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Business Week | By William Davison
Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s death may cause a succession battle that could test the stability of one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies and a key ally in the U.S.’s war against al-Qaeda.
The 57-year-old premier died Aug. 20 from an infection after recuperating at a hospital in an undisclosed location from an unspecified...
By Matthew Russell Lee | Inner City Press
UNITED NATIONS, August 21 — The UN has received detailed complaints about its experts, Matt Bryden on Eritrea and Steve Hege on the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
Bryden, a UN document this month confirms, is no longer on the committee. Nor is the UN's "expert" in Ertirea finances, Ghassan Schbley of the United States. Click...
Khartoum — Eritrean government has launched an initiative to bridge gaps between the Sudanese government and Sudan people's Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) in order to end the South Kordofan and Blue Nile conflict, a news report said.
According to Al-Sudani newspaper, Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki proposed to facilitate a negotiated settlement to the conflict...
By Sean Lee, 17 Aug 2012 Sean Lee is a Roar Expert
The rain was falling in sheets, sometimes solidifying to hail, and snow had fallen further up in the hills. The ground had turned to slush because of sleet and the roads were perilously slippery.
Daniel Teklehaimanot had been ordered to the front of the peloton by his team director and was working hard. For 20 kilometres...
Wed, 08/08/2012 – 02:31 — Glen Ford
A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford
The U.S. is stalking Africa like an imperial predator. Eritrea is on the short list of who’s going to be attacked next. Eritrea, says the U.S., creates instability. However, “it is not little Eritrea that is destabilizing the Horn of Africa, but the United States, which has made the...
A judge has jailed 16 men who took part in a violent rampage on the worst night of last summer's riots in London.
By Tadhg Enright, Sky News Correspondent
Sixteen men and boys have been jailed for up to nine years for their part in one of the worst nights of violence during last summer's riots in London.
They were sentenced a year to the day since they joined a 50-strong...
Vancouver-based Nevsun expects to produce 280,000 to 300,000 gold ounces for the year as it mines higher grades of ore at its flagship Bisha mine in Eritrea.
Canadian miner Nevsun Resources Ltd's quarterly profit rose 12 percent as it realized higher prices for gold sold, and the company raised its gold production forecast for the year.
Eritrean Teklit Teweldebrhan takes 13th Place at the Olympics-Men's athletics 1500m first round.
LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - New Zealand's Nicholas Willis won
Heat 3 of the Olympic men's athletics 1500m first round on
1. Nicholas Willis (New Zealand) 3 minutes 40.92 seconds Q
2. Abdalaati Iguider (Morocco) 3:41.08 Q ...
9:35 am by Joyanta Acharjee
Adi Rassi is a new large copper-gold discovery that has the potential to become Sunridge's fifth deposit.
Sunridge Gold Corp. (CVE:SGC)(OTCQX:SGCNF) Wednesday reported final assays results for the 2012 exploration diamond drill program at the Adi Rassi copper-gold prospect, part of the Asmara Project in Eritrea.
The company said that the results continued...
VOA | Mohammed Yusuf
July 30, 2012
NAIROBI — The Kenyan Red Cross says more than 30,000 refugees have entered the country from Ethiopia in the past few days to escape fighting in their own country, though the ethnic battles now seem to have been contained and the exodus has turned to a trickle.
The Kenyan Red Cross says the fighting was triggered by a dispute over land between...