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President Isaias, Gen. Al-Burhan Met in Asmara

Al-Burhan discussed with Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki today in Asmara on security and border issues, besides developments of the Renaissance Dam.- (SUNA)

BY SHABAIT

The President of Sudan’s Sovereign Council, Gen. Abdul Fattah al-Burhan, arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours today for a one-day working visit.

President al-Burhan and his delegation were accorded a warm welcome by President Isaias Afwerki on arrival at Asmara International Airport. Continue reading President Isaias, Gen. Al-Burhan Met in Asmara

U.S. Halts Some Foreign Assistance Funding to Ethiopia Over Dam Dispute with Egypt, Sudan

Some U.S. officials fear the move will harm Washington’s relationship with Addis Ababa.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has approved a plan to halt nearly $130 million in U.S. foreign assistance to Ethiopia as a move to address the standoff over a Nile dam project between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan. (Photo: Upstream)

BY ROBBIE GRAMER | FOREIGN POLICY

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has approved a plan to halt U.S. foreign assistance to Ethiopia as the Trump administration attempts to mediate a dispute with Egypt and Sudan over the East African country’s construction of a massive dam on the Nile River. Continue reading U.S. Halts Some Foreign Assistance Funding to Ethiopia Over Dam Dispute with Egypt, Sudan

Receiving ‘Marching Orders’ is Anathema to the Eritrean DNA

To somehow think or believe that Eritrea can easily jeopardize what it has worked so long and hard for by simply or casually choosing to “dip back into bad blood” or conflict to boost its “coffers” by serving as a proxy at the behest of big or small powers in the ongoing Nile dam dispute is beyond preposterous.

BY FIKREJESUS AMHAZION (PH.D.)

In a recent article, “A Request: More Honesty, Less Nonsense”, I discussed the issue of the fabrication of information, pointing out how things like “fake news”, misinformation, and disinformation have become increasingly salient and problematic issues within societies around the world.

The central focus of the article was on how during recent months and weeks, generally corresponding with the global COVID-19 pandemic, there has been much false information and a lot of fake news about the local conditions and general situation in Eritrea. Continue reading Receiving ‘Marching Orders’ is Anathema to the Eritrean DNA

Eritrea, Sudan Army Chiefs Met in Khartoum (Update)

High level Eritrean military delegation headed by General Filipos Woldeyohannes is in Sudan to consolidate existing defense and security cooperation further.

BY TESFANEWS

The Eritrean Chief of Staff, General Filipos Weldeyohans, and the Chairman of the Sudanese Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt General Muhammad Othman Al-Hussein today held a session of joint talks in Khartoum. Continue reading Eritrea, Sudan Army Chiefs Met in Khartoum (Update)

President Isaias Arrives in Khartoum

BY TESFANEWS

On the invitation of Sudan’s President of Sovereign Council, LT-General, Abdul Fattah Al-Burhan, President Isaias Afwerki is paying a three-day working visit to Khartoum.

Upon arrival at Khartoum International airport, the President and his delegation were received by Gen. Abdel Fatah al Burhan and a number of senior government officials. Continue reading President Isaias Arrives in Khartoum