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Eritrea

Issayas Afeworki

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


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Troubled road to liberalism

The TPDM is now believed to carry out security duties for President Issayas Afeworki who no longer trusts his own forces after the Forto incident of January 2013 (AC Vol 54 No 4 Issayas staggers a little)...


Not a popularity contest

Ethiopia will balance tensions at the current level: state and party media will be allowed to stoke up feeling against Issayas Aferworki and low-key support for the Eritrean opposition in Ethiopia will hold...


The diaspora strikes back

Opposition groups in exile and communities in Australia Europe and North America are trying to take advantage of apparent signs of weakness in the ruling circle around ailing President Issayas Aferworki by coordinating fundraising efforts and political messages via social media and online forums...


Issayas staggers a little

These included: freeing all political prisoners (usually estimated at up to 10 000 many more if deserters are included); implementing the constitution adopted in 1997 which President Issayas Aferworki has refused to ratify; a transitional government; and an end to corruption among senior officers...


Al Shabaab’s waiting game

Eritrean backing has been cut for a year at least we hear although Asmara’s renewed fighting with Ethiopia which attacked three targets inside Eritrea on 14 March could cause President Issayas Afewerki to resume support...


Empire-building in Addis

IGAD which Eritrean President Issayas Afewerki dismisses as an instrument of the USA supports sanctions against Asmara...


A golden entrance

President Issayas Afewerki’s government said in November 2010 that it would exercise its right to a 40% stake in the mining project as per the terms of the original agreement with Chalice...


How the IMF helps Chinese companies

The Chinese government approved a December 2011 United Nations Security Council resolution that imposes stiffer sanctions on the regime of President Issayas Afewerki so as to squeeze a source of funding to the Islamist Al Shabaab militia in Somalia...


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