Jump to navigation

Eritrea

Issayas Afewerki

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


Displaying 1-10 out of 51 results.

Farmajo's big push

Eritrea's President Issayas Afewerki is believed to be acting on behalf of Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahayan (aka MBZ) the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates and key ally of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (aka MBS)...


Chill on the border

The idea that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the autocratic President Issayas Afewerki have formed a strong bond allowing the two nations to agree terms is wearing thin...


Mountains to climb

The same can be said for Ethiopia's northerly dispute which saw Abiy President Issayas Afewerki of Eritrea Debretsion and Amhara president Gedu Andargachew pose together on 7 January at the opening of an Ethiopia-Eritrea border crossing...


Fighting fear with freedom

It faces a challenge from the opposition Arena party but the TPLF's problems seem likely to be more broadly external including resistance from Eritrea's unshackled dictator Issayas Afewerki whose historic animus against Tigray has not been diminished by the rapprochement with Addis...


Rounding up the suspects

The TPLF-run regional government is already under pressure after border disputes flared with Amhara and the mood soured further as Eritrean President Issayas Afewerki the TPLF's sworn enemy went on a tour of that state with Abiy...


Deep waters

Gulf influence has led to blossoming relations with Ethiopia's former enemy Eritrean President Issayas Afewerki who has also now made his peace with neighbour Djibouti (AC Vol 59 No 14 From the edge of war to the bridge of love)...


Abiy dials down Pax Ethiopia

Nothing concrete came from his meeting with President Issayas Afewerki but Farmajo did manage to inflame many in Mogadishu and Somaliland by saying UN sanctions on Eritrea should be lifted but without mentioning the unresolved conflict between Djibouti and Eritrea...


Question on Oromo peace

What to do about the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and how powerful the rebel faction is are among the most important 'known unknowns' as the political landscape takes shape following July's shock peace accord between Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Issayas Afewerki (AC Vol 59 No 14 From the edge of war to the bridge of love)...


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...


Displaying 1-10 out of 51 results.

CLOSE