nakfa


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nak·fa

 (näk′fä′)
n.
See Table at currency.

[Tigrinya naqfa, after Naqfa, town in Eritrea that became a symbol of Eritrean resistance.]

nakfa

(ˈnækfə)
n
(Currencies) the standard currency unit of Eritrea
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The 4-million Nakfa water facility features 500-barrel water reservoir and nine distribution stations.
I didn't, and I had never heard of the Eritrean currency Nakfa, either, until I started taking travel quizzes online.
I love my country, but I'm a young man and I want to earn money to support my family," said one Eritrean national service recruit, who makes 145 Nakfa ($9.
20 to the nakfa, we are now subject to the black market rate of $14-15 per nakfa.
Only the most skilled in their fields have been allowed to return to civilian life, and they, like all the fighters and those considered valuable to their work, are paid just 145 nakfa (about [pounds sterling]8) per month.
Relations between the two countries started cooling after November 1997 following the introduction by the Eritrean government in Asmara of its own currency, the nakfa, replacing the currency it had been using with Ethiopia since independence.
An inauguration ceremony was held for a 10-million Nakfa potable water supply project which is aimed at benefiting a total of 600 homesteads in Adi-Segudo Administrative area, Central region.
Construction of Health Station in Irafaile administrative area, Foro sub-zone, at a total expenditure of 9-million Nakfa.
Eritrea has taken an important step towards securing autonomy in monetary policy with the issue of its own currency, the nakfa, to replace the Ethiopian birr.
Residents of the Rora administrative area, Nakfa sub-zone, stated that the newly constructed dams in their area are supporting in the agricultural development.
Over the last year, Eritrea has introduced a new currency, the nakfa, and is both overhauling the Central Bank, and reorganising the tax and customs departments.
8 million Nakfa insurance to the students of the Adiquala-based Enda-Gerghis Secondary School, who lost their lives in traffic accident on 4 August 2014 while travelling to Sawa to pursue their 12th grade education.