The spectacular upsurge of violence in eastern Ethiopia will be one of the main challenges of Abiy Ahmed’s tenure as PM.
Professor Harry Verhoeven teaches at the School of Foreign Service in Qatar, Georgetown University. He is the founder and co-covenor of the Oxford Uni... versity China-Africa Network.
Issues of community reconciliation and international accountability remain unresolved in Rwanda.
Instead of issuing harsh rhetoric, Egypt should work together with Ethiopia and endorse its dam-building programme.
Is Sudan’s military-Islamist regime about to split, possibly with existential consequences?
Will the death of Zenawi destabilise the Horn of Africa and derail the African Union’s agenda for peace and security?
Islamists and Salafis have been battling for prominence in forging new political realities in the Islamic world.
Understanding the game of geopolitical poker between the Sudans requires studying the splits in al-Bashir’s cabinet.