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Eritrea Summons German and UK Ambassadors Over Smear Coverage

UN and Germany Ambassadors summoned by Eritrea's Foreign Ministry over smear reports
Germany and UK ambassadors to Asmara have been summoned earlier this week by the Foreign Ministry to seek clarification over broadcasting of ‘unbridled smear’ campaigns by their respective State-funded broadcasters, the DW and BBC Tigrinya.

BY TESFANEWS

Eritrea’s foreign ministry summoned Germany’s ambassador to Asmara earlier this week over “unbridled smear campaigns” by the state-funded international broadcaster, the Deutsche Welle (DW), against the country, Eritrea’s Information Minister Yemane Gebremeskel has said. Continue reading Eritrea Summons German and UK Ambassadors Over Smear Coverage

Carol Pineau says, ‘In Eritrea, the Experts on Eritrea are Eritreans’

“The only experts are nationals of their own countries” – Weh Yeoh

Carol Pineau is an American Journalist with a long career in journalism in Africa. Here is she sharing her views and experiences of Eritrea.

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | ERITREA PROFILE

Carol Pineau is an American journalist who has worked in Africa for many years representing the biggest news agencies of the world. Her first visit in Eritrea impacted her profession the most as she describes the Eritrean experience as a process of unlearning the ‘white savior responsibility’. Continue reading Carol Pineau says, ‘In Eritrea, the Experts on Eritrea are Eritreans’

Al-Jazeera: A Persistent Campaign that Remains Hollow and Futile

Al-Jazeera’s futile attempts to disparage Eritrea will not diminish Eritrea’s critical role in the region. It will only further corrode the Channel’s relevance and credibility.

BY SHABAIT | EDITORIAL

Al-Jazeera English TV channel has ratcheted up its smear and defamation campaigns against Eritrea these days. The stats tell it all: Inside Story ran three programmes in the past month alone; Al-Jazeera’s AJ-Stream has also chipped in to broadcast two programmes of vitriol in the same period. Continue reading Al-Jazeera: A Persistent Campaign that Remains Hollow and Futile

BBC Reporting on Eritrea

– the need for accountability – the internet never forgets! –

BBC reporting on Eritrea and the need for some kind of accountability.

BY RUBY SANDHU & YAFET ZEREOU

The Eritrean diaspora have been outraged with the uncalled-for and outlandish diatribe against the Government of Eritrea by a certain Yemane Nagish (Nagish), a journalist with the Nairobi-based BBC Tigrinya Service.
Continue reading BBC Reporting on Eritrea

‘Wedi Senafe – ወዲ ሰንዓፈ’: Dr. Samuel Mahaffy

“I will stand with the people of Eritrea as long as I have a voice”- Dr. Samuel Mahaffy

As per his wishes, Dr. Samuel Mahaffy (ወዲ ሰንዓፈ – 1952- 2016) was recently laid to rest in his childhood town of Senafe.

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | ERITREA PROFILE

Samuel Mahaffy (Ph.D.) was born to an American family in Asmara on August 21st, 1952. He grew up in the beautiful small town of Senafe. His childhood, much of which was spent in the diverse communities of Eritrea, shaped his identity. Continue reading ‘Wedi Senafe – ወዲ ሰንዓፈ’: Dr. Samuel Mahaffy

Sanctions and the Negative Campaigns Against Eritrea

A series of politicized campaigns waged against Eritrea in recent years have impacted the country negatively and violated the collective rights of its people.

BY RUBY SANDHU

As developments toward peace and cooperation quickly unfold in the Horn of Africa, it is important to reflect upon the series of politicized campaigns waged against Eritrea. Although the campaigns differed in terms of their approach and implementation, they all negatively impacted the country and violated the fundamental rights of its people. Continue reading Sanctions and the Negative Campaigns Against Eritrea