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Farah collapses in NYC half-marathon, Meb finishes in 10th place

Farah collapses in NYC half-marathon, Meb finishes in 10th place

March 16, 2014 (New York) – Kenyan runner Geoffrey Mutai cruised to victory in the New York City Half Marathon on  Sunday morning after would-be rival Mo Farah tripped and… Read more »

Eritrea: UN human rights expert to meet Eritrean diaspora in Germany and Switzerland

Eritrea: UN human rights expert to meet Eritrean diaspora in Germany and Switzerland

March, 13 2014 (GENEVA) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, will undertake an official visit to Germany and Switzerland from… Read more »

In memory of 8 March

In memory of 8 March

It is not the aim of this piece to preach on a matriarchal society, the existence and viability of which is bitterly disputed by historians and anthropologists alike. Instead the… Read more »

Merhawi Kudus a “surprise package”, say Malaysian race organizers

Merhawi Kudus a “surprise package”, say Malaysian race organizers

Africa’s  first professional continental cycling team MTN-Qhubeka made a big impact at the Le Tour de Langkawi in Malaysia which finished today. The racing team did not only finish overall… Read more »

Merhawi Kudus finishes second at queen stage of Tour de Langkawi

Merhawi Kudus finishes second at queen stage of Tour de Langkawi

March 02, 2014 (Langkawi) – Eritrean cyclist Merhawi Kudus climbed to second place on the queen stage of this year’s Le Tour de Langkawi in Malaysia earlier today. The achievement… Read more »

Drivers want to run own business, says Eritrean taxi company owner

Drivers want to run own business, says Eritrean taxi company owner

March 01, 2014 (SEATTLE) — Seattle city council member Kshama Sawant advocates a bold idea for ending the dispute between taxi companies and rideshare businesses – she says the city… Read more »

Nguse Amlosom wins second place in this year’s RAK Half Marathon

Nguse Amlosom wins second place in this year’s RAK Half Marathon

Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa won the 2014 RAK Half Marathon in 59:36, with a record eight men coming home under the hour in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, on Friday. It was… Read more »

Video: Eritrean soccer player’s dream

Video: Eritrean soccer player’s dream

 

For Ezana Kahsay, no matter where he is, soccer is his life

For Ezana Kahsay, no matter where he is, soccer is his life

The field was usually rough, strewn with stones that Ezana Kahsay and his friends picked up before playing. Finding a patch of grass for their soccer games was ideal, but not… Read more »

Eritrean dies two years after his journey for a better life ended in Germany

Eritrean dies two years after his journey for a better life ended in Germany

Fidel Kiflu was their brother, cousin and friend who passed away just 24-years-old weakened and distressed by what he endured during his perilous, long journey to escape Eritrea for a… Read more »