May 272014
Africa: Eritrean National Day

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC May 27, 2014   On behalf of the American people, I welcome the opportunity to send my warmest wishes to the people of Eritrea on the 23rd anniversary of your independence which took place May 24. Know that […]

May 062014
UN rights expert calls for further releases in Eritrea

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, today called on to the Government of Eritrea to put an immediate end to the widespread practices of arbitrary arrest, ill-treatment and persecution. “I urge the Eritrean authorities to immediately […]

Apr 112013

UN expert to assess human rights situation in Eritrea through neighbouring countries GENEVA, Switzerland, April 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, Beedwantee Keetharuth, today regretted that the Eritrean Government continues to deny her access to assess the situation of human rights in the […]

Jan 102013
IMF Holds Informal Board Briefing on Eritrea

Eritrea economy ASMARA, Eritrea, January 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On January, 9, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was briefed on economic developments in Eritrea, whose Article IV consultation is delayed by 24 months. Informal sessions to brief the Board based on information available are held approximately every 12 […]

Jun 182009
Eritrea : African School Health Film

Health issues are always top of the agenda in any discussion about Africa. Health education of children is attracting more attention as the emphasis moves more towards prevention rather than only focussing on treatment.