Eritrea’s Isaias Afwerki makes surprise visit to Ethiopia

Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki (left) and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed talk during the inauguration of the Tibebe Ghion Specialized Hospital in Bahir Dar, northern Ethiopia, on November 10, 2018. PHOTO | FILE | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Move effectively ends rumours that have been circulating for weeks in Ethiopia and overseas over his health.
  • He is said to have disappeared from public view for over two weeks.

Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki on Sunday made an unexpected visit to Ethiopia, ending curiosity and wild speculation over the whereabouts of the reclusive long-time leader.


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