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ERI-TV Journalist Ahmed Omer Sheikh Reportedly freed

Arabic program journalist Ahmed Omer Sheikh
ERI-TV Arabic program journalist Ahmed Omer Sheikh

By CyberAdal,

It is a great’s news to know that, Journalist, poet and novelist, Ahmed Omer Sheikh is free on Sunday evening on December 2012.

The writer is famous in Eritrea as one of the winner of the Eritrean “Raimoq Award for both 1995 & 1997” together with Mr. Alemseged Tesfay whom jointly won the big winners ever of Raimoq.

Mr. Sheikh Studied at King Abdulaziz University, work within the Ministry of Information in Eritrea after the independent with a great number of talented journalist, whom contributed widely to enhance and advance the ministry. Continue reading ERI-TV Journalist Ahmed Omer Sheikh Reportedly freed

President Isaias Discuss Eritrea’s Path to Development – (VOA)

If you try to distract me from the real issues, I will say you are wasting your time.” - PIA

By Peter Clottey,

Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki calls the country’s development drive over two decades of independence “a success story.”

We have achieved a lot, and our culture has helped us a lot to create an environment for sustainable development,”  he told VOA in an exclusive interview ahead of the 21st anniversary of his country’s independence on May 24.

Our main objective for the last 21 years was to create an environment for real independence… We have put the flag we took 21 years ago on a very solid ground,” said Isaias.  The major achievement, he emphasized, was the creation of a “solid foundation” for Eritrea’s development. Continue reading President Isaias Discuss Eritrea’s Path to Development – (VOA)