Eritrea - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Ethiopia to overthrow Eritrean government? Sat, 19 Mar 2011 21:38:38 +0100 Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia has revealed that his government has embarked on new strategy that targets Eritrean president Isayas Afwerki, his arch foe, and government. Yohannes Anberbir Sudan - A nation divided: Eritrea and Ethiopia's proxy war Sat, 25 Dec 2010 10:14:01 +0100 Eritrea's importance in the Horn of Africa regional politics is dictated more by its strategic location along the Red Sea than its wealth. Despite talks of gold discovery, Eritrea is one the world's poorest countries with an economy that was further bankrupted by a costly and absurd war with Ethiopia in 1998. Yet, Eritrea remains a regional power to reckon with. The sixth in our series about South Sudan's pending historic independence referendum highlights the importance of Eritrea on the South Sudan referendum. KASSAHUN Africa: Behind the race for Education for all by 2015 Tue, 21 Sep 2010 05:46:58 +0200 African countries have the unhealthiest environment for school-age children a new report has claimed. Children in Somalia, Eritrea, Comoros, Ethiopia, Chad, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Liberia are not getting an education. Konye Obaji Ori Ethiopia: Nowhere to hide for insurgent forces Thu, 16 Sep 2010 03:56:25 +0200 At least 123 militiamen of the Ogaden National Liberation Front- the rebel forces fighting the Ethiopian government have been killed by Ethiopian army. Konye Obaji Ori Ethiopia: Eritrean group set to overthrow government Thu, 12 Aug 2010 12:43:22 +0200 A coalition of ten opposition parties from Eritrea have made a resolution to form a parliament in exile at a just ended assembly in Ethiopia's Capital, Addis Ababa. Desalegn Sisay African countries' reluctance to ratify Kampala Declaration questioned Tue, 29 Jun 2010 18:18:03 +0200 Uganda government has expressed its unhappiness towards African countries over delays in the ratification of the Kampala Declaration, which aims at ensuring that African states partner in offering protection to victims of forced displacement and the reconstruction of communities emerging from conflicts. Geof Magga Mugabe, Zenawi, Bashir, Afwerki, Mubarak, Biya... World's worst despots list Tue, 22 Jun 2010 14:19:42 +0200 A United States based think tank, Foreign Policy/Fund for Peace has ranked President Mugabe as the second worse despots in the world after North Korean Kim Jongil. The nearly 90-ear-old Zimbabwean president is followed by the presidents of Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Libya, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt... Alice Chimora Egypt better off settling water spat with Ethiopia led Nile Basin negotiations Tue, 27 Apr 2010 17:06:02 +0200 Negotiations between the ten countries of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), April 13 in Sharm Al-Sheikh, hit the wall over Cairo's refusal to give its stamp of approval to a new Nile water share plan that could see a reduction of its quota. Egypt enjoys half of the Nile River's water resource by virtue of a treaty signed with Great Britain in 1929. According Mikaïl Barah, a researcher at the Institute of International and Strategic Relations (IRIS), Egypt has everything to gain by changing its attitude. Interview. Prince Ofori-Atta Sudan-Eritrea strengthen ties against UN Eritrea sanctions Sat, 06 Mar 2010 00:38:39 +0100 The Khartoum government of northern Sudan has moved to strengthen alliances with Eritrea by condemning the United Nations sanctions on Eritrea, which came after the emergence of documented allegations that Eritrea supports and arms rebel groups in Somalia. Konye Obaji Ori Eritrea: Radio Bana journalist in solitary confinement a year after her arrest Tue, 23 Feb 2010 11:32:58 +0100 Reporters Without Borders has just learned from credible Eritrean sources that journalist and essayist Yirgalem Fisseha Mebrahtu has been held in solitary confinement for the past few weeks in May Srwa prisons, to the north of Asmara. It is not known why she is being given this treatment. Eritrea sanctions get mixed reactions Tue, 23 Feb 2010 03:35:10 +0100 The Eritrean Diaspora has expressed its anger over a recently imposed United Nations sanctions that seek to penalize the eastern African country for supporting Somali insurgents. The sanctions, imposed in December, came after intensive lobbying by Eritrea's neighboring countries and regional blocs including the African Union. Konye Obaji Ori Ethiopian PM surprised by Libyan dissent over Eritrea sanctions Mon, 28 Dec 2009 09:41:03 +0100 Ethiopian Premier has hailed the United Nations sanctions against Eritrea and expressed surprise over Libya's dissent, while indicating that China's position is the best yet. Libya, in the meantime, has critcised the sanctions saying it will “obstruct peaceful solutions”. Desalegn Sisay Eritreans back UN sanctions as leaders blame Ethiopia Fri, 25 Dec 2009 11:09:55 +0100 According to local polls, most Eritreans support the United Nations sanctions imposed on Eritrea under the 'repressive' government of President Isaias Afwerki. Eritrea has repeatedly been accused of destabilizing the Horn of Africa since it gained independence from Ethiopia in 1993 after a 30-year guerrilla war. Konye Obaji Ori Eritrea: National football teams thousands flee for dear life Tue, 15 Dec 2009 13:42:47 +0100 The repressive and authoritarian government regime in Eritrea has suffered a new disapproval as its national football team refused to return to the country after a tournament in Kenya. Authorities have confirmed that it is the third time an Eritrean team had failed to return home after an international tournament. Konye Obaji Ori Six African countries fare worst on The Global Hunger Index Mon, 19 Oct 2009 00:38:24 +0200 Ethiopia, Eritrea, DRC, Sierra Leone, Burundi and Chad are categorised as being in a state of extremely alarming levels of hunger in the newly released 2009 Global Hunger Index by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Twenty-nine countries around the world have alarming or extremely alarming levels of hunger, and 13 countries have actually seen increases in their hunger levels since 1990, according to the report. Desalegn Sisay