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AU Troops Gun Down Unarmed Civilians in Somalia

AU troops kill 24 people in Somalia
COWARDS. At least 24 people killed and 22 injured after AU troops, that comprised of Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Djibouti, open fire on civilians in the town of Marka, residents say.

By Hamza Mohamed | Aljazeera

AT LEAST 24 civilians have been killed and 22 others injured in the southern Somali town of Marka after troops from the African Union opened fire on unarmed residents, local residents and a health worker have told Al Jazeera.  Continue reading AU Troops Gun Down Unarmed Civilians in Somalia

Twenty Third Edition of Eri-News is Out

Eritrean Mission to the AU and UNECA released Eri-News 1.23

By Eritrean Mission to the AU and UNECA,

THE Twentieth Third Edition of ‘Eri-News’, a bi-weekly electronic newsletter prepared by the Press Section at the Permanent Mission of the State of Eritrea to the AU and UNECA, is out today.

This edition will cover issues like Eritrea’s participation at the EU-Horn of Africa Ministerial Conference on Migration and Human Trafficking and FM Osman Saleh’s speech; the 2nd Africa-Turkey Summit; Eritrea’s participation at the AU Specialized Technical Committee Meeting; AU’s apperciation to Eritrea’s Achievements in Improving Maternal and Infant Health; and Eritrea’s participation at the 1st Extraordinary Session of the AU CAMRMRD that was held in Zambia and Zimbabwe. Continue reading Twenty Third Edition of Eri-News is Out

Eritrea Takes Part in the 2nd Turkey – Africa Summit

Mr. Biniam Berhe representing Eritrea at ambassadorial level at the 2nd Turkey-Africa Summit

By Shabait,

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.

As regards diplomatic relations, reports indicated that Turkey has Embassies in 39 African countries, 27 of which were opened in the wake of the first Turkey – Africa Summit in Istanbul in 2008. It is also known that 32 African nations have Embassies in Turkey. Continue reading Eritrea Takes Part in the 2nd Turkey – Africa Summit

Twentieth Edition of Eri-News is Out

Eritrean Mission to the AU and UNECA released Eri-News 1.20

By Eritrean Mission to the AU and UNECA,

THE Twentieth Edition of ‘Eri-News’, a bi-weekly electronic newsletter prepared by the Press Section at the Permanent Mission of the State of Eritrea to the AU and UNECA, is out today.

In this edition, several topics such as the 25 foreign ambassadors appointed to Eritrea; Eritrea’s participation at an AU Regional Conference in Khartoum on Human Trafficking and Smuggling; the more than 50 Mining companies that convened in Asmara for the 5th Asmara Mining Conference, and a topic on Eritrea’s unequivocal condemnation of Terrorism will be covered. Continue reading Twentieth Edition of Eri-News is Out

Eritrea Calls for a Robust and Concerted Effort on Identification and Prosecution of Human Traffickers

Regional Conference that was convened in Khartoum from 13-16 October 2014 was organised by the AU, Sudan, UNHCR and IOM to address issues of Human Trafficking and Smuggling in the the Horn of Africa

By TesfaNews

AN ERITREAN delegation led by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh is currently in Khartoum participating at a regional ministerial conference on Human Trafficking and Smuggling in the Horn of Africa.

Organized by the African Union (AU) in collaboration with the Government of the Sudan, UNHCR and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Conference aims to explore cooperation among the member states in the region to address the challenges of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants within and from the Horn of Africa, and to come up with a common approach in addressing this issue.  Continue reading Eritrea Calls for a Robust and Concerted Effort on Identification and Prosecution of Human Traffickers

Nineteenth Edition of Eri-News is Out

Eritrean Mission to the AU and UNECA released Eri-News 1.19

By Eritrean Mission to the AU and UNECA,

THE Nineteenth Edition of ‘Eri-News’, a bi-weekly electronic newsletter prepared by the Press Section at the Permanent Mission of the State of Eritrea to the AU and UNECA, is out today.

In this edition, several topics including FM’s Call for an end to illegal occupation and lifting of unjust sanction; FM call for fundamental reform of the UN; the 7th Congress of NUEW; ECOSOCC Sensitization and Motivation campaign in Asmara; International Symposium on Women Empowerment and Peace in Asmara; and Eritrea’s Health Sector Successes and experience sharing event at the UN are covered. Continue reading Nineteenth Edition of Eri-News is Out