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Japanese Delegation Held talks with President Isaias

Japanese delegation reiterate readiness to promote and consolidate development cooperation with Eritrea
“Japan is ready to promote and consolidate development cooperation with Eritrea” – H.E. Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Special Envoy and President of Association of African Economy and Development (AFRECO)

BY SHABAIT

President Isaias Afwerki today, 15 August, met and held talks with Japanese delegation led by H.E. Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Special Envoy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President of Association of African Economy and Development (AFRECO) and H.E. Ambassador Yoshifumi Okamura, Ambassador for Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD). Continue reading Japanese Delegation Held talks with President Isaias

Opinion // Eritrea – a State of Nostalgic Peace

Isn’t Eritrea the victim of fake news? It is condemned as evil even though it is one of the safest and most peaceful nations in Africa.

Peace and Harmony. Eritrea could be a model that Japan should emulate. (Photo credit: Tomoaki Nakano)

BY MARRE / HEAVENESE

Eritrea is simply peaceful and safe. It seems no one is concerned about being involved in a murder or about being robbed. This aspect was clearly demonstrated by the hotel staff.

When we wanted to take a shower, we were supposed to tell the front desk that we would “use hot water.”

When we got back to the hotel after one of our concerts, it was already late at night, but we sill had to get out of our costumes and wash off our make-up before we could take a shower. Continue reading Opinion // Eritrea – a State of Nostalgic Peace

President Isaias Receives Credentials of Six Ambassadors

President Isaias with Ms. Susan N. Ngongi, new UN Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for Eritrea

BY SHABAIT

President Isaias Afwerki today received the credentials of six Ambassadors at Denden Hall here in the capital.

The Ambassadors are Ms. Susan Ngongi-Namondo, the United Nations Resident Coordinator; Mr. Toshitsugu Uesawa of Japan; Mr. Michael-Christos Diammesis of the Hellenic Republic [Greece]; Ms. Agrina Mussa of the Republic of Malawi; Mr. Daniel Cavegn of the Swiss Confederation and Mr. Ramiah Yogarajan of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Continue reading President Isaias Receives Credentials of Six Ambassadors

Japanese Government Delegation Holds Talks With Eritrean Government Officials

FM Osman Saleh while receiving Ambassador Kobayashi in his office

By Shabait,

A JAPANESE government delegation headed by Mr. Hiroyasu Kobayashi, Ambassador in charge of RECs, Peace and Security in Africa, held talks with different Eritrean government officials focusing on strengthening bilateral relations and relations of partnership.

In the meeting with Foreign Minister Osman Saleh, the delegation conducted discussion on ways and means of enhancing Eritrean-Japanese cooperation in the educational, technical and professional domains.  Continue reading Japanese Government Delegation Holds Talks With Eritrean Government Officials

Eritrea’s Tewelde Estifanos Won the 64th Beppu – Oita Marathon

Tewelde Estifanos became the first Eritrean to win the Beppu-Oita Marathon in its 64 years history with another personal best

By Ken Nakamura (for the IAAF),

SURGING away from Japanese rivals Hiroki Kadota and Hiroyuki Yamamoto after 32km, Eritrea’s Tewelde Estifanos won the 64th Beppu-Oita Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, in a personal best 2:10:18 on Sunday (1).

After slow start, with the leaders covering the first kilometre in 3:11 and the second kilometre in 3:10, the pace picked up and 5km was reached in 15:27.

The pace then steadily increased: 5km to 10km took 15:08, and the 10-15km split was 14:53.

By 20km, passed in 1:00:43, the lead pack contained 10 runners. At 30km, with a split of 1:31:54), shortly after the pace makers left the course, there were still six runners in contention at the front: Estifanos, Uganda’s 2014 champion Abraham Kiplimo and the  Japanese quartet of Kadota, Yamamoto, Yusei Nakao and Satoshi Yoshii. Continue reading Eritrea’s Tewelde Estifanos Won the 64th Beppu – Oita Marathon