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Forum for National Dialogue (FND) CONFERENCE ON TRANSFORMATIVE COLLABORATION (CTC) Reset. Refocus. Be Relevant. 20-22 October 2017

By   /  October 9, 2017  /  Editorial, English  /  Comments Off on Forum for National Dialogue (FND) CONFERENCE ON TRANSFORMATIVE COLLABORATION (CTC) Reset. Refocus. Be Relevant. 20-22 October 2017

Press Release: (October 9, 2017) In an ongoing effort to promote a Shared Vision and United Action among the Eritrean opposition organizations, civil and political, the Forum for National Dialogue, with the facilitation of Eri-Platform, is convening a conference under the theme, Conference on Transformative Collaboration: Reset, Refocus & Be Relevant between 20-22 October 2017. The main objective […]

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‘Make Life Difficult for Others’: President Isaias’ and Other Sadistic Personality’s Motto

By   /  October 7, 2017  /  English, Insight  /  Comments Off on ‘Make Life Difficult for Others’: President Isaias’ and Other Sadistic Personality’s Motto

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 When most of us think of sadism, we think of either the violent psychopath or the use of dominance and pain to accentuate sexual pleasure. But there is a difference between sadistic behavior and a sadistic personality. Although psychopaths can be instrumen-tally aggressive and hostile to the point of murder, only when the […]

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How art can be a force for development in Africa

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  English, Insight  /  Comments Off on How art can be a force for development in Africa

If Africa can promote its stars on the global stage, it can change Africa’s image to reveal a continent of innovators who give to the world, writes Austen-Peters [Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters] by Bolanle Austen-Peters Bolanle Austen-Peters is the founder of Terra Kulture, an art, culture, lifestyle, and educational centre in Nigeria. If Africa is the cradle of civilisation, […]

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Remembering the day the Eritrean press died

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  English, Perspective  /  Comments Off on Remembering the day the Eritrean press died

Eritrea’s transformation into a police state started with a ban on independent media 16 years ago today. By demolishing the independent media, ceaselessly recycling tired propaganda, and introducing pervasive censorship, Afwerki has created a grim state, writes Zere [Reuters] by Abraham T Zere Abraham T Zere is the executive director of PEN Eritrea in exile. […]

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story – TED.com

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  English, Insight  /  Comments Off on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story – TED.com

 

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The U.S. wants to deport more Eritreans. Here’s what would happen if they were forced to return.

By   /  August 29, 2017  /  English, Perspective  /  Comments Off on The U.S. wants to deport more Eritreans. Here’s what would happen if they were forced to return.

NAIROBI — The United States is threatening to apply visa sanctions on Eritrea, one of the world’s most repressive countries, as leverage to force Eritrean authorities to accept its citizens who could be deported from America. “Our goal is to get countries to agree to accept the return of their nationals,” David Lapan, a Department […]

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Malta ‘denies’ Defend Europe anti-migrant boat

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  English, Insight  /  Comments Off on Malta ‘denies’ Defend Europe anti-migrant boat

Malta has said a vessel carrying anti-migrant and anti-refugee activists was “not welcome”, allegedly denying the boat from docking on its shore. Far-right members of the Defend Europe group, who were aboard the C-Star vessel, said they were denied port access and a request for water sent out to the vessel, according to a statement […]

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Cycling is isolated Eritrea’s window to the world

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  English, Insight  /  Comments Off on Cycling is isolated Eritrea’s window to the world

Asmara, Eritrea When Amanueal Tsegay broke away on the second day of this year’s Tour of Eritrea he was accompanied all the way to the finish by pleading and cries from his team car: dai! dai! dai! It’s an Italian word, the first one an Italian will turn to when cheering on an athlete, and it rings […]

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Despite some humanitarian progress in Eritrea, UN relief official urges continued aid to tackle hunger

By   /  July 16, 2017  /  English, Perspective  /  Comments Off on Despite some humanitarian progress in Eritrea, UN relief official urges continued aid to tackle hunger

John Ging, Director of the Operational Division at the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, briefs the press at the United Nations in New York. 13 July 2017 – The humanitarian situation in Eritrea – which is quite isolated and off the media radars – is “on a positive trajectory” but international donors […]

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The ‘other’ refugees: Eritreans pay the price for African and Western failure

By   /  July 9, 2017  /  English, Insight  /  Comments Off on The ‘other’ refugees: Eritreans pay the price for African and Western failure

The escalating asylum seeker crisis in Europe has prompted heated debates. European authorities are clearly not sure how to handle the influx of people onto the continent. Many of the people attempting to enter Europe are fleeing countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The mounting refugee problem in Europe—often seen as a result […]

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