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Revival of the Eritrean Airlines – ‘A Gateway to Africa’

The Re-Branded, Re-Launched Eritrean Airlines

By Kesete Ghebrehiwet,

Eritrean Airline has already begun its operation anew on 16 July 2011 from Asmara to Lahore, Dubai, Cairo, Rome, Jeddah, and Khartoum. Below is the interview conducted with the new CEO of the Airline, Mr. Shakil Aftab Kashmirwala as regards the re-launching of the Airline and prospects of future development. Continue reading Revival of the Eritrean Airlines – ‘A Gateway to Africa’

A Warm Welcome to Independent South Sudan from Eritrea

Eritreans welcoming the brotherly new nation of South Sudan

Shaebia.org,

It has been 56 years in the making, but it is finally here. The year 1955 marks the beginning of the struggle of the people of South Sudan for dignity and self-determination; July 9, 2011, the successful completion of that epic national effort.

The odds were never easy for the people of South Sudan. They had to overcome immense difficulties and pay a heavy price in a journey full of twists and turns, successes and near fatal setbacks. But they found within themselves the fortitude and the capability- political, military and diplomatic- to sustain their liberation movement until victory. Continue reading A Warm Welcome to Independent South Sudan from Eritrea

UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon Applauds Eritrea’s Role in Sudan

President Isaias met Secretary Ban Ki Moon in Juba

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United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon applauded Eritrea’s “contribution to peace and stability in Sudan.”  The Secretary General said, Eritrea is an important regional actor and its role for peace in Sudan has been significant. He mentioned Eritrea’s facilitation of the East Sudan Peace Agreement and Eritrea’s role in the Darfur peace process.

The UN Secretary General made his remarks when he met Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki in Juba on Friday. He thanked Isaias for his presence in Juba for the independence celebrations of South Sudan and requested Eritrea to continue its support for South Sudan. Continue reading UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon Applauds Eritrea’s Role in Sudan