Continued Effort to Isolate Eritrea Will be Self-Defeating

Museveni received Afwerki with a guard of honor and 21 gun of salute

By Fred Opolot,

Mid last month, Uganda hosted President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea who was here on a three-day state visit.

To appreciate the significance of this historic visit, one needs to understand the position with which the Government in Asmara finds itself.

In 2007, Eritrea pulled out of the regional block, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in response to IGAD’s support of Ethiopian military intervention backing the Transitional Federal Government in Somalia. Furthermore, Eritrea is under sanctions by the UN that accuses the country of bankrolling Al Shabaab. Continue reading

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Continued Effort to Isolate Eritrea Will be Self-Defeating

Museveni received Afwerki with a guard of honor and 21 gun of salute

By Fred Opolot,

Mid last month, Uganda hosted President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea who was here on a three-day state visit.

To appreciate the significance of this historic visit, one needs to understand the position with which the Government in Asmara finds itself.

In 2007, Eritrea pulled out of the regional block, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in response to IGAD’s support of Ethiopian military intervention backing the Transitional Federal Government in Somalia. Furthermore, Eritrea is under sanctions by the UN that accuses the country of bankrolling Al Shabaab. Continue reading

Continued Effort to Isolate Eritrea Will be Self-Defeating

Museveni received Afwerki with a guard of honor and 21 gun of salute

By Fred Opolot,

Mid last month, Uganda hosted President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea who was here on a three-day state visit.

To appreciate the significance of this historic visit, one needs to understand the position with which the Government in Asmara finds itself.

In 2007, Eritrea pulled out of the regional block, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in response to IGAD’s support of Ethiopian military intervention backing the Transitional Federal Government in Somalia. Furthermore, Eritrea is under sanctions by the UN that accuses the country of bankrolling Al Shabaab. Continue reading

President Isaias Afwerki Conducts a Historic Public Seminar in New York, Manhattan Center

President Isaias Afwerki today, 25th September 2011, made a historic public seminar to over 6,000 Eritreans gathered in Manhattan Center, New York

By TesfaNews,

Today, New York City has been rocked by something extraordinary.  Most New Yorkers were forced to ask themselves if they have missed the day’s breaking news after baffled to find all roads to the Manhattan Center, one of New York’s most elegant and versatile special event destinations, has been shut down for sometime.

Different reports indicating there were thousands of Eritreans from across Canada and North America flocked all the way to New York to attend the much anticipated public seminar made by their President, Isaias Afwerki. Continue reading

President Isaias Afwerki Conducts a Historic Public Seminar in New York, Manhattan Center

President Isaias Afwerki today, 25th September 2011, made a historic public seminar to over 6,000 Eritreans gathered in Manhattan Center, New York

By TesfaNews,

Today, New York City has been rocked by something extraordinary.  Most New Yorkers were forced to ask themselves if they have missed the day’s breaking news after baffled to find all roads to the Manhattan Center, one of New York’s most elegant and versatile special event destinations, has been shut down for sometime.

Different reports indicating there were thousands of Eritreans from across Canada and North America flocked all the way to New York to attend the much anticipated public seminar made by their President, Isaias Afwerki. Continue reading

President Isaias Afwerki Conducts a Historic Public Seminar in New York, Manhattan Center

President Isaias Afwerki today, 25th September 2011, made a historic public seminar to over 4,000 Eritreans gathered in Manhattan Center, New York

By TesfaNews,

Today, New York City has been rocked by something extraordinary.  Most New Yorkers were forced to ask themselves if they have missed the day’s breaking news after baffled to find all roads to the Manhattan Center, one of New York’s most elegant and versatile special event destinations, has been shut down for sometime.

Different reports indicating there were thousands of Eritreans from across Canada and North America flocked all the way to New York to attend the much anticipated public seminar made by their President, Isaias Afwerki. Continue reading