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Effort to Augment Honey Production

[Shabait] Senafe -The bee farmers association in Senafe sub-zone reported that the effort to boost honey production in the sub-zone is registering commendable result. (AllAfrica)


Public Diplomacy Activities By National in Diaspora

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in Italy and Qatar conducted different public diplomacy activities with a view to enhance their understanding on the objective situation and participation in the national development drives. (AllAfrica)


Election of Area Administrators and Managing Directors

[Shabait] Keren -The administrative areas of Shebeq, Ad-Omar, Ashera, Ad-Fakai, Fana, Hashishai, Golia and Shengien, Hagaz sub-zone, elected area administrators and managing directors from 9 to 18 October. (AllAfrica)


President Isaias Afwerki Sends Message of Condolence to Somali President

[Shabait] Asmara, 17 October 2017 (AllAfrica)


Workshop On Proper Application of Pesticides

[Shabait] Mendefera -A workshop on proper application and conservation of pesticides, as well as on liquid and solid waste management was conducted on 12 October in Mendefera. (AllAfrica)


Commendable Achievement in Assisting War Disabled Veterans

[Shabait] Asmara -The National Association of Eritrean War Disabled Veterans in the Northern Red Sea region reported that encouraging results are being registered in the effort being exerted to equip the disabled citizens with different skills that are fundamental to their wellbeing. (AllAfrica)


Statement of Mr. Arefaine Berhe, Minister of Agriculture, At the World Food Day 2017 Observance

[Shabait] Ms. Bui Thi Lan, FAO Representative in Eritrea! (AllAfrica)


African Countries Among Worst Soccer Nations - FIFA

[RFI] On Monday, FIFA published its monthly rankings. Not surprisingly, Germany is number one, followed by Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and Belgium on position number five. Peru, Austria and Scotland are among the big climbers. (AllAfrica)


Minister Osman Saleh Conducts Seminar for Eritrean Nationals in Washington DC

[Shabait] Asmara -Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, conducted seminar for Eritrean nationals residing in Washington DC and its environs on 8 October on the objective political, economic situation in the homeland as well as on diplomatic activities. (AllAfrica)


Dams Contributing in Agricultural Development

[Shabait] Asmara -118 dams and micro-dams built in the Central region are significantly contributing in enriching the underground water and the development of irrigation farming, according to Eng. Abraham Daniel, Head of Agricultural Infrastructure in the region. (AllAfrica)


Activity Assessment Meeting

[Shabait] Massawa -The organization of the youth civil servants in the Massawa sub zone conducted an activity assessment meeting and charted out a new action plan on 12 October in the port city of Massawa. (AllAfrica)


Two Refugees Killed in Attack On Human Traffickers - Eastern Sudan Police

[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -Two Eritrean refugees were killed in Kassala in eastern Sudan, in a gunfight between human traffickers and a joint state security force on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)


Switzerland Supports Cooperation Projects in Eritrea

[PR Newswire] Bern, Switzerland -Having withdrawn from the country over ten years ago, the SDC has now resumed support for cooperation projects in Eritrea. In October 2017, it began supporting two vocational projects in a pilot phase scheduled to run until the end of 2019. (AllAfrica)


Switzerland Supports Cooperation Projects in Eritrea

[PR Newswire] Bern, Switzerland -Having withdrawn from the country over ten years ago, the SDC has now resumed support for cooperation projects in Eritrea. In October 2017, it began supporting two vocational projects in a pilot phase scheduled to run until the end of 2019. (AllAfrica)


80 Percent of Eritrean People Beneficiary of Mobile Phones

[Shabait] Asmara -As part of the strong efforts being exerted to expand the coverage of telephone service nation wide, more than 80% of the Eritrean people have become beneficiaries of mobile telephone service. The report was made by Mr. Tekle Woldeselasie, head of Mobile Telephone Service at the Eri-Tel. (AllAfrica)


A Workshop On Controlling Malaria Prevalence

[Shabait] Barentu -A workshop on raising popular awareness on the control of the prevalence of communicable diseases was held in Anagule administrative area, Barentu sub zone. (AllAfrica)


More Public Diplomacy Activities

[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean nationals residing in the UK, Kuwait, Canada and the US have conducted more public diplomacy activities with a view to strengthen their organizational capacity as well as enhancing the role of the youth in the national development drives. (AllAfrica)


Seminar On Reinforcing Role of Youth

[Shabait] Keren -The National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) branch in the Anseba region conducted a seminar in Hagaz with the objective of reinforcing the role of the youth in the national development drives. (AllAfrica)


Commendable Achievement in Maternity Service

[Shabait] Keren -As a result of the sustainable awareness raising campaigns the number of pregnant women delivering at health facilities in Afabet is increasing. (AllAfrica)


Commendable Soil and Water Conservation Popular Campaign

[Shabait] Senafe -The administrator of the Senafe sub-zone, Mr. Hizkias Wuhbet said that the commendable soil and water conservation popular campaigns that have been conducted in the sub-zone will sustainably continue. Mr. Hizkias made the comment at an assessment meetings conducted in several administrative areas of the Senafe sub-zone. (AllAfrica)


Energy Exhibition Opens in Asmara

[Shabait] Asmara -An energy exhibition organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy and Mines, Alliance Francoise and Total Eritrea Company was opened on 6 October at the Casa Deli Italiani here in the capital under the theme "All is Energy". (AllAfrica)


A Seminar On Progress of Human Resources Development

[Shabait] Assab -A seminar on the investment made and the progress of human resources development was conducted in Assab to more than 400 nationals working in the civil service. (AllAfrica)


Interview With President Isaias Afwerki - 'No Preoccupation of Food Shortages This Year'

[Shabait] Asmara -President Isaias Afwerki explained government policies and programmes on key developmental domestic issues and regional developments in an interview held with local media yesterday. (AllAfrica)


Call for cooperation with agricultural experts

head of Safety and Capacity of Seeds at the Ministry of Agriculture called on farmers to seek advice from agricultural experts for the safety and capacity of seeds they cultivate.

Asmara, 21 October 2017- Ms. Rishan Gebrekidan, head of Safety and Capacity of Seeds at the Ministry of Agriculture called on farmers to seek advice from agricultural experts for the safety and capacity of seeds they cultivate.

Indicating that the foundation of agriculture are seeds, Ms. Rishan said that seeds that are resistant to rain shortage and pests as well as the acceptance of the crops have in the market are requisite for the quality of seeds. Ms. Rishan also indicated that there are 47 types of crops and cereals in the country and that may increase or decrease through the continuous research being undertaken.

Ms. Risha went on to say that the Ministry of Agriculture has put in place information center with a view to identify seeds that are resistant of pests and draught, amount of seeds cultivated and production per hectare, conducive climate and type of soil as well as other relevant issues that are vital for increased production.

She further called on farmers to regularly consult agricultural experts in their areas for better outcome.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)


Commendable effort to increase agricultural produce

Commendable effort has been exerted in Hagaz sub-zone with a view to increase agricultural produce and animal fodder. The comment was made by Mr. Eyob Tesfai, coordinator of agricultural activities in the sub-zone.

Keren, 21 October 2017- Commendable effort has been exerted in Hagaz sub-zone with a view to increase agricultural produce and animal fodder. The comment was made by Mr. Eyob Tesfai, coordinator of agricultural activities in the sub-zone.

Mr. Eyob indicated that support of 150 quintals of seeds and agricultural materials have been provided to farmers in the administrative areas of Ashera, Hashishai, Golia and Shingen.

Pointing out that vegetable, fruits and green animal fodder have been cultivated on 90 hectares of land, Mr. Eyob called on the farmers to immediately inform in case of occurrence of pests.

Mr. Eyob reiterated that support of 8 thousand chickens and 148 quintal of chicken food has been provided to needy families in the sub-zones of Gilas, Badob, Hrinet, Ashera, Inchinaq, Idamir and Fana and are in good condition.

He further indicated that in the past 9 months the farmers from the sub-zone have supplied 280 thousand liters of milk to the markets in Hagaz and Keren. As part of the effort to ensure the health of the livestock, five thousand livestock have been vaccinated against different animal diseases, Mr. Eyob added.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)


Observance of World Day of Hand Wash

World Day of Hand Wash was observed at regional level in Molqui, Gash Barka region on 15 October under the theme “Clean Hands for Ensuring the Future”.

Barentu, 20 October 2017 - World Day of Hand Wash was observed at regional level in Molqui, Gash Barka region on 15 October under the theme “Clean Hands for Ensuring the Future”.

Speaking at the occasion, the Administrator of Molqi sub zone, Mr. Zereai Berhe said that washing hands has vital contribution in preventing  communicable diseases, and that the administration of the sub zone will play due role in the effort being exerted in enhancing societal consciousness.

Head of Environmental Sanitation at the Ministry of Health branch of the Gash Barka region, Mr. Abdu Yakob on his part said that the objective of the Day is to boost societal awareness on the importance of hand washing as well as environmental sanitation in the prevention of the prevalence of communicable diseases.

Indicating that most communicable diseases are preventable through popular sanitation campaigning, the head of Ministry of Health branch in the region Dr. Luul Banteyirga called on administrations to organize the public in environmental sanitation activities by strengthening organizational capacity.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)


Seminar on traffic safety

The Police Traffic office in the Central region in collaboration with the Ministry of Education branch organized seminar to students in the region on traffic safety aimed at increasing their awareness.

Asmara, 20 October 2017- The Police Traffic office in the Central region in collaboration with the Ministry of Education branch organized seminar to students in the region on traffic safety aimed at increasing their awareness.

At the seminar more than 65 thousand students from 51 schools took part.

The Commander of Police Traffic in the region, L/C Tadesse Berhane said that the objective of the seminar was to enhance the participation of students in reducing traffic accidents by boosting their knowledge.

The seminar was focused on the safety measure pedestrians should follow, traffic violation and its consequence, measures that should be taken to minimize traffic accidents as well as crimes being committed by under age children.

Documents from the Police Traffic in the region indicate that in the past nine months 30 people died due to traffic accidents while 675 people were injured and property worth more than 32 million Nakfa was damaged.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)


Workshops on advancing education process

Workshops aimed at enhancing the role of parents and youth friends in advancing the education process and particularly at boosting student competence were conducted in Tio and Keren.

Asmara, 20 October 2017- Workshops aimed at enhancing the role of parents and youth friends in advancing the education process and particularly at boosting student competence were conducted in Tio and Keren.

In a meeting conducted in Tio with representatives of the public, the head of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) in the Southern Red Sea region, Mr. Osman Abdulkader indicated that the union in cooperation with stakeholders is exerting effort to nurture conscious youth equipped with the necessary knowledge and called for enhanced role of parents and village elders.

Providing detailed briefing on the implementation of the set out programs with a view to nurture youth equipped the necessary knowledge and skills, Mr. Osman pointed out that different skill upgrading and vocational trainings have organized to that effect and called on the youth to properly use the opportunity created.

In a similar workshop conducted in Keren, call was made on youth friends to actively engage in the efforts being exerted to empower the youth so that they become competent and productive members of the society.

Indicating that nurturing competent youth equipped with societal values as well as with knowledge of their history and culture is one of the prior objectives of the Union, the head of NUEYS in Keren sub zone, Mr. Jemal Weldit called on all government institutions to reinforce their concerted contribution in the endeavor being exerted.

Administrator of Keren City, Mr. Zerezghi Dawit also reiterated readiness of the administration for the success of the set out programs.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)


Public diplomacy activities by Eritrean national in Diaspora

Eritrean nationals residing in Italy and Qatar conducted different public diplomacy activities with a view to enhance their understanding on the objective situation and participation in the national development drives.

Asmara, 19 October 2017- Eritrean nationals residing in Italy and Qatar conducted different public diplomacy activities with a view to enhance their understanding on the objective situation and participation in the national development drives.

According to report, the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) branch in Italy conducted its congress on 14 and 15 October in the city of Firenze.

At the congress in which representatives from 12 Italian cities participated, the Eritrean Ambassador to Italy, Mr. Fesehatsion Petros gave briefing on the role women in the success of the national development programs and in ensuring social justice. He also wished a successful congress.

The participants on their part held extensive discussion on the three years activity report presented and elected an executive committee for three years term.

In the same vein, Mr. Ali Ibrahim, Eritrean Ambassador to Qatar conducted seminar to the Eritrean nationals residing in that country on the objective situation and on the condition of the nationals.

Indicating that the external hostilities against Eritrea has more consolidated the unity and resilience of the Eritrean people, Ambassador Ali said that development programs so far registered attest to that respect.

The participants called for the sustainability of such a seminar.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)


Election of area administrators and managing directors

The administrative areas of Shebeq, Ad-Omar, Ashera, Ad-Fakai, Fana, Hashishai, Golia and Shengien, Hagaz sub-zone, elected area administrators and managing directors from 9 to 18 October.

Keren, 19 October 2017- The administrative areas of Shebeq, Ad-Omar, Ashera, Ad-Fakai, Fana, Hashishai, Golia and Shengien, Hagaz sub-zone, elected area administrators and managing directors from 9 to 18 October.

According to report, 16 area administrators and managing directors as well as 40 village coordinators were elected replacing those who finished their terms.

The managing director of the sub-zone, Mr. Teklehaimanot Musaiel called on the residents to maintain cooperation with the new office holders. The newly elected citizens equally expressed readiness to serve with commitment.

The residents of administrative areas of Fana and Ad-Fakai expressing respect for the outgoing area administrators for their commitment called on the newly elected to serve the people that elected them with dedication.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)


Effort to augment honey production

The bee farmers association in Senafe sub-zone reported that the effort to boost honey production in the sub-zone is registering commendable result.

Senafe, 19 October 2017- The bee farmers association in Senafe sub-zone reported that the effort to boost honey production in the sub-zone is registering commendable result.

The chairman of the association, Mr. Ibrahim Suleiman indicated that the farmers are producing from 6 to 10 kilos of honey from one traditional beehive and from 10 to 15 kilos from modern one and that effort is underway to expand the use of modern beehives.

The bee farmers on their part indicated that the climate condition in their area is conducive for bee farming and that they are supplying the market with honey at fair price.

Established in 2015 the bee farmers association has 106 members owning 275 traditional and 465 modern bee hives.

(State of Eritrea, Ministry of Information)