Red Sea

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 24th, 2014
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By Ararat Iyob A joke regarding dreams goes as follows. Sometime, after independence, around a fireplace at a gathering with fighters and civilians, an old man sighs and says, “During the time of the Italians, we used to dream of having our own country instead we had the Ethiopians”. His audience is ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 16th, 2014
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– Dominik Balthasar Currently thought of as the petroleum sector’s latest ‘frontier region’, Somalia constitutes not only one of the most promising, but also most the most challenging of potential oil exporting countries. Whereas international enterprises face risks with regards to political fragilit...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Jun 9th, 2014
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In the first of three into this article, I stressed on a couple of examples from the pool of toxic impacts of the war of mismanagement in real life as part of my effort to bring into attention the urgency needed towards relationship mending process, because undeniably what was believed to have worked...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 3rd, 2014
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By Samuel N. Every Eritrean owes his or her citizenship to the current government. I was in first grade when the brave triumphant revolutionary forces (the EPLFTegadelti) marched into the city in 1991, ending decades of civil war and three decades of liberation struggle. How does one accept the gift ...
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 31st, 2014
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Eritrea withdrew from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition Sunday, the organisers said in a statement. The Red Sea Camels were due to play fellow east Africans South Sudan during April in a two-leg preliminary tie. No explanation was given for the pull-out, but it could be linked to ...
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 17th, 2013
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Eritrea’s refugee crisis threatens to undermine the stability of the secretive country. Just as the Horn of Africa is witnessing the slow restoration of one collapsed state – after more than two decades of anarchic conditions in Somalia – it may be facing the collapse of another. Th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 11th, 2013
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Mike AG Deceit at the Highest Level Typical of the Government of Eritrea’s modus operandi, which prides itself in deceit and misinformation, the administration in Asmara has come out with two contradictory statements for two different audiences issued via two different networks of communication...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 10th, 2013
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By RODNEY MUHUMUZA, Associated Press KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Thousands of people each year flee Eritrea, a small Horn of Africa nation. Despite relative peace, many leave the repressive regime taking trips that can be as perilous as the recent boat disaster off the Italian island of Lampedusa. Here is...