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Eritrea Appoints New Chief of Staff

Major General Philipos, EDF Chief of Staff
Major General Philipos, EDF Chief of Staff

By TesfaNews,

President Isayas Afwerki today named Major General Philipos Woldeyohannes as the country’s new Chief of staff.

The appointment followed after the late Chief of Staff of the Eritrean Defense Forces, Major General Gerezgheri “Wuchu” passed away two weeks ago.

General Philipos is one of the most prominent and decorated commanders with in the Eritrean armed forces ever since the liberation struggle.

The President also appointed Mr. Woldemichael Abraha to serve as the next Minister of Local Governments.  Continue reading Eritrea Appoints New Chief of Staff