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Cabinet of Eritrea

Arefaine Berhe Minister of Agriculture Abraha Asfaha Ministry of Construction Unknown Minister of Defence Semere Russom Minister of Education Sebhat Ephrem Minister of Energy & Mines Berhane Abrehe Minister of […]


In Arabic with a limited English language section

Local government minister dies

Woldemichael Gebremariam, Minister of Local Government, has died aged 72 years. The official press release as published on the Ministry of Information website is as follows: “Minister of Local Government […]

Information Minister Ali Abdu Ahmed leaves government

In a statement published on the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website they are reporting that the Eritrean Minister of information has confirmed his ‘defection’ from the country. There were […]

Government and mining companies criticised in HRW report

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has published a damning report on mining companies working in Eritrea and the use of forced Labour, purportedly by the government. The 29 page report entitled […]

Political Parties in Eritrea

There is only one major party in Eritrea, the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ).


The President is elected by the National Assembly to serve a five year term and may serve a second consecutive term. Unicameral. Different reports cite the The National Assembly as […]

Presidential 1993

An indirect election was held on 24 May 1993, when Isaias Afewerki was elected president by the National Assembly.