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Eritrean Nationals in Diaspora Celebrate Independence Day Anniversary

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals in various cities in the US, Italy, Germany, Norway and Australia have celebrated the 27th Independence Day anniversary under the theme "Vision through Toil". (AllAfrica)


25 Years of Independence but Still Not Free

[Deutsche Welle] Once seen as a beacon of hope, how did Eritrea earn its name as the "North Korea of Africa?" With an authoritarian government and a young population leaving in droves, how far has Eritrea come? (AllAfrica)


Eritrean Nationals Celebrate Independence Day

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in Tubingen, Germany, celebrated the 27th Independence Day anniversary with patriotic zeal under the theme "Vision through Toil". (AllAfrica)


Vocational Training Provided to 95 Civil Servants

[Shabait] Massawa -The Massawa Vocational Training Center provided vocational trainings for 95 civil servants. The six months theoretical and practical training included electronics, electricity, and computer applications. (AllAfrica)


More Messages of Congratulations

[Shabait] Asmara -The leaders of Burkina Faso and Georgia as well as the Federation of World Peace and Love and the UN Food and Agricultural Organization sent messages of congratulations to the Government and people of Eritrea in connection with the 27th Independence Day anniversary. (AllAfrica)


Eritrean Nationals Celebrate Independence Day Anniversary

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and Oakland, the US, have celebrated the 27th Independence Day anniversary in fervor under the theme "Vision through Toil". (AllAfrica)


Eritrean Nationals Abroad Celebrate Independence Day

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Germany and the US have celebrated the 27th Independence Day anniversary under the theme "Vision through Toil" featuring various activities portraying their attachment with their homeland. (AllAfrica)


More Messages of Congratulations

[Shabait] Asmara -The leaders of Cote d'Ivoire, the Netherlands, Greece and Sri Lanka sent messages of congratulations to the people and Government of Eritrea in connection with the 27th Independence Day anniversary. (AllAfrica)


Breaking the Silence On Menstruation

[IDS] Menstrual Hygiene day on May 28th aims to help break the silence and build awareness about the fundamental role that good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) plays in enabling women and girls to reach their full potential. It supports and promotes the integration of MHM into global, national and local policies, programmes and projects. (AllAfrica)


Speech Delivered By President Isaias Afwerki At the Official Ceremony of the 27th Independence Day Anniversary

[Shabait] Dear Participants and Invited Guests, (AllAfrica)


Eritrean People Welcome Independence Day With Enthusiasm

[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean people marked the eve of Independence Day anniversary with patriotic zeal with street dances accompanied with fireworks and with 21 gun salutes in the morning hours of May 24. (AllAfrica)


Nationals in Diaspora Celebrate Independence Day

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals in Stockholm, Sweden, Oslo, Norway, Brussels, Belgium, Hamburg, Germany, Colorado, USA and Winnipeg, Canada have celebrated the 27th Independence Day anniversary with enthusiasm under the theme "Vision through Toil". (AllAfrica)


President Isaias' Speech in Connection With the 27th Independence Day Anniversary

[Shabait] Asmara -In a speech he delivered in connection with the 27th Independence Day anniversary, President Isaias Afwerki congratulating the Eritrean people inside the country and abroad said that the establishment of an independent nation, a nation that is economically prosperous; that progresses constantly to a higher level of development; that is endowed with stability and security; that thrives in a neighborhood of mutual respect and cooperation- is not predicated on sheer and subjective, political good will, alone (AllAfrica)


Messaged of Congratulations Continues

[Shabait] Asmara -President Cyril Ramaphosa of the Republic of South Africa and Mr. Musa Faki Mahamat, Chairman of the African Union Commission, sent messages of congratulations to the people and Government of Eritrea in connection with the 27th Independence Day anniversary. (AllAfrica)


FM Expresses Regret Over Eritrean Unfounded Accusations Against the Sudan

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday expressed regret over Eritrean unfounded accusations that Sudan and Ethiopia are allegedly planning to support rebels against Asmara and that this agreement was concluded during a recent visit to the Sudan by the Ethiopian Prime Minister. (AllAfrica)


Nationals in Diaspora Celebrate Independence Day

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals in Italy, the Netherlands, Canada and Australia have celebrated the 27th Independence Day anniversary with enthusiasm. (AllAfrica)


More Messages of Congratulations

[Shabait] Asmara -The leaders of the Cuba, Switzerland, France, the UK, Yemen, Libya, Nigeria and Palestine sent messages of congratulations to the people and Government of Eritrea in connection with the 27th Independence Day anniversary. (AllAfrica)


Carnival Show in Asmara City

[Shabait] Asmara -A carnival show under the theme "Dejen Hizbawi Ginbar" was staged in the streets of Asmara on May 22 in connection with the 27th Independence Day Anniversary. (AllAfrica)


More Messages of Congratulations

[Shabait] Asmara -The leaders of the Republic of Egypt, Russian Federation, Federal Republic of Germany and Democratic People's Republic of Korea sent messages of congratulations to the people and Government of Eritrea in connection with the 27th Independence Day anniversary. (AllAfrica)


Eritrean Nationals Abroad Celebrate Independence Day

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in the UK and Germany celebrated the 27th Independence Day anniversary fervently under the theme "Vision through Toil". (AllAfrica)


Messages of Congratulations

[Shabait] Asmara -The leaders of the People's Republic of China, Republic of Algeria, Republic of Croatia and Sweden sent messages of congratulations to the people and Government of Eritrea in connection with the 27th Independence Day anniversary. (AllAfrica)


Marathon Competitions in Connection With Independence Day Anniversary

[Shabait] Asmara -Marathon competition and mass sport organized by the Commission of Culture and Sports in connection with the 27th Independence Day Anniversary celebrations was held on 20 May. (AllAfrica)


Independence Day Colorfully Celebrated in Gash Barka Region

[Shabait] Barentu -The 27th Independence Day anniversary was colourfully celebrated on 20 May at regional level in the Gash Barka region. (AllAfrica)


Music and Dancing Competitions in Connection With Independence Anniversary

[Shabait] Asmara -Music and dancing competitions that have been underway for the last three months in connection with the 27th Independence Day anniversary concluded at a ceremony conducted on 18 May at Bahti Meskerem Square. (AllAfrica)


Symposium On Health Issue

[Shabait] Asmara -Symposium on health issues was held at the Adi-Guaedad health center, in Gala-Nafhi sub-zone in the Central region, in connection with the 27th Independence Day anniversary. (AllAfrica)


Independence Day Anniversary Celebrations Commence in SRS and Anseba Regions

[Shabait] Asmara -Reports indicate that the 27th Independence Day Anniversary celebrations have started with great public participation in the Southern Red Sea and Anseba regions. (AllAfrica)


More Messages of Congratulations

[Shabait] Asmara -Presidents of the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Republic of Malawi, Prof. Peter Mutharika sent messages of congratulations to the Government and people of Eritrea in connection with the 27th Independence Day anniversary. (AllAfrica)


More Independence Day Celebrations

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in New Orleans and Columbus, the US, Paris, France, as well as in Dubai and Northern Emirates colorfully celebrated the 27th Independence Day anniversary under the theme "Vision through Toil". (AllAfrica)


NICE: Share holders’ annual meeting

The National Insurance Corporation of Eritrea (NICE) held its 14th regular meeting of shareholders at the Hotel Asmara Palace on 2 June.

Asmara, 02 June 2018- The National Insurance Corporation of Eritrea (NICE) held its 14th regular meeting of shareholders at the Hotel Asmara Palace on 2 June.

The Board Chairman of the Corporation, Mr. Girmai Gebremeskel indicated that the board as the highest body of the corporation has been conducting annual meeting since 2004 and adopting resolutions based on the agendas presented.

Mr. Zeru Woldemichael, General Manager of the Corporation, indicated that in 2017 an estimated of 43.4 million Nakfa worth of accidents have occurred and that witnessed the decline by 25% compared to that of 2016.

The General Manager further pointed out that the Corporation in 2017 has made 91.8 million Nakfa profit from the total insurance sales and that the board has decided for the distribution of 83.8 million Nakfa to shareholders.

The participants conducted extensive discussion on the report presented by the General Manager and on the issues raised at the 13th annual meeting as well as on the charted out future program.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)


Workshop on fresh water fish farming

A workshop on fresh water fish farming was organized on 31 May in keren city by the Ministry of Agriculture branch in the Anseba region.

Keren, 02 June 2018- A workshop on fresh water fish farming was organized on 31 May in keren city by the Ministry of Agriculture branch in the Anseba region.

The director of Land and Agriculture in the region, Mr. Bahta Tedros indicated that the objective of the workshop is to enable stakeholders have understanding on the effort being exerted to develop fresh water fish farming so that they strengthen participation in the endeavor.

Mr. Bahta reiterated that in the Anseba region there are 16 dams and that the three types of fishes being farmed at the 12 dams are in good condition.

At the workshop three research papers on fresh water fish farming, project of marine resources management and policy of the Ministry of Marine Resources were presented.

Speaking at the event, the Governor of the Anseba region, Mr. Ali Mahmud underlined that fresh water fish farming will have significant contribution in ensuring food security and improving the lives of citizens living in rural areas and called for organizing awareness raising and training programs for farmers in a bid to expand the activity in all dams and micro-dams in the region.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)


Two Eritrean under age youth to take part at F4F

Abel Solomon and Aminadab Yinatan, two under age football talents are set to participate at the Football For Friendship project organized by FIFA in connection with the Russia World Cup 2018.

Asmara, 02 June 2018- Abel Solomon and Aminadab Yinatan, two under age football talents are set to participate at the Football For Friendship project organized by FIFA in connection with the Russia World Cup 2018. The project is being organized with a view to bring children from all over the world to share their experiences, traditions and cultures on top of watching the world cup tournament.

The initiative for the inclusion of the two Eritrean children was taken in cooperation with FIFA, the Embassy of the Russian Federation and the National Football Federation of Eritrea.

According to Mr. Taha Nur Mohammed-Brhan, President of the National Football Federation, the grass root program started in 2012 and currently there are 16 grass root teams from the 16 sub-zones in Asmara and about 250 children are participating.

According to the Public Relations officer of the Football Federation in the Central region, Abel and Aminadab, aged 11 to 12 are selected from the more than 250 children taking part at the grass root program. Among the criteria for selection was their talent in football, discipline, punctuality at training and the future prospect they have.

The program is expected to motivate the youth talents develop their football  career and become role models to others and thereby contribute in the development of the sport in the country.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)