Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Eritrea Issues Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

Eritrean government issued a 21-day strict stay-at-home guideline
The following guidelines from the High-level task force on COVID-19 shall supersede all previous guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and will remain in force for 21-days.

BY COVID-19 TASK FORCE

Aware of the grave danger that the COVID-19 pandemic poses, the Government of Eritrea has been issuing important and timely guidelines and taking necessary measures to fully curtail its spread in the country. Implementation of the guidelines and measures issued remain, however, vexingly inadequate. Continue reading Eritrea Issues Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

Ethiopia Postpones August General Election

A new timeline will be announced “once the pandemic is over”

Ethiopia’s electoral commission cancels the August 2020 general election because of the coronavirus outbreak.

BY TESFANEWS*

The National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced on Tuesday that the general election that was scheduled for August would be delayed because of the coronavirus outbreak, a decision that was welcomed by some key opposition parties. Continue reading Ethiopia Postpones August General Election

Government to Strictly Enforce Ban, Social Distancing Guidelines

All Government bodies, including and not limited to the Police and army, are ordered to strictly enforce ALL Ministry of Health Guidelines to control the spread of Coronavirus in the country.

BY THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH

The Government of Eritrea has been issuing guidelines periodically for controlling the spread of COVID-19. The guidelines have not been implemented with the rigour and seriousness that they warrant. Continue reading Government to Strictly Enforce Ban, Social Distancing Guidelines

Three Moments of Truth the TPLF Fears and Dreads the Most

The three moments of truth that keep the TPLF Weyane thugs awake all night, every night are coming sooner than later.

BY TECLE ABRAHAM HABTEMICAEL

In TPLF Woyane’s Tigrai, fear, and uncertainty about the future are throwing all Tigra elites helter-skelter scrambling to extricate themselves from the Woyane quagmire. But none of them is dealing with
the critical issues facing the Tigrai region (ክልል). Rather, they are pinning their hope on fomenting crisis and
instability in Ethiopia and Eritrea while at the same time confusing the Tigraians (ተጋሩ). Continue reading Three Moments of Truth the TPLF Fears and Dreads the Most

Eritrea Bans All Commercial Flights for 2 Weeks

Eritrea’s confirmed COVID-19 cases now hits four

Eritrea banned all commercial flights to and from Asmara for the coming two weeks after a spike in COVID-19 cases in the country.

BY TESFANEWS

Eritrea’s Health Ministry announced today new COVID-19 cases after three passengers who arrived in Asmara from Dubai via flight Air Arebi on Monday 23rd March 2020 were diagnosed positive for COVID-19. Continue reading Eritrea Bans All Commercial Flights for 2 Weeks

Diaspora Eritreans Launch Online Fundraising to Fight COVID-19

Diaspora Eritreans today launched a ‘historic’ COVID-19 response fund project under the theme #EritreaFightsCovid19 to support the Eritrean Ministry of Health response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Eritrea.

BY NCEA

In response to the wide range of public calls to support the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 illness, the National Council of Eritrean Americans (NCEA) today launched a fundraising project under the theme #EritreaFightsCovid19. Continue reading Diaspora Eritreans Launch Online Fundraising to Fight COVID-19