Tag Archives: Eritrea

The Italian Colonisation of Africa on Youtube

In a previous post, I described how Google tried to improve its image by creating the Nelson Mandela Digital Archive. Once again, Google has contributed to the preservation of an enormous amount of archival material by digitising nearly 30,000 clips … Continue reading

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A new Afar Sultan for the Horn of Africa

On 10 November 2010, a new Afar Sultan called Hanfareh Ali Mirah was crowned in Ethiopia. What does it mean for the Horn of Africa? There are around 1,000,000 Afar or Danakil people who live mainly in Ethiopia, Djibouti and … Continue reading

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Forward: Stop the abuse in Eritrea! Respect basic rights!

Stop the abuse in Eritrea! Respect basic rights! A global plea for action This statement was put together by Eva Bruchhaus (nc-bruchhev@netcologne.de), Dr Asia Abdulkadir, Jonas Berhe and Konrad Melcher in Germany; Dan Connell, Professor,Simmons College, Boston, USA (danconnell@mac.com), Professor … Continue reading

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