Eritrea closed border to Ethiopia along Zalambessa

Eritrea closed border to Ethiopia along Zalambessa

borkena December 27,2018 Ethio-Eritrean border along the town of Zalambessa is closed again, Gulo Meheda district head in Tigray regional state told VOA Amharic service yesterday. The border was opened in September of this year and there has been two ways movement of people to and from both countries since then. Eritrean government did not […]

Eritrean President Isayas Afeworki in Ethiopia again

Eritrean President Isayas Afeworki in Ethiopia again

borkena October 14,2018 Eritrean President Isayas Afeworki arrived in Ethiopia today for an official visit. He will be staying in the country for two days, according sources close to Ethiopian Government. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and other high ranking government officials showed up at Bole International Airport to welcome Isayas. Later, the two leaders inaugurated […]

Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers celebrate New Year and “No border”

Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers celebrate New Year and “No border”

borkena September 11,2018 Between 1998 and 2000 Ethiopian and Eritrea found a deadly border war ; over 80,000 soldiers were killed on both sides. Twenty years later, Ethiopia and Eritrea could not find much meaning not just to the war but to the border itself. They are now learning that there is actually more meaning […]

Abiy Ahmed speaks about his trip to China and Eritrea

Abiy Ahmed speaks about his trip to China and Eritrea

borkena September 6,2018 Ethiopian prime minister spoke about his trip to China and Eritrea. In China, where he went to attend China-Africa Cooperation Forum, he negotiated and secured delayed pay back time for borrowing used to finance Ethio-Djibouti new railway line. Initially, initially it was to be payed back in ten years. According to the […]