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Eritrea

Issayas Afewerki

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


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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...


World-class war

Despite Eritrean claims there is no indication that Ethiopia intends to take over any Eritrean territory or to drive to Asmara to overthrow President Issayas Afeworki...


Pride and prejudice

Both President Issayas Afeworki and Prime Minister Meles Zenawi have refused to take calls from Clinton several times in the last fortnight Africa Confidential understands...


Paris and the prince

Ismael Omar is on good terms with Ethiopia and Djibouti suspended diplomatic relations with Eritrea after President Issayas Afeworki criticised Hassan Gouled during Organisation of African Unity peacekeeping efforts...


Who dares, loses

The moratorium on air attacks agreed after June’s raids on Asmara and Makelle (and after phone calls by President Bill Clinton to Premier Meles Zenawi and President Issayas Afewerki) still holds...


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