Eritrea http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19184/all en Why African countries aren't revolting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110224/zimbabwe-mugabe-protests-eritrea-egypt-gaddafi-libya <p> Unlike the &ldquo;Jasmine Revolutions&rdquo; of North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa has not seen citizen-driven movements overthrowing repressive governments.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110224/zimbabwe-mugabe-protests-eritrea-egypt-gaddafi-libya" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab Spring Cameroon Eritrea Gabon Libya Tunisia Diplomacy Middle East Fri, 25 Feb 2011 11:05:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5626640 at http://www.globalpost.com Ethiopia launches new attack on Eritrea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120317/ethiopia-launches-new-attack-eritrea The Thursday incursion saw Ethiopian troops go 18 kilometers into "sovereign Eritrean territory," the Eritrean government said. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120317/ethiopia-launches-new-attack-eritrea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Eritrea Ethiopia Sat, 17 Mar 2012 14:44:23 +0000 Tim Fitzsimons 5696517 at http://www.globalpost.com Eritrea President Isaias Afewerki in TV spot to dispel health rumors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120429/eritrea-president-isaias-afewerki-tv-spot-dispel-health-rumours <p> Eritrea&rsquo;s exiled opposition has said repeatedly that the president is suffering from a serious ailment and has been receiving medical treatment in Qatar.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120429/eritrea-president-isaias-afewerki-tv-spot-dispel-health-rumours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Eritrea World Leaders Sun, 29 Apr 2012 21:17:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5702390 at http://www.globalpost.com Press Freedom: Eritrea, North Korea, Syria 'most censored countries' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120502/press-freedom-eritrea-north-korea-syria-most-censored-countries- In Eritrea, a Horn of Africa nation, only state news media are allowed to operate, and remain under strict government control. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120502/press-freedom-eritrea-north-korea-syria-most-censored-countries-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Eritrea Media News North Korea Syria Asia-Pacific Middle East Wed, 02 May 2012 11:13:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5702803 at http://www.globalpost.com Eritrean national admits aiding Somalia's Al Shabaab http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120614/eritrean-national-admits-aiding-somalias-al-shabaab Mohammed Ibrahim, a 38-year-old Eritrean national and permanent resident of Sweden, was arrested in Nigeria in November 2009 and transferred to US custody four months later to face terrorism charges.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120614/eritrean-national-admits-aiding-somalias-al-shabaab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Eritrea Somalia Sweden Thu, 14 Jun 2012 16:27:56 +0000 Luke Browne 5707934 at http://www.globalpost.com Eritrea's national soccer team disappears, believed defected http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/eritrea-soccer-team-disappears-believed-defected <p>Most of Eritrea&#39;s national soccer team has disappeared, believed to have defected after a tournament in Uganda.</p> <p>Seventeen of the squad&#39;s 22 players, plus the team doctor, failed to turn up for their flight home today, <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/20580007">BBC Sport reported</a>.</p> <p>They haven&#39;t been seen since Sunday, the day after they played their final match in the <a href="http://www.cecafafootball.org">Cecafa Cup</a>, a regional tournament organized by the the Council for East and Central Africa Football Association and held this year in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.</p><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/eritrea-soccer-team-disappears-believed-defected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Eritrea Soccer Uganda World At Play Tue, 04 Dec 2012 16:54:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5727967 at http://www.globalpost.com Military coup may have been attempted in Eritrea (AUDIO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130121/military-coup-may-be-underway-eritrea Varying reports from inside the heavily-censored country claimed a military coup may have been attempted.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130121/military-coup-may-be-underway-eritrea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Eritrea Mon, 21 Jan 2013 14:21:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5737254 at http://www.globalpost.com