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Canada's peacekeeping role in Eritrea, Ethiopia a "success"

Visafric May 23 As Canadian troops prepare to return home at the end of their six month peacekeeping mission to Eritrea and Ethiopia, David Kilgour, Canada's Secretary of State for Africa and Latin America says he is proud of his…

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Visafric
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23 May 2001

Eritrea

US and Eritrea sign loan agreement

Asmara - US and Eritrea today, Wednesday May 16, signed a loan agreement for $10 million dollars. The agreement between the two countries was signed by US Ambassador William D. Clarke and the Government of Eritrea represented by Dr.…

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Visafric
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16 May 2001

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Eritrea: Joy and fear as displaced go home

Mixed feelings of joy and anxiety written all over their faces, over five thousand Eritrean civilians displaced by the border war between Eritrea and Ethiopia today began their long awaited journey to their home villages in the Temporary Security…

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Visafric
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21 Mar 2011

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Eritrean, Ethiopian religious leaders plan peace visits

Asmara - Eritrean and Ethiopian religious leaders have agreed to visit each other's country and meet with war-affected populations. The leaders agreed to cross the borders of Eritrea and Ethiopia and hold peace meetings staring May 19 to 21. "We…

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Visafric
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21 Mar 2011

Eritrea

Appeal for 2 million Eritreans launched

Asmara - The United Nations and the Government of Eritrea on Thursday appealed to the International donor community for almost $224 million to provide food and non-food humanitarian relief to some two million Eritreans affected by drought and the…

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Visafric
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21 Mar 2011

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Eritrea/Ethiopia: Canadian peacekeepers to cover for delayed Kenyans

Canadian Defense Minister Art Eggleton said on Tuesday that Canadian peacekeepers would be deployed to patrol the eastern section of the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia. Speaking to Visafric in Asmara after his meeting with Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and…

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21 Mar 2011

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Eritrea/Ethiopia: "The Two Peoples Want Peace": President Isaias

(Saturday, December 23, 2000) Eritrea Profile In an Interview with local journalists on December 19, President Isaias Afewerki affirmed that the comprehensive peace agreement reached between Eritrea and Ethiopia to resolve the border dispute can only be implemented by peaceful and…

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Visafric
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21 Mar 2011

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Eritrea: President Holds Talks with Kofi Annan's Special Representative for UNMEE

Eritrea Profile Volume 7 No. 37 Nov. 18 President Isaias Afwerki held talks yesterday with Mr. Legwaila Joseph Legwaila, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE). Mr. Legwaila said that although the mandate of…

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Visafric
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21 Mar 2011

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Eritrea OKs free movement for UN peacekeepers

Asmara: Eritrea has responded positively to a request from the UN for land and air corridor to allow for the unhindered movement of the United Nations Mission for Eritrea and Ethiopia, UNMEE. "We agreed in writing immediately after the UN…

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Visafric
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21 Mar 2011

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Violence against Eritrean women still an issue

ENAP - With some of the war displaced Eritreans beginning to return to their homes, investigation into human rights abuses against civilians remains a major issue, Anne Edgerton from Refugees International told US groups gathered to discuss Ethiopian violence against…

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Visafric
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21 Mar 2011