Eritrea to Send Rare Peace Delegation to Ethiopia

[Deutsche Welle] Eritrea has responded to Ethiopia’s suprise recent overtures of peace with an announcement that it will send a delegation to its neighbour and one time enemy for talks. Eritrea is... Read more »

Admitting guilt in Ethiopia: Towards a truth and reconciliation commission?

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed admits there have been widespread human rights violations by the government during the EPRDF’s tenure. What will be the consequences of this admission of guilt? And, will... Read more »

Eritrea sending delegation to Ethiopia for peace talks

By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Eritrea’s president announced Wednesday he is sending a rare delegation to neighboring Ethiopia for peace talks, days after Ethiopia’s new prime minister took a... Read more »

How Ethiopia’s peace offer caught Eritrea’s regime by surprise | Ethiopia

On June 5, Ethiopia announced it would fully accept and implement the 2000 Algiers Peace Accord that ended its border war with Eritrea. It also said it would accept a 2002 ruling by the UN-backed Eritrea-Ethiopia... Read more »

South Africa telcoms MTN, Vodacom welcome Ethiopia’s liberalisation move

South Africa’s MTN Group and Vodacom Group have expressed interest in the Ethiopian market, following the announcement by the East African nation that it would partially liberalise its economy. Ethiopia said on... Read more »

Ethiopia drops charges against prominent activists and media organisations

Ethiopia’s attorney general has asked the country’s High Court to drop charges against a prominent journalist and two foreign based media organisations. Criminal charges against Berhanu Nega, leader of Ginbot 7 (G7),... Read more »

Ties with Israel through the lens of Ethiopia’s ambassador – Israel News

Talk with ambassadors and diplomats from any number of countries stationed in Israel, and the discussion at some point is likely to touch on the historic ties between the two countries... Read more »

Ethiopian Air Seeks Africa Dominance With New Carriers, Jet Deal

Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise plans to establish half a dozen international offshoots before the end of the year as Africa’s biggest carrier steps up efforts to dominate markets across the continent. Ethiopian will... Read more »

In Ethiopia’s bushlands, promised riches of a railway boom turn to dust | Global development

‘They promised us we would get jobs there,” says Tadele, nodding at the grand, almost baroque edifice at the bottom of the hill. Adama’s new railway station, yellow bricks golden in the... Read more »

In Ethiopia’s bushlands, promised riches of a railway boom turn to dust

The new railway station in the city of Adama in central Ethiopia.Photograph: Charlie Rosser By Tom Gardner The Guardian They promised us we would get jobs there,” says Tadele, nodding at the... Read more »