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Eritrea

Issayas Afewerki

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


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Fighting escalates as federal ties fray

We hear some senior officers are highly critical of the regional strategy especially the alliance with Eritrea's President Issayas Afewerki and its security implications...


No good options on the table

Some Tigrayans believe that Prime Minister Abiy and Eritrea's President Issayas Afewerki want to obliterate the TPLF as a political force and also to destroy Tigray as a political-economic construct laying waste to its schools universities and cultural centres as well as its development projects...


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...


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