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Ambassador Saleh holds talks with Malawi's Ministers
Posted on Friday July 28, 2017

Mr. Saleh Omar, Eritrea's Ambassador to South Africa and Southern African countries has held talks with Malawi's Justice and Foreign Affairs ministers on the reinforcement of bilateral ties as well as on regional and international issues of mutual concern to both countries.

Asmara, 28 July 2017- Mr. Saleh Omar, Eritrea's Ambassador to South Africa and Southern African countries has held talks with Malawi's Justice and Foreign Affairs ministers on the reinforcement of bilateral ties as well as on regional and international issues of mutual concern to both countries.

In his meeting with Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Samuel Tembenu, Minister of Justice, Ambassador Saleh Omar gave extensive briefings as regards the objective situations in Eritrea and the development progress the country has so far registered.

Ambassador Saleh further called on the Malawi's Government to give due attention and play due role in lifting the unjust and illegal sanctions imposed on Eritrea and in putting an end to the occupation of Eritrea's sovereign territories.

The Malawian ministers on their part affirmed readiness to reinforce bilateral ties between the two countries.

It is to be recalled that Ambassador Saleh has on 20 July presented credentials to Malawi's President, Mr. Peter Mutharika as Eritrea's non-residential Ambassador to that country.

Mendefera sub-zone: Commendable progress in education
Posted on Friday July 28, 2017

At an assessment meeting held in Mendefera on 19 and 20 July as regards the 2016/17 academic year in which school directors and supervisors took part it was reported that commendable progress has been registered in education.

Mendefera, 28 July 2017- At an assessment meeting held in Mendefera on 19 and 20 July as regards the 2016/17 academic year in which school directors and supervisors took part it was reported that commendable progress has been registered in education.

Mr. Abrham Hagos, administrator of Mendefera sub-zone, noted that the achievement registered through the commitment of teachers need to be preserved through the collaboration of parents and other concerned bodies.

Currently there are 11 kindergartens, 17 primary, 6 junior and 3 secondary schools in Mendefera sub-zone.

Women's success in tertiary education
Posted on Friday July 28, 2017

The number of female students graduating from institutions of higher education in the last 10 years has witnessed a remarkable growth.

Asmara, 28 July 2017- The number of female students graduating from institutions of higher education in the last 10 years has witnessed a remarkable growth.

Documents from the Institutions of Higher Education indicate that the number of graduating female students used to cover only 25% out of the total number of graduates while it has now equals with the number of male students.

The college of Arts and Social Sciences, College of Agriculture and College of Marine Science and Technology have graduated 50% female students in their 2017 commencement while the College of Health Science and College of Business and Economics graduated 45% and Eritrea Institute of Technology has graduated 40% female students.

In the 10th commencement the colleges of higher education have in total graduated 3,200 students in various fields of studies while the total number of graduates in the last 10 years reaches 30,000.

News in Briefs
Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

* Cultural and sports week in Adi-Quala

* Use of smokeless oven expanding

 

  • Cultural and sports week in Adi-Quala

Adi-Quala, 27 July 2017- The youth workers cultural and sports week in Adi-Quala that was underway for a month concluded 20 July with enthusiasm.

The cultural and sports week in which youth workers from different public institutions took part included general knowledge competition, sports competitions as well as cultural shows.

The head of the PFDJ Political Affairs in the sub-zone, Mr. Tesfai Berhane pointed out that the cultural and sports week has created a platform for the youth to share experiences and identify their talents.

Mr. Teklebrhan Mehreteab, administrator of the sub-zone, on his part said that the cultural and sports week the was organized by the NUEYS branch has significant contribution in nurturing competent and dedicated youth.

In the same vein an assessment meeting on the Students’ Summer Program as well as the contribution of the youth in development programs was recently conducted at Segeneity sub-zone.

  • Use of smokeless oven expanding

Ghinda, 27 July 2017- The wide use of smokeless oven in Ghinda su-zone reported to significantly contributing in ensuring the health of women apart from its significance in minimizing firewood consumption,

The head of the NUEYS in the Southern Red Sea region, Ms. Jimi’a Raki expressed on the health and economic advantage the smokeless oven has and called on all families to introduce its in their homes.

So far, about 1,000 smokeless ovens have been introduced in the sub-zone and that attests to the strong effort on the part of the Ministry of Agriculture.

The beneficiaries explained that the smokeless oven (Adhanet) is contributing in ensuring their health and called on the public to make proper use of it.

Workshop to youth workers
Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

A workshop has been organized recently to youth workers from various government institutions in the Anseba region.

Asmara, 26 July 2017 - A workshop has been organized recently to youth workers from various government institutions in the Anseba region.

At the workshop that was held at the Hamelmalo College of Agriculture different presentations were given on Eritrean history, the role of the youth in national development programs, gender equality, psychological warfare, religious extremism and international relations among others.

The participants of the workshop visited the hiostoric Ghenfelom trances. They pointed out that the workshop was highly instrumental for successful execution of tasks in their work areas and expressed
readiness to live up to the nation’s expectation.

Present in the closing event, Ms. Amete Nugusie, PFDJ secretary in the region, reminded the participants to make use of the knowledge they acquired in the provision of efficient service and in all development undertakings.