Africa: The Netherlands Expels Eritrea's Top Diplomat
In a bold move, the Netherlands have declared Eritrea's charge d'affaires "persona non grata." Eritrea has been enforcing a tax on expatriates amounting to 2 percent of their… Read more »
November 07, 2017
East Africa: EU-Horn of Africa Migration Policy is Flawed, New Report Suggests
A new joint report takes a critical stance on the European Union's Khartoum Process and suggests it puts more migrants in harm's way, instead of limiting mass migration and… Read more »
November 01, 2017
Eritrea: Rare Protests Reported in Eritrea With 28 Deaths
Several people have reportedly been killed and dozens arrested in Eritrea's capital. Protests are rare in Eritrea, home to one of the world's most repressive regimes. Read more »
June 20, 2017
Djibouti: UN Urges Djibouti and Eritrea to End Border Dispute
A years-long border dispute has erupted between the two African nations after Qatari forces withdrew from a buffer zone along the border. The UN has backed an African Union… Read more »
December 16, 2016
Africa: African 'Marshall Plan' to Beef Up Border Controls?
Germany's TAZ newspaper claims to have uncovered what really lies behind a proposed 'Marshall Plan' for Africa and says it's not just about boosting growth, democracy or human… Read more »
September 13, 2016
Eritrea: Germany and Eritrea - Friends Again?
Eritrea is often in the limelight for all the wrong reasons. Scores of young Eritreans have fled human rights abuses in their country. A recent high-level panel tried to charter… Read more »
Eritrea: Eritrea Building Own 'Type of Political System'
Yemane Gebreab is the second most influential person in Eritrea. In an exclusive interview, DW asked him about the large number of Eritreans fleeing the country and Asmara's… Read more »
September 07, 2016
Eritrea: Germany and Eritrea - Human Rights or Curbing Migration?
Eritrea is often called the North Korea of Africa. Tens of thousands of people flee the country each year. This week an Eritrean delegation is set to visit Berlin for political… Read more »
June 14, 2016
Ethiopia: Attacks At Ethiopian - Eritrean Border Just a 'Skirmish'
The Ethiopian government has blamed Eritrea for what it calls provocation, which led to two days of fighting between the two countries. Political analyst Jason Mosley says the… Read more »
June 13, 2016
Eritrea: Eritrea Accuses Ethiopia of Border Attack
Ethiopian troops have "unleashed an attack" at the heavily militarized border with Eritrea, according to Eritrean officials. The two rival countries are locked in a conflict… Read more »
June 10, 2016
Eritrea: Extradited Man Says He Is Not Smuggling Kingpin
The suspected Eritrean kingpin, who was extradited from Sudan to Italy, has told authorities he is not the man they are looking for. Prosecutors identified the man as Medhane… Read more »
June 08, 2016
Eritrea: Government Systematically Committed Crimes Against Humanity
The Eritrean government has systematically committed crimes against humanity over the last 25 years. Only three weeks after Eritrea marked 25 years of independence from Ethiopia, a… Read more »
April 19, 2016
Libya: Alexandria 'More Dangerous Than Crossing From Libya'
The fate of hundreds of refugees from Africa who may have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea earlier this week is still uncertain. DW spoke to an Eritrean activist in regular contact… Read more »
April 15, 2016
Eritrea: Why People Are Leaving Eritrea
Every month as many as 5,000 people flee Eritrea, a country ruled by an authoritarian regime in which human rights violations are widespread. Oliver Ramme has just returned from a… Read more »
March 02, 2016
Africa: Poor Marks for Africa's Schools
Few experts would dispute that there can be no development in Africa without education. But Africa's education systems are among the worst in the world. Why are they failing to… Read more »
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