Yemane Gebreab is the second most influential person in Eritrea. In an exclusive interview, DW asked him about the large number of Eritreans fleeing the country and Asmara’s relations with its foe Ethiopia.
Last week, an official delegation from Eritrea visited Berlin, to strengthen bilateral ties with Germany. The visit was seen as controversial, owing to several reports on human rights violations in the African country. DW talked with Yemane Gebreab, political head of Eritrea’s single party and advisor to President Isaias Afwerki. Continue reading Eritrea is Building ‘its own type of Political System’→
Yemane Gebreab is an important figure in Eritrean politics. He is the personal adviser to President Isaias Afewerki. Some see him as a gray eminence, others consider him as the second most powerful man in the state of Eritrea. Our reporter met him – listen here the entire conversation. Continue reading Conversation with Eritrea’s 2nd Most Important Man→
Trying to sum up Eritrea’s 22nd Independence weekend, all the events, activities, festivities and emotions in one word or in a simple statement is quite a task. It is surreal and hard to believe, see or, imagine the collective joy Eritreans experienced during the action packed weekend of celebrations.
For decades, Eritreans in the Diaspora have established activities that can bring-them the feel of home wherever they are. The Independence Day celebrations accentuate that feeling tenfold because Eritrean Independence is the result of long struggle, sacrifices and collective experiences expressed joyfully and colorfully. Continue reading Eritrea at 22, Demonstration of United Strength→
Eritrea’s president Isaias Afwerki arrived in Juba, the capital city of the newly born nation of South Sudan, one day ahead, to participate in the official celebrations marking the declaration of the Republic of South Sudan due to take place on the 9th of July 2011.