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Eritrea

Issayas Afeworki

Date of Birth: 2/2/1946
Place of Birth: Asmara, Eritrea


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Guns and butter

On 11 April Eritrea's President Issayas Afeworki told United States Secretary ofState Madeleine Albright in Washington that he would definitely attend the next round of peace talks with Ethiopia...


The blame game

President Issayas Afeworki has been scathing in private we hear and Foreign Minister Haile Woldetensae said it showed Ethiopia was preparing for war...


Cooperation again

The two countries will be unable to feed their peoples and on top of the financial costs President Issayas Aferworki and Premier Meles Zenawi will face heavy criticism if casualty figures are released...


Ceasefire under threat

Despite heavy losses in the last big battle in June (see Box) President Issayas Aferworki has invested a lot of political capital in the fight for Badme which Ethiopia recaptured in February...


Getting DC's drift

Last year President Issayas Aferworki was dismissive of the peacemaking efforts of Susan Rice (Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs) and Gayle Smith (presidential adviser on Africa)...


Tougher talk

Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi attending his first OAU summit since 1977 had failed to help when Eritrea's President Issayas Afeworki failed to arrive in Tripoli for pre-OAU talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi...


The Nile flows on

Egypt's deputy head of intelligence Emad Hamid was reported to have visited Asmara in April to meet President Issayas Afeworki and other senior officials...


Regional collisions

Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's NIF appeared to have earned the enduring hostility of Eritrean President Issayas Afeworki because of its support for Eritrean Islamic Jihad and the Eritrean Liberation Front of Abdullah Idris...


Eritrea and its cousins

But President Issayas Afeworki tells visitors not to forget history: little Eritrea took on and beat Colonel Mengistu Haile Mariam's regime in Ethiopia which had boasted the biggest army in Africa plus massive backing from the Soviet Union...


Whitehall's Africa team

More of an innovator than Chalker Short is noticeably less sympathetic towards the 'New Africans': Yoweri Museveni Paul Kagame Meles Zenawi and Issayas Afeworki...


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