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MUST-SEE PROGRAMMES Featured Documentaries I Knew Mandela Who was the man behind the legend? We get an insight into Nelson Mandela’s life through the eyes of people who knew... Read more »

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... 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... 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Eritrea has withdrawn its troops from the heavily militarised border with Ethiopia as a “gesture of reconciliation”, the pro-government Eritrean Press agency has said.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... 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... 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... 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... Read more »

China in the Middle East: Behind Xi’s economic charm offensive | Business & Economy

China, the world’s second-largest consumer of crude, has stepped up its investment in the oil-rich Middle East with a pledge of more than $23bn in loans and millions more in... Read more »

UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan | News

The United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after a ruinous civil war in the country started. A United States-drafted resolution... 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... Read more »