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... Read more »

South Sudan rivals agree to ‘permanent’ ceasefire | South Sudan News

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his rival Riek Machar have agreed to a “permanent” ceasefire to take effect within 72 hours, raising hopes of a peace deal to... Read more »

Eritrean and Ethiopian delegates meet for key talks

Ethiopia has greeted a delegation from neighbouring Eritrea for the first time in 20 years. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed welcomed Eritrea’s Foreign Minister Osman Saleh, leading to hopes... Read more »

Eritrean officials visit Ethiopia for first time in 20 years

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAthletes joined the welcome for the Eritreans The first high-level Eritrean delegation to visit Ethiopia in decades has arrived for a... Read more »

Eritrean, Ethiopian Officials Hold Landmark Talks on Peace Deal

Eritrean and Ethiopian government officials held talks about a stalled peace deal for the first time since a conflict between the two countries ended almost two decades ago. Ethiopian... Read more »

Eritrea delegation arrives in Ethiopia ahead of landmark talks | Eritrea News

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 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... Read more »

Eritrea delegation arrives in Ethiopia ahead of landmark talks

Eritrea’s foreign minister (R) is welcomed by Ethiopia’s prime minister (L) in Addis Ababa [Mulugeta Ayene/AP] Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – A high-level Eritrean delegation led by foreign minister Osman... Read more »

Ethiopia-Eritrea border rapprochement: Rewards and responsibilities

Since Abiy Ahmed assumed the Ethiopian Prime Minister’s office this April – following years-long anti-government protests – the country has embarked on key reforms including privatization of state companies,... Read more »

IGAD bloc says South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar not welcome | South Sudan News

An East Africa regional bloc has said South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar is not welcome in their countries, except to join peace talks on his country’s five-year civil... Read more »

South Sudan rebel chief meets President Kiir in Ethiopia | Ethiopia News

South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar met Wednesday with President Salva Kiir in Addis Ababa – the first time in nearly two years – as part of talks to try to negotiate an... Read more »