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Ugandan Court Clears Mihreteab Sium Temeleso On December 9, 2016

For a period extending over one year. Sium Express Limited Eritrean tycoon Mihretab Sium Temeleso was a subject of media reports that linked him to

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Eritrea Accuses Al Jazeera of "Malicious Propaganda"

Eritrea accused Al Jazeera media group of continued smear campaigns against the tiny East African state. Eritrea’s latest accusations against al Jazeera comes days after the

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Can Jobs in Ethiopia Keep Eritrean Refugees Out of Europe

Eritreans make up the seventh largest group of people who arrive in Europe each year seeking asylum, according to the UN, even though the total

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What Is behind Tension between Eritrea and Djibouti

The African Union is sending a fact-finding mission to Eritrea and Djibouti as tension mounts over their disputed border at one of the world’s busiest

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Ethiopia to Change its Policy towards Eritrea

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn hinted on Wednesday that Ethiopia may have a new policy direction replacing the existing policy towards Eritrea, according to the

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Eritrea Denies Ethiopia’s GERD Attack Plot Accusation

Eritrea’s government denied any knowledge of a rebel group that an Ethiopian broadcaster said had plotted to attack the country’s flagship hydropower plant. Ethiopian security forces

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Two Eritrean Diplomats Defect

The Africa Intelligence newsletter reported that two Eritrean diplomats have defected from the regime of Isaias Afeworki. The paper identified the diplomats as Omar Sarmea,

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Two Eritrean Pilots Defect to Ethiopia with Jets

Newsflash about the defection of two Eritrean pilots with their fighter jets to Ethiopia on Wednesday morning. The confirmation came on Thursday after local media

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Eritrea’s President Isaias Afewerki Disappeared from Public View for Weeks

Eritrean strong man and president Isaias Afewerki has not appeared in public since September 2. According to reports, Isaias travelled to Uganda for medical treatment, prompting

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Eritrea Closes the Borders with Sudan

Eritrean authorities closed the borders with Sudan on Saturday after the Sudanese Ministry of Health issued an update about the cholera outbreak in the country. In

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Ethiopian rebel group Afar People’s Party based in Eritrea, abandons armed struggle

An Ethiopian armed opposition group, Afar People’s Party has returned home abandoning an arms struggle in pursuit of peace. The leader of the opposition group

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Getachew Reda accuses arch-enemy Eritrea for the unrest in Ethiopia

At least 10 people have been killed in Gonder northern Ethiopia in clashes as locals with security forces. The government blames Eritrea for the unrest

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