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Eritrea

Issayas Afewerki

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


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Abiy scores – so far

The dispatch of the fact-finding mission by the notoriously prickly and reclusive President Issayas Afewerki was another win for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who has made sweeping changes since coming to power...


Pushback peril for Abiy

Unless Ethiopia unilaterally withdraws from territory identified as Eritrean by the international boundary commission there is little chance that President Issayas Afewerki will come to the table...


Eritrea's unsettling alliance

At the same time Egypt is wooing the regime of President Issayas Afewerki in order to put pressure on Ethiopia to compromise on its plans for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) which Cairo sees as a threat to the Nile (AC Vol 57 No 14 Dam fine)...


Issayas looks north

Long isolated in the Horn of Africa Eritrean President Issayas Afewerki is expanding his alliances and horizons...


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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