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  • Eritrea’s Statement to OACPS Subcommittee of the Parliamentary Assembly

    Eritrea’s Statement to OACPS Subcommittee of the Parliamentary Assembly

    Statement of the Eritrean Delegation to the 56th Session of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States/OACPS Parliamentary Assembly, Subcommittee on Political, Humanitarian, Social and Cultural/PHSC Affairs Mr. Chair, Thank you for giving me the floor. Sadly, on October 8 this month, the European Parliament adopted a resolution replete with baseless allegations and insults…

  • Somali Immigration Department Director Survives Explosion Attack

    Somali Immigration Department Director Survives Explosion Attack

    MOGADISHU – The director of the Somali Immigration and Neutralization Department, Mohamed Aden Kofi has survived an explosion attack in Mogadishu on Tuesday night. According to security sources, an explosive device hit the convoy of the government official at KM4 junction in Mogadishu but the senior figure escaped unhurt. Two civilians were killed in the attack…

  • Eritrea: Beni-Amer Boy would be over 70 today

    Eritrea: Beni-Amer Boy would be over 70 today

    Growing up as kid, it seemed like every Eritrean household in the diaspora had this boy’s image on their wall. His inviting smile; his big pearly whites; his mud-stiffened ringlets hairdo known as the tiffa and tribal scars on his cheeks made him a memorable face. Although no one knows his name for certain, he does have…

  • Best Source For East African and IGAD News Since 1985

    Best Source For East African and IGAD News Since 1985

    Djibouti (HAN) Horn of Africa news and views since 1985. The Geeska Afrika Online (1985-2020) Reports uses inside sourses to provide you with a quality user experience, measure audience, and provide you with personalized regional opinion articles and briefing notes. By continuing on The Geeska Afrika Online (HAN – Horn Africa Newsline) Report, you agree…

  • Ethiopia: Can The AU & UN Halt African Wars?

    Ethiopia: Can The AU & UN Halt African Wars?

    Members of the UN Security Council will hold an informal joint seminar on Tuesday (29 September), followed by a joint consultative meeting the next day (30 September), with members of the AU Peace and Security Council. The consultative meetings have been held annually since 2007 and the informal seminars became a yearly practice in 2016.…

  • Sudan: NO DEAL! Removal from terror list

    Sudan: NO DEAL! Removal from terror list

    September 24, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan and U.S. governments have not yet signed a bilateral agreement on the removal of the former from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism (SST), said David Hale U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs. The claims agreement which is still under negotiations between the two country is…

  • Ethiopia: Prominent Actress, Almaz Hailie Dies

    Ethiopia: Prominent Actress, Almaz Hailie Dies

    Addis Ababa- The prominent Ethiopian actress, Almaz Hailie has died from an unidentified illness today. Almaz was attending medical treatment at hospital for the last two weeks before she passed away this morning. The actress has performed in stages and played in numerous Amharic movies over the last 42 years especially representing unforgettable mothers’ characters.…

  • Ethiopia: President Calls for Climate Conscious Policies

    Ethiopia: President Calls for Climate Conscious Policies

    ADDIS ABABA – President Sahle-Work Zewde has participated at the launch event of the Africa office of the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA). Speaking at the virtual launch, the President highlighted the importance of crafting climate conscious policies and getting ahead of the crisis. “In the Post-COVID period, our objective should not only be to…

  • Eritrea: the illegal West African pilgrimage via Eritrea

    Eritrea: the illegal West African pilgrimage via Eritrea

    Addis Ababa (HAN) September 13. 2020. Public Diplomacy and Regional Stability Initiatives News. Monitoring Regional Issues. This article provides a fascinating insight into the route that Nigerians and other West Africans used in from the 1920’s until the 1950’s to get to Mecca and the Haj. They used a series of unofficial ports in Eritrea…

  • HRW: Terrorism charges against Morales ‘politically motivated’

    HRW: Terrorism charges against Morales ‘politically motivated’

    Terrorism charges against former Bolivian President Evo Morales over violence that erupted in the country after he fled the country last year, appear to be “politically motivated”, a rights group has said in a report. The charges were traced to a single phone call with his former lawyer and chief of staff, during which Morales allegedly encouraged protests…

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