COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary One-party Presidential Republic
Current President: Isaias Afewerki
Population: 5,869,869 (2016)
Land Size: 117,400 sq km (45,300 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Thu - Aug 17, 2017: Eritrean Community Festival in Canada - AllAfrica News: Eritrea
[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean community festival in Western Canada was conducted with patriotic zeal from 12 to 13 August under the theme "Laying Pillars for Vibrant Development".
- Thu - Aug 17, 2017: Anseba Region - Distribution of Anti-Trachoma Medicine - AllAfrica News: Eritrea
[Shabait] Keren -Anti-trachoma medicine has been provided since March to the resident of the Anseba region and that so far 90% of the residents have received the medication, according to Mr. Michael Teklay, head of non-communicable diseases prevention and control at Health Ministry's branch in the region.
- Thu - Aug 17, 2017: Exhibition By Women Artists - AllAfrica News: Eritrea
[Shabait] Asmara -An art exhibition by women artists is being staged here in the capital, Asmara, in connection with the Festival Eritrea 2017. The exhibition was opened on 15 August.
- Wed - Aug 16, 2017: Serejeka - Election of Administrators - AllAfrica News: Eritrea
[Shabait] Asmara -An election of administrators, village coordinators and managing directors was held in 17 administrative areas of Serejeka sub-zone.
- Wed - Aug 16, 2017: Support to Families of Martyrs - AllAfrica News: Eritrea
[Shabait] Mendefera -Government employees in Emni-Hayli sub-zone have extended a total of 50,500 Nakfa in support of the families of martyrs residing in their sub-zone.