Eri-TV: Asmara, 22 July 2013 — Eritrean cyclist Merhawi Kudus who has been demonstrating triumph in various competitions in Europe, last Sunday ranked first in a tournament in Italy.
Reports indicated that the 19 year-old Merhawi has held the record for the first black cyclist winning in Amateur Classic Cycling Competitions.
In the 155.8 Km-tournament, Merhawi was chased only by one competitor while approaching the finishing line, and he concluded the race in 3 hours, 40 minutes and 20 seconds registering an average speed of 41 Km per hour.
Araeta, 22 July 2013 — The inhabitants of Araeta sub-zone said that they would back up government endeavors of ensuring potable water supply in the locality, which involve renovation of dirt roads and other activities.
Among the inhabitants, Mr. Ahmed Idris, Ms. Halima Ali and Ms. Eisha Ali, as well as Mr. Ismail Ali Tamola, Administrator of Tio area, lauded the efforts being exerted towards ensuring sustainable water supply in the area that is rather characterized by arid nature. They further expressed conviction that renovation of roads would be a springboard to a better outreach as regards transport of potable wat ( continued…http://www.shabait.com/news/local-news/14181-inhabitants-of-araeta-sub-zone-to-back-government-endeavors-of-ensuring-potable-water-supply)
Asmara, 22 July 2013 — The National Holidays Coordinating Committee said that National Festival 2013 would be conducted in Dekemhare city from 17 to 25 of August under the theme “Our Cultural Heritage, Core of Tourist Attraction.” ( continued….http://www.shabait.com/news/local-news/14184-national-festival-2013-to-be-conducted-in-dekemharenational-festival-2013-to-be-conducted-in-dekemhare )
Keren, 22 July 2013 — The Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare’s branch in Anseba region hosted a forum in Kern city focusing on manners of patronizing orphaned infants.
The participants of the meeting which comprised prosecutors, members of the Health Ministry and Police Force, as well as community representatives, conducted in-depth discussion on ways and means of accepting such infants in orphanages, collecting the necessary personal information thereof and the required joint venture among stakeholders. (continued…http://www.shabait.com/news/local-news/14183-anseba-region-forum-staged-focusing-on-manners-of-patronizing-orphaned-infants )
Adi-Keyih, 22 July 2013 — A youth crew comprising members of Gash-Barka Marching Band said that the nation’s development accomplishments attest to its bright future. They made the remark during a tour they made to various corners of the Homeland recently.
Following their stay in the port city of Massawa, the historical sites of Kohaito and Belew-Kelew as well as other areas, they expressed satisfaction with the exposure which also enabled them to become eyewitnesses of the nation’s development drive. They further called on fellow citizens to engage in such tours in the future. ( continued…http://www.shabait.com/news/local-news/14182-nations-development-accomplishments-attest-to-its-bright-future-say-members-of-gash-barka-marching-band-)