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Eritrean Airlines Begins Flight to Addis Ababa

Eritrean Airlines inaugural flight to Addis Ababa starts today.
Eritrean Airlines inaugural flight to Addis Ababa starts today.

BY AFP

Eritrea’s national airline has made its first commercial flight in two decades to Addis Ababa, the capital of neighboring Ethiopia.

An Eritrean Airlines plane carrying the country’s transport and tourism ministers on Saturday landed at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, where it was welcomed by senior Ethiopian officials. Continue reading Eritrean Airlines Begins Flight to Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Airlines Makes Historic Flight to Eritrea

Roses and champagne have been given to passengers on the first commercial flight between Ethiopia and Eritrea in 20 years.

BY TESFANEWS *


The first flight in 20 years from Ethiopia to Eritrea landed safely in Asmara on Wednesday, to be greeted by traditional dancers waving flags and flowers, cementing a stunning reconciliation between the Horn of Africa foes. Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines Makes Historic Flight to Eritrea

Ethiopia Restricts Foreign Travel by Officials

The Office of the Prime Minister imposed unnecessary foreign travel restrictions by all government agencies and officials as foreign currency shortage bites. Government-sponsored workshops and seminars are also ordered to serve water and coffee only.

BY DAWIT ENDESHAW | THE REPORTER

The Office of the Prime Minister issued a new circular imposing more restrictions on foreign travels by officials. In a circular signed by the outgoing minister of cabinet affairs, Alemayehu Tegenu, all government agencies are to restrict all unnecessary travels. The Office has attributed the latest instruction to the current foreign currency shortage. Continue reading Ethiopia Restricts Foreign Travel by Officials

Eritrea – World Traveller Country #182

Wow, wow, and again… Wow! What a beautiful surprise that was waiting for me hidden among the mountains in my last stop in the Horn of Africa.

BY THE DIGITAL GLOBETROTTER

Wow, wow, and again… Wow! What a beautiful surprise that was waiting for me hidden among the mountains in my last stop in the Horn of Africa: Eritrea!

This ex-Italian colony, also known as “The Rome of Africa” by the locals, definitely deserves its title! I could go as far as calling it “The Best Kept Secret of Africa!”Continue reading Eritrea – World Traveller Country #182

Bank of Eritrea Issues Legal Notice

Re: Nakfa holding limits for travelers exiting Eritrea

To proper regulate circulation of the National currency within the country. Travelers exiting Eritrea are now allowed to hold 1,000 Nakfa max.

BY SHABAIT

Bank of Eritrea has issued Legal Notice No. 129/2017 to limit the amount of Nakfa holdings for travelers exiting Eritrea.

The Legal Notice that was issued at the Gazette of Eritrean Laws on 25 October, indicated that the maximum amount, conditions and purpose for which travelers exiting Eritrea may be allowed to hold has not so far been legally fixed and that has become necessary to set the maximum amount in order to ensure the proper use of the National Currency within the country. Continue reading Bank of Eritrea Issues Legal Notice

Asmara Offers Cheap Flights to its Travelers

Cultural and economic fillip to the city. Cheap flights to Asmara city, which is now a World Heritage site, will encourage travelers to discover this least explored modernist city of Africa.

BY AFRICAN GLOBE

Asmara, the capital of Eritrea origins back some 700 years primarily as an Italian state. The area still has artistic flavors of Italian culture, architecture and culinary traditions.

Many tourists praise the country belonging to different religions particularly Islam and Christianity as the day starts with a prayer call for Muslims followed by Christians’ prayers from cathedral. It is the safest region of the entire Africa and a source of persistent attraction to the travelers who plan and get on flights to Asmara. Continue reading Asmara Offers Cheap Flights to its Travelers