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Open Letter to President Isaias from Oromo Scholars and Professionals

Oromo scholars and professionals sent a protest letter to President Isaias Afwerki
What exactly President Isaias has said in his recent interview to upset a section of the Oromo people, including scholars and professionals? Are they lost in translation?

BY OROMO SCHOLARS AND PROFESSIONALS

Mr. Isaias Afwerki,
President of Eritrea                                                                                                            February 28, 2020

Your Excellency,

We, the undersigned Oromo scholars and professionals, write this letter to you to express our disappointment in your recent position on events in Oromia and Ethiopia as expressed during your February 08, 2020 interview on Eritrean Television. These views reveal perverse readiness to intervene in the internal matters of our country and are hostile towards popular demands to democratize Ethiopia. Continue reading Open Letter to President Isaias from Oromo Scholars and Professionals

(Excerpts) President Isaias Interview – Part I

President Isaias said that Eritrea will give utmost priority for the consolidation of the new era of peace and friendship prevailing in the region

BY SHABAIT

In an interview conducted with national media outlets on Saturday 3 November 2018, President Isaias Afwerki discussed the significance, progress, and regional ramifications of the recent historic peace agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia and other related developments. Excerpts of the first part of the interview follow. Continue reading (Excerpts) President Isaias Interview – Part I

Highlights of President Isaias’ Jan 14 Interview

“The peoples of Eritrea and Ethiopia will recoup, in the near future, the opportunities they had lost in the past 25 years due to the TPLF’s noxious policies” – President Isaias Afwerki

Part of President Isaias Afwerki’s interview on issues related to Egypt, Sudan, Turkey and Ethiopia

BY SHABAIT

The Eritrean Television ERi-Tv and Radio Dimtsi Hafash conducted a 90-minute long interview with President Isaias Afwerki yesterday on important and timely regional issues.  The second part of the interview on domestic issues is scheduled for next Saturday. Continue reading Highlights of President Isaias’ Jan 14 Interview

No Preoccupation of Food Shortages this Year in Eritrea: President Isaias

This year’s lower rainfall had initially created a concern that there could be a harvest failure or possible food shortages. President Isaias, however, said there should be no reason for concern.

BY SHABAIT

President Isaias Afwerki explained government policies and programmes on key developmental domestic issues and regional developments in an interview held with local media yesterday.

In the interview that was broadcast live on Eri-Tv and Dimtsi Hafahs (the national radio), President Isaias elucidated in detail the policy underpinnings, programmes undertaken in the past years, and  progress achieved to date to ensure food security. Continue reading No Preoccupation of Food Shortages this Year in Eritrea: President Isaias

Eritrea’s Deepening Relation with Egypt Has Nothing to do with Ethiopia Dam

Claim by the Ethiopian regime that Eritrea targets ‘millennium dam’ stems from unhealthy mindset, said President Isaias Afewerki.

BY ESAT NEWS

The claim by the Ethiopian regime that the relation between Eritrea and Egypt is targeting Ethiopia’s Renaissance dam is “unfounded and stems from an unhealthy mindset,” Eritrea’s President said over the weekend.

President Isaias Afeworki was responding to Ethiopian regime’s accusations that Eritrea is posed to destabilize Ethiopia and stall the building of its mega hydroelectric dam. Continue reading Eritrea’s Deepening Relation with Egypt Has Nothing to do with Ethiopia Dam

Local Media Interview with President Isaias

President Isaias Afwerki conducted an extensive interview with local media on January 28, 2017 focusing on projected public development programmes and other issues.

By Shabait,

Eritrea’s local media conducted an extensive interview with President Isaias Afwerki yesterday mainly focusing on projected public development programmes for this year and other issues of importance to the domestic audience.

The two-hour long interview was broadcast live on Eri-Tv and Dimtsi Hafash radio station. Continue reading Local Media Interview with President Isaias