response to critical questions raised by a brilliant commentator by the penname of “Serray” at awate.com in regard to the Cause and Nature of the Eritrean Revolution. The first installment, “Eritrea: The Fe...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 23rd, 2014
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Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki was his usual uncompromising self when interviewed on national television earlier this month. Only “daydreamers” believe in alternatives to the ruling People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), said the man who has run this Red Sea state for 2...
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Feb 14th, 2014
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Samsom’s father Mr Haile and his mother Ms Zayd were both fighters during the Eritrean liberation struggle. Samsom was the only child of this young couple. Samson’s father lost his life during the struggle and his mother Zayd became his only parent. After Eritrea won its independence, his mother, now...