Prospects of Wind Energy in Eritrea

An overview of Eritrea’s energy sector shows that many villages in the Central Highlands and Southern coastal regions are suitable for the installation of wind energy turbines. BY RUTH ABRAHAM | SHABAIT Since its independence, one of the major challenges Eritrea has been facing is the provision of sustainable energy in the country for industrial, […]

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What Ethiopia – Djibouti Military Alliance Means to Eritrea

By Madote, WHEN the accidental Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, visited Djibouti last week, no one was paying much attention until he mentioned his country was working on a defense pact with Djibouti against Eritrea. “Ethiopia is ready to defend and safeguard Ethio-Djibouti common borders,” he said. “Our security officials will discuss on this issue […]

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Ethiopia: Why General Tsadkan Broke into Tears in the 1998-2000 Border War with Eritrea?

Translated from Tesfaye Gebreab’s recently published memoir of the 1998-2000 Ethiopia – Eritrea border war titled “የደራሲው ማስታወሻ” – An account of an Ethiopian army colonel. BY BEREKET KIDANE “Good morning Colonel?” “Greetings Mr. Journalist” “I appreciate your punctuality.” “Well, I am a soldier aren’t I?”

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The State of Eri-Ethio Relations in the Diaspora Today

By Amanuel Biedemariam, In February of 2009, Ethiopians joined fellow Eritreans to demonstrate against the illegal and unjust sanctions the US and TPLF authored and passed. That was the first time Ethiopians, adorned with Ethiopian flags, and joined Eritreans in action to support Eritreans in their cause for the first time. It was a historic […]

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The Ethiopian Renaissance or Nuisance Dam?

By Mentesnot Zewde Berhane, The foreign minister of Ethiopia, Dr Tewodros Adehanom, noted at the gathering of dignitaries and foreign affair officials in Addis Ababa that the selling of bonds to the Ethiopian diaspora for the Abay aka GERD project was a complete failure, which is directly related to the lack of democratic rule and the […]

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Nature’s Beauty: Eritrea’s Southern Red Sea Region

By Berhane Woldu, The morning light had broadened, the sky giving way to the morning light giving Asmara a gold tincture. Not a single car was in sight except horse chariots who have taken over the avenues their feet hitting on the street sounding as a marching band; delivering milk. The Association of Eritrean Americans […]

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Eritrea’s Success Story in Renewable Energy Development

BY TESFANEWS Eritrea, a country in the northeast of Africa, has been actively engaged in the development and utilization of different renewable energy sources, especially wind, since the first few years of independence when a preliminary survey was conducted to study wind velocity in different parts of the country. Soon after, they establish a department […]

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