World Bank to give Ethiopia $1bn in budgetary assistance: PM | Ethiopia News

The World Bank will provide $1bn in direct budget support to Ethiopia in the next few months, the prime minister has said, more than 13 years after the body and other donors... Read more »

Turkey’s lira turmoil could herald a global financial crisis | Business & Economy

As Greece exits its third bailout and the world commemorates the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers amid the longest bull run in US stock market history, it may be... Read more »

Nearly one million displaced in Ethiopia ethnic violence | Ethiopia News

The International Committee of the Red Cross says nearly one million Ethiopians have been forced to flee their homes after a surge in local violence. Fighting between the Oromo and Gedeo people... Read more »

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Ethiopia or Eritrea? Border community fears split | Ethiopia News

“This place is definitely Ethiopian,” said farmer Haise Woldu, 76, gesturing to a church with an ornate brick facade in Engal, set to the backdrop of a jagged mountain range. His town,... Read more »

Ethiopian parliament approves amnesty for political prisoners

Ethiopia’s parliament has passed an amnesty for thousands of political prisoners, thousands of whom have been freed in recent months. Since assuming office in April, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has introduced a series... Read more »

Eritrea withdraws troops from border with former foe Ethiopia | Eritrea News

Eritrea has withdrawn its troops from the heavily militarised border with Ethiopia as a “gesture of reconciliation”, the pro-government Eritrean Press agency has said. “It is imperative for all those who care... 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 reopens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw in relations | Ethiopia News

Eritrea has reopened its embassy in Ethiopia in further evidence of a rapid thaw between the two countries that a week ago ended two decades of military stalemate over a border war... Read more »

Ethiopia: The new China? | Ethiopia

The leaders of Eritrea and neighbouring Ethiopia have declared the end of a more than 20-year-long war, and it is hoped that it will help boost economic growth in East Africa. Ethiopia‘s... Read more »