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Eritrea

Issayas Afeworki

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


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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...


Let my people stay

During a deadly drought in 2006, President Issayas Aferworki expelled American, British and Irish non-governmental organisations from the country, earning international condemnation...


The men Issayas depends on

After a failed coup in January 2013, President Issayas Aferworki moved to secure his regime by cracking down on dissent and radically restructuring the military (AC Vol 54 No 4, Issayas staggers a little)...


Sam Pa's pals in Asmara

Once a close friend of President Issayas Afeworki, Debessai was sent to prison for corruption, released and then gaoled again...


Grandstanding Guelleh

Saudi Arabian securocrats are working closely with Guelleh, we hear, because they are worried by reports of visits by senior Houthi officials from Yemen and Iranian Revolutionary Guards to President Issayas Afeworki in neighbouring Eritrea...


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)...


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