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Eritrea ‘reduces support’ for Somalia’s al-Shabab

Kulafa Al Rashidin mosque in Asmara, Eritrea

Kulafa Al Rashidin mosque in Asmara, Eritrea. Eric Lafforgue/photo. UN report says the east African country decreases its help for the al-Qaeda-allied group amid international pressure. NAIROBI — Eritrea has reduced its support for the al-Qaeda-allied al-Shabab group in Somalia under international pressure but still violates UN Security Council resolutions and remains a destabilising influence, […]


Eritrea claims major advantage over its mining rivals

Asmara - the capital of Eritrea

ASMARA — President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea says the country’s mining activities have a major comparative advantage over their rivals, in terms of both time and significance, as they provide impetus to national economic development programmes and their sustainability. Stating this in an interview here with the national media, he said that Eritrea was endowed […]