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Which way for Ethiopia? Abiy cracks down on regional revolts ahead of elections

Africa-Press-Ethiopia Can the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia keep it together? Change has become increasingly bloody it seems since the 2012 death of longtime leader...

Djibouti looks to Ethiopia in effort to gauge its economic future

Africa-Press-Ethiopia President Guelleh’s controversial fifth term is more likely to be tested by regional than domestic challenges, yet his leadership may face economic constraints due...

Ethiopia’s Reality of a War deeper than Tigray

Africa-Press-Ethiopia Last year, Tigray’s leaders underestimated their weaknesses. The region’s security forces were swept away in the conventional conflict and largely unprepared to shift to...

The AU Should Persevere on the GERD Issue

Africa-Press-Ethiopia The AU should bring all three parties together to de-escalate tensions around the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The latest bout of negotiations on the Grand...
Sudan, Egypt Must Stop Beating Drums of War over Nile Dam Project: “The Standard”

Daily Noon Briefing Highlights: Ethiopia – Somalia

Africa-Press-Ethiopia The security situation in the Amhara region remains tense and volatile due to intercommunal clashes that have resulted in massive population displacement, and the...

“Ethiopia’s dam and overpopulation are Egypt’s two most serious challenges”: Irrigation Minister tells Senat

Africa-Press-Ethiopia Egypt’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel-Ati said on Sunday that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and overpopulation are the two...
PM Abiy Calls on Investors to Engage in Health Sector in Ethiopia

Bait and switch diplomacy: Abiy and Isaias’s two-act drama

Africa-Press-Ethiopia The parliamentary session held on 23 March taught us, rather sadly, that Ethiopia no longer has sovereignty and that any foreign power claiming national...
Operations to Restore Law and Order in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region: How Did We Get Here?

No proof of Eritrean troops’ Tigray exit, crisis worsening: UN

Africa-Press-Ethiopia The United Nations and its aid partners have seen no proof of a declared withdrawal of Eritrean troops from Ethiopia’s Tigray region, according to...

Addis and Asmara exchange vows

Africa-Press-Ethiopia Efforts to float a trial balloon for greater closeness between Eritrea and Ethiopia by Ambassador Dina Mufti at his weekly press conference in Addis...

#WKNDTravel: The magic of Addis Ababa

Africa-Press-Ethiopia Besides stunning landscapes, remains of ancient civilisations and a maze of rock-hewn churches, a major drawcard of Ethiopia is its age-old culture and traditions....