Massawa


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Massawa

(məˈsɑːwə) or

Massaua

n
(Placename) a port in E central Eritrea, on the Red Sea: capital of Eritrea during Italian occupation, from 1885 until 1900. Pop: 36 700 (2004 est)
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Noun1.Massawa - a port town in Eritrea on an inlet of the Red SeaMassawa - a port town in Eritrea on an inlet of the Red Sea
Eritrea, State of Eritrea - an African country to the north of Ethiopia on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Ethiopia in 1993
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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.
The Red Sea state has been Ethiopia's major outlet to the sea since Addis Ababa lost the ports of Assab and Massawa when Eritrea won independence in 1991.
When Eritrea finally gained independence from Ethiopia in May 1991, its principle port city of Massawa was a shambles.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony in the port city of Massawa, the regional Administrator, Ms.
The recent US$10m (ECU8m) loan signed between the EIB and Eritrea will be used to upgrade the cable networks in Massawa and Keren.
Massawa Port Authority organized a 6-month practical and theoretical training course focusing on heavy machinery operating, motor maintenance, Material Management, Accounting and Secretarial Science for 114 veteran and new staff members.
An estimated $35m is required to rebuild national flight capacity, with work underway in Assab, Massawa, Dahlak, Tessenai, Agordat, Barentu and Nacfa.
It made the remark at an assessment meeting in the port city of Massawa on the 4th and 5th of this month, during which it was stated that a number of potable water supply projects have been implemented at a total expenditure of more than 15 million Nakfa, while the construction of various underground water catchment spots in Gelalo sub-zone have been finalized.
The RSTC has expanded its network across the nation, with wholesale and retail branches in the capital, Asmara, and in the provincial centres of Senafeit, Keren, Massawa, Assab, Tessenai, Decemhare and Mendefera.
Dejen Gebru, head of the Union s branch in Massawa sub-zone, pointed out that the training involved basics of computer, electricity, music and hairdressing.
Prior to 1991, Ethiopia had a long coastline on the Red Sea, with two deep-water ports, at Assab and Massawa.
The College of Marine Science and technology, Massawa, graduated on 7 June 148 students with degree and diploma trained in Marine Agriculture, Marine Resources, and Marine Bio-Technology and Engineering.