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Eritrea’s International Relations: Win-Win Cooperation

Win-Win Cooperation. The Government of Eritrea through its Foreign Policy attaches strong importance to Foreign Direct Investment, Trade and partnership but not aid.

By Kesete Ghebrehiwet,

In the past weeks alone, Eritrea has welcomed delegations from Finland, China, and Japan. Eritrea’s development cooperation areas include health, higher education, and agriculture. Eritrea’s view of international economic cooperation is based on partnership with an emphasis on respect for mutual values, dignity and sovereignty.Trade and investment rather than aid and dependence underline the country’s bilateral relations.  Continue reading Eritrea’s International Relations: Win-Win Cooperation

Eritrea Hires 35 Kenyan Lecturers

Prof. Tadesse Mehari, Executive Director of the National Board for Higher Education

By TesfaNews,

To meet the growing demand for trained workforce in the country, the Eritrean government hired 35 Kenyan University lectureres, Associate Professors and Professors. These expatriates have already arrived in the country and start their duty in the seven institutions of higher education.

Eritrean envoy to Kenya, Ambassador Beyene Russom, said his government picked Kenyans because the country has some of the best-trained manpower in the region.

On behalf of the Government of Eritrea, the National Board for Higher Education (NBHE) hired Magtech Inspiration Centre and Toolkit Institute to implement the recruitment process.

NBHE has an excellent working relation with some of Kenya’s top Universities. Under the 2012 cooperation agreement between NBHE and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), more than a dozen Eritreans are taking part in a PhD and Masters program for lecturers at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). Continue reading Eritrea Hires 35 Kenyan Lecturers

A High Level Japanese Delegation Visiting Eritrea

Japan’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs

By TesfaNews,

A HIGH-level Japanese delegation led by the State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Minoru Kiuchi, is visiting Eritrea to promote bilateral cooperation and investment.

The delegation conducted a meeting today with President Isaias Afwerki at the State Palace.

The meeting addressed on means to foster bilateral relations and coordination of development projects that are currently financed by Japan.  Continue reading A High Level Japanese Delegation Visiting Eritrea

Kenyan University Forging Higher Education Deals with Eritrea

Japan to fully fund project for Improving the Quality and Capacity of three Eritrean Higher Education Institutes

By JKUAT,

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is hosting a delegation from the Government of Eritrea. The delegation is in the country to identify areas of collaboration between JKUAT and Eritrean Institutes of Higher Education.

The National Board for Higher Education (NBHE) Executive Director, Dr. Tadasse Mehari who is leading the Eritrean delegation, said his country is eager to start the implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding signed with JKUAT whereby 18 Eritrean students have already joined the institution for postgraduate and doctorate programmes.  Continue reading Kenyan University Forging Higher Education Deals with Eritrea