Congrats: Hopefully the first salvo in a prospective year of greater success and achievement Biniam Ghirmay wins Trofeo Port d’Alcúdia with incredible sprint https://cyclingmagazine.ca/sections/news/biniam-ghirmay-wins-trofeo-port-dalcudia-with-incredible-sprint/ via @CanadianCycling
Simplistic narratives that seem to get some traction these days (FP, Al Arabiya blogs) revolve around describing Eritrea's regional policy of safe-neighborhood in "vindictive" & "zero-sum game" terms. This is neither accurate nor borne by history
"We are not cursed but blessed to be neighbours" President Isaias at the signing ceremony of the Algiers Peace Agreement on 12 December 2000
UN Regional Directors visiting Eritrea in connection with Launching of Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework held extensive discussions with PFDJ Head of Economic Affairs; Ministers of Agriculture & Justice; & DG for Energy on sectoral development policies & programmes
#Eritrea: Promoting Healthcare Services in the Southern Red Sea Region Another positive story that illustrates GOE considered policy of equity in services & opportunities throughout the nation. https://shabait.com/2022/01/26/promoting-healthcare-services-in-the-southern-red-sea-region/
#Eritrea & UN Agencies have launched, at Denden Guest House today, 2022-26 (five-year) Development Cooperation Framework on sectors of infrastructure, Agriculture, Energy, Industry, Heath, Education & Capacity Building
#Eritrea: Promoting Child Health and Survival “Success is cumulative result of integrated, heavily subsidized health delivery system & GOE policy on human welfare” https://shabait.com/2022/01/24/eritrea-promoting-child-health-and-survival/
INTERVIEW OF PRESIDENT ISAIAS AFWERKI WITH LOCAL MEDIA Part II and Final (Extracts). “””””Resilience as a timely imperative remains the requisite ingredient that holds true even today https://shabait.com/2022/01/22/interview-of-president-isaias-afwerki-with-local-media-part-ii-and-final-extracts/
#Eritrea: Reportage - Seminar on Cultural Heritages The proceedings of the workshop and research papers submitted must be compiled in a book to serve as a reference https://shabait.com/2022/01/21/seminar-on-cultural-heritages/
Africa Report has become one of the rabid peddlers of the “Revisionist Narrative” in its vain attempts to absolve TPLF of its high crimes of War of Insurrection & destabilization. Latest piece, of dubious origin, falls in same category. Faulty diagnosis leads to wrong antidote!
Hallmark of TPLF's agenda, virtually from outset, revolved around this unprecedented ambivalence & duality: i) remain integral part of "ethnically reconstituted" Ethiopia so long as its exclusive monopoly of power is not challenged; ii) otherwise seceded to form independent State
Condolences:veteran freedom fighter, Btsai Mahmud MohamedIdris Kidan, has passed away due to illness at the age of 76. Btsai Mahmud joined the ELF in 1964 & has served his people & county with dedication in various capacities including in diplomatic posts in Sudan & Egypt.
Epiphany - of Tabots and Water Splashes!
By Natnael Yeibio
"Timket is a significant holiday for #Eritreans. Besides the colorful ceremony, it is said that Timket ends the cold holiday season, the icy winds supposedly drown away in the Timket water"
Colorful Timket (Epiphany) Celebrations in Asmara today held within the confines of COVID-19 Regulations. Two-hour event broadcast live on Eri-TV. ርሑስ በዓላት!
Micro-credit schemes remain effective tools for greater household income particularly as areas of intervention, spatial outreach & eligibility criterion are sound. Disbursement of 27 million NKF in Anseba Region for 11.7 K families in 2021 case in point
In tandem with MIHAP, MoA has pursued throughout past years, extensive programme of providing 25, one-month old, chicks to individual farmers & households to supplement their income. Around 200,000 families & numerous commercial poultry farms have benefitted so far from Project.
Profile Q &A: There is No Place Like Home - Mr. Dawit Asghedom
The bondage that links #Eritreans in the Diaspora with their homeland is profound, multi-layered and that has become stronger with time
Good Read: Dowry in Traditional Afar Ethnic Group; by Milka Teklom
Elaborate rituals and onerous dowry systems were indeed common - albeit variations and peculiarities - in wedding ceremonies in virtually all ethnic groups in Eritrea