Isaias Afwerki

 
Africa’s most authoritarian school
Africa’s most authoritarian school
By law, every single student in Eritrea must spend their final year of high school at the Warsai Yikealo Secondary School and Vocational Training...
How the glow of the historic accord between Ethiopia and Eritrea has faded
How the glow of the historic accord between Ethiopia and Eritrea has faded
A year ago Eritreans could hardly contain their joy as Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed touched down in...
Editorial: Revolutions don’t happen overnight
Editorial: Revolutions don’t happen overnight
Over the course of his three decades in power, Omar al-Bashir outsmarted and outfought his enemies at every turn. Through a combination of extreme...
With border open, Ethiopia and Eritrea are back in business
With border open, Ethiopia and Eritrea are back in business
For two decades, little besides soldiers, refugees and rebels moved across Ethiopia and Eritrea's closed border, but today the once-barren no man's...
Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea as relations warm
Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea as relations warm
Ethiopia reopened its embassy in the Eritrean capital on Thursday, state media reported, the latest step in restoring ties after the two nations...
Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw
Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw
Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki reopened his country's embassy in Ethiopia on Monday, more than 20 years after the two countries broke off...
Ethiopia’s 100-day revolution
Ethiopia’s 100-day revolution
Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s new prime minister, has made sweeping changes in his first 100 days in office. In this he is not alone: all new leaders...
Ethiopian Airlines to operate daily flights to Eritrea
Ethiopian Airlines to operate daily flights to Eritrea
The first passenger flight between Ethiopia and Eritrea since the start of a 20-year conflict will take place a week from Tuesday, Ethiopian...
Ethiopia, Eritrea declare war 'has come to an end'
Ethiopia, Eritrea declare war 'has come to an end'
Ethiopia and Eritrea are no longer at war, the neighbours said in a joint statement Monday after a series of historic meetings in Asmara to end...
Eritrea to send rare peace delegation to Ethiopia
Eritrea to send rare peace delegation to Ethiopia
Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki said the officials will "gauge current developments directly and in depth" to plan future steps. His announcement came after Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy extended an olive branch, saying his government would honour the terms of the peace...
'US behind Eritrean exodus'
'US behind Eritrean exodus'
Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki has claimed the exodus of youth to Europe is a deliberate policy fomented by foreign powers to weaken the...
Journalists in Africa: Unite against tyranny
Journalists in Africa: Unite against tyranny
Seyoum, my brother. I have been meaning to write to your president, Isaias Afwerki. He has kept you incarcerated for the past 14 and a half years,...

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