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How Could It All End for Eritrea’s Dictator Isaias Afewerki?

AFRICANGLOBE - Isaias Afewerki's grip on power in Eritirea is showing signs of weakness. But will we see a coup, cosmetic reforms or even an uprising? Ever since 1993, when Eritrea gained independence and the national assembly elected him president, Isaias Afewerki has ruled over the small East African nation.

Eritrea’s President Breaks Silence Over Army Mutiny Incident

AFRICANGLOBE - Eritrean president Isaias Afewerki on Friday spoke for first time about last month's mutiny incident in Asmara after remaining silent for three weeks. On 21 January around 200 mutinous soldiers with two tanks stormed the information ministry and forced the director of the state-run media service to announce their demands.

What Really Happened During Eritrea’s ‘Uprising’?

AFRICANGLOBE - The Eritrean capital, Asmara, saw an uprising on 21 January that was both unexpected and short-lived. Around 100 soldiers staged a mutiny and stormed the information ministry. The army responded by surrounding the building with tanks. After a 12-hour interruption, the state broadcast media resumed their normal programming, the mutineers withdrew and officials went home.

Reports of Unrest and Attempted Coup In Eritrea

AFRICANGLOBE - More than 100 dissident soldiers stormed the Ministry of Information in the small East African nation of Eritrea on Monday and read a statement on state TV saying the country's 1997 constitution would be put into force, two Eritrea experts said.

Fresh Blood for East Africa, But Can New Leaders Fix Old...

East Africa is a generally known as a region where leaders can settle down and make themselves comfortable in power. Look at Eritrea, where...