Demographics of Eritrea

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 20th, 2014
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By Tewelde Stephanos, April 19, 2014     Email: testifanos@gmail.com You probably heard the story of the two shoe salesmen returning from a barefoot nation. One reported there are no opportunities there because people don’t wear shoes. The other saw great opportunities for exactly the same reason ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2014
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by Asihel Betsuamlak   I Introduction: After 30 years of armed struggle, Eritrea became an independent and sovereign country.  May 24, 1991 was a day of redemption for the heroic Eritrean people who paid incalculable sacrifices for the achievement of Eritrean national independence and freedom.  Howev...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 1st, 2014
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Counting Eritrea’s Losses of the last 16years (for the period since 1998) that resulted due to the deficient policies and dictatorial rule of the Asmara regime shows the tremendous human and material losses of the nation. Even though the loss, destruction and suffering met by the Eritrean people and ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2014
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WHEN Isaias Afewerki, Eritrea’s president, introduced compulsory military service in 1995, he said it would be good for the emerging nation. Conscription was supposed to create a disciplined, hard-working generation, strengthen the army and instill national pride. Nearly 20 years on, new research rev...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 4th, 2014
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Martin Plaut Feruz Werede, Selam Kidane and Meron Estefanos are finding ways of challenging one of the most repressive states in Africa. Eritrea – bordering on the Red Sea – is a land of extremes. The searing heat of its deserts and the harness of the mountains are softened by abundant valleys and a ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 19th, 2014
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Yosief Ghebrehiwet The melting down of the nation state Eritrea, as displayed in its institutional, economic, infrastructural, military, political and demographic meltdowns, has now reached its highest level. Even though these meltdowns keep feeding on one another to reach the critical stages they ar...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 5th, 2014
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Eritrea Condemned on Indefinite National Service at UN Review (Geneva 03-02-2014) Diplomats, gathered for the UN Universal Periodic Review, today identified the interminable National Service in Eritrea as a cause for grave concern. Representatives of the Stop National Service Slavery in Eritrea Campa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 3rd, 2014
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“Hade Libi, Hade Hizbi”… based on reality or are we just dreaming? A few weeks ago African migrants (mostly Eritreans), the youthful at heart with their tots and the youth with their spirit descended on the streets of Tel Aviv in an act of defiance seldom seen in the nation of Israel. They screamed t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 3rd, 2014
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HRCE Eritrean Refugee dies in Negad detention cerntre in Djibouti Thomas Haddish, a 21 -year-old Eritrean, died yesterday evening in Djibouti Negad Detention Centre. Having fled from Eritrea three years ago, fearing serious persecution, he sought asylum in Djibouti. From the moment of his arrival in ...