Egypt is best in African hotel development, Nigeria, Morocco, Ethiopia follow – Hospitality survey

London, May 10, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The stars of hotel development in Africa are Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco and Ethiopia, according to the 11thannual survey by W Hospitality Group. The four countries head the top ten by numbers of rooms in the internationally-branded hotel development pipeline, with Egypt showing 15,158 rooms in 51 new hotels. A total of … Continue reading “Egypt is best in African hotel development, Nigeria, Morocco, Ethiopia follow – Hospitality survey”

EU to hold peace, development conference in Eastern Africa

London, May 5, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The European Union (EU) plans to hold a major regional economic conference for eastern African countries to foster peace and promote sustainable development in the region. While speaking in Mogadishu during celebrations to mark Europe Day, the EU charge d’affaires to Somalia, Fulgencio Garrido Ruiz, said the conference, organized jointly with the … Continue reading “EU to hold peace, development conference in Eastern Africa”

Nigeria, 12 other African countries face sanctions over visa overstay in U.S

London, May 5, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Nigeria and 12 other African countries, may suffer American visa denials as US President Donald Trump targets countries with a high percentage of visa overstays. The White House recently shifted its focus from the surge of families crossing the US-Mexico border to the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who arrive in … Continue reading “Nigeria, 12 other African countries face sanctions over visa overstay in U.S”

Nigerians among 325 Libyan migrants moved to safer town by UN as war reaches Tripoli

London, April 26, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The United Nations refugee agency evacuated 325 African refugees on Wednesday from Qasr Ben Gashir detention centre in southern Tripoli because of deteriorating security and escalating violence. The refugees – mainly Eritrean, Sudanese and Nigerian – were taken to a detention centre in Zawiya, a town west of the Libyan capital, … Continue reading “Nigerians among 325 Libyan migrants moved to safer town by UN as war reaches Tripoli”

As Rohingyas flee Myanmar, India needs to drop religious criteria in its refugee law

More than 90,000 Rohingyas, victims of a new surge of violence in Myanmar, are fleeing the country and pouring into Bangladesh, while 30,000 people are still trapped near the border. At the same time, the government of the prime minister of India – who is due to visit Myanmar this week – has announced that … Continue reading “As Rohingyas flee Myanmar, India needs to drop religious criteria in its refugee law”

Cash-Strapped African Nation Offers Advertising on its Currency

BY MUSSA M: EDITOR-AT-LARGE. Asmara — The National Bank of Eritrea, the nation’s bank responsible for printing and distributing the Eritrean currency Nakfa, has announced that it will soon begin to offer advertising space in the nation’s notes. Mr Kibrom Woldemariam, Administrator of the National Bank of Eritrea Speaking to reporters this morning, Administrator of … Continue reading “Cash-Strapped African Nation Offers Advertising on its Currency”

Rights Activist Takes Matters into her own hands and starts training an Army

Stockholm: In a Facebook live video she posted on her popular page yesterday, Eritrean-Swedish human rights activist Meron Estefanos has announced that she’s began training her own commando forces who would soon take on the Eritrean Defense Forces and human rights violators and traffickers all over the world. Exasperated with the rate things are going … Continue reading “Rights Activist Takes Matters into her own hands and starts training an Army”

Eritrea : Activist Implores Home Government to Introduce Mandatory Swimming Lessons

Stockholm– A leading Eritrean human rights activist is imploring the Eritrean government to introduce mandatory swimming lessons into the nation’s curricula to quell the deaths of Eritreans just ahead of the upcoming low-tide season in the Mediterranean. Meron Estefanos, an Eritrea-Swedish activist has told the AwazeTribune that she’s been trying to reach to Eritrean government … Continue reading “Eritrea : Activist Implores Home Government to Introduce Mandatory Swimming Lessons”

Eritrea Might Conduct Presidential Elections in 2018: Sources

Asmara — Multiple sources close to the Eritrean President are hinting that the Eritrean government “might hold a presidential elections in 2018”. According to the sources, President Isaias Afewerki and his cabinet have been following the results of elections around the world with “great interest” and have become emboldened to test their luck at the … Continue reading “Eritrea Might Conduct Presidential Elections in 2018: Sources”

Eritrean President Assures Egypt of Nile River’s Future

Cairo — Eritrea’s President Isaias Afewerki, has assuaged Egyptian concern over the future of the Nile river and has said his country is willing to work with Egypt in the upkeep of the Nile Delta. The President of Eritrea, who is at the moment is on an official State visit to Egypt, has told his Egyptian counterpart, President … Continue reading “Eritrean President Assures Egypt of Nile River’s Future”

Eritrean Marathon Medalist Praised for Not Absconding

Denden Hall, Asmara — President Isaias Afwerki welcomed and received Eritrea’s newest athletic phenomenon, Girmay Ghebreslassie in the presence of government ministers and officials, where he praised the athlete for not absconding. Taking a day off his busy schedule from overseeing the Adi Halo dam where he spends his days mostly playing with mud, President … Continue reading “Eritrean Marathon Medalist Praised for Not Absconding”

Eritrea: A Primer : 10 Facts you probably need to know

Editor’s Note: Many of our readers, particularly the nice kids of the YPFDJ have recently taken into writing AwazeTribune to provide them a web version of a country handbook that they could use as reference in their arguments against treacherous Eritreans and enemies of Eritrea. We’re humbled at the request, and at the high esteem … Continue reading “Eritrea: A Primer : 10 Facts you probably need to know”

Breaking News: Drunk President Mistakingly calls Putin to Congratulate him on Trump’s Victory

Expo Grounds, Asmara — The President of the State of Eritrea, His Excellency President Isaias Afwerki, called the President of the Russian Federation, His Excellency President Vladmir Putin  to congratulate him, and his country on the successful election of Mr. Donald Trump. Speaking from the former nightclub-turned-presidential-mancave , Shamrock Club, where President Isaias was nursing a … Continue reading “Breaking News: Drunk President Mistakingly calls Putin to Congratulate him on Trump’s Victory”

10,000 People Separated by Conflict Reunited with Their Families in the UK -IOM

London, April 16, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Ten thousand people separated by conflict and persecution have been reunited with their families in the United Kingdom under a British Red Cross (BRC) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) family reunification programme. Since 2011, when the joint BRC-IOM The Family Reunion Travel Assistance Programme began, 90 per cent of the … Continue reading “10,000 People Separated by Conflict Reunited with Their Families in the UK -IOM”

Absurde précarisation. Conditions d’asile durcies pour les personnes érythréennes

Une manifestation aura lieu le 10 avril 2019 en soutien aux personnes Érythréen-ne-s subissant un durcissement de la politique d’asile à leur égard. La situation a-t-elle changé en Érythrée pour que les autorités suisses durcissent leur pratique ? En dépit d’un accord de paix signé avec l’Éthiopie voisine, rien ne montre que la situation des … Continue reading

Absurde précarisation. Conditions d’asile durcies pour les personnes érythréennes

NYT Cries ‘Russia in Africa!’, Plays Down Massive US Military Presence There

The New York Times (3/31/19) added to its series of reports depicting Official Enemies surpassing the US in the race for global dominance. It seems that having taken control of the Arctic (FAIR.org, 9/15/15), the nuclear domain (FAIR.org, 3/7/18) and a whole host of other spaces the US is “behind” in, Russia is now gobbling up Africa—a threat the … Continue reading “NYT Cries ‘Russia in Africa!’, Plays Down Massive US Military Presence There”

Investisseurs et producteurs fomentent au Gold Forum de Zürich

Traduction de l’appel à manifester du Revolutionäres Bündnis Zürich le mardi 9 avril 2019. Le but est de rappeler le rôle central tenu par la Suisse dans la mondialisation économique et estime qu’il est nécessaire de problématiser ces enjeux d’exploitation globale dans une perspective internationaliste. Le 19e Forum européen de l’or se tiendra du 9 … Continue reading “Investisseurs et producteurs fomentent au Gold Forum de Zürich”