Opinion

Managing Ethiopia's political crisis

Democratisation, while imperative, will not solve Ethiopia's problems. De-ethnicisation of elite politics would.

Goitom Gebreluel

by Goitom Gebreluel
- Biniam Bedasso

Goitom Gebreluel

Africa

Nile dam dispute: Troops mass on Sudan-Eritrea border

Tensions are heating up around the Nile as Sudan sends troops to the border with Eritrea at the same time that cordial meetings are being held to discuss damming the river in Ethiopia.

Inside Story

Can the African Union reform itself?

African Union leaders hold annual meeting in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

African Union

AU summit: Corruption and conflict were on the agenda

The African Union has concluded its summit and has issued warnings to those blocking the resolution of the continent's worst conflicts.

Africa

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to meet for Nile dam talks

Dispute threatens to undermine unity at the African Union's annual gathering in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital.

Africa

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Ethiopia

African migration on the agenda ahead of AU summit

African Union leaders are set to discuss ways to tackle the flow of refugees and migrants to Europe.

Ethiopia

Ethiopia to free 2,345 Oromo political detainees

Detainees were accused of violence during the 2015 and 2016 protests in Oromia region, which left 900 dead.

Ethiopia to free thousands of Oromo political detainees

Libya

Slavery in Libya: Life inside a container

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Slavery in Libya: Life inside a container

Ethiopia

Ethiopia to ease tensions with Egypt over Nile dam

Egypt says Ethiopia is trying to control the flow of the Nile, which could threaten its water security.

Ethiopia to ease tensions with Egypt over Nile dam

Africa

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Africa

Ethiopia frees top opposition chief, hundreds of others

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Egypt

Sisi: Egypt does not want war with Sudan and Ethiopia

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Sisi: Egypt does not want war with Sudan and Ethiopia

Sudan

Why are tensions rising in the Red Sea region?

Egypt sends troops to Eritrea as Sudan and Turkey ink a deal to rebuild a Red Sea island and construct a naval dock.

Why are tensions rising in the Red Sea region?

Sudan

Sudan deploys more troops to Eritrea border

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Sudan deploys more troops to Eritrea border