At least 100,000 people are thought to have been killed since the neighbours fought a two-year war over a disputed border region 20 years ago. The war was followed by a tense military standoff.
However, things began to change last year.
Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed agreed to accept an international ruling that sided with Eritrea on the border dispute.
Now, Abiy Ahmed has received this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.
Presenter: Stan Grant
Tsedale Lemma – Journalist and editor-in-chief of Addis Standard, which focuses on Ethiopian news and politics
Selam Kidane – Human rights activist who specialises on Eritrea
Sanusha Naidu – Researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue, a South African think-tank
Source: Al Jazeera News