Opinion

Why did Qatar leave the Djibouti-Eritrea border?

The renewed Djibouti-Eritrea border dispute is the first ripple effect of the Gulf crisis in Africa.

Sultan Barakat

by Sultan Barakat
- Sansom Milton

Sultan Barakat

African Union

AU calls for calm amid Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions

African Union says it will send a 'fact-finding mission' to the countries as tensions between the neighbours mount.

AU calls for calm amid Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions

Africa

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed area

Official says Eritrean soldiers occupied moved contested border territory, days after Qatar pulled its peacekeepers out.

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed area

Opinion

Remembering the Eritrean dream on Independence Day

Unfortunately, there is not much to celebrate on the 26th anniversary of Eritrea's independence.

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere

Opinion

How to solve impunity when journalists are targeted

Those beyond the reach of attacking governments or groups must stand up for persecuted journalists and exert pressure.

Vanessa Berhe

by Vanessa Berhe

Vanessa Berhe

War & Conflict

The Eritreans fleeing to Ethiopia

Relations may be tense between the neighbouring countries but some Eritreans are crossing the disputed border.

The Eritreans fleeing to Ethiopia

Opinion

Can resettlement prevent irregular migration?

Accessible resettlement programmes for refugees in Africa can curb irregular immigration to the West and save lives.

Nassim Majidi

by Nassim Majidi
- Jessica Hagen-Zanker

Nassim Majidi

Human Rights

Eritrean refugees in Israel sent to Uganda and Rwanda

Do refugees have a choice in Israel's continued policy of transferring African arrivals to third countries?

Eritrean refugees in Israel sent to Uganda and Rwanda

Ethiopia

Ethiopia blames 'foreign enemies' for stoking unrest

A day after announcing state of emergency, government alleges protests driven by foreign agents from Eritrea and Egypt.

Ethiopia blames 'foreign enemies' for stoking unrest

Human Rights

UN: African Union must investigate Eritrean crimes

Rights groups and activists welcome the UN resolution, but they call for concrete actions to hold Eritrea accountable.

UN: African Union must investigate Eritrean crimes

Africa

Diaspora Eritreans protest regime human rights abuses

Thousands of diaspora Eritreans march in support of UN report that accuses government of crime against humanity.

Diaspora Eritreans protest regime human rights abuses

Eritrea

Ethiopia and Eritrea trade blame over border clashes

Clashes erupt between Ethiopia and Eritrean troops in disputed border region, raising fears of renewed violence.

Ethiopia and Eritrea trade blame over border clashes

Refugees

Doubts over identity of 'smuggler' extradited to Italy

Authorities identify suspect as Medhane Yehdego Mered, but witnesses reportedly say it is a case of mistaken identity.

Eritrea

UN: Eritrea government commits crimes against humanity

UN investigation reports a litany of crimes committed in Eritrea since 1991, including enslavement, rape and murder.

Eritrea

Everyday Eritrea: Resilience in the face of repression

From macchiato in Asmara to Ottoman ruins in Massawa, a glimpse into the essence of Eritrea.

Everyday Eritrea: Resilience in the face of repression