Isaias Afwerki’s political pilgrimage to Sudan

Having watched president Isaias’ adventurous video clip featuring his 2000 kms road trip to Sudan, it’s not easy not to ponder what he is trying to achieve out of what looks like a political pilgrimage and cultural diplomatic mission at the same time. Despite all the allegations, on a personal level, and looking at it […]

Eritrea: ‘Troops deployed’ in Asmara

BBC January 21, 2013 Reports from Eritrea say a group of soldiers have surrounded the ministry of information building in the capital, Asmara. State TV was off air for several hours but was broadcasting again by the evening. The city is said to be calm with no shots having been fired. Eritrea’s government has been […]

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