THE World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were set up during the end of the World War II to rebuild the economies of Europe. However, in order for the world bank and the IMF to implement their policies, they began offering loans to poor countries but only if the poor countries privatized their economies and allowed western corporations an almost free access to their raw materials and markets. That was a poverty trap and many poor countries realized it when it was too late. We were already in chains. Continue reading How the World Bank and the IMF Destroy Africa→
ERITREA has participated in the second Turkey-Africa Cooperation Summit that was convened in Malabo, capital of Equatorial Guinea on November 21.
State leaders and representatives from 30 African countries, as well as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey took part, it was assessed that all-round ties between Turkey and African states is on the rise.
By H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu (Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey),
On August 19, 2011, under the shining sun of Africa, the plane carrying Prime Minister Erdoğan, his family and a large delegation composed of the different segments of Turkish State and society landed in Mogadishu. This was one of the first international flights destined for Somalia after a very long interval.
AS THE deadly virus named Ebola continues to rage in west Africa there maybe homeopathic medicines that prevent and cure this disease but due to what would best be described as the criminal ignorance dominating the medical “industry” it is highly unlikely that we will ever know if this is possible.
As far as “modern” medicine is concerned homeopathic medicines are little more than voodoo. Yet when it comes to treating the Dengue Fever virus, the largest, fastest growing infectious disease in the world until now, which “modern” medicine can neither prevent or cure, there is a homeopathic medicine that is complete effective and safe. Continue reading Homeopathic Vs. Ebola; Criminal Ignorance In the Medical Industry→
The Eritreans fought Ethiopia for a long time to gain their independence
And gained it
Ethiopia now no longer has access to the sea. And the famous Russian poet Pushkin’s ancestral homeland is now Eritrea.
A beautiful country
With beautiful insurance and inspection slips on windshields
With beautiful license plates (in three sizes: compact, regular horizontal, and miniature horizontal)
With beautiful payphones
With beautiful post boxes
Bikes are never chained here. There’s no theft in Eritrea. If you forget your camera at a café, someone will take it to the police
An Eritrean klutz at the factory
Smoking is bad for you
Use a mosquito net while you sleep
Bundle up your children to protect them from mosquitos
Weigh your children regularly
There’s a custom of posting obituaries in heavily trafficked places (just like in Bulgaria, Montenegro, Albania, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, or Kosovo)
A variety of stop signs from different eras have survived here
A “children” sign
All buses are decorated with vertical metal bars on the back. These are customarily used to attach cargo and water canisters
Due to fuel shortages, there are practically no cars on the roads. Herds of wild baboons roam the highways in their place
By Tema.ru (Travel),
ERITREA is a remarkable country. All sorts of horror stories are written about it everywhere. There’s hunger there, there’s fascism there, there’s communism there, the people there are not allowed to leave their country, photography is forbidden there, it’s doomsday there. The country ranks 178th out of 178 in terms of freedom of speech.