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Eritrea Overview

Eritrea is located in northern East Africa, on the Red Sea. The country borders Djibouti, Ethiopia and Sudan. The name Eritrea is based on the Latin name of the Red Sea, Mare Erythraeum. Capital: Asmara Biggest city: Asmara State: republic Language: tigrinja, arabic Religion: Islam. Christianity Surface: 121 320 km² Population: 5.8 million (2013) Population […]

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Mass Media in Eastern Africa

Mass Media in Ethiopia The dominant newspapers in Ethiopia are state controlled, with Addis Zemen (Amharic, founded in 1941, circulation approximately 40,000) and Ethiopian Herald (English, founded in 1943, circulation 37,000) published by the Ministry of Information. The state Ethiopian broadcast started radio broadcasts in 1941. During the military regime, the individual liberation organizations had […]

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