UAE plans oil pipeline from Ethiopia to Eritrea in latest Horn of Africa move

UAE plans oil pipeline from Ethiopia to Eritrea in latest Horn of Africa move NAIROBI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates plans to build an oil pipeline connecting Eritrea and Ethiopia, the... Read more »

OPED Kenya must protect refugees who fled brutal military attacks in Ethiopia

Ayantu, a 53-year-old mother of seven, had just finished preparing lunch for her children when military personnel surrounded her village. They pulled everyone out of their homes and asked them to reveal... Read more »

Can Abiy Ahmed Save Ethiopia? – Foreign Policy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — In 1990, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) was a guerrilla alliance battling the Derg, a Marxist-Leninist military junta that had deposed Emperor Haile Selassie in a... Read more »

Sudan says its not supporting an Eritrean opposition group

Sudan has reacted to allegations by the Eritrean government that it was providing support to a radical opposition group led by Eritrean Islamist Mohammed Jumma. The Suddanese foreign ministry described the accusations... Read more »


Siraj Fegessa Author’s Note: This commentary is aimed at the Diaspora Ethiopian media. It aims to accomplish two objectives. First, I aim to openly challenge the Diaspora Ethiopian media not to become... Read more »

Ethiopians Flee to Kenya After Army ‘Mistakenly’ Kills Nine

Thousands of members of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group fled to neighboring Kenya after the military said it “mistakenly” killed nine civilians and injured 12 others in a market town that straddles their... Read more »

Eritrea marks 28th anniversary of defeating Ethiopia in key liberation battle

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki on Monday (February 12) led a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the 28th anniversary of a key military victory over Ethiopia in 1990. Afwerki laid a wreath at... Read more »

Ethiopia just pardoned political prisoners. Could that signal a shift to real democracy?

By Yohannes Y. Gedamu By Yohannes Y. Gedamu February 9 Supporters welcome Merera Gudina, leader of the Oromo Federalist Congress party, on Jan. 17, after his release from prison in Addis Ababa,... Read more »

Why are tensions rising in the Red Sea region? | Turkey News

Tensions in the Red Sea region have been brewing for months but came to the fore when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Sudan last month. The visit, hailed as historic, was... Read more »

Ethiopia: The Failures of the regime and the way forward

TPLF/EPRDF By Addissu Admas The TPLF has been so far somewhat successful, at least among its Western supporters, in promoting the notion that all opposition to it started and is fed by... Read more »