Tag Archives: Eritrea

14 June 18

Why some ‘Eritreans’ are against Ethiopia’s peace efforts

Last week, Ethiopia’s ruling coalition party extended an olive branch to Eritrea that could see an end to the longest-running conflict in Africa. For sixteen years, Ethiopia has refused to withdraw troops from disputed areas along its border with Eritrea,
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07 June 18

Ethiopia says it will accept Eritrea peace deal and border ruling

Ethiopia says it will abide by a peace agreement designed to end conflict with neighbouring Eritrea and accept an international ruling on its shared border with the country.

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20 May 18

In Eritrea, 25 years of independence hasn’t delivered the freedom it promised

In 1993, the situation in Eritrea looked remarkably positive after 30 years of civil war, as part of Ethiopia. People danced on the streets of Asmara when the country gained independence on May 24 and the country’s newly-elected president Isaias Afewerki
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30 April 18

This is what HRW has to say about the human rights situation in Eritrea

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has been examining events in Eritrea since the country first gained independence from Ethiopia in 1991. After a bitter 30-year war, tensions between the two countries remain and border disputes are a regular threat to stability
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13 April 18

UN to blame for Ethiopia-Eritrea border crisis, analyst says

The United Nations Security Council is to blame for the ongoing border dispute between Ethiopia and Eritrea, according to an Eritrean-American analyst and writer with the U.S. Foundation for the Horn of Africa.

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08 April 18

Eritrea tells Ethiopia: Ball remains in your court, regarding peace

Eritrea has responded to comments from Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, calling for reconciliation between the two countries by telling him the ball remains in Ethiopia’s court.

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19 March 18

Ethiopia accuses Eritrea of destabilising security

Ethiopia has accused neighbouring Eritrea of attempting to compromise its security by supporting “destructive” groups.

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07 December 17

Budget airline Air Arabia expands into Eritrea

Air Arabia will run flights to Eritrea starting December 10 as the budget airline expands its presence in Africa.

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21 November 17

Israel announces plans to deport 40,000 African refugees

Israel’s prime minister announced on Sunday that he has reached an international agreement that could deport 40,000 African refugees from the Middle East nation.

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19 November 17

Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia stage protest over conditions back home

Eritrean refugees staged a protest in Ethiopia this week against the regime they fled from in their home country.

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