By abusing its privilege of Chairing IGAD and its host country status, Ethiopia continues its violation of AU’s rules and procedures unabated
The Eritrean Foreign Minister, in his recent letter addressed to the Chairperson of the African Union, strongly urged for the respect of the rules and procedures that govern the continental body.
This follows after Ethiopia’s scripted drama of violating Paragraphs 9 and 10 (a and b) of Article 8 of the AU’s Peace and Security Council (PSC) protocols to enable it stage another political and diplomatic advantage against Eritrea, by lending a hand this time from Djibouti. Continue reading →
South Boulder’s Colluli Deposit in Eritrea will be the biggest and closest Potash supplier to immerging markets like India, China and the rest of Asia Markets
Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton has decided to exit from a potash development in Ethiopia region of Dankil depression in the next few months citing unsuccessful exploration programs unlike similar projects undertaken in neigbohring Eritrea by Australian South Boulder Mines at the Colluli Potash project.
On an internal note it released on June 13, the company was saying it would exit its early stage Dallol based potash project in September of this year. Continue reading →
Ethiopia has backtracked from its improvement last year to drop three places and rank 17, in the latest Failed States Index released by Foreign Policy Magazine and The Fund for Peace. Somalia tops the list with 114.9 points, followed by Congo (111.2), Sudan (109.4), Chad (107.6) and Zimbabwe (106.3).
Ethiopia scored the worst in its ability to meet the challenges of Mounting Demographic Pressures that the country faces. Ethiopia is the second most populous nation in Africa and has one of the highest birth rates in the world, it constantly struggles to feed itself. Continue reading →
Nevsun Resources Ltd. is pleased to advise that the Bisha Mine copper expansion project (“project”) is proceeding well against schedule and budget.
The Bisha copper expansion project will expand ore processing capacity from 2.0 to 2.4 million tonnes per year and convert from gold/silver doré to copper concentrate production. Annual run-rate copper production is expected to be 180 million pounds of payable metal per year, in concentrate with significant gold and silver by-product credits. Continue reading →
A political advisor to Eritrea President Isaias Afewerki says the country has reactivated its membership in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African sub-regional bloc.
Yemane Gebreab, who is also head of political affairs at the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), said Eritrea suspended its membership from the group in protest after the sovereignty of a member state of was “violated.” Continue reading →
A political advisor to Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki says the Horn of Africa country rejects any forms of international aid, and only seeks strategic investment partnerships.
Yemane Gebreab, who is also head of political affairs at the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), said Eritrea has a policy of self-reliance that sharply opposes international food or financial assistance. Continue reading →