Tag Archives: Misinformation

Ethiopia Urges International Reporters in Tigray Respect Law

expects international media outlets that granted access in Tigray to report accurately and professionally
Media outlets that are granted access to Tigray in the first round are expected to report accurately, truthfully, and professionally in accordance with the country’s broadcasting proclamation, the constitution, and other humanitarian provisions.

BY FBC

The Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority (EBA) has urged the international media granted access to Tigray regional state to report accurately and truthfully as well as professionally.

The authority noted that the international media should be governed by the country’s broadcasting proclamation, the constitution, criminal laws, and other humanitarian provisions. Continue reading Ethiopia Urges International Reporters in Tigray Respect Law

The Associated Press (AP): The Perjurer of Truth

When it comes to Eritrea, the mainstream media has a wicked sense of humour.

The mainstream media narratives on Eritrea, particularly the Associated Press, are deliberately misguided, often with minimal or no fact-checking.

BY ZERAI SOLOMON

When it comes to Africa, the role of the western media is to ensure that the continent is gripped in a never-ending cycle of violence by supporting minority groups intent on causing chaos and bloodshed, rather than report factual news. Continue reading The Associated Press (AP): The Perjurer of Truth

Seeking the Truth Amidst the Clouds of Disinformation

Eritrea do not have Weapons of Mass Destruction. But in the eyes of today’s Powers, it’s independent economic, political and international policies are taken as dangerous as a conventional WMD. But Why?

By Hillal,

We are living in an information age. Information is power and should be pursued diligently. But, with the Think Tanks and the media becoming serial liars getting the truth amidst the clouds of dis/misinformation is easier said than done.

Eritreans had to endure the brutality and humiliation of the Turkish, Egyptian, Italian, British and Ethiopian colonialism for more than a century. Throughout this painful period in our history, we have had to fight against all odds and overcome insurmountable challenges. We never kneel down and never waited, asked or begged others to fight our fights for us.  Continue reading Seeking the Truth Amidst the Clouds of Disinformation

Eritrea: 2013 in Review

A Snippet of Eritrea in 2013

By Amanuel Biedemariam,

In a little over a year after independence, the Republic of South Sudan is on a brink of civil war that can possibly destroy the independence won with blood.

In this short-period, South Sudan’s debt reached over 4.5 billion US dollars. During this period entrepreneurs from everywhere ascended in South Sudan, took advantage of loose business climate, and became rich. Continue reading Eritrea: 2013 in Review

Eritrea’s Answers are Always Action and Victory

The assault Eritreans endured day and night would have knocked any nation- big or small. If winning over Eritrea difficult yesterday, it is impossible TODAY!

By Amanuel Biedemariam,

After a bloody civil war between the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front (EPLF) and The Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF), in the early 1980s, the EPLF became the sole representative of the struggle to liberate Eritrea. Then, Eritreans were confident but uncertain about the direction the struggle was taking. Many Eritreans were in the dark about what was happening because the ELF was a core institution that established the struggle. During these decisive times many left to Sudan and other places to seek refuge and the rest joined EPLF to fight Ethiopia. Continue reading Eritrea’s Answers are Always Action and Victory

An Open Letter to Ms. Jenny Vaughan

AFP’s Series of articles on Eritrea … if only they were written with out extremes and biases …

By Organization of Eritrean-Americans,

Dear Ms. Vaughan:

Hope you are well. This letter is written on the behalf of the Organization of Eritrean-Americans (OEA), and several Eritrean Diaspora organizations located across Europe and Canada.

The OEA, in particular, is a non-profit, grass-roots organization based in Washington, D.C., and it has evolved into one of the primary sources of information to the general public, Continue reading An Open Letter to Ms. Jenny Vaughan