Ambassador Herman J. Cohen (Ret.) served in the U.S. Foreign Service for 38 years and has dedicated his entire professional career to African affairs. During his tenure as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs during the first Bush Administration, and through his role at the NSC in the Reagan White House, Cohen worked to bring about peaceful transitions of power in South Africa and Namibia, and helped to end conflicts in Angola, Ethiopia, and Mozambique. Over the years, Cohen grew to know every first-generation African leader – from Mandela, to Mobutu, to Moammar Gaddafi. Continue reading U.S. Should take Advantage of Eritrea’s Strategic Location: Amb. Herman Cohen→
The Torch of Independence is currently touring Eritrea and making its way through towns and villages before arriving in Asmara on May 24, 2016 for the Silver Jubilee Anniversary celebration. At last sighting, it was seen in some hamlet in the Southern Region enthusiastically being greeted by the locals. The National Holidays Committee and Eritrean communities around the world are busy making elaborate preparations to make Eritrea’s birthday bash this year (its Silver Jubilee) a most spectacular one. Continue reading Shaking Up Eritrea’s Birthday Bash-Silver Jubilee Anniversary Series→
Extensive preparations are already underway both inside the country and abroad for the celebration for the Silver Jubilee of Independence Day under the theme “Quarter of Century of Resilience and Development”.
As part of the Jubilee, meeting was held that was designed to bring together friends and partners of Eritrea to highlight and briefing the preparations.