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Post by Zmeselo » 11 Jan 2019, 17:02

(ኤፍ..) በኢትዮ-ኤርትራ ግንኙነት ዳግም መጀመር የሁለቱ ሀገራት መሪዎች ሊመሰገኑ ይገባል- / ደብረጽዮን



On Jan 11, 2019

አዲስ አበባ ጥር 11 2019 (ኤፍ..) የኢትዮጰያና የኤርትራ ህዝቦች ግንኙነት ዳግም እንዲጀመር ያደረጉ የሁለቱ ሀገራት መሪዎች ምስጋና እንደሚገባቸው የትግራይ ክልል ምክትል ርእሰ መስተዳደር ዶክተር ደብረጽዮን ገብረሚካኤል ገለጹ።

የኢትዮጵያና ኤርትራ ህዝቦች በሁመራ ከተማ የህዝብ ለህዝብ መድረክ ስነ ስርዓት ተካሂዷል።

በመድረኩ ላይ የትግራይ ክልል ምክትል ርዕሰ መስተዳደር ዶክተር ደብረ ጽዮን ገብረሚካኤል በሺህዎች የሚቆጠሩ የኦምሓጀርን ነዋሪዎች ጨምሮ የሁለቱ ሀገራት የመካላከያ ኃይል አባላት፣ የሃይማኖት መሪዎችና የሀገር ሽማግሌዎች ተገኝተዋል፡፡

በስነ-ስርዓቱ ላይ የተገኙት የትግራይ ክልል ምክትል ርእሰ መስተዳደር ዶክተር ደብረጽዮን ገብረሚካኤል እንደተናገሩት፥ የተቋረጠው የሀገራቱ የህዝብ ለህዝብ ግንኙነት እንዲጀመር ያደረጉት ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ዶክተር አብይ አህመድ እና ፕሬዚዳንት ኢሳያስ አፈወርቂ ምስጋና ይገባቸዋል።

በኢትዮጵያ የትግራይ ምዕራባዊ ዞንና በኤርትራ ጋሽ ባርካ አጎራባች ህዝቦች ከእንግዲህ የተጀመረውን የሰላም ግንኙነት በማጠናክር ቀጣይ ጉዟቸውን ብሩህ ሊያደርጉ እንደሚገባም ተናግረዋል።

ለግንኙነቱ ዘላቂነትም የትግራይ ክልላዊ አስፈላጊውን ተግባራት ሁሉ እንደሚያከናውንም አስረድተዋል።

የትግራይ ምዕራባዊ ዞን ዋና አስተዳዳሪ አቶ ርስቁ አለማው በበኩላችው “የተጀመረ ሰላም ዘላቂ እንዲሆን እንሰራለን” ብለዋል።

የህዝብ ለህዝብ ግንኙነቱና የአካባቢው ሰላም ተጠናክሮ እንዲቀጥልም ነዋሪዎቹ በጋራ መስራት እንዳለባቸው ተናግረዋል።

የጋሽ ባርካ ተወካይና የጉልጅ ምክትል አስተዳዳሪ አቶ ሓጎስ ዓምደ ብርሃን ”የተጀመረው ግንኙነት ተጠናክሮ እንዲቀጥል እንሰራለን ከንግዲህ ይህን ሰላም እንጠብቀዋለን ማንም አያቋርጠውም” በለዋል።

ከ አራት ቀናት በፊት ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ዶክተር አብይ አህመድና ፕሬዚዳንት ኢሳያስ አፈወርቂ በተገኙበት ሁለቱን ሀገራት የሚያገናኘውን የሁመራ-ኦምሓጀርን መንገድ መክፈታቸው ይታወሳል፡፡

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Re: OK!? We'll see, to believe!

Post by Zmeselo » 11 Jan 2019, 17:07


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Re: OK!? We'll see, to believe!

Post by Zmeselo » 11 Jan 2019, 17:15

BIRDS OF ERITREA












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Post by Zmeselo » 11 Jan 2019, 18:03



Dawit Zemichael, MD, MS is recognized by Continental Who's Who



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Jan. 10, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.

Dawit Zemichael, MD, MS is recognized by Continental Who's Who as Pinnacle Professional of The Year in the field of Psychiatry in recognition of his role as a Psychiatrist & Addictions Specialist at Healthy Living Medical Services, LLC.

With over twelve years of experience in his current position and nineteen years of experience in the field of Psychiatry, Dr. Dawit Zemichael is a well sought after medical professional. Utilizing the latest advancements in the industry, Dr. Zemichael has attained extensive expertise in the areas of Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. In addition, Dr. Zemichael is adept in medical matters with regards to ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Schizophrenia and Bi-Polar Disorder in adults and children ages 6 and older.

A distinguished scholar and author of several published works, early in his career, Dr. Zemichael attained his Medical Degree from the American University of the Caribbean. Thereafter, Dr. Zemichael would then go on to obtain his Master of Science Degree in Molecular Biology from Howard University. Upon completing both internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Franklin Square Hospital, Dr. Zemichael completed an additional residency in Psychiatry at East Tennessee State University.

To further enhance his professional development, Dr. Zemichael is an esteemed member of several organizations including the Tennessee Psychiatric Association, Southern Medical Association, and International Association of Healthcare Practitioners.

Charitable to various organizations, Dr. Zemichael is an avid supporter of providing both Medical and Humanitarian Missions to Eritrea as Psychiatrist, Educator, and Contributor. In addition, Dr. Zemichael volunteers with the oversight-Medication Program at the St Mary's Neuropsychiatric Hospital.

Fluent in Arabic, English, Eritrean, Ethiopian, and Italian, Dr. Zemichael is certified by the Florida Board of Medicine, Tennessee Board of Medical Examiner, Virginia Board of Medicine and FLEX + USMLE.

In recognition of his professional accolades, Dr. Zemichael is the recipient of several achievements including Outstanding Resident Teacher of the Year Award; Best Grand Round Presentation Psychiatric Manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis; Outstanding Resident Teacher Award (for 6 periods) and more.

When he is not working, Dr. Zemichael enjoys writing, teaching, public speaking, traveling the world and playing racquetball.

Dr. Zemichael dedicates this recognition to his wife, Eden True for all of her love and support.

Contact: Katherine Green , 516-825-5634,

SOURCE: Continental Who's Who

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Post by Zmeselo » 11 Jan 2019, 18:43

Eritrea Needs Training for its Drivers, Operators and Technicians



By: Thomas Mountain

Friday, 11 January 2019

Eritrea needs training for its drivers, operators and technicians. A good example of this is in its new mining ore transport industry.

Today, Eritrea is running upwards of 200 trucks delivering 25% zinc ore concentrate (previously copper concentrate) from the Bisha mine in Gash Barka to the ore loading port in Massawa. These are brand new trucks, made by a joint German (Man Trucks) and Chinese (Sinotruk) partnership and are modern, including something no other truck in Eritrea has, an engine brake.

Engine brakes automatically shut off diesel fuel to the engine when it is running down hill under loads, effectively eliminating the power stroke without interfering in the compression stroke, in effect turning the engine into a large compressor with the resistance being used to slow down the truck, as in Engine Automatic Brake. When the driver takes his foot off the accelerator pedal the engine brake, when turned on, automatically shuts of the fuel, turning the engine into a compressor/brake. When the driver step back on the accelerator pedal the engine brake automatically shuts off, restoring fuel to the engine and allowing the power stroke to resume and powering the truck.

In most countries any large truck carrying heavy loads down steep inclines are required to have an engine brake, and every one of the new Sinotruk's has one.

The problem is none of the drivers in Eritrea has ever seen one before, all the heavy trucks in service today in our country date back from before engine brakes were widely introduced back in the 1980’s.

When a large truck carrying a heavy load, 30 tons or more as in the ore concentrate from Bisha, goes down a long steep incline like the road from Asmara to Massawa, the only way the drivers, without an engine brake, can maintain safe operating speeds is by down shifting the transmission to use the engine to hold the truck back. If the driver misses a shift and the transmission goes into neutral disconnecting the engine from the drive train the truck can “runaway”.

Conventional air brakes, what was the only braking system in older trucks, overheat and fail if the driver has to rely on them to control vehicle speeds.



This in why engine brakes were introduced, for with them the driver merely had to take his foot off the accelerator pedal and the engine brake would take over turning the engine into an air compressor (noted for it loud bop-bop-bop sound) and the truck would immediately start to slow down and would continue to do so until it comes to a complete stop, or the driver steps back on the pedal, restoring the fuel supply and normal driving operation.

I cant tell you how many times I have driven uphill from Massawa to Asmara these past years, since copper/zinc mining started in Bisha and smelt the burnt asbestos brake pads on trucks passing me coming from Bisha with a full load.

I also wondered why these new trucks did not have engine brakes, with its distinctive, loud (some urban areas require them to be turned off
in their jurisdiction due to their loud annoying nature) blatting roar.

After years of smelling burnt out brakes and passing crashed runaway trucks on the Massawa to Asmara road, I finally stuck my head inside one of the new Sinotruk cabins and low and behold there was the engine brake [deleted] on the dashboard, bearing the white letters of EAB, engine automatic brake.

I turned to the driver and managed to ask him in my broken Tigrinya what this būtton, EAB, was for? His answer? "G'def, g'def", don't touch that, it causes the engine to make a loud noise and stop.



How many trucks have been destroyed going down the Asmara-Massawa road, how many lives lost when a driver missed a shift and the truck
“ran-away”, eventually crashing? And all of this could have been prevented if the drivers had used the engine brakes their trucks were equipped with?

I asked the Sinotruk dealer in Eritrea, if I could see their driver manual for their trucks and was handed a glossy booklet…entirely in Chinese. That’s right, no english translations for the drivers manual so no driver in Eritrea, even those few who could read english, could learn how to use the EAB, engine automatic brake.

So "g'def, g'def", don't touch the EAB, remains the rule of the road today in Eritrea’s mining transport industry. With the new Dubarwa/Embadurho copper mine and Danakali potash mine starting up this year in Eritrea another 400 or more trucks will be added to our government run fleet, with potash being transported from Colouli in the Danakil to Massawa by the same rolltainer system, and trucks, for all three mines.

All that needs to be done is take a short training video off the internet showing visually how the engine brake works and translating the words and graphics into Tigrinya and our drivers would join the rest of the modern transport industry and start to use something so vital to road safety and vehicle efficiency, the engine brake.

This is an example of why Eritrea needs training for its drivers, operators and technicians, for we are spending tens of millions of dollars on modern trucks and Caterpillar equipment where the operator cab looks more like a computer bay than a bulldozer cabin. All too often, lack of training is effectively preventing efficient use of these badly needed machines. We could start by asking the Sinotruk to translate their drivers manuals into english, at the least. Better yet, make an instructional video on how to use the engine brake in Tigrinya and require all the drivers to watch it.



Stay tuned for Part 2, where we look at how a modern preventative maintenance program in Eritrea’s mines would prevent tens, even hundreds of millions of dollars in lost production time by using a state of the art, and very simple, oil analysis program to prevent equipment failure in the field.

Thomas C.. Mountain worked in the heavy equipment field in the USA for twenty years, and was a Heavy Equipment Instructor and Foreman for one of the largest mining, construction and energy companies in the country.

See thomascmountain on Facebook, thomascmountain on Twitter, or best reach him at [email protected]

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