Rwanda: Cyclists Turn Focus on Eritrea Tour

Emerging super stars like Jani Tewelde has nothing to say for such threats except to say that, 'We shall see!'

By Rwanda Focus,

The Rwandan National Cycling team (Team Rwanda) is leaving nothing to chance ahead of the upcoming Tour of Eritrea. The team is expected to start residential training today in Musanze, Eastern Province under the guidance of the experienced American coach Jonathan Boyer.

Boyer, the first American to compete in the Tour de France back in 1981, is convinced that with the right preparation, the team can challenge for honors in Asmara after a spirited 7th position in last month’s La Tropicale Amissa Bongo, Africa’s premier cycling competition, which was held in Gabon.

The tour of Eritrea is slated to run from May 30 – June 3 and Emmanuel Murenzi, the executive secretary of the local cycling federation (Ferwacy), is convinced the terrain suits Team Rwanda. Continue reading

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New Red Sea Link for Cape Travellers‎

Eritrean Airlines will now fly to Cape Town International Airport and OR Tambo Airport four times a week

By Audrey D’Angelo,

Eritrean Airlines arrived on its first flight to Cape Town on Monday (7). For the rest of the year it will fly here four times a week, bringing international visitors who joined the flight in Eritrean’s home airport of Asmara from some of its other destinations, including Rome, Frankfurt, Jeddah, Karachi, Lahore and Khartoum.

The airline expects most of its passengers to use it for connecting flights, as is the case with Emirates Continue reading