How Ethiopia and Eritrea can forge a new relationship

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For Ethiopia’s Abiy, big reforms carry big risks

Longtime independent Ethiopia researcher Rene Lefort compared Abiy’s reforms to 1991, when the EPRDF, then a rebel army, stormed the capital Addis Ababa and removed the Derg military junta from power. “I... Read more »

Ethiopia to ‘Fully Accept’ Eritrea Peace Deal From 2000

Ethiopia announced Tuesday that it would accept a 2000 peace agreement with Eritrea over their disputed border, potentially a major step toward resolving one of post-colonial Africa’s bloodiest and most protracted conflicts.... Read more »

Ethiopia Appoints New Army Chief After Peace Vow to Eritrea

Ethiopia’s prime minister appointed a new army chief of staff with a specialist’s background on Eritrea, days after authorities said they’d implement a peace deal with their Horn of Africa neighbor and... Read more »

Eritrea to Ethiopia: Deal with your security crisis, stop chasing scapegoats

Eritrea says Ethiopia must move to deal with its chronic internal security crisis instead of finding scapegoats from outside. This is the position of Information Minister Yemane Gebremeskel in a response to... Read more »

Civil strife in Ethiopia has the potential to destabilise the whole region

Ethiopia is experiencing ethnic and political tensions that could have far-reaching implications for its neighbors in the Horn of Africa, and beyond. The Horn of Africa is among the most congested, eventful,... Read more »

Nile dam dispute: Troops mass on Sudan-Eritrea border | Sudan News

A geopolitical crisis is building over who controls the River Nile. On Monday, Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia’s presidents met in Addis Ababa to resolve a dispute over building a dam on the... Read more »

News Analysis: Nile dispute unlikely to derail Ethiopia-Egypt relations – Xinhua

A sailing boat is seen amid sunset glow on the Nile River near Cairo, Egypt, Jan. 26, 2017. (Xinhua/Meng Tao) ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) — Disagreement over the Nile, one of... Read more »

News Analysis: Nile dispute may not derail Ethiopia-Egypt cooperation – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) — Disagreement over the Nile, one of the world’s largest river systems, could turn into win-win cooperation instead of fueling conflict, experts have said. For the past... Read more »

Sudan deploys more troops to Eritrea border | Ethiopia News

Sudan says it has sent more troops to its eastern border with Eritrea as tension in the Red Sea region continues to rise.  Early this month Khartoum closed its borders with Eritrea and... Read more »