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Students Discover African-led Development in Mason’s First Trip to Eritrea

The Center for the Study of Narrative and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University sent 11 PhD, Master’s and undergraduate students to Eritrea for two weeks to uncover the country’s narrative of development, and this is a piece from what they have discovered so far.

George Mason University students with the Eritrean Minister of Investment and Promotion. (Photo: Gbenga DeSilva)

BY MARIAM ABURDEINEH | GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

There are multiple sides to every story. But when it comes to Eritrea, a country that’s been isolated due to 20 years of war and nine years of sanctions, much of their story hasn’t been told, said Carol Pineau, a former CNN journalist who reported live on the Eritrean-Ethiopian war and is a visiting scholar at George Mason University. Continue reading Students Discover African-led Development in Mason’s First Trip to Eritrea

The Underlying Motives of the BBC World Trip to Eritrea. Can We Still Trust the BBC?

BBC’s Preconceived Conclusions on Eritrea Contradict Realities on the Ground

By Ray Ja,

I HAVE been following the ongoing coverage of the BBC’s exclusive trip to “secretive” Eritrea, and the following are some initial thoughts that arose as I watched and listened to the BBC’s various reports. Overall, the BBC failed to provide its audience with a contextualized, objective view of the country or situation. Instead, it presented an account that was quite cursory, rehashed many clichéd, facile assumptions, and thus left the audience with a flawed perspective.  Continue reading The Underlying Motives of the BBC World Trip to Eritrea. Can We Still Trust the BBC?

Eritrea Achieves Three of UN Development Goals Ahead of 2015 Deadline

Eritrea is one of few developing countries on-track to meet most of the MDGs

By Madote,

During a speech made in connection with the observance of United Nations Day in Asmara, Amna Nur-Hussein, the Minister of Health stated Eritrea has achieved three of the eight UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ahead the 2015 target date. Continue reading Eritrea Achieves Three of UN Development Goals Ahead of 2015 Deadline

UNDP: ኤርትራ ኣብ ሓዲድ ምዕዋት ሸቶታት ሚለንየም ኣላ (VOA)

ብፍላይ ኣብ ንጥዕና ዝምልከት ኣብ ጽቡቕ ደረጃ ከምዘላ ዝገለጸት ወኪል ሕቡራት ሃገራት ኣብ ኤርትራ Christine Umutoni, ኣብ ሓለዋ ተፈጥሮ ኸባብን ምንካይ ድኽነትን ብዙሕ ክትሰርሕ ኣለዋ ኢላ

“Eritrea need to work more on MDG1, 7 and 8 to achieve MDG by 2015 as it is on track with the remaining 5 goals” – UNDP representative

By VOA Tigrniya Program,

ኣብ ኤርትራ ተጸዋዒት UNDP ኣተሓባባሪት ሰብኣዊ ጉዳያትን Christine Umutoni, ኤርትራ ኣብ ምጉዳል ሞት ሕጻናትን ኣዴታትን ከምኡ ኣብ ምጥፋእ ሕማማት ኣብ ሓዲድ ኣላ ኢላ።

ብርክት ዝበላ ሃገራት ኣፍሪቃ ገና ካብ ሓዲድ ምዕዋት ሸቶታት ሚለንየም ወጻኢ ከምዘለዋ ዝጠቐሰት`ታ ወኪል ሕቡራት ሃገራት፡ ኤርትራ በዚ ዘላቶ እንተቐጺላ ኣብ 2015 ንዝበዝሑ ክተዐውቶም`ያ ኢላ።

እንተኾነ ኤርትራ ኣብ ተፈጥሮ ኸባብን ምጉዳል ድኽነትን ብዙሕ ክትቃለስ ኣለዋ ኢላ።
ምስኣ ዝተገብረ ቃለ-መጠይቕ ንምስማዕ ኣብ`ዚ ኽፈቱ። Continue reading UNDP: ኤርትራ ኣብ ሓዲድ ምዕዋት ሸቶታት ሚለንየም ኣላ (VOA)

Eritrea’s Path Towards Achieving the MDGs

“Though unreported, Eritrea is a country that may meet most of the UN MDGs by 2015” – New African Magazine

By MYTH2013,

The 189 countries of the United Nations came together in September 2000 and adopted the UN Millennium Declaration. Eritrea, among all the other nations agreed to meet the following 8 goals by 2015:  Continue reading Eritrea’s Path Towards Achieving the MDGs