Minority Regime Can Never Achieve Economic Development: Herman Cohen

By ESAT News, Ambassador Herman Cohen, a veteran US diplomat who had worked in Sudan, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Angola said a minority regime could never achieve economic development. “Ethiopians cannot invest if they don’t belong to the minority regime,” the ambassador said in an interview he gave to ESAT’s Assegid Habtewold, referring to the investment […]

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Sanctions on Eritrea are Pure Bullying: Ambassador Herman Cohen

By Ambassador Herman Cohen, The United Nations Security Council has decided to continue sanctions against Eritrea for another year. This decision has no basis in fact. It was taken because certain persons in the highest levels of the United States Government have mean spirited grievances against Eritrean President Isayas Afwerki. All accusations against Eritrea regarding […]

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Administrator of the USAID: Who Is Gayle Smith?

By Steve Straehley, GAYLE E. Smith, a member of the National Security Council staff, was nominated on April 30, 2015, by President Barack Obama to lead the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Smith, who was 59 when she was nominated, is from Bexley, Ohio. She attended Bexley High School, where she was a cheerleader, […]

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OEA Calls on President Obama to Lift 5-year old Unjust Sanctions

By Organization of Eritrean Americans (OEA), ON DECEMBER 23, 2009, Christmas Eve, the UN, led by Washington, adopted Resolution 1907 (2009), imposing sanctions on Eritrea based on groundless charges orchestrated by Eritrea’s traditional enemies, especially Ethiopia. This was a continuation of a history of UN betrayal of Eritrea and the Eritrean people. The Organization of […]

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Former U.S. Diplomat Calls for Free and Fair Elections in Ethiopia

By James Butty, FORMER U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Herman Cohen said Ethiopia should not be afraid to have free and fair elections or a free press. Cohen said the government is doing good things that it can win an election on, such as creating jobs, carrying on infrastructure development and boosting […]

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‘The Port of Assab is Eritrean, but Ethiopia Should Have Right to Use it’: Herman Cohn

By VOA News, FORMER U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Herman Cohen said he wanted to set the record straight about his recommendation during the 1991 London Conference on Ethiopia, Eritrea and Port Assab. He said he did not say the port belongs to Ethiopia, contrary to what some in Ethiopia had attributed […]

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The 2014 Eritrean Festival in Washington D.C.

By Eritrean Media Committee, AT a time when Eritreans are celebrating Festivals in various places throughout the world, In the Washington DC metro area the 2014 version was celebrated with zeal. To start the weekend on Friday August 8th, 2014 at the Sheraton Pentagon City the official 2014 Festival kicked off with a seminar and an […]

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