Ethiopia, Eritrea Reopen Border Crossing

The rapidly warming ties between Eritrea and Ethiopia took another step forward Tuesday when the once-bitter rivals reopened their shared border afer two decades. Yemane Meskel, Eritrea's information minister, announced the historic event on Twitter "President Isaias Afwerki & Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today officially opened the Debay Sima - Burre border point between the two countries for road transport connectivity," Meskel wrote, referring to the Eritrean president and Ethiopian prime minister respectively. Meskel said Afwerki and Ahmed will conduct a similar ceremony later Tuesday at the Serha-Zalambesa border point....

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Published By: VOA Africa - Tuesday, 11 September

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