Eritrea: Afwerki "vows never to steal public funds"

Khartoum (HAN) February 10, 2015 – Public Diplomacy and Regional security news.  President Isyas Afwerki told Eritrean people in 1992, “his government officials and EPLF leaders has vowed never to embezzle public funds”.

The freedom fighter-politician told his EPLF followers that Eritrea deserved honest men like him and his team who would not squander African governments recourses on frivolous things.

Geeska Afrika Online INTERVIEW: Our government officials don’t steal public funds; they don’t use private jets or fly first class — Eritrean Ambassador in Rome.

Eritrea is a small but an extraordinary African country that has largely tamed official profligacy and has succeeded in instilling a rare sense of accountability in its leaders and people, says the Eritrean Ambassador.

Eritrean Ambassador spoke to Geeska Afrika Online’ security editor in Khartoum in January about his country and its administration.

But, after 30 years, Eritrean officials Stashed US$ 699.6 Million in Swiss Bank, according to ‎Swiss fraud Leaks, a collaborative investigation that exposed how the Swiss branch of one of the world’s biggest banks, HSBC, profited from doing business with tax dodgers around the world, ranked Eritrea 53 out of 200 countries with assets of US$699.6 million stashed in these offshore accounts.
Around 24 client accounts were opened between 1981 and 2006 and linked to 39 bank accounts. Around 32 clients are associated with Eritrea. 28% have a Eritrean passport or nationality.
Eritrea will never become like Nigeria, according to Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers state.

“The only way to stop us from stealing is to stone us. The Nigerian followers are as guilty as the Nigerian leaders. The Nigerian institutions are all compromised;
and there is no alternative to them as it is. Nigerians appear not to be against stealing and corruption but only against how long you stay stealing and being corrupt.
Don’t ever expect those in public office to fight corruption on these facts.”

Photo: Eritrean Mechanized Forces In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. EPLF kept ‘the jewel on the crown’ palace until the arrival of Meles Zenawi from London.


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40 COMMENTS

  1. I think no good governance yet in Africa including Eritrea. but this is good information for those who think Eritrean government doesn’t steal public funds! here is the proof! Thanks to Swiss fraud leaks!!
    The destiny of the income from the Bisha mining company in Eritrea, unknown!! the PFDJ government was using as a propaganda to stay in power saying, “the economy will come up, salaries will be improved very soon after our Gold mining in Bisha”, Eritrean people even expected a lot from that, but finally the tyrant dictator in Asmara said, there was no that much income from this mining, with lots of sarcasms on it.

    • A TYPICAL HATER LIKE YOURSELF ONLY COME OUT TO SPILL HATRED AND LIES WHEN OPPORTUNITIES PRESENT ITSELF. YOU MUST BE AN ETHIOPIAN OR TRAITOR CIA SPONSORED SO CALLED OPPOSITION. THE ERITREAN GOVERNMENT HAS NO HISTORY OF CORRUPTION, TRY PROVING THAT I’M WORK. DON’T GIVE US ANY FABRICATED CROP THAT OUR ENEMIES(WESTERN GOVERNMENTS AND THERE SLAVE PUPPETS) HAVE BEEN SPREADING. SHOW US PROOF, WE KNOW DAMN WELL THIS ARTICLE OR LEAK IS NOT PROOF. NO WHERE DOES IT NAME ANY GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS OR ERITREAN COMPANIES. THE ERITREAN GOVERNMENT IS THE BEST GOVERNMENT IN HISTORY POINT BLANK. THE LION OF AFRICA, HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT ISAIAS AFWERKI CONTINUES TO LEAD WITH STRENGTH AGAINST ALL ODDS. THESE WESTERN GOVERNMENTS HAVE TRIED FOR DECADES TO ASSASSINATE HIM, OVER THROW HIM, TARNISH HIS IMAGE, ETC., BUT THIS LION CONTINUES TO SURPRISE THESE ENEMIES. WESTERN GOVERNMENT FEAR PRESIDENT ISAIAS AFWERKI BECAUSE HE IS A LEADER OF VISION AND SOLUTION TO SOLVE AFRICA’S PROBLEM.

      AWET NE HAFASH( VICTORY TO THE MASSES)
      DEATH TO THE ENEMIES.

      • Does it mean you are speaking louder and defending the tyrant thief with everything you got when you write in capital letters, or is it you are one of the robots controlled by a remote control from the dictators office and forgot to unlock you from the CAPS LOCK?
        just a question don’t blow up,
        What the heck is Eritrean4life (sorry in upper case) mean any way? Nationality is a birth right which can not be taken away by any criminal or dictator.

    • I first read this 2 days ago on a British Media (Financial Times) and I then read the same story on a South African news site as well as on reuters site and they all mentioned a single Eritrean account with a total fund of $699,598,731.31 held in a Swiss bank. But an Indian news site (Indian Express) and Australian news site had the actual leaked information list for every single country and both state Eritrea had 32 clients with Swiss Bank and out of which 20 individual (persons) account and out of the 20 individual account 19 individual accounts had funds. The remaining 12 accounts belong to a group i.e a group of people / organization. But there are growing speculations that the fund belongs to the Generals, Ministers, and even the president him self Issayase Afowrki’s. Regardless under whose name the fund has been deposited into a Swiss bank, the fact this news has come out in the public domain, it is highly damaging to HIGDF and the leadership. While the youth of Eritrea are enslaved in a none ending military service with very little pay, the regime which exploits them through forced labour and systematically taking part in human trafficking those who wishing to escape from the country has accumulated $699,598,731.31 I find it shocking!! The money belongs to the people not to the mafia style regime! Swiss bank should be sued by all Eritreans who fled from their country for dealing with a regime that has no mercy on its people. I work in the legal system and I don’t see any reason why Swiss bank couldn’t sued for this. This is a blood money!

  2. Did the leaked information said Eritrean officials. .? don’t try to create yiur own distorted the news. that is what the report says “.Eritrea ranks 53 out of 200 countries with assets of US$699.6 million stashed in these offshore accounts.
    Around 24 client accounts were opened between 1981 and 2006 and linked to 39 bank accounts. Around 32 clients are associated with Eritrea. 28% have a Eritrean passport or nationality.”

    • Knowing fully there is no single individual Eritrean business man/woman residing in Eritrea with a thriving business opertunity and with access to foreign currency, that in itself is a tale-tell sign that the only owners of the money could either be Red Sea corporation, which is the financial wing PIA, or individuals who are highly connected and middlemen for PIA. I hope you are not expecting PIA to come to you and tell you : by the way, my government has decided to amass such funds for the sake of Eritrea. I don’t think you could be that naive and brainless individual. I think you don’t have to be smart to under the workings of dictators. Just give it a thought and you will know why.

      • ARE YOU SERIOUS? WE ARE TALKING ABOUT BETWEEN 1981-2006. ERITREAN GOT ITS INDEPENDENT IN 1991, OFFICIALLY IN 1993. SO IF YOU ARE TELLING ME, ERITREAN PEOPLE LIBERATION FRONT (EPLF) MANAGE TO STASH MILLIONS OF DOLLARS AND MANGED TO BECOME THE GREATEST FREEDOM FIGHTERS IN THE WORLD(ACCORDING TO BRITISH BROADCASTING CORP. OR BBC), AND BROUGHT ABOUT INDEPENDENCE, THEN MY HAT GOES OFF FOR THESE AFRICAN WARRIORS. WHO ARE THESE INDIVIDUALS WHO STASHED THIS MONEY USING ERITREAN IDENTITY? COULD IT BE ETHIOPIANS WHO UNTIL THIS DAY HAVE BEEN CAUGHT USING ERITREAN IDENTITY TO SEEK ASYLUM, OPEN OFFSHORE BANK ACCOUNTS, ETC. ALSO, NO WHERE IN THE LEAK DOES IT SAY GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL STASHED THIS MONEY. WHERE IS THE EVIDENCE? THERE ARE MANY MULTIMILLIONAIRE ERITREANS ABROAD, SO IT DOES NOT NECESSARILY HAVE TO BE ERITREANS IN ERITREA. IF IT WAS ERITREAN OFFICIALS WOULDN’T OUR ENEMIES(WESTERN GOVERNMENTS AND THERE SLAVE PUPPETS SUCH AS ETHIOPIA) TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO DISCREDITED, DEMONIZE, ETC., ERITREA AND ITS GOVERNMENT. EVEN THOUGH THIS WAS AN ATTEMPT TO DO SUCH. HOW STUPID CAN YOU BE? WE KNOW YOU ARE ETHIOPIAN OR HIRED AGENT WHOSE OUT TO DISSEMINATE FALSE INFORMATION ABOUT ERITREA AND ITS GREAT LEADERS, IT IS NOT GOING TO WORK.

        • EPLF had resources prior to 1981. For instance, EPLF used to purchase weapons worth of millions of dollars from Russia and Middle East. At one point EPLF spent 10 million dollars for Armaments. So, the idea that Eritrea got its indepences in 1991 and thus money deposited in the Swiss prior to Eritrea’s independence is an evidence to refute the claim made by web site is absurd.

          • IS THAT RIGHT. WHY DON’T YOU SHARE WITH US WHERE YOU GOT THOSE FIGURES; WHERE DID YOU GET YOUR INFO. POST THE LINK

        • ERITREAN4LIE:

          Get off your high horse and deal with the facts. How do you know JusticeSeeker is Ethiopian or hired agent? Show us the proof.
          Your DOUBLESPEAK assertion does not hold water, so just wait for the names of account holders to be released and then you can make your point before you we call you KILTE-MELHASU.

          Cheers,
          Downfall of DIA is pending!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

          • WE CAN SMELL YOU RATS FROM A MILE AWAY. LONG LIVE HIS GREATNESS PRESIDENT ISAIAS AFWERKI. DEATH TO THE ENEMIES.

      • Justice seeker I agree with you 100% except I wish you replaced PIA with DIA or addressing the tyrant with his earned honorable proper name (unelected, ruthless, murderer and thief ISAYAS AFEWORKI).

  3. These Eritrean officers with their leader Isias Afewerki
    they depressed the people, and imprisoned the whole country.
    Inslaved Eritreans so they are saving the money in Swiss bank.
    What kind of brutal leaders are these?
    Today Eritreans are dieing due to hunger and malnutrition and the leader with his generals are making money and profit form the suffer of their own people,and they also trafficking their own people and sell them to bedouins at Sinai desert.
    Time is coming and disclosed their secrets.

    Fisehaye

    • HATING ON THIS GREAT LEADER PRESIDENT ISAIAS AFWERKI IS ONE THINK, BUT LYING OUT YOUR ASS OFF IS ANOTHER. ERITREANS ARE NOTTTTT DIEING DUE HUNGER OR MALNUTRITION. ERITREA HAS ACCOMPLISHED FOOD SECURITY, HAS ONE OF THE BEST HEALTH CARE SYSTEM(FREE HEALTH CARE), ERITREA HAS ACCOMPLISHED OR IS ON TRACK OF ACCOMPLISHING ALL OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS, ERITREA HAS MANAGE TO REDUCE HIV/AIDS TO LESS THAN 0.8 PERCENT, NEARLY ERADICATE OR ERADICATED MANY DISEASES, ERITREA IS RELATIVELY A DEBT FREE NATION, A NATION WHO REFUSES TO ACCEPTED AID/LOANS WITH CONDITIONS ATTACHED. I CAN GO ON AND ON, WE WILL LET YOU DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH. WE KNOW YOU ARE AN ETHIOPIAN CLAIMING ERITREANS ARE STARVING, MALNOURISHED, ETC., WHEN THE WORLD DAMN WELL KNOWS IT IS ETHIOPIANS WHO ARE LEAVING THERE NATIONS BY THE HUNDRED OF THOUSANDS(NEARLY 2 MILLION HAVE GONE TO SAUDI ARABIA ALONE), THERE ORGANS HARVESTED, DUMPSTER DIVING, MALNURISHED, STARVING, AND ARE THE BRINK OF BECOMING A FAILED NATION. EVERY NEGATIVE THING THAT IS BEING SAID ABOUT ERITREA, IS HAPPENING TO ETHIOPIA WHICH ITS MASTERS(USA, UK, ETC) HAVE HELPED TO SPREAD THESE LIES. ERITREA’S SELF-RELIANCE AND CONFIDENT ATTITUDE SCARES THE SHIT OUT OF WESTERN NATION, BECAUSE ONE DAY THE REST OF ENSLAVED AFRICA WILL WAKE UP AND ADOPT THIS POLICY.

  4. All that has been identified is individuals with Eritrean passports have money in Swiss accounts. There is no evidence that the money belongs to “Eritrean officials”. Nothing to indicate it is “embezzled” or “stashed away”. Please revise your story accordingly because it is blatantly false and misleading.

    • Who do you think the money belongs to : to Red Sea Corporation/Segen/Governement of Eritrea or to an honest hard working Eritrean?

      • The money has to belong to the unelected party officials with access to government sources or the generals who are selling citizens to human traffickers.

      • NONE OF THE ABOVE. IT BELONGS TO ETHIOPIANS CLAIMING ERITREAN IDENTITY OR IT JUST MIGHT BE A FABRICATED STORY. WE HAVE HEARD SIMILAR LIES TOLD FOR MANY YEARS NOW, ESPECIALLY LIES ABOUT ERITREA AND ERITREAN GOVERNMENT TO TARNISH THEIR IMAGE.

  5. Man…do you think people believe what you write. This story is very garbage. The person who write this story has no credibility. First Eritrean government doesn’t like Swiss bank. How are they going to put money in Swiss Bank.

    Eritrean money is in Eritrea!!!!. We have Eritrean Bank. We don’t need Swiss Bank. Come open bank account in Eritrea. We have our own Currency. We have everything we need.

  6. SO WHAT? There is money stashed in off shore accounts. What does that have to do with how that money is being used. Let’s say it belongs to Eritrean officials or to the eritrean diaspora who send back money. This may be a way of securing that money when many countries have sanctioned eritrea against remittance

  7. Clearly the person saying “we have our own currency, we have everything we need…the story has no credibility” has no idea what they’re talking about. Has the government of Eritrea got any credibility…? NO THEY DONT. All I seem to hear in every interview conducted with PFDJ officials is how they need hard foreign currency to start importing goods, and buying machineries that can be used to build roads, improve factories as well as many of the failing industries within Eritrea, to create jobs and improve the lives of the masses. Bottom line is they sell you a dream saying we’re doing this and trying to do that, such examples include the Dahlak island resort renovations, the promise to make Assab and Massawa free zones to attract investment. All such promises have never been kept or implemented. I’m sorry to break it to you mate but the Eritrean currency is not worth the paper it’s printed on. It’s useless outside of Eritrea. £1 is now the equivalent of about 80 nakfa, despite the biggest denomination available being the 100 nakfa note. THIS IS CLEARLY A SIGN OF MISMANAGEMENT OF THE ECONOMY. What enterprise has the government actually started which is still standing today… Eritrean airlines, I don’t think so, because its bankrupt and virtually non existent. The economy is actually in tatters. The nakfa has no value and the proof is as follows- Example one- the Hirgigo power plant in Massawa, the Bisha gold mine, the Korea housing complex apartments in both Massawa and Asmara. All were designed and built by foreign companies, who have the knowledge and expertise to do things properly. And guess what they were all paid for their work in hard currency such as US dollars. The Eritrean government on the other hand has screamed day in day out since independence that it doesn’t want any foreign assistance or outside help in managing domestic issues, such as healthcare, infrastructure, industry and the economy. So when we add up the facts, the government of Eritrea has had 22 years since independence in 1993 to resolve basic issues such as roads, sewage, electricity, housing shortages, food security and jobs. Within that time things have only got worse. Example 2- constant electricity blackouts in the capital, Asmara, no access to water for the majority of its residents, a sewage system which has not been changed since Eritrea was an Italian colony, which means every time it rains the streets in the capital over flood with raw sewage, which makes the risk of health epidemics rife. In addition to this the roads and streets in the capital are decaying with pavements crumbling on almost every corner and potholes everywhere. Fair enough, Eritrea has a poor human rights record compared to the rest of the western world, as do the majority of African nations. But why can’t they manage the basics such as jobs, affordable food for the population and adequate electricity and water supply. They demand a 2% tax from all their citizens abroad saying they need hard currency from the Diaspora, but they don’t even provide the basics that people need to survive- Food- water-shelter. So many people have suffered both before and after independence and there’s still no change, the population deserve so much better, BUT UNFORTUNATELY THINGS JUST SEEM TO GET WORSE. Wages are low and food and rent prices have rocketed sky high. The government should really question where its gone wrong. Self reliance is all good, as long as you can rely on yourself to manage the economy properly, if you cannot all you do is push the country towards an abyss as a result of stubbornness and narrow mindedness.

    • YOU SHOULD CHANGE YOUR NAME TO “ETHIOPIAN AGENT”. IT IS VERY OBVIOUS WHO YOU PEOPLE ARE. PERHAPS OTHER VIEWERS THAT ARE NON-ERITREAN/ETHIOPIAN MAY BELIEVE YOUR LIES, NOT THE TRUE ERITREANS. YOU OBVIOUSLY DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT IT TAKES TO BUILD A NATION FROM BELOW ZERO AGAINST DEDICATED EXTERNAL ENEMIES IN A VOLATILE HOSTILE REGION AND CONTINENT. ERITREA HAS MANGED TO PRODUCE MIRACLES IN THE LAST 23 YEARS SINCE INDEPENDENCE NOT EVEN OTHER COUNTRY CAN CLAIM IN JUST A SHORT TIME. DEVELOPMENT TO IDIOTS LIKE YOURSELF IS BUILDING SKYSCRAPERS. HOW CAN ONE BUILD A STRUCTURE FROM TOP TO BOTTOM? GO RESEARCH SOME OF THE MANY IMPRESSIVE DEVELOPMENT UNDERTOOK AND/OR UNDERTAKING. IN ERITREA, FIRST COMES DEVELOPMENT OF THE PEOPLE BASIC NECESSITY, SUCH AS PROVIDING FREE HEALTH CARE, FREE EDUCATION, SECURING WATER, SECURING FOOD, PROTECTING OUR NATION FROM OUR ENEMIES. ERITREA HAS MANAGE TO ACCOMPLISH FOOD SECURITY BY BUILDING OVER 300 DAMS, MANY RESERVOIRS AND PONDS. ERITREA HAS INVESTED MILLIONS IN DEVELOPING ITS AGRO-INDUSTRY. THE PEOPLE ARE ENJOYING FREE HEALTH CARE AND FREE EDUCATION, AS RESULT MANY DISEASES ARE ERADICATED OR NEARLY ERADICATED AND LITERACY IS OVER 80 PERCENT. TO MEET ITS GROWING ENERGY DEMAND DUE TO ITS BOOMING ECONOMY ESPECIALLY THE MINING SECTOR, ERITREA IS INVESTING MILLIONS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY AND OTHER FORMS OF ENERGY. THE 2% DEMAND YOU ARE REFERRING TO WAS THE ERITREAN DIASPORA INITIATIVE. AFTER INDEPENDENCE THE ERITREAN DIASPORA URGED THE GOVERNMENT TO ENACT A LAW WHERE THE ERITREANS ABROAD CAN HELP IN THE BUILDING OF THE NATION. THE SELF-RELIANCE POLICY HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH BEING STUBBORN, WHY HAVE SOMEONE ELSE DO WHAT YOU CAN DO YOURSELF? ERITREA IS NOT AND HAS NEVER REFUSED HELP. ERITREANS RATHER WORK WITH PARTNERS ON A MUTUAL LEVEL. WE DON’T WANT HAND OUT. WE WILL ACCEPT LOANS/AID THAT HAS NO CONDITIONS ATTACHED AND DOES NOT CREATE DEPENDENCY.

      YOUR OBVIOUSLY AN ENEMY. YOU KNOW NOTHING ABOUT ERITREA, BUT ARE SO QUICK TO LIE. WHY REGURGITATE LIES PRODUCED BY ENEMIES WEBSITES AND OTHER MEDIA OUTLETS. GO TO ERITREA AND SEE FOR YOURSELF. YOU CAN TWIST AND LIE ALL YOU WANT, BUT EVENTUALLY THE TRUTH PREVAILS.

  8. By repeating lies after lies does not make it true. Who ever posted the info. above bear in mind that Eritreans are more knowledgeable than you think. They can’t be deceived by this rubbish and worthless news, thanks to the technology. Pls grow-up and bring some credible news.

    There is no link b/n the 700 million money deposited in Swiss Bank and Eritrean politicians.

  9. We’ll take the money but not the passport –
    what the HSBC Swiss leaks reveal about Africa’s high rollers
    10 Feb 2015 11:24
    Samantha Spooner

    STOLEN computer files with more than 100,000 names, nationalities, account information and detailed notes between the Swiss arm of Europe’s biggest bank HSBC and its clients have been revealed, and along with them, a lot of dirty laundry.
    The disclosure, now dubbed “Swiss Leaks”, is the biggest such exposure in Swiss banking history. It started when a computer security specialist named Hervé Falciani stole a huge cache of data in 2007 and gave it to the French government.
    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, obtained the leaked files and have created a database which has given the world a rare glimpse into the secretive world of Swiss banking.
    1. Egypt (3.5bn)
    2. South Africa (2bn)
    3. Morocco (1.6bn)
    4. Eritrea ($699.6m)
    5. Algeria ($671.1m)
    6. Kenya ($559.8m)
    7. Tunisia ($554.2m)
    8. Libya ($522.9m)
    9. Seychelles ($506.4m)
    10. Liberia ($287.9m)

    If the tyrant dictator ISAYAS AFEWORKI had all his stolen money in one account he would be number one but since he got the majority of his stolen money in China and Hong Kong he made it to fourth place on this list.
    Eritrea now you know why we don’t have water and electric.

  10. BBC BUISNESS NEWS
    Oct 28th 2014
    “Singapore has been ranked the best country to do business for a ninth consecutive year, according to an annual survey by the World Bank.

    New Zealand came second and Hong Kong third in the lender’s “Doing Business” report which rates 189 nations by the ease in which firms can operate there.

    The UK moved up one position to eighth while the US stayed at number seven.

    Eritrea was at the bottom of the table, along with Libya, the Central African Republic and South Sudan.

    The World Bank ranking uses metrics such as the time taken to launch and close a business, gain construction permits and pay taxes in a country’s largest business city.

    “The list remains very similar to last year’s” the report said. “Economies in the top 20 continued to improve their business regulatory environment.”

    I wonder why we are on the bottom of the list on this category????? can it be because of the failed policies of the dictator or may be the torture, detention, slavery of the innocent Eritreans by unelected criminal made it unhealthy environment to conduct business.

  11. Allah! you seem to be as if you have patriotism than others, please go to Eritrea and deposit your money, rather than talking non-sense being hiding in diaspora! you seem to be a person who loves his country Eritrea, but you are not. look where is people and your country now, at the low least of everything! your sarcasm of saying, “we have our bank in Eritrea”, “we have our own currency”, and so on, you are just making your self non-sense!

  12. How many lives of Eritreans has he stolen? Widowed wives? orphaned children? mothers grieving? This psycho thinks he can fool the world !!!!!

    • ZERO. THIS HERO, DOES NOT STEAL LIFE BUT SAVES LIVES. WHO IN THE WORLD DO YOU THINK YOUR FOOLING? JUST LEAVE ERITREAN MATTERS TO THE REAL ERITREANS. JUST FOCUS ON ETHIOPIAN MATTERS. THE WORLD KNOWS NOW, THAT THE ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT IS TRAINING INTERNET BLOGGERS TO COMMENT NEGATIVELY ON EVERY ERITREAN ARTICLES, VIDEOS, ETC., IN ADDITION TO CREATE FABRICATED STORIES FOR IDIOTS TO CONSUME. IF YOU THINK I’M LYING, DO YOUR RESEARCH. ALSO, LETS NOT FORGET WESTERN MEDIA AGGRESSION ON ERITREA. NEARLY ALL WESTERN MEDIA OUTLETS ARE CREATING AND DISSEMINATING FALSE INFORMATION ON ERITREA TO TARNISH ITS IMAGE, AND THATS A FACT. ALL STORIES ARE RECYCLED, CUT AND PASTE.

  13. All Eritreans should petition government of Switzerland and the banks to hold the funds in escrow/trust account till ascertaining the source of funds and the identity of the individuals. Once that has been established, if the money is found to be proceeds from Eritrean treasury, it should be held in trust and returned to Eritrean government once a democratic and transparent government is established.

    Cheers!

  14. Now we know where all the wealth in Eritrea goes. It goes to the bank account of the corrupt officials of PFDJ. They plundering everything of value and its goes to their bankaccounts in switzerland. They are nothing but thieves and simpel criminals. And this goes on while Eritreans are suffering in the worst time in history.
    Why has every 5 year plan failed? Its because the money went to PFDJ bank accounts instead of the PEOPLE!!!

    Any Eritrean who still supports these THIEVES ARE TRAITORS!!! AND THOOSE HERE DEFENDING THEM PROBLABY GETS MONEY FROM THEM TO DECEIVE THE ERITREAN PEOPLE!!!

    WAKE UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. ISAYAS AFEWORKI is a crook, heartless criminal, a ruthless cold blooded murdered and now it is official he is a thief.

    Recently I watched a YouTube video, incarcerated hardcore criminals (dads) getting a chance to dance with their little girls in an event organized by a charity and it was incredible to watch this guys heart melt away and the criminals making a commitment to do what ever it takes to make change in their life. (This are real felons with despicable crimes)

    We have innocent dads and moms in Eritrea decaying in the dungeons of ISAYAS AFEWORKI with no chance what so ever to celebrate and dance the birthday and graduation of their little precious daughters and sons. Their only crime not having the same failed ideology like the criminal tyrant.

    How heartless and cold blooded is ISAYAS AFEWORKI and how delusional can you be to follow this guy?

  16. I don’t believe this it must be a lie or somebody must deposited the money with Eritrea passport to make it look like the Eritrea government did this I think 1000 percent lie the evidence is is very fishy like the Eritrea alshebab connection .

  17. The distortion continues with the few scumbag woyane and Eritrean traitors who would sell their mothers like Alem kidane. Don’t take their word on anything they are on every news site and every youtube channel demonizing Eritrea to no end. They are paid lackey western aid receivers.

  18. some eritreanes the thing the eritreanes LEIDERES the are not corupted . but after Indepenent of Eritrea the where realeay corupted lideres and mostly they are DEAfes

    how many money the staling from the eritrean populion. this is their history mostely they are

    drankers stalaing corupted leiders .

  19. Hello,
    What surprises me is that after decades of enslavement by this totalitarian regime, there are still people who are prepared to defend this regime at any cost. No argument as always as for them every body who raises his voice, is Woyane/CIA/EU/ puppet. God bless us!!!
    Gebar

    • Hi Gebar it is a mystery and really surprising but here is a similar story.
      “Stockholm Syndrome”
      On August 23rd, 1973 two machine-gun carrying criminals entered a bank in Stockholm, Sweden. Blasting their guns, one prison escapee named Jan-Erik Olsson announced to the terrified bank employees “The party has just begun!” The two bank robbers held four hostages, three women and one man, for the next 131 hours. The hostages were strapped with dynamite and held in a bank vault until finally rescued on August 28th.
      After their rescue, the hostages exhibited a shocking attitude considering they were threatened, abused, and feared for their lives for over five days. In their media interviews, it was clear that they supported their captors and actually feared law enforcement personnel who came to their rescue. The hostages had begun to feel the captors were actually protecting them from the police. One woman later became engaged to one of the criminals and another developed a legal defense fund to aid in their criminal defense fees. Clearly, the hostages had “bonded” emotionally with their captors.

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