Preparation for the National Conference Finalized

Gedab News, (Addis Ababa, July 21, 2010): The long-awaited Eritrean national congress, dubbed as the National Conference for Democratic Change

EDA: Glitches & Deadlock Resurface

Gedab News (June 21, 2010): Almost a week after the mediation talks between the designated representatives of the opposition umbrella group

EDA Member Organizations Iron Out Glitches To Hold A National Conference

Gedab News (June 14, 2010): After a week long discussion mediated by Ethiopian authorities in Addis Ababa, the Eritrean People’s

Eritrean Security Arrests Hundreds Of Citizens

In late May and early June, security officials of the Eritrean regime rounded hundreds of Eritreans in Asmara and the

Qatari Forces Deployed On The Eritrean-Djibouti Border

Gedab News,(June 2, 2010): Qatari mediators brokered an agreement between the Djiboutian and the Eritrean governments after months of shuttle

Eight EDA Member Organization Agree To Unite Their Military Wings

Gedab News,(May 9, 2010): On May 4, 2010, eight member organizations of the Eritrean Democratic Alliance (EDA), an umbrella organization

Ambassador Yamamoto Heading To Eritrea

Gedab News has learned that Ambassador Donald Yamamoto, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary to the US Secretary of State, will fly to Asmara

Eritrea Annuls All Passports; Issues New Ones

Gedab News (April 18, 2010): Cash strapped and facing sanctions and asset-freezes, the Government of Eritrea has issued an order

Another Eritrean Delegation Member Absconds In Sudan; Arab League Ignores Isaias’s Pleas

Semere Russom, the Eritrean minister of education visited Sudan  leading a delegation from his ministry. According to, the government

EDA, Civil Society Set Date For National Conference

On February 23rd, a preparatory committee composed of representatives of the Eritrean Democratic Alliance (EDA) and representatives of Eritrean civil

“Abu Rejela”, A Giant of The Eritrean Revolution, Has Died In Sudan

On the night of February 13th, Mohammed Ali Idris, better known as “Abu Rejela”, a hero of Eritrea’s Revolutionary struggle,

Names Of The Two Eritrean POWs Captured On New Year’s Day

Gedab News has ascertained the names of the two Eritrean combatants who were captured by the Eritrean government in the

Names Of The Two Eritrean POWs Captured On New Year’s Day

Gedab News has ascertained the names of the two Eritrean combatants who were captured by the Eritrean government in the

EEPA’s Director Discloses What The Eritrean “Task Force” Wouldn’t: The Selection Criteria

In an interview with, Dr. Mirijam Van Reisen has answered one question that had thus far been made vague

General Sebhat Ephrem’s Schedule Fuels Speculation In Asmara

On November 12, General Sebhat Efrem, Eritrea’s minister of defense, left Eritrea accompanying a military team that included a cartographer,

Eritreans Attending UPR Session In Geneva

Between November 30 and December 11, 2009, the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, will conduct the 6th

Engagement and Exclusion: US, EU & Eritrea

For several years now, the United States and the European Union have been using divergent approaches to coax the regime

Saleh Meki Dies Of A Heart Attack

Mr. Saleh Meki, Eritrea’s Minister of Fisheries, died on Saturday morning (October 3) local time of heart failure.  He was 62. 

An Upheaval In The Mountains Of Akele Guzai

An upheaval that traces its origins to mid-April of 2009 when a captain challenged his commander’s use of a female

Eritrea: PFDJ Loses Another Senior Cadre

Mr. Kibrom Dafla   , the former manager of Himbol and the Inland Revenue, has failed to return from Italy