January 17, 2019

Eritrean community festival in Australia concludes

Eritrean community festival in Australia concludes

Asmara, 17 January 2019- Eritrean community festival in Australia that was underway from 11 January under the theme “New Era for Higher Development” concludes on 13 January with enthusiasm. The 19th annual festival that was attended by nationals from all ages was featured with cultural and artistic performances, sports competitions and various entertaining programs.

At the festival seminar was also organized with a view to strengthen organizational capacity of national organizations in congruent with the new era of peace and cooperation. read more

January 12, 2019

Eritrean Community Festival in Australia commences

Eritrean Community Festival in Australia commences

Asmara, 12 January 2019 – Festival of Eritrean communities in Australia commenced yesterday 11 January in Melbourne with patriotic zeal.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the festival in which nationals from various Australian cities and invited guests took part, Mr. Mehari Tekeste General Counsel of Eritrea in Australia and New Zealand said that this year’s festival is unique for it is being held at the time of the unfolding peace and cooperation in the region. He also congratulated the people of Eritrea and Ethiopia. Mr. Mehari further expressed expectation that the Eritrean people will repeat the miracle demonstrated in the past in the realization of the national vision. read more


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January 8, 2019

General Secretary of Synod gives benediction

General Secretary of Synod gives benediction

Asmara, 07 January 2019 – His Holiness Abune Lukas, General Secretary of the Eritrean Tewahdo Orthodox Church, Synod, gave benediction in connection with Geez Christmas.

Stating that this year’s Geez Christmas is being celebrated for the first time at a time of the unfolding peace between Eritrea and Ethiopia, the General Secretary of the Synod wished the peoples of Eritrea and Ethiopia a Happy New year and Merry Christmas. read more

December 30, 2018

Fourth round Shingrwa contest finalizes

Fourth round Shingrwa contest finalizes

Asmara, 30 December 2018- The fourth round 2017/2018 Shingrwa Academy contest finalized yesterday 29th December and was live broadcast on Eri-TV. At the fourth round Shingrwa contest that was conducted nationwide, a total of 660 contestants participated in three categories namely, singing, dancing and musical instrument.

At the ceremony conducted in Cinema Roma in the presence of Government officials and invited guests, Mr. Asmelash Abraha, Director General of Eri-TV stated that the fourth round Shingrwa contest lasted for 18 months and witnessed highest number of contestants ever and extensive cultural diversity was reflected. read more

Southern region 18th regular Assembly meeting

Omhajer-Humera border point re-opened

Senior Eritrean delegation on working visit to...

Eritreans welcome New Year 2019 with enthusiasm

January 10, 2019

Southern region 18th regular Assembly meeting

Southern region 18th regular Assembly meeting

Mendefera, 10 January 2019- The Southern region regional Assembly held its 18th regular meeting on 9 January in Mendefera.

Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Weldai Ghebre, Chairman of the regional Assembly, said that the new era of peace prospect shoulders every citizen to work hard for the national development.

Indicating that peace is the foundation of development and prosperity, Mr. Weldai called for reinforcing participation in realizing the national vision through taking advantage of the opportunities available. Read more

January 8, 2019

Omhajer-Humera border point re-opened

Omhajer-Humera border point re-opened

Asmara, 11 September 2018- President Isaias Afwerki and Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed officially opened today, 7 January 2019, the Omhajer- Humera border points connecting the two countries.

The Omhajer-Humera road that has been closed for 20 years is important road transporting people and goods from and to Eritrea-Ethiopia.

The event was attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Osman Saleh, Presidential Adviser, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, Commandor of the Western Front, Brig. Gen. Tekle Kiflai on the Eritrean side and Dr. Debretsion Gebremicael, President of the Tigray region, Mr. Gedu Endargachew, President of the Amhara region and Gen. Seare Mekonnen, Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian Armed Forces on the Ethiopian side. Read more

January 5, 2019

Senior Eritrean delegation on working visit to Kenya

Senior Eritrean delegation on working visit to Kenya

Asmara, 04 January 2019- Senior Eritrean delegation comprising Foreign Minister Mr. Osman Saleh and Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab are on a working visit to the Republic of Kenya.

The Eritrean delegation today, 4 January met and held discussion with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kenya, Ambassador Monica Juma on the progress and strengthening of the understanding reached between President Isaias Afwerki and President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on 15 December. Read more

January 1, 2019

Eritreans welcome New Year 2019 with enthusiasm

Eritreans welcome New Year 2019 with enthusiasm

Asmara, 01 January 2019- The Eritrean people have welcomed New Year 2019 with enthusiasm and great hope of peace and development.

Participants at the concert held on the eve of the New Year at Bahti Meskerem Square said that the New Year 2019 is unique for it is being celebrated at the time of peace and friendship prospect between Eritrea and Ethiopia and the lifting of the unwarranted sanctions that has been imposed on Eritrea for the past nine years. Read more

Ambassador Semere Russom presents credentials

Meeting on empowering women

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President Isaias departed to Abu Dhabi

Joint Press Statement between Somalia and Eritrea

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