President Issias Afwerqi has ordered his economy czar to pull all the money of Eritrean citizens and associations that is deposited under its account both in Europe and US and transfer it to Banka Nationale del Lavoro, an Italian bank, Eritrean nationals close to the regime disclosed. Sources in Asmara has also confirmed this indicating that the President has given this executive order in October last year but failed to implement it due to the resistance from his ambassadors. According to the same source, several ambassadors resisted the measure and advised the President to hold on the action for fear that it could raise a legal battle between their respective offices and Eritreans who would be losing their money under this scheme.

President Issias Afwerqi has ordered his economy czar to pull all the money of Eritrean citizens and associations that is deposited under its account both in Europe and US and transfer it to Banka Nationale del Lavoro, an Italian bank, Eritrean nationals close to the regime disclosed. Sources in Asmara has also confirmed this indicating that the President has given this executive order in October last year but failed to implement it due to the resistance from his ambassadors. According to the same source, several ambassadors resisted the measure and advised the President to hold on the action for fear that it could raise a legal battle between their respective offices and Eritreans who would be losing their money under this scheme.

Eri AFAccording to sources from Asmara, President Isaias Afewerki has summoned all members of the Eritrean Air Force to Masawa, the port city where he has relocated his government. However, the members of the Air Force who were also told to leave all their belonging in their base in Asmara have disobeyed his direct orders in unison. 

Eri AFAccording to sources from Asmara, President Isaias Afewerki has summoned all members of the Eritrean Air Force to Masawa, the port city where he has relocated his government. However, the members of the Air Force who were also told to leave all their belonging in their base in Asmara have disobeyed his direct orders in unison. 

Reporters Without Borders today expressed shock and dismay at the
murder of Nasteh Dahir Farah, vice-president of its partner
organisation in Somalia, The National Union of Somali Journalists
(NUSOJ), who was shot dead as he returned to his home in Kismayu in the
south of the country.

Reporters Without Borders today expressed shock and dismay at the
murder of Nasteh Dahir Farah, vice-president of its partner
organisation in Somalia, The National Union of Somali Journalists
(NUSOJ), who was shot dead as he returned to his home in Kismayu in the
south of the country.