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The Nobel Prize to PM Abiy and the Confusion of Italian Journalists

BY DANIEL WEDI KORBARIA | L’ANTI DIPLOMATICO * The Nobel Prize was supposed to arrive in the Horn of Africa as early as four years ago when Kristian Berg Harpiken, director of the Oslo International Peace Research Institute, had the bad idea of nominating Don Mussie Zerai for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. Yes, for… The post The Nobel Prize to PM Abiy and the Confusion of Italian Journalists appeared first on TesfaNews.

The Nobel Peace Committee Continues International Slights Against Eritrea

BY BEREKET KIDANE The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the prestigious peace prize for 2019 to Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali and cited his efforts to resolve the 20-year Ethio-Eritrea border conflict. However, in a departure from past precedents, the committee left out the other main protagonist and Prime Minister Abiy’s partner in peace, President… The post The Nobel Peace Committee Continues International Slights Against Eritrea appeared first on TesfaNews.

Eritrea’s Statement on Measures to Eliminate International Terrorism

BY AMBASSADOR SOPHIA TESFAMARIAM Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the UN, At the Sixth Committee, 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Under Agenda Item 109: “Measures to Eliminate Terrorism” 10 October 2019, New York Mr. Chairman, Let me seize this opportunity to congratulate you and the other members of the Bureau on your… The post Eritrea’s Statement on Measures to Eliminate International Terrorism appeared first on TesfaNews.

Africa Will Rise Again: Revolution Against French Colonialism Inevitable – Eritrean Author

BY SPUTNIK NEWS Africa is emptying. Thousands of people are fleeing their countries. In Italy, the debate is polarised between those who favour and oppose migration, but no one really dwells on the root causes of this phenomenon. Migratory flows in Africa are often seen as inevitable given the internal problems of the continent. But… The post Africa Will Rise Again: Revolution Against French Colonialism Inevitable – Eritrean Author appeared first on TesfaNews.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed Ali worked for peace with Eritrea, has overseen democratic reforms and mediated in regional disputes. BY AL JAZEERA Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali of Ethiopia won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, the awards committee announced in Norway on Friday. He was recognised for starting peace talks with Eritrea and establishing a peace agreement… The post Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Wins Nobel Peace Prize appeared first on TesfaNews.

Al-Basar Medical Team: Giving Light to Thousands of People

BY HABTOM TESFAMICHAEL | SHABAIT Parallel to the efforts being made to provide secure, affordable and quality health service, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has been working, in collaboration with partners, to provide medical assistance from friendly institutions to participate in the medical efforts of the Ministry to provide special assistance to people who need… The post Al-Basar Medical Team: Giving Light to Thousands of People appeared first on TesfaNews.

Ethiopia: Egypt Trying to Maintain Colonial Era Grip Over Nile

BY AIDAN LEWIS | REUTERS Ethiopia has accused Egypt of trying to maintain its grip over the waters of the Nile with a proposal it says would imperil a giant hydropower dam under construction on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile, in a growing diplomatic spat. The comments highlight the difficulties finding a compromise between the two countries… The post Ethiopia: Egypt Trying to Maintain Colonial Era Grip Over Nile appeared first on TesfaNews.

Ethiopia’s Oromos Celebrate Irreecha Festival

The celebration was held in capital Addis Ababa for the first time in 150 years. BY ALJAZEERA Hundreds of thousands of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group have been celebrating in the capital Addis Ababa at the start of an annual thanksgiving festival. Security was high on Saturday, with a visible presence from security forces including snipers,… The post Ethiopia’s Oromos Celebrate Irreecha Festival appeared first on TesfaNews.

Assimba Democratic Party Established in Tigray

BY BORKENA A new political party has been established in Tigray, a regional state in northern Ethiopia, which Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) considers as its political sphere of influence. The new party is named as Assimba Democratic Party (ADP) and it is officially registered with the National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE). The Board… The post Assimba Democratic Party Established in Tigray appeared first on TesfaNews.

Ethiopia: 22 Killed in Amhara Region Attacks

BY GIULIA PARAVICINI | REUTERS Clashes between regional special forces and a minority ethnic group have killed at least 20 people in the past five days in Ethiopia’s northern state of Amhara, a local political official said on Thursday. The clashes are another headache for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, whose political and economic reforms in… The post Ethiopia: 22 Killed in Amhara Region Attacks appeared first on TesfaNews.