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Eritrea

Issayas Afewerki

Date of Birth: 02/02/1946
Place of Birth: Asmara, Eritrea


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Edging Farmajo towards the exit

At the end of last month Fahad Yassin visited Addis Ababa we hear to try to persuade Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Issayas Afewerki to send troops to Mogadishu to prevent militias of the factions opposed to Farmajo occupying roads controlling access to Villa Somalia...


Eritrea entrenches in Tigray

As the fog around the conflict in Tigray slowly begins to lift Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's reliance on the armed forces of his Eritrean counterpart Issayas Afewerki is becoming clearer according to multiple sources in Ethiopia...

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Abiy gives first ground

Two days after addressing Parliament Abiy was in Asmara briefing Eritrean President President Issayas Afewerki on his talks with Senator Coons...


Stirring the regional pot

Geopolitical experts believe Abiy wants a regional body – run with help from President Issayas Afewerki of Eritrea and President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' of Somalia – that would help both him and Issayas resist foreign pressure in the future...


Voting may not bring peace

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrea's President Issayas Afewerki convinced Farmajo that strengthening his personal power was the best way of protecting central government against the fractious politics of the regional states...


Citadel falls but the war goes on

There have been thousands of casualties on both sides and among the Eritrean troops committed to the conflict by President Issayas Afewerki who shares Abiy's aim of destroying the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF)...

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War resets the region

This is intended to eventually replace IGAD which Eritrean President Issayas Afewerki has refused to re-join...


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