Radio Erena: 27 September 2017

An Eritrean Air Force fighter jet pilots lost their lives during training when their jet crushed on Monday the 25th of September.

The bodies of the two veteran pilots - a female and male, was laid to rest in Asmara the following day.

The Air Force has previously lost two veteran pilots in a similar manner within this year.

The cause of the crush is believed to be the age of the fighter jets and lack of spare parts. The force also suffers from lack of professional technicians which is partly caused by the abandonment of its members who seek refuge in the neighboring countries as a result of ill political conditions within the force.

Radio Erena: 26 September 2017

The Synod of the Eritrean Orthodox Church warns that it is set to take an action against Bizen Monastery for its decision to condemn two top bishops of the church for allegedly colluding with the ruling party - People's Front for Democracy and Justice - PFDJ.

In a press release published on the 22nd of September, the Synod of the church pointed out the denunciation by the monastery is illegal which was made by some members in the name of the monastery using its official stamp.

The press release warns that the denunciation is not based on evidence and is in contempt of the Orthodox church which did not follow proper rules of the church.

Radio Erena: 25 September 2017

Bizen Monastery Officials denounced Secretary of the Synod of the Orthodox Church - HH Bishop Lukas and the head of the Popal Council of the church - HH Bishop Basilos for colluding with the Eritrea's ruling party - People's Front for Democracy and Justice - PFDJ.

In a condemnation letter released on the 12th of September - two weeks after observing the Geez New Year's and St. John's religious holiday, the officials of the Monastery openly exposed the two accused clergy stating the roles they have been playing in contempt of the Orthodox church by acting in violation of the church's rules and regulations.

Radio Erena: 21 September 2017

Several neighborhoods in the Eritrean capital - Asmara are reported to be suffering from lack of drinking water supplies.

According to Erena sources, although the residents of city were hopeful by the seasonal rain fall in the summer, people have started to feel worried as the season ends. Frustrated by the situation, many people are seen to make lines after lines on the streets of the city carrying water containers desperately awaiting for water trucks to buy drinking water.

Radio Erena: 20 September 2017

Eritreans in various parts of the world observed the 16th anniversary of the day, popularly known as "the Darkest Day" in the history of Eritrea.

 September 18, 2001 was the day - in the Eritrean history, when the Eritrean government detained several reformers - mostly veterans of the Eritrean struggle for independence and cabinet members, and shut down privately owned newspapers sending several of their reporters and editors to prison. These reformers and reports have been detained incommunicado, several of whom are rumored to either have lost their lives or are suffering from near-death health conditions.