Posts tagged as: eritrea

State and Constitution building in Eritrea : Minority Rights in state building

By Fesseha Nair  How can the oppression of ethnic minorities in post-dictatorship transitions be best addressed through constitution building and state structure? Where constitution building takes place in the aftermath of conflict or after the fall of dictatorship the relationship between different ethnic minorities and dominant ethnic groups within the state are often difficult and […]

The difference between federation and confederation 

By Fesseha Nair  Unity in Diversity  “ The concept of federalism is not a new concept as some Ethiopian or Eritrean political elites define. It is a unity without uniformity and diversity without fragmentation.”  Diversity is used as an expression of harmony and unity between dissimilar individuals or groups. It is a concept of “unity without […]

ቀጽሪ ሓርነት – ልዑላውነት

ክጽመም’የ አነ ግን አይጸመምኩንሽግር ዓብሊሉኒ ንግዚኡ እንተዘየፍረኹትዕግስቲ ሰኒቀ ጸይረዮ እንተኸድኩአይምሰልኩም ትሓሊለ… ተስፋ… ዝቖረጽኩ!!! ክቓለስ’የ… ብትሪ እንከይ ትሓለልኩሸቶይ ሃሪመ መሰለይ ከይጨበጥኩክብረይ መሊሰ ፍትሒ ከየንገስኩአይምሰልኩም ዝሕለል ብህይወተይ እንተለኹ *ዘመን ውራ ውራ ሃገርና… ወዲቓ’ላ አብ ሓደጋጠላማት “ትግራይ ትዕወት” ይብሉ ሃገርና አውሪዶም አብ ዕዳጋገሊኦም ብሽም ልዑላውነት ንህግደፍ የምልኽዋ ንግፍዒ ጎበጣፍትሒ… መሰል… ምንጋስ አይረሳዕ ህግደፍ ኮነ ህውሓት… ክልቲኦም ጣጣ ኤርትራውነት… […]

ቤት ትምህርቲ ወዲ ሸሪፈይ ሓዲሽ ዓመተ ትምህርቲ ምስ 666 ተመሃሮ ጀሚራ

ቤት ትምህርቲ ስደተድኛታት ቈልዑ ኤርትራ ኣብ ወዲ ሸሪፈይ: ሓዲሽ ዓመተ ትምህርቲ 666 ተመሃሮ ብምምዝጋብ ብዕለት 15 ሰነ 2014 ስሩዕ ትምህርቲ ጀሚራ። እዚ ንመበል 31 ዓመት ዝኽፈት ዘሎ ዓመተ ትምህርቲ: 281 ኣዋልድ: 385 ከኣ ኣወዳት መዝጊቡ። እቶም ካብ ቀዳማይ ክሳዕ 8ይ ክፍሊ ዝመሃሩ ተመሃሮ ካብ 6 ክሳዕ 15 ዓመት ዝዕድሚኦም ኢዮም። መንግስቲ ሱዳን: ነቶም ፍሉይ ሓገዝ […]

PHOTO STORY: Drought and water shortages stalk Eritrea’s refugee camps

 Matilde Gattoni 4th August, 2011 In the second of our series of photo-stories documenting global water issues, Matilde Gattoni reports from Eritrea’s internally displaced persons camps – and outlines some startling facts about the planet’s most vital resource As a result of 30 years of war for independence against Ethiopia (from 1961 to 1991) and […]

Eritrea seeks to rejoin East African body Igad

Eritrea’s neighbours say they are still considering its request to rejoin the East African body, Igad, after initially saying they welcomed its bid to end years of isolation. Igad’s Executive Secretary, Mahboub Maalim, told the BBC that the process of rejoining the regional body was in the “very early, preliminary stages”. Eritrea is under UN […]

Red Sea players defect in Dar

By MAJUTO OMARY The Citizen, in Dar es Salaam Posted  Monday, July 11 2011 at 18:48 Thirteen members of Eritrean football club Red Sea’s contingent defected in Dar es Salaam on Monday, hours after the conclusion of the Cecafa Kagame Castle Cup in which the team competed. Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) secretary, Angetile Osiah, said the Eritreans had been […]

Eritrean Foundation for Social Justice & Development

Did you know that students of Eritrean refugees drop out of school?   They CANNOT afford to pay the fees for their exam sheets   Many schools that serve Eritrean refugees cannot afford a copy machine and other necessary materials for students and teachers, which is why schools charge the students for the cost of copying […]

Diplomatic tit for tat over held WA skipper

The Federal Government has imposed travel restrictions on the Consul General of Eritrea after being refused access to a Broome skipper detained in the African nation. Five months after Western Australian pearling skipper Adrian Troy and three British men were detained in Eritrea, the British and Australian Governments have made their first move, imposing limited […]

Tunisia camp destroyed in fatal clashes, say UN

A camp in Tunisia for people fleeing the conflict in Libya has been nearly completely destroyed in clashes also involving local residents, the UN says. At least two people died and now most of the 4,000 mainly African camp residents are staying out in the open. “It’s the worst conditions; if there is a hell, […]

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