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→
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→
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.
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→