Naizghi Kiflu

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Naizghi Kiflu
3rd Minister of Information of Eritrea1
In office
Preceded by Beraki Ghebreselassie
Succeeded by Ali Abdu Ahmed
Personal details
Political party PFDJ
1Renamed Ministry of Information from Ministry of Information and Culture.

Naizghi Kiflu (Ge'ez: ናየዝጊ ክፍሉ nāyʾizgī kiflū, Tigrinya "Of the Lord," "His part") was an adviser on Local Government Affairs to President Isaias Afewerki of Eritrea.[1] He was living in London, England due to the dialysis he needs for his kidneys but eventually died of the disease.[2] He came to England in 2005 with the intention of becoming an ambassador, and later was investigated by British police for suspicion of crimes against humanity.[3] His body was believed to be forbidden to enter Eritrea by President Isaias Afwerki, since he had personality clash with him.[2]


  1. ^ "The Jack Kramer Papers: Historical Perspective (Part IV)". Archived from the original on 2007-03-11. Retrieved 2006-12-13. 
  2. ^ a b Littorin, Jens (2009-04-27). "Exminister från Eritrea utreds". Dagens Nyheter. Retrieved 2011-11-23. 
  3. ^ Eritrea Naizghi Kiflu, the dictatorship’seminence grise, Reporters Without Borders