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Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Commemoration of Rwandan Genocide

[Shabait] Statement Delivered by H.E Minister Osman Saleh Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Eritrea during the 24th Commemoration of Rwandan Genocide against Tutsi in 1994 (AllAfrica)

Initiative a Recipe in Normalizing Ethio-Eritrea Relations - Scholars

[Ethiopian Herald] With the hope of normalizing the hostile situation between Ethiopia and Eritrea, citizens of the two neighboring countries have recently initiated a new movement under the name 'Peace Song for Ethio-Eritrea Initiative'. As the movement adopted a new bottom up approach to the deal with the issue, scholars believe that it would bring about tangible result. (AllAfrica)

Human Rights Abuses of Eritreans, At Home and Abroad

[HRW] Co-Chairman Hultgren and members of the Commission, thank you for the invitation to testify today. (AllAfrica)

Meeting On Implementation of Development Programs

[Shabait] Massawa -The residents of Dahlak sub-zone conducted meeting focusing on the implementation of the charted out development drives. (AllAfrica)

Effort to Strengthen Organizational Capacity of Women

[Shabait] Keren -The National Union of Eritrean Women branch in the Anseba region is exerting effort on raising the awareness of women and strengthening organizational capacity as well as promoting their economic status, the head of the branch Ms. Amna Hassen indicated. (AllAfrica)

Seminar On Children's Rights

[Shabait] Asmara -The Central region organized a seminar on 12 and 13 April on the role of the community in advancing the rights of children. The seminar was attended by committees from the 13 sub-zones of the region that are established to oversee the implementation of children's rights. (AllAfrica)

Monetary Contribution to Augment Martyrs Trust Fund

[Shabait] Monetary contribution to augment martyrs trust fund (AllAfrica)

Cabinet of Ministers Holds Meeting

[Shabait] The Eritrean Cabinet of Ministers held a meeting yesterday at the Hager Hall, here, in the capital. (AllAfrica)

5th YPDJ Conference in Saudi Arabia

[Shabait] Asmara -The 5th YPDJ conference was conducted in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, from 11 to 13 April in the presence of Mr. Yemane Gebreab, Head of Political Affairs at the PFDJ, the Eritrean Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Mr. Mohammed-Omar Mahmoud, Eritrean Consuls in the cities of Riyadh and Jeddah as well as heads of different national associations. (AllAfrica)

Has Italy Jailed the Wrong Eritrean Man for Human Trafficking?

[Deutsche Welle] An alleged human trafficking kingpin, believed to be in custody in Sicily, is living the high life in Uganda, a new documentary says, citing witnesses. It suggests Italy jailed the wrong Eritrean man. (AllAfrica)

786 Million Nakfa in Support of War Disabled Veterans

[Shabait] Asmara -The Government of Eritrea since 2003 has disbursed around 786 million Nakfa in support of war disabled veteran citizens, according to documents from the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare. (AllAfrica)

Call On Dairy Farmers to Take Advantage of Resources

[Shabait] Mendefera -The administrator of the Tera Emni sub zone, Mr. Abraham Mekonnen called on members of the dairy farm association in the sub zone to take advantage of the agricultural resources in their area to boost production. (AllAfrica)

Effort to Introduce Modern Farm Practices

[Shabait] Barentu -The head of Economic Development at the Golij sub-zone, Gash Barka region, Mr. Daniel Tewolde indicated that effort is being exerted to introduce modern farm practices with a view to boost productivity and production. (AllAfrica)

Readiness to Preserve Historical Heritage

[Shabait] Assab -The residents of the administrative area of Meidir, Araeta sub-zone expressed readiness to work for the preservation of historical heritage in their area. (AllAfrica)

Females School Enrolment in Gahtelai

[Shabait] Massawa -The Director of Nur Alfajr School in Gahtelai sub-zone, Mr. Jemal Saleh indicated that owing to the sustainable awareness raising programs the females' school enrolment in the elementary and junior school is on the rise. (AllAfrica)

Committee Eyes Resuming Ethio-Eritrea People to People Ties

[Ethiopian Herald] While the Ethiopian government's repeated calls for dialogue failed to get positive response from the regime in Asmara, concerned citizens of the two countries have recently initiated a new movement under the name 'Peace Song for Ethio-Eritrea' and they hope to normalize the situation. (AllAfrica)

Commendable Water and Soil Conservation Activities

[Shabait] Mendefera -Residents of four villages in Endagergis administrative area have conducted extensive water and soil conservation popular campaign, reports indicate. (AllAfrica)

Exemplary Vegetable Farmer in Biet-Gebriel

[Shabait] Mendefera -Mr. Berhe Gebreselasie who is engaged in vegetable and fruits farming at the Biet-Gebriel administrative area, Adi-Quala sub-zone, is having significant influence on farmers in the area. (AllAfrica)

Seminar On Empowering Women

[Shabait] Barentu -The National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) branch in the Gash Barka region organized seminar for women in the civil service, EDF, assistant nurses as well as junior and high school students aimed at strengthening their awareness and take advantage of the opportunities in their areas. (AllAfrica)

Easter Holiday Celebrations

[Shabait] Barentu -Easter Holiday has been celebrated at Golij semi-urban center featuring various public activities. The celebration has been organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Information and the Golij sub-zone administration. (AllAfrica)

Why Asmara Puts Algiers Agreement in Face of Ethiopia's Call for Talks

[Ethiopian Herald] Following FDRE Prime Minister's call on Eritrea to reciprocate to Addis Ababa's readiness to engage in peace talks and resume bilateral relations, Eritrea has once again put the Algiers Agreement as a precondition for any breakthrough. (AllAfrica)

14th YPFDJ Conference Concludes

[Shabait] Asmara -The 14th YPFDJ Conference in Europe that was underway from 29 March to 2 April under the theme "My Role in Endowing Eritrea's Professional and Economic Capacity" concluded by adopting concluding statement. (AllAfrica)

Harat Transportation Company Meeting Public Demand

[Shabait] Mendefera -The Harat transportation Company in the Southern region is exerting effort to meet the demand of the public by deploying over 90 big and small buses. (AllAfrica)

Praiseworthy Awareness Raising Campaign On Blood Donation

[Shabait] Mendefera -Thanks to the popular campaign conducted in the Southern region by the Association of Voluntary Blood Donors and the National Blood Transfusion Center, the awareness of nationals on the significance of blood donation is strengthening, Mr. Mehari Abraham, head of the National Blood Transfusion Center reported. (AllAfrica)

Expansion of Schools Contributing in Education Development

[Shabait] Assab -The effort that has been conducting to expand educational facilities in the Central Denkalia, Southern Red Sea region, is contributing in the increase of students' school enrolment especially that of female students. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia Desirous to Reconcile With Eritrea - New PM

[ENA] The newly appointed Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, expressed willingness to end the tensions and to reconcile with Eritrea. (AllAfrica)

Training On Integrated Effort to Control Pests

[Shabait] Mendefera -The Ministry of Agriculture organized training in Mendefera from 27 to 31 March for 35 agricultural experts from the Southern and Northern and Southern Red Sea regions on the integrated effort to control pests in general and that of Autumn Armyworms. (AllAfrica)

Eritrea Participates At Commission Status of Women Meeting

[Shabait] Asmara -Representatives of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) participated at the 62nd Commission Status of Women meeting held from 12 to 23 March in New York. (AllAfrica)

Monetary Contribution to Augment Martyrs Trust Fund

[Shabait] Asmara -In a bid to augment the martyrs' trust fund, nationals residing in Abu Dhabi, Canada and Switzerland contributed 10,500 dollars and 18,859 Swiss francs. (AllAfrica)

Eritrea Participates At 10th AU Extraordinary Summit

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean delegation headed by Mr. Araya Desta, Eritrea's Permanent Representative to the African Union and Economic Commission for Africa has participated at the 10th African leaders' extraordinary summit held on 21 March in Kigali, Rwanda. (AllAfrica)

5th YPFDJ Conference in Saudi Arabia Concludes

The 5th YPFDJ conference in Jeddah concluded adopting the revised constitution of the organization and electing new executive committee.
The Head of the PFDJ Political Affairs, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, gave seminar on the prevalent situation in the homeland and the timely mission and responsibility of citizens in general and that of the youth in particula

Noting that the people and Government of Eritrea have ensured independent political stance by foiling external hostilities, Mr. Yemane said that Eritrea is implementing major and inclusive development programs.

Regarding the diplomatic efforts and their outcome, Mr. Yemane said that the diplomatic policy of Eritrea is based on mutual cooperation and respect.
Commending the attachment of Eritreans in the Diaspora with the homeland, Mr. Yemane indicated that the number of nationals investing their knowledge and economic resources in national development programs is growing and that due attention is given to enhance that trend.

In the same vein, the Eritrean Truck Owners Association in Juba, South Sudan, conducted an activity assessment meeting. The Eritrean Ambassador to South Sudan, Mr. Yohannes Teklemichael, said during the meeting that ensuring the interest of citizens is ensuring the national interest and added that the Government of Eritrea is relentlessly working to ensure the safety of citizens.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)