With hugs, leaders of rivals Ethiopia, Eritrea finally meet

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime adversaries Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a... Read more »

Ethiopia-Eritrea peace talks marred with complexities – Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency Ethiopia-Eritrea peace talks marred with complexitiesAnadolu AgencyLeaders of both countries to meet soon to end Africa’s longest running conflict – Anadolu Agency.Ethiopia ,Eritrea Winning Peace – allAfrica.comAllAfrica.com... Read more »

VIDEO: Border residents hopeful for lasting Eritrea-Ethiopia peace accord

Africa © FRANCE 24 screengrab | Many Eritrean and Ethiopian families have been separated by the long-running conflict between the two countries. Video by Nathalie TISSOT Text by FRANCE... Read more »

Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports

JOHANNESBURG – Somalia and Ethiopia will jointly invest in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a tussle for access to ports... Read more »

The African Union: An exclusive club for brutish despots | Africa

On January 28, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was elected to head the African Union’s (AU) 31st session that is due to start in January 2019. This was a massive... Read more »

Ethiopia gets Lamu land to cut reliance on Port of Djibouti

Economy Tuesday, May 8, 2018 21:03 By GEORGE OMONDI PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA (LEFT) WITH FIRST LADY MARGARET KENYATTA, ETHIOPIA’S PRIME MINISTER ABIY AHMED ALI AND DEPUTY PRESIDENT WILLIAM RUTO... Read more »

Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy and a call to build the capacity of key stakeholders

Abiy Ahmed In my latest commentary (https://www.facebook.com/NewBreedLeadersOfAfrica/posts/876809422523559), I shared the second leadership attribute of Dr. Abiy, one of the New Breed Leaders of Africa. I pointed out that since... Read more »

Memorandum No. 1: To PM Abiy Ahmed and Ethiopia’s Cheetahs/Abo Shemanes (Youth)

Al Mariam Author’s note: In my last “commentary” (My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed), I promised to focus my future observations on issues and topics that will... Read more »

Ethiopia PM thanks and challenges opposition leaders during key meeting

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday evening met with opposition leaders in the country with a promise to implement radical reforms as promised by the ruling coalition. The... Read more »

Ethiopia’s new leader makes rare outreach to opposition

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s new prime minister is making a rare outreach to opposition parties, calling on them to prepare for “peaceful dialogue and negotiations” in an... Read more »