Sub-Saharan Africa


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    Eritrea: how did we get here?

    A one-party political system, mass disappearances and a total ban on non-state media – Alex Jackson of Amnesty explains how the anti-colonial promise of Eritrea turned into one of the largest producers of refugees worldwide.
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    Worldbeater: Isaias Afwerki

    We put the track record of Isaias Afwerki, President of Eritrea – and a liberation fighter turned ruthless dictator – under the spotlight.
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    Isaias Afwerki

    Yet another idealistic comrade turned brutal dictator: Eritrea’s Isaias Afwerki.
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    new internationalist issue 261 - November 1994
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    A Traveller's Notebook

    new internationalist issue 238 - December 1992