Feb 6th, 2013
After over two months of secrecy and denials, controversies surrounding his whereabouts, the Eritrean Information Minister and Issaias Afewerki’s right-hand man, confirms his defection on January 30th 2013 to a Swedish tabloid called Expressen. You remember months of media saga about the health...
Dec 22nd, 2012
A central square in the Eritrean capital city of Asmara on May 11, 2008. (Radu Sigheti/Reuters) Eritrean information minister Ali Abdu, who is rumored to have defected this past week, helped build one of the world’s strictest systems of media control. Eritrea sits on some of the most important ...