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Ella Thomas grew up overseas. Her mother was Eritrean and her father was an U.S. Air Force officer who was stationed in the country. Her

Asmara is the oldest (world capital) city of Eritrea. Education has been a key word to the Eritrean families since Eritrea was occupied .When Eritrea

Grace Mahary - Eritrean Model

Dejazmatch Haregot Abbai (Abay) KCVO (Knight Commander of the Victorian Order) (1909-1979) was an Eritrean businessman and politician. He was member of political party known as

Zerai Deres died in 1937 in Rome, Italy, in public opposition to the rise of fascist power in Italy and her African colonies. His death

Sebhat Ephrem is the Minister of Defence for Eritrea, and former Eritrean People's Liberation Front commander during the Eritrean War of Independence. Sebhat attended high school

Araya Desta (born 1945) is an Eritrean diplomat. He has been the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations in New York

Woldeab Woldemariam also spelled as Weldeab Weldemariam (April 27, 1905 - May 15, 1995) was one of the original proponents of the Eritrean Independence movement

Paulos Tesfagiorgis is an Eritrean human rights activist. He established the only PFDJ licensed Regional Centre for Human Rights and Development in Eritrea and was a

Isaias Afwerki (born February 2, 1946) is the first President of Eritrea, a position he has held since 1991. He led the Eritrean People's Liberation

Ali Said Abdella (September 1949 – August 28, 2005) was an Eritrean rebel commander, politician and diplomat, who at the time of his death was

Abdulkadir Mohamed Saleh Kebire was born in 1902 at Desiet Island around Massawa. He attended Quranic school followed by the Ferdinando Martini School for his

Thomas Matt "Choo" Kail Kelati (born September 27, 1982) is an American-born Polish professional basketball player of Eritrean heritage . In 2010 he gained Polish

Henok Goitom (born 22 September 1984) is a Swedish professional footballer who plays for AIK Fotboll as a centre forward. Club career Udinese Goitom was born in Solna,

Golgol Mebrahtu (born 28 August 1990 in Eritrea) is an Eritrean-Australian footballer who plays for A-League club Melbourne Heart. In June 2009, Mebrahtu signed a 3-year

The boundaries of modern Eritrea and the entire region were established during the European colonial period between Italian, British and French colonialists as well as

With the rise of Islam in the 7th century the power of Aksum declined and the Kingdom became isolated, the Dahlak archipelago, northern and western

Ghinda is a town in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea. It is situated in the Ghinda Subregion, and lies between Asmara and Massawa. Ghinda

Barentu is a town in south-western Eritrea, lying south of Agordat on the continent of Africa. It is mainly inhabited by the Nilotic Kunama people

Nakfa is a town in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea. Nakfa served as a base for the Eritrean People's Liberation Front during the Eritrean

Dekemhare is a town in Eritrea, lying south east of Asmara. Developed by the Italians as an industrial center, it became a large scale industrial

Senafe is a market town in southern Eritrea, on the edge of the Ethiopian highlands. The surrounding area is inhabited by the Saho people and

Kidane Tadesse Habtesilase (born 1 January 1987) is an Eritrean long-distance runner who specializes in the 5000 metres and 10,000 metres. He was born in Adi

Amanuel Mesel Tikue is an Eritrean long-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 5000 metres, finishing 34th overall in Round

Rehaset Mehari (born March 5, 1989 in Agertsiot) is an Eritrean long-distance runner. She competed in the marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, placing 59th

Teklemariam Medhin Weldeslassie (born 24 June 1989 in Hazega) is an Eritrean long-distance runner who specializes in the 5000 metres and 10,000 metres. His personal

Yonas Andebrhan Kifle (born 5 November 1977) is an Eritrean runner who specializes in the 10,000 metres, the road running and cross-country running. He has

Weynay Ghebresilasie (born 24 March 1994 in Gheza Hamle, Eritrea) is an Eritrean runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase. He competed in that

Yared Asmerom Tesfit (born 4 February 1980 in Asmara) is an Eritrean long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon races. He was born in Asmara. In

Natnael Berhane (born January 5, 1991 in Asmara) is an Eritrean professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam Team Europcar. He is a two time

Vincenzo Di Meglio was appointed Director of the C.R.I.E (Comitato Rappresentativo degli Italiani dell’Eritrea), the main organization of the Italians in Eritrea during the British

Daniel Teklehaymanot Girmazion (born 10 November 1988) is a professional road racing cyclist from Eritrea. He competes for the MTN Qhubeka squad. Teklehaymanot was a member

Zersenay Tadese (born 8 February 1982) is an Eritrean long-distance track, and road running athlete. He currently holds the men's half marathon world record. His

Tedla Bairu (1914–1984) was an Eritrean political figure. He was the last independent head of state of Eritrea in 1952. He was then the first

Girma Asmerom is an Eritrean politician. He is ambassador of Eritrea to the African Union.  

Fesshaye Yohannes (born c. 1955, death year unknown)was an Eritrean journalist who founded the weekly journal Setit and was a recipient of the Committee to

Osman Saleh Sabbe was born in 1932 in a village of Hirgigo in the suburb of Massawa. After attending local Islamic school, he joined Hirgigo

Ibrahim Sultan Ali was born in Keren in March 1909 of a farmer/trader Tigre/serf from the Rugbat of Ghizghiza district in Sahel. He attended Quran

Hamid Idris Awate (10 April 1910 – 28 May 1962) was an Eritrean independence leader and the creator of the Eritrean Liberation Army (the armed

Modeling was never in the cards for die-hard basketball player Grace Mahary. The Alberta native had her sights set on a sports career, instead —

Elsabel “Bel” Yemane was born in Eritrea but was raised in London where she now lives with her parents and three sisters. She began working

When it comes to representing Eritrea in the competitive modeling world, Eritrean ladies have held a firm monopoly over this industry. From up-and-coming talents like

Eritrean Top Model and Actor: Sabrina Aman is an Eritrean American actress, born in Virginia, raised in Qatar and whose parents are Eritrean. She is

Zeudi Araya (born 10 February 1951 in Dekemhare, Eritrea) is an Eritrean-Italian actress and film producer.CareerAraya became Miss Eritrea in 1969. On a journey to