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Eritrea Brings Life to the Horn

Eritrea's road to development has finally kicked off
Eritrea’s road to development has finally kicked off

By Ambassador Iqbal Jhazbhay,

It’s been a year since my appointment as South Africa’s ambassador to Eritrea, which seems an appropriate point to reflect on my experience and the tentative conclusions I have reached concerning the country’s potential.

Firstly, as an untapped frontier, with the right investment and development partners, Eritrea will be a changed country within the next three decades.

Secondly, as an African country in which South African businesses are making inroads, and are willing to stay the course despite external pressure, Eritrea can play a pivotal role in the Horn of Africa’s stability.  Continue reading Eritrea Brings Life to the Horn