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Eritrea

Issayas Afewerki

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


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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...


Al Shabaab – neither gone nor forgotten

Al Shabaab cannot be ignored: that was one message from the bizarre encounter between Eritrean President Issayas Aferwerki and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on 18 August...


Politics and posturing

Eritrean President Issayas Afewerki whose regime the UN last week accused of trying to blow up January’s African Union summit in Addis Ababa denies people in his country face famine and refuses to deal with aid agencies...


Shouting insults

After more than a decade complaining that they are the wronged party top Ethiopian officials busily explain their new campaign to overthrow the neighbouring regime of President Issayas Afewerki (AC Vol 52 No 7)...


The anti-Asmara campaign

On 12 March Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi once an ideological and military ally of President Issayas Aferwerki promised to work ‘politically or through other means’ towards ‘changing Eritrea’s policies or its government’...


Gold rush

The Eritrean President and leader of the ruling People’s Front for Democracy and Justice Issayas Afewerki has long sought to retain a closed economy and prevent non-Eritrean involvement in his single-party republic...


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