Eritrea: Statement by Delegation to the the Human Rights Council
Asmara's Liberation and Martyr's Avenues were thronged with tens of thousands of residents during the Carnival Show on May 22nd and the overnight street party on the eve of Independence Day. ... What she does not tell this house is that last year 43 ...
Flydubai to expand African presence
Dubai-based low-cost carrier (LCC) flydubai plans to increase its presence in Africa to 12 destinations, following a 3.5% boost in passengers traveling between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Africa in 2016 compared to 2015. ... Flydubai's network ...
Thomas Keneally: writing the wrongs of the Catholic church
Now and again, his tendency to wear his considerable heart on his sleeve can lead to sentimentality — as in 1989's Towards Asmara, about the Eritrean fight for independence. Yet at his best — 2012's towering first ... The subject is one that, amid ...
'The Banana-Leaf Ball' Shows How 'Play Can Change The World'
Before the 1994 Winter Olympics in his home country, Norway's Olympic organizing committee asked Koss to travel to Eritrea to represent a relief organization called Olympic Aid. ... I mean, there was more than 100,000 people in the street of Asmara.
Ethiopia welcomes its enemy in open door strategy
“It took us four days traveling from Asmara,” a 31-year-old Eritrean man says about the trek from the Eritrean capital, 80 kilometres north of the border, after arriving in Ethiopia. “We travelled for 10 hours each night, sleeping in the desert during ...
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In Eritrea, a Diver's Dreamscape
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Yet despite its myriad problems, Eritrea is generally safe, though it's best to check the State Department's travel website for updated information on travel and security (see below). Its Red Sea coast offers some of the finest snorkeling and scuba ...
Why You Should Travel to Eritrea This Year
You are embarking on a flight to Asmara International Airport, the plane is full of young and elder Eritreans and visitors travelling to Eritrea. You board and notice that some people greet each other in surprise, long lost friends from the diaspora ...
IRIN | Face to face with the Eritrean exodus into Ethiopia
Under the early morning sun in the most northern region of Ethiopia a motley group of Eritrean men, women and children arrive dusty and tired at the end of a ...
Africa's 'Little Rome', the Eritrean city frozen in time by war and secrecy
Sitting on the edge of a roundabout in Asmara, the capital city of Eritrea and the centre of Italy's former African empire, the Fiat Tagliero service station is a glorious sight: art deco lettering spells out its name in both Italian and Amharic in a ...
Why Trump's travel ban is not all that it seems | The Independent
A week on from the Trump travel ban, the absurdity of the Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States is getting ...
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