Opinion: Ethiopia’s move to cede Badme to Eritrea: a bargain chip for the Assab question?

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are that of the writers’ and do not reflect the editorial of Addis Standard.   Yohannes Ayalew and Dejen Messele,... Read more »

Ethiopia-Eritrea reconciliation project meets resistance from border communities

The decision by Ethiopia’s ruling coalition to resolver a border dispute with Eritrea has met stiff resistance from members of Badme town which was the epicenter of the war... Read more »

Deadly road accidents in Eritrea, Ethiopia claims over 50 lives

Over fifty people were killed in Ethiopia and Eritrea in car accidents early this week. In the case of Ethiopia, the privately-owned Addis Standard portal reported that about 24... Read more »

Remembering Eritrea-Ethiopia border war: Africa’s unfinished conflict

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ethiopian soldiers after taking control of the Eritrean town of Barentu in May 2000 Two decades have passed since two of Africa’s poorest countries... Read more »

Top Kenyan lawyers berate Ethiopia govt over looming implosion

Two top lawyers in Kenya have slammed the Ethiopian government for presiding over a chaotic governance structure that is sure to implode before long. Donald Kipkorir of KTK Advocates... Read more »

Ethiopia, Sudan to Bolster Military Ties

September 19, 2017 – Ethiopian and Sudanese military officials are deliberating on how to enhance joint cooperation to face security challenges in the region, the Sudanese army chief of... Read more »

Ethiopian troops stray into UN buffer zone

United Nations – Ethiopian troops have been found inside a buffer zone intended to keep apart the once-warring armies of Horn of Africa neighbours Ethiopia and Eritrea, the United... Read more »

Ethiopia an ‘anchor of peace’ in a region with ‘troubled waters’ – U.S. Senator

Ethiopia has been described as an anchor of peace in the restive Horn of Africa region. This is according to United States senator, Bob Corker. According to the Corker... Read more »

Can jobs in Ethiopia keep Eritrean refugees out of Europe?

Image caption Some 30% of the new jobs will be reserved for refugees Many thousands of Eritreans have fled the country for Europe in search for a better life.... Read more »

Ethiopia calls for calm in Eritrea-Djibouti border dispute

ADDIS ABABA, June 18 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has called for calm in the border dispute between the two red sea nations of Eritrea and... Read more »