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News Eritrea » Economy: An economic migrant/refugee choice model

News channel or source: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/an-economic-migrantrefugee-choice-model/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Yet even a snake and a dictator can act out of reason and self-interest. It is no secret that around 30% of the Eritrean economy is funded by remittances from Eritreans working abroad. There are even suggestions that Afworki is half indifferent ...

News Eritrea » Economy: Can Sudan Manage Economic Discontent amid Volatile Geopolitics?

News channel or source: https://www.crisisgroup.org/africa/horn-africa/sudan/can-sudan-manage-economic-discontent-amid-volatile-geopolitics
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

These frictions came to a head in January 2018 when, amid the economic crisis, reports emerged that Egypt had deployed troops in Eritrea (it appears now that Cairo sent only a small number of advisers and trainers). In response, Khartoum closed the border ...

News Eritrea » Economy: Israel Gives African Asylum-Seekers A Choice: Deportation Or Jail

News channel or source: http://wuwm.com/post/israel-gives-some-asylum-seekers-choice-deportation-or-jail
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Israeli officials argue the overwhelming majority are economic migrants who came to Israel in search ... Seyim said he fled an oppressive mandatory military service in Eritrea. According to the U.N., Eritrean military service is "prolonged and indefinite ...

News Eritrea » Economy: The deportation of Eritreans is not in Israel’s national interest

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/The-deportation-of-Eritreans-is-not-in-Israels-national-interest-542562
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The characterization of Eritreans by the Israeli government as “illegal infiltrators,” economic migrants and a demographic ... Marxist regime. Moreover, Eritrea is strategically located in the strategic Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, on the water route to ...

News Eritrea » Economy: Hot Line for Eritrean and Sudanese Refugees Responds to Israeli Prime Minisiter’s Office

News channel or source: http://jewishjournal.com/blogs/230689/hot-line-eritream-sudanese-refugees-responds-israeli-prime-minsiters-officer/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

The demographic makeup of Sudanese and Eritrean migrants in Israel suggests that the overwhelming majority are not refugees, but rather, economic migrants who have come to Israel in search of work. Data from Israel’s Population and Immigration Authority ...

News Eritrea » Economy: He Came To Israel Fleeing Oppression — Will He Be Deported?

News channel or source: https://forward.com/news/national/395029/he-came-to-israel-fleeing-oppression-will-he-be-deported/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

He called it “complete nonsense” to call African asylum-seekers “infiltrators” or “economic migrants.” Michael, 29, grew up in the Eritrean capital, Asmara, which he describes as a blend of Europe, Africa and the Middle East – not too ...

News Eritrea » Economy: Has Eritrea's self-reliant economy run out of puff?

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-36786965
Publication date: Wednesday 13 July 2016

A "go it alone" culture has long been central to Eritrea, including its economy. It is slowly opening up to foreign investment, but recent policies, especially a currency reform, mean many people are now struggling in what was already one of the poorest ...

News Eritrea » Economy: Eritrea: What We (Don't) Know About Eritrea's Economy

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201404111475.html
Publication date: Friday 11 April 2014

Eritrea perfectly illustrates the amount of guesswork involved in economic analysis of Africa. At the start of this week, Nigeria's GDP figures nearly doubled after the government recalculated economic output. Statisticians rebased their numbers to include ...

News Eritrea » Economy: Report: Israel to grant work permits to 100,000 PA laborers

News channel or source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/242289
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

“I spoke with some restaurant owners who had come to me asking what they could do if all of their [illegal immigrant] workers from Eritrea and Sudan were deported ... permit program for bolstering the PA economy and raising the standard of living ...

News Eritrea » Economy: Obscuring the Expulsion

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/editorial/obscuring-the-expulsion-1.5845470
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

economic logic and now, also a ruling by an Israeli court. Last week, an appellate custody tribunal overruled the state’s position and said that asylum requests base on desertion from the Eritrean army can’t be rejected out of hand. Service in this ...