How the UN is Used to Destroy African Sovereignty

“No nation in the world can forward its interest alone or through the UN if it does not serve the interest of the US. It is US interest or no interest.”

By Amanuel Biedemariam,

It is impossible to try to put in layman’s language the way United Nations (UN) works. To understand it, one need to explore the core values, the purposes the organization bases its foundation, and compare it to how it is functioning currently.

The UN was established by the United States in collaboration with England at the height of Second World War. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill spent a great deal of time in Washington crafting the language and the framework for an organization that has become a major tool to further the agenda of Western nations led by the US.  Continue reading

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Eritrea on Track Achieving Six out of Eight Millennium Development Goals

A UN representative has said relying on foreign aid to achieve the Millennium Development Goals did a disservice to Africa, and has called on African governments to find alternative funding sources and clean up their act

By Madote.com,

Eritrea is on pace to achieve six of the eight UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the target date of 2015, according to the London-based think tank, Africa Research Institute[1] and the United Nations Development Programme.[2]

The six MDGs Eritrea is on track in achieving are from MDG 2-to-7 that are Universal Primary Education, Gender Equality and Empowering Women, Reducing Child Mortality, Improvement of Maternal Health, Combating HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other Disease and Ensuring Environmental Sustainability.  Continue reading

African Union turned into Handmaiden for Pax Americana

The aftermath of AU’s betrayal to Africa, particularly to Eritrea and Somalia is there for all to see.

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

Professor Ali A. Mazrui, Director of the Institute of Global Cultural  Studies and Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities State  University of New York, in his 2003 article “Between Pax Americana and Pax Africana“, wrote about the effects of the September 11 attacks on Africa and US policy in Africa . Professor Mazrui, in concluding his article asked the following:

“…will American resources help to strengthen Pax Africana, or will American power simply turn it into a handmaiden of Pax Americana ? How can we avoid the Americanization of Pax Africana ?…”

Hence the title and subject for today’s lengthy piece… Continue reading

Eritrea Urges Respect of AU Rules and Procedures, Again

By abusing its privilege of Chairing IGAD and its host country status, Ethiopia continues its violation of AU’s rules and procedures unabated

By TesfaNews,

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

Official: Eritrea Invest 45% of its National Budget on Education (AUDIO)

Investment on Education Key To Eritrea Development

By Peter Clottey (VOA),

Eritrea’s education minister, Semere Russom, says the country invests 45 % of its annual budget on schooling as one of the main tools for human resource development.

Semere Russom said Eritrea places emphasis on technical education as a means of producing the necessary manpower for the country’s development.  Continue reading

President of Uganda Arrives in Asmara (Update)

Last year in August, President Musevini invited President Afwerki for a three days state visit

By TesfaNews,

After two days from hosting the President of the Republic of the Sudan for a three days state visit, President Isaias Afwerki has also invited the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni for a two days official state visit.

Up on arrival today at the Asmara International Airport, the Ugandan leader was accorded warm welcome by President Isaias. The welcoming ceremony also involved salute of the Guard of Honor.  Continue reading

Eritrean Airlines Launches Direct Flights to SA via Uganda

“State-of-the-art cabins, friendly staff and gourmet cuisine served in-flight makes travelling on Eritrean Airlines a pleasant experience” – AVIAREPS

The Eritrean Airbus 319 owns state-of-the-art cabins for both Business and Economy class

By Ofentse Ratsie,

Eritrean Airlines launched its first flight at Cape Town (South Africa) today.

The flight landed from Asmara in Eritrea at 16h40 to a traditional water canon salute from Airports Company South Africa, Cape Town International Airport’s Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighter department. Continue reading