The United Nations Sanctions Committee Chairman for Eritrea and Somalia - Kairat Umarov said that evidence has not been found to support the Eritrean government's relationships with the Somalia-based terrorist group - Al Shabab.

 

The Kazakh diplomat, citing a quarterly report by the Sanctions Monitoring Group on the two counties, expressed his statement at his presentation to the security council on 13th April 2017.

Robbery is reported to be seen at a high rate in Eritrea. The crime is allegedly committed by member of the country's national security agency under the pretext of security and law enforcement, reported Radio Erena sources from the capital - Asmara.

Fifteen (15) Eritreans one women among them are participating in the Rio de Janeiro 2016

Olympics. The Rio Olympics is going to open on Friday 5 th of August and will end on the 21 st of

August.

While there are 42 types of sports, Eritrea is noly to participate in two Olympic sports Athletics

and cycling.

The Libya government is reported to be in talks with Eritrean diplomats in the country in preparation for deporting Eritrean immigrants back to their country.

According to reports from Libya, the government has, over the past weeks, detained 97 Eritreans, 22 of whom are women.

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Sudanese security forces have intensified the continuous rounding up campaign of Eritreans and Ethiopians, who reside in the capital of Khartoum and its vicinity.

The security forces conducted a house-to-house round ups of Eritrean men and women in the city, targeting specific locations where many Eritreans reside known as Al SiHaffa and Diem.