Stories about Eritrea from March, 2006
East Africa: press freedom
Nazret.Net points to an report on press freedom in East Africa and sites Eritrea as the worst country in the region.
Africa: We Can't Blame Everything on the West
Le Pangolin writes (FR): “So long as we fail to entertain critiques of our destructive ways, we will always be dominated by the West. Imagine for a moment all Africans living in Europe creating investment funds; they could then purchase on [various] stock markets the very companies that determine the...
Buying In, Selling Out or Scraping By: Francophone African Bloggers on Social Mobility and Education
School on Hold While Mom Scrapes By Carine. Courtesy Tony Katombe. Le Blog du Congolais shares (FR) the touching story of Carine, a 22 year-old from the DRC with an infectious smile who sells omelettes and doughnuts during school hours: Today I don't feel like eating Carine's omelettes. I can't...
From Darfur to Avian Flu: Views from the Horn of Africa and Sudan
The Darfur crisis continues to dominate the English-speaking Sudanese blogosphere. The blog Coalition for Darfur quotes a World Food Program (WFP) report, which tells of rations of pulses, sugar and salt being cut from March 2006 in Darfur. This is as a result of “slow donor response to WFP’s Emergency...
Eritrea: Diplomatic games with Italy
Ethiopia Watch reports on an Eritrean diplomat expelled from Italy in retaliation for an Italian expelled from Asmara. The Eritrean government says the man was expelled for breaking the law.