Why I’m coming back home to Ethiopia after 16 years in exile | Africa

In February 2018, I told Al Jazeera’s Martine Dennis that Ethiopia was on the edge of a precipice and that only the election of an Oromo prime minister could save it from... Read more »

Ethiopia offers Eritrea chance to end Africa’s longest war

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ethiopia says it will withdraw its troops from the Badme region, as Eritrea has long demanded Ethiopia’s surprise announcement that it will abide by a 2002 border... Read more »

Saudi Arabia to release Ethiopian-born billionaire held over corruption

Saudi Arabia will soon release Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi, an Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire arrested in November 2017 during a crackdown on corruption, Ethiopia’s prime minister said. Abiy Ahmed made the remarks late... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Djibouti-Somaliland ports power dynamics in horn of Africa — Quartz

When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore dependent on its neighbors—especially Djibouti—for access to international markets. This dependency has hampered Ethiopia’s aspiration to emerge as... Read more »

Protesters Demand Ethiopia Cancel Al-Amoudi’s Gold-Mine Permit

FILE – Demonstrators gather in the Ethiopian town of Shakiso to oppose MIDROC gold mining operations in February 2016. They contend chemicals used in mining jeopardize public health. (Courtesy photo) Bloomberg –... Read more »

An Ethiopia-backed port is changing power dynamics in the Horn of Africa | News | Africa

When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore dependent on its neighbours – especially Djibouti – for access to international markets. This dependency has hampered Ethiopia’s... Read more »

What is going on between Egypt and Sudan? | Africa

Ongoing tensions in the Red Sea region came to the fore in late December, when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Sudan as part of his Africa tour. During the visit, Erdogan and... Read more »

Ethiopia scores Qatari praise for security in Horn of Africa region

Qatar has lauded efforts of Ethiopia in maintaining peace in the Horn of Africa region. The applause from Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani was during a meeting with Ethiopian premier Hailemarian... Read more »

Ethiopian PM set to meet Emir of Qatar on visit to Doha

Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn is in Qatar for an official visit and is set to meet the Emir of the gulf state, media channels of both nations have confirmed. “The... Read more »

Nearly 200 refugees ‘thrown’ into Yemen sea, 50 missing | Yemen News

More refugees and migrants have been “deliberately drowned” by human smugglers for the second time in 24 hours off the coast of Yemen, according to the United Nations migration agency. Patrol teams... Read more »