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Switzerland Allocates $6m to Support Vocational Training in Eritrea

Switzerland resumes support for cooperation projects in Eritrea BY FDFA | PRESS RELEASE Switzerland will resume its cooperation with Eritrea in a new three-year phase. The allocated CHF 6 million ($6 million) will be used to improve vocational skills development. The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) took this decision on the basis of the… The post Switzerland Allocates $6m to Support Vocational Training in Eritrea appeared first on TesfaNews.

TPLF Member Fetlework (Monjorino) Removed from Cabinet

BY ADDIS STANDARD The office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has today announced a fresh appointments of three ministerial positions. One of the three appointments saw Fetlework Gebregziabher, one of the the two remaining members of TPLF in the Prime Minister’s cabinet of 20, removed from her position as Minister of Trade and Industry. Fetlework,… The post TPLF Member Fetlework (Monjorino) Removed from Cabinet appeared first on TesfaNews.

New Trump Travel Ban to Include Four More African Countries – including Eritrea

BY TESFANEWS * Three years after issuing a controversial travel ban initially slapped on seven Muslim-majority countries, the Trump administration is eyeing seven countries for new immigration restrictions. An announcement is expected as early as Monday. The list of countries is not yet final and could be changed, but nations under consideration for new immigration… The post New Trump Travel Ban to Include Four More African Countries – including Eritrea appeared first on TesfaNews.

Ten Killed in Seating Collapse at Ethiopian Festival

BY AFP At least ten people were killed Monday and scores injured when a seating area collapsed during a major Orthodox Christian celebration in Ethiopia, with fears the death toll could rise. The accident occurred just before 8am (0500 GMT) Monday in Gondar, a historic city in the country’s north, where every year more than… The post Ten Killed in Seating Collapse at Ethiopian Festival appeared first on TesfaNews.

Russia to Deliver Two Ansat Helicopters to Eritrea

BY SPUTNIK Russia signed a contract with Eritrea for the supply of two Ansat military transport helicopters before the end of 2020, a source in the field of military and technical cooperation told Sputnik. It is the first contract that Russia concluded with Eritrea after the UN Security Council lifted the sanctions imposed against the… The post Russia to Deliver Two Ansat Helicopters to Eritrea appeared first on TesfaNews.

An Ethiopian Wild Card

BY MOSTAFA AHMADY | AHRAM ONLINE Amid growing rifts within Ethiopia’s ruling elites on whether to stay as federalists or to join the ranks of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s centralist approach, Jawar Mohamed, the most popular Oromo activist and founder of the powerful Oromo Media Network, has become a member of the Oromo Federalist… The post An Ethiopian Wild Card appeared first on TesfaNews.

Desert Locust Situation in Eritrea

According to FAO, the latest Desert Locust outbreak is the worst in 25 years BY MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE The Migratory Pests Control Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture informed that Desert Locust control operation is still underway in the Northern Red Sea Region of the country. According to the information from the unit, so far… The post Desert Locust Situation in Eritrea appeared first on TesfaNews.

UNDP Climate Change Adaptation Program in Anseba Region

Inclusive and Sustainable Development BY UNDP ERITREA The Government of the State of Eritrea in partnership with UNDP formulated the Climate Change Adaptation programe in water and Agriculture in Anseba Region. The six million dollars project, supported by the Adaptation Fund and implemented by the Ministry of Land Water and Environment and Ministry of Agriculture… The post UNDP Climate Change Adaptation Program in Anseba Region appeared first on TesfaNews.

Ethiopia and Egypt’s Stalemate: What’s the Dam Problem?

BY YOHANNES GEDAMU | THE GLOBE POST The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) – a huge hydro dam on the Nile River that is set to become Africa’s largest – is a national project fully financed by the Ethiopian people and government. From teachers and healthcare workers to the country’s poor farmers, an overwhelming majority… The post Ethiopia and Egypt’s Stalemate: What’s the Dam Problem? appeared first on TesfaNews.

Eritrea Express Unhappiness Over Saudi Minister’s “Islamic Role” Remark

“While we recognize the goodwill of our international partners, a condescending narrative that belittles Africa and its achievements is not proper” BY MINISTRY OF INFORMATION (PRESS RELEASE) In a long interview with Asharq al-Awsat (Thursday, 9th January English and Arabic editions), on the strategic importance of the Council of Arab and African States bordering the… The post Eritrea Express Unhappiness Over Saudi Minister’s “Islamic Role” Remark appeared first on TesfaNews.