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Prospects of Wind Energy in Eritrea

Many villages in the Central highlands and Southern coastal regions are suitable for the installation of wind energy turbines.
An overview of Eritrea’s energy sector shows that many villages in the Central Highlands and Southern coastal regions are suitable for the installation of wind energy turbines. (Photo: A wind farm project in Assab).

BY RUTH ABRAHAM | SHABAIT

Since its independence, one of the major challenges Eritrea has been facing is the provision of sustainable energy in the country for industrial, agricultural as well as household consumption and making it equally accessible to the entire population. Continue reading Prospects of Wind Energy in Eritrea

What Ethiopia – Djibouti Military Alliance Means to Eritrea

It means nothing. “Zilch”

By Madote,

WHEN the accidental Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, visited Djibouti last week, no one was paying much attention until he mentioned his country was working on a defense pact with Djibouti against Eritrea.

“Ethiopia is ready to defend and safeguard Ethio-Djibouti common borders,” he said. “Our security officials will discuss on this issue and map out common stand.” Continue reading What Ethiopia – Djibouti Military Alliance Means to Eritrea

Ethiopia: Why General Tsadkan Broke into Tears in the 1998-2000 Border War with Eritrea?

Translated from Tesfaye Gebreab’s recently published memoir of the 1998-2000 Ethiopia – Eritrea border war titled “የደራሲው ማስታወሻ” – An account of an Ethiopian army colonel.

General Tsadkan tried to call the meeting to order but he could not hide his emotions and broke down crying. He wept. All of the meeting participants cried with him.General Tsadkan later said to the participants, “I have led many battles in my career. I have fought in many wars. I have seen a lot. I have never experienced this kind of utter failure. It is bad.”

BY BEREKET KIDANE

“Good morning Colonel?”

“Greetings Mr. Journalist”

“I appreciate your punctuality.”

“Well, I am a soldier aren’t I?” Continue reading Ethiopia: Why General Tsadkan Broke into Tears in the 1998-2000 Border War with Eritrea?

The State of Eri-Ethio Relations in the Diaspora Today

Eritreans and Ethiopians in the diaspora will work in partnership for the sake of peace and future of the children in the region

By Amanuel Biedemariam,

In February of 2009, Ethiopians joined fellow Eritreans to demonstrate against the illegal and unjust sanctions the US and TPLF authored and passed. That was the first time Ethiopians, adorned with Ethiopian flags, and joined Eritreans in action to support Eritreans in their cause for the first time. It was a historic event that started a new chapter. Continue reading The State of Eri-Ethio Relations in the Diaspora Today

Ethiopian Opposition Movement G7’s Position on Eritrea

Ginbot7 Secretary Ato Andargachews Tsige (L) and Chairman Dr. Berhanu Nega (R)

By Kirubeal Bekele,

On Sunday September 22, 2013, the Ginbot 7 leadership had a very revealing and open discussion in Washington DC meeting like it has never had before. As you know, the issue of working with Eritrea has been a bone in the throat for G7 as well as for its supporters around the world. Many have argued against using Eritrea as a spring board to wage an armed struggle against TPLF. Continue reading Ethiopian Opposition Movement G7’s Position on Eritrea

The Ethiopian Renaissance or Nuisance Dam?

Ethiopians poised to get 15 years of propaganda out of The “Damn Dam”

By Mentesnot Zewde Berhane,

The foreign minister of Ethiopia, Dr Tewodros Adehanom, noted at the gathering of dignitaries and foreign affair officials in Addis Ababa that the selling of bonds to the Ethiopian diaspora for the Abay aka GERD project was a complete failure, which is directly related to the lack of democratic rule and the ever increasing repression of the Ethiopian people not as portrayed of foreign policy failure, furthermore.

Ethiopia is blessed with numerous rivers, lakes and natural resources which any organized government to the people, by the people, for the people can capitalize to realize mega projects. Continue reading The Ethiopian Renaissance or Nuisance Dam?