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Ethiopian to Resume Flights to Asmara

Ethiopian to Resume Flights to Asmara

Ethiopian Airlines disclosed that it has finalized preparations to resume daily flights to Asmara, Eritrea as of July 17 with the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft, the Boeing 787. The flight resumption follows agreements reached in Asmara between Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki. CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gebremariam said […]

Peace Between Ethiopia and Eritrea Will Promote Democracy

Peace Between Ethiopia and Eritrea Will Promote Democracy

It seemed impossible just a few months ago: reconciliation between Ethiopia and Eritrea after decades of attrition. But peace is here at long last. How did this turnaround, which some are calling historic, come about? As of today (09/07) it’s official: the war is over between long-time enemies Eritrea and Ethiopia. A document to the […]

Ethiopia And Eritrea Have Been In Conflict For 20 Years. Today, Their Leaders Hugged

Ethiopia And Eritrea Have Been In Conflict For 20 Years. Today, Their Leaders Hugged

As the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed walked off the plane in Eritrea on Sunday, he smiled and gave a big hug to Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki. The simple, warm gesture shocked many observers, because it happened between the leaders of two Horn of Africa countries that have been locked in a conflict for nearly […]

President Isaias Afewerki Announces Eritrea to Dispatch Delegation to Ethiopia

President Isaias Afewerki Announces Eritrea to Dispatch Delegation to Ethiopia

Eritrea’s president announced “today that Eritrea shall dispatch delegation to Addis Abeba to a constructive engagement with Ethiopia,” Estifanos Habtemariam, Eritrea’s Ambassador to Japan, said on twitter. President Isaias Afewerki made the remarks during the Martyrs Day celebrations today. “We will send a delegation to Addis Abeba to gauge current developments directly and in depth […]

Activities of Eritrean Nationals in the Diaspora

Activities of Eritrean Nationals in the Diaspora

Eritrean nationals residing in Germany, the USA and Australia have conducted activities featuring programs depicting their attachment with the homeland. Reports indicated that the National Committee in Germany conducted a two-year activity assessment meeting and adopted resolutions that will have significant impact in strengthening their activities. The Charge d’Affaires at the Eritrean Embassy, Mr. Yohannes […]

Ethiopia’s Peace Offer Comes With Strings Attached

Ethiopia’s Peace Offer Comes With Strings Attached

Ethiopia’s new prime minister Abiy Ahmed wants to recognize a longstanding peace deal with Eritrea. That’s good news after 20 years of hostility but it’s too early to celebrate, writes Ludger Schadomsky. The speed with which new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is getting things done is making Ethiopians dizzy. In office for just two months, […]

Ethiopia Accepts Peace Accord With Eritrea, Opens Sectors to Investment

Ethiopia Accepts Peace Accord With Eritrea, Opens Sectors to Investment

After decades of conflict and land claims, Ethiopia said it fully accepts the terms of a peace agreement with coastal Eritrea. It has also partially opened its economy to foreign investors. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government said on Tuesday it would fully accept and put into operation the Algiers accord, signed in 2000, that ended […]

25 Years of Independence but Eritrea Still Not Free

25 Years of Independence but Eritrea Still Not Free

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? “In our language, Tigrinya, independence means freedom,” says Meron Estefanos. “Many Eritreans say: Why should we celebrate if we are […]

FM Expresses Regret Over Eritrean Unfounded Accusations Against the Sudan

FM Expresses Regret Over Eritrean Unfounded Accusations Against the Sudan

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. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a press release it issued on […]

Baker Hughes, a GE Company Awarded Second Major Contract for Eni East Africa’s Coral South FLNG

Baker Hughes, a GE Company Awarded Second Major Contract for Eni East Africa’s Coral South FLNG

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE: BHGE) (www.BHGE.com) has announced a second major contract for Eni East Africa’s (EEA) Coral South FLNG development, offshore Mozambique, underlining the company’s position as the world’s first and only integrated fullstream provider of products, services and digital solutions that maximize productivity, efficiency and cost reduction. The contract was awarded […]

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