Isaias

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 20th, 2014
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By Tewelde Stephanos, April 19, 2014     Email: testifanos@gmail.com You probably heard the story of the two shoe salesmen returning from a barefoot nation. One reported there are no opportunities there because people don’t wear shoes. The other saw great opportunities for exactly the same reason ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 23rd, 2014
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Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki was his usual uncompromising self when interviewed on national television earlier this month. Only “daydreamers” believe in alternatives to the ruling People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), said the man who has run this Red Sea state for 2...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 24th, 2013
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By Zekre Lebona Eritrea, according to a recent report published is among the least friendly places for children to grow [1]; the regime is not the sole responsible party for it, however. In order to verify this assertion, note the epidemic of the state of zombification [2] (that is,sharing the same h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2013
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Discontent at the Top: Mismatching Disjointed Eritrea On 21st January, 2013, something momentous that the opposition was hoping for took place in Asmara: about one hundred soldiers, supported with two tanks, took over the Ministry of Information and were able to broadcast two demands: the implementat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2013
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By Daniel Berhane, Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) column Yemane Gebremeskel, director of the Office of the President of Eritrea, reflected, last Tuesday, on the showdown of last Monday, saying, “all is calm today as it all was yesterday.” The well-known spin-doctor of the regime, Ali Abdu, t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 17th, 2013
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By Seyoum Tesfaye My opinion The Eritrean regime is an expert in smoke and mirrors art.  It is a shameless regime that could dare to market hemotoxic venom as milk fit for children consumption.  Leaving the fancy words aside once again the regime has manufactured a sinister ploy to raid Eritrean pock...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2012
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Amanuel Hidrat Our struggle, instead belting with reassuring chorus to the weight, is indeed ram-shackled and directed into all wrong targets as if we are thrown into an elbow-throwing arena of political punditry.  We lacked brotherhood and sisterhood that foster camaraderie and strengthen our labor ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 24th, 2012
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Fessahaye Mebrahtu The Arab Revolution that caught the rest of the world by surprise is too close for the Eritrean regime to ignore. The regime’s muted reaction when the revolutions were blazing shows that PFDJ was following the situation nervously up close. Eritrea’s geographic proximity and its tra...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 11th, 2012
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Fessahaye Mebrahtu From Losing Credibility to Losing Ground; the following is the Countdown to the end of Dictatorship. The Eritrean state of affairs continues to consume the energy of Eritreans at home and in the Diaspora. While the majority at home is suffering under the heavy hand of Isaias and hi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 5th, 2012
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President Isaias has finally provided his promised long-overdue interview to the local media. The announcement by the Eritrean media of “an up-coming extensive briefing” by the ‘dear leader’ was first made a month ago and the interview was originally slated to be conducted in the second w...