THE Eritrean EPLF and the Ethiopian government agreed to enter into negotiations mediated by former United States president Jimmy Carter in mid-1989 after Colonel Mengistu succeeded in thwarting a coup attempt.
The two sides agreed to hold another round of peace talks in Nairobi , Kenya , on November 20, 1989 after a round of preliminary negotiations that opened on September 7, 1989 at the Carter Presidential Center at Emory University in Atlanta , Georgia .
AFTER 13 months of fighting and six failed ceasefires, diplomats say the latest peace proposal to end the war in South Sudan will, well, return to the status quo that precipitated the carnage in the first place, AFP reported.
AN ASYLUM seeker from Eritrea was arrested on Thursday and faces charges of killing a 20-year-old compatriot in Dresden, an eastern German city that has become a center of protests against Islam and refugees.
AT LEAST three people were confirmed killed and seven others wounded on Friday (19) after police opened fire to disperse protesters who were heading into the city center to defend a sacred site against government-sponsored demolition.