Africa's North Korea: Reporting From Eritrea, the Land of No Journalists
The Eritrean capital Asmara, he says, is a less open place than Pyongyang. Eritrean migrant An Eritrean migrant simulates what she says is a torture technique during a protest outside the European Union delegation in Israel, in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv ...
New York Times
In Eritrea, a Diver's Dreamscape
New York Times
I started my journey in Asmara, the 7,628-foot-high capital, a charming, faded city filled with crumbling Art Deco movie theaters and cappuccino bars that date to Italy's 50-year colonization of Eritrea. (The British threw out the Italians in 1941.) A ...
The New Yorker
The Soccer-Star Refugees of Eritrea
The New Yorker
Then Arefaine gathered the local players in a hotel room, to determine who wanted to join the escape. Everyone enthusiastically agreed, except Semere, the striker. He had another way out: as ..... Because Arefaine was a gifted athlete, the Eritrean ...
Photos: Eritrea's capital city houses some of the finest 20th century architecture in the world
Thousands of Italians ended up migrating there to help with the effort. By 1939, half of Asmara's population was made up of Italians. The Albergo Italia hotel, built in 1899, is seen on Nakfa avenue in Eritrea's capital Asmara. (Reuters/Thomas Mukoya).
Modernist architecture in Eritrea
Africa's 'Little Rome' survives conflict, seeks UN accolade
Eritrea's Capital City Is Making a Strong Push for UNESCO World Heritage Status
Eritrea: 5th General Assembly of OSMA Concludes
Asmara — The 5th General Assembly of Organization of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) which was officially opened on 11 March at Hotel Asmara Palace, here in Asmara concluded today 13 March. In the congress which the chairman of OSMA, over 50 high ...
Asmara, Eritrea: A playground of futurist architecture
(CNN) Once a sleepy corner of the Italian Empire, Eritrea's capital Asmara is home to one of the world's best collections of futurist architecture. Now, the city is bidding to become the nation's first UNESCO World Heritage site. Asmara certainly ...
Face to face with the Eritrean exodus into Ethiopia
“It took us four days travelling from Asmara,” a 31-year-old man tells IRIN of his trek from the Eritrean capital, about 80 kilometres north of the border. “We travelled for 10 hours each night, sleeping in the desert during the day.” With him are ...
ERITREA : Ethiopia adopts a war-like stance against Asmara
Africa Intelligence (subscription)
Hagos, one of the leaders of an opposition Eritrean movement living in exile, the Eritrean Peoples' Democratic Movement (EPDM) had opposed violence as a solution, like most opponents of the ruling Peoples Front for Democracy and Justice in Asmara.
Eritrea: Ministry Designs Action Plan for Health Security
Asmara — The Ministry of Health adopted a three years national action plan for health security. The action plan was adopted at a workshop held from 4 to 7 April at Asmara Palace Hotel. At the workshop in which representatives of different government ...
Eritrea Slams US for 'Inexplicable' Sanctions Following North Korea Report
Eritrea information minister Eritrea's Information Minister Yemane Ghebremeskel speaks at a Reuters interview in his office in the capital Asmara, February 20, 2016. Eritrea's government has slammed the United States for imposing fresh sanctions on its ...
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