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Eritrea

Issayas Afeworki

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


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The Jihadists' friend

In January, President Issayas Afeworki sent a minister to Nairobi to ransom a general and several senior officers who had been caught trying to escape from Somalia across the Kenyan border...


Rough justice

Uganda's Foreign Minister, Sam Kutesa, visited Eritrea on 19 March to meet President Issayas Afewerki and try to scale down the number of enemies...


The new frontlines

President Issayas Afewerki of Eritrea will not hold the 4th congress of his People’s Front for Democracy and Justice in 2007 (the last one was in 1994) nor Eritrea’s first elections, originally promised for 1997...


Peace and security

Eritrean President Issayas Afewerki accuses Ethiopia of violating its pledge over their border dispute (AC Vol 43 No 8) and has taken the opportunity to hit at the Addis Ababa government by backing the SICC...


Tentative

President Issayas Afeworki deeply distrusts the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) and grounded their helicopters...


Voters' voices

President Issayas Afewerki has no apparent plans for elections or real democratic activity and will not put on trial the eleven Central Committee members of the ruling People's Front for Democracy and Justice held incommunicado since 2001 (AC Vol 46 No 22)...


Transition starts here

After President Issayas Afewerki's government obstructed the United Nations Mission to Eritrea and Ethiopia (AC Vol 46 No 22), Ethiopia built up its forces along the border...


Breaking point, again

Indignant at what he calls blatant international bias against Eritrea in its border dispute with Ethiopia, President Issayas Afeworki is restricting the work of the United Nations Mission to Eritrea and Ethiopia (UNMEE)...


Murder in Gambella

Between December 2001 and mid-2003, President Issayas Afeworki's government, responding to Ethiopia's support for the opposition Eritrean National Alliance, sponsored a series of attacks by units of up to 250 fighters based in Sudan...


Peace from above

In Eritrea, where President Issayas Afewerki runs one of Africa's most aggressive regimes, over two million people will need relief food...


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