South Sudan rebel leader Machar back in Juba after two years | South Sudan News

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has returned to the capital, Juba, more than two years after he fled the country after the collapse of a 2016 peace deal. Machar, the former vice... Read more »

South Sudan rebel leader Machar back in Juba after two years | South Sudan News

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has returned to the capital, Juba, more than two years after he fled the country after the collapse of a 2016 peace deal. Machar, the former vice... Read more »

Egypt’s el-Sisi in Sudan to discuss water, Halayeb | Sudan News

Egypt’s president is in Sudan to smooth tensions about water security and the disputed border region of Halayeb. Relations have been strained between the two countries, particularly over Ethiopia’s construction of a... Read more »

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki in Ethiopia for landmark visit | Ethiopia News

Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki has arrived in Addis Ababa for a three-day state visit, as part of an unprecedented softening of tensions between his country and Ethiopia. Saturday’s visit by Afwerki, his first... Read more »

After 20 Years of Silence, Strangers in Ethiopia and Eritrea Call to Say Hello

By Megan Specia | NYT “I don’t know you, you don’t know me, but I am from Ethiopia and I am so excited to talk to you.” That was the message Roman... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines to Resume Flights to Asmara, Eritrea

ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopian Airlines disclosed that it has finalized preparations to resume daily flights to Asmara, Eritrea as of July 18 with the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft, the Boeing 787. The... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Abiy says he wants to quickly roll out Eritrea deal | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said his government wants to implement a deal restoring relations with Eritrea quickly to “make up for lost opportunities” after a two-decade military standoff. Abiy signed... Read more »

Eritreans are happy about peace and wary of Isaias’ promises | Ethiopia

Ever since Ethiopia announced in early June that it will fully accept the terms of a 2000 peace agreement with neighbouring Eritrea, the pace of normalisation of relations between the two countries has been truly... Read more »

Can Ethiopia and Eritrea be friends? | Eritrea

It’s been an unprecedented few days in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed made a historic visit to Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, for a peace summit on Sunday. The... Read more »

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 rapid and dramatic... Read more »