Ethiopian "Miracle Man" Sets World Record: 'Longest Distance Travelled in One Minute while Balanced on Crutches'April 18th, 2013
Tameru Zegeye—an Ethiopian athlete who grew up in the mountainous region of Welo—has attempted to set the World Record for the 'Longest Distance Travelled while balanced on Crutches' (Hands).
April 17th, 2013
President Mohamed Morsi held on Monday 15/4/2013 a meeting with Eritrean Presidential Advisor Yemane Gebreab and Foreign Minister Osman Saleh on means of promoting bilateral ties.
April 16th, 2013
Real Estate development is considered one of the biggest business investments in the country with the transaction of billions of birr in the market. In relation to the projected future housing demand, in addition to the existing need, the actors in the sector are increasing in number, while problems that the sector faces are growing in leaps and bounds. The trend of real estate development in the country is inconsistent and lacks uniformity. Regulation for dispute resolving mechanisms between developers and clients have not been clearly established so far, but the government is taking steps to amend this shortcoming in the current fiscal year.
April 14th, 2013
President Al-Bashir's made a one-day visit to Juba on Friday (April 12th), his first to South Sudan since its independence. He held one-to-one talks with President Salva Kiir and the two presidents also presided over a joint ministerial meeting. Speaking at a news conference later, President Al-Bashir indicated that he had instructed authorities to open the border, saying "the border trade has resumed; the citizens should now move freely.
April 14th, 2013
Allegations have surfaced this week against the government of Eritrea regarding their role in the in arming the rebels in the Central African Republic who recently overthrew Francois Bozize. In an interview with ex-President Bozize recently ran in the media, the former CAR leader claimed that "the arms used by the Seleka rebels during their final assault on the presidential palace were purchased from Eritrea and transited through Chad with the permission of President Deby".
April 13th, 2013
During the different phases of Eritrean struggle (political and armed) the main and central notion for those who were involved in the fight for independence was: A free country by all Eritreans and for all Eritreans. Without any details – the independence movement believed that Eritreans would be better off after independence.
April 10th, 2013
With a series of events in the past year suggesting change could be afoot, the time is ripe for renewed attention on Ethiopia-Eritrea relations. Eritrea is with some frequency referred to as "The North Korea of Africa".
April 8th, 2013
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Africa needs to address the issue of electricity shortage as one of the means to enhance and enable its development efforts.
April 5th, 2013
Change is in the air in Eritrea, a highly authoritarian state, but any political transition will require internal political inclusion and channels for external dialogue if it is to preserve stability and improve Eritrean life.
April 5th, 2013
The term partnership emerged in the Eritrean political arena during 1999 between the opposition political organizations under the name Eritrean Alliance of national forces/ ENA. The aim of this partnership was transforming contractual relationship into a cohesive and cooperative struggle to overcome the dictatorship in Eritrea and build an all inclusive democratic Eritrean guaranteeing the fundamental human rights civil liberites of all citizens. They have agreed to work together under one charter.