Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders to meet ‘soon’ in surprising thaw

Eritrea’s foreign minister (R) is welcomed by Ethiopia’s prime minister (L) in Addis Ababa [Mulugeta Ayene/AP] by Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea will meet “soon”... Read more »

Eritrea and Ethiopia: ‘The beginning of a beautiful friendship’ | Ethiopia

On June 26, a high-level Eritrean delegation led by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, for talks on ending the decades-long conflict between the two countries. Earlier... Read more »

Peace at last as Ethiopia accepts findings of boundary commission? – GAR

GAR Peace at last as Ethiopia accepts findings of boundary commission?GARA protracted and bloody dispute over land between Ethiopia and Eritrea may be at an end after Ethiopia fully accepted the award... Read more »

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, for Addis Standard... 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 that killed tens... 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 people were killed... 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 began the continent’s... 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 in a tweet... 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 staff, General Emad... 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 Nations said on... Read more »