COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary One-party Presidential Republic
Current President: Isaias Afewerki
Population: 6,081,196 (2020)
Land Size: 117,400 sq km (45,300 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - Jul 6, 2020: President Isaias Afwerki On Working Visit to Egypt - AllAfrica News: Eritrea
[Shabait] Asmara -- President Isaias Afwerki departed to Egypt in the morning hours of today, 5 July, for a three-day working visit.
- Fri - Jul 3, 2020: Announcement From the Ministry of Health - AllAfrica News: Eritrea
[Shabait] 12 patients were diagnosed positive for COVID 19 in extensive tests carried out in Quarantine Centers ¬- seven in environs of Om-Hajer; 2 in Gerger; 1 in Gerenfit; 1 in Ali-Gidir and 1 in Haykota - in Gash Barka Region today.
- Fri - Jul 3, 2020: More Contribution to Bolster National Fund - AllAfrica News: Eritrea
[Shabait] Asmara -- According to report from the Ministry of Health, companies, associations and individual contributed over half a million Nakfa to the effort being exerted by the people and Government of Eritrea to combat the spread of corona virus.
- Fri - Jul 3, 2020: Activity Assessment Meeting of National Organizations - AllAfrica News: Eritrea
[Shabait] Asmara -- The executive committees of national organizations in 15 cities in Italy including PFDJ, YPFDJ, National Union of Eritrean Women, Eritrean communities as well as Media Committee conducted virtual activity assessment meeting on 27 June.
- Thu - Jul 2, 2020: Commendable Voluntary Blood Donation - AllAfrica News: Eritrea
[Shabait] Asmara -- Individuals and institutions in the Central Region are taking voluntary blood donation initiative aimed at augmenting blood reserve of the National Blood Transfusion Center, report indicated.