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Harry Verhoeven

Harry Verhoeven

Professor Harry Verhoeven teaches at the School of Foreign Service in Qatar, Georgetown University. He is the founder and co-covenor of the Oxford University China-Africa Network.

Ethiopia

An eastern problem for Ethiopia's new leader

The spectacular upsurge of violence in eastern Ethiopia will be one of the main challenges of Abiy Ahmed's tenure as PM.

An eastern problem for Ethiopia's new leader

Belgium

Rwanda: Twenty years after the genocide

Issues of community reconciliation and international accountability remain unresolved in Rwanda.

Rwanda: Twenty years after the genocide

US & Canada

Why a 'water war' over the Nile River won't happen

Instead of issuing harsh rhetoric, Egypt should work together with Ethiopia and endorse its dam-building programme.

Why a 'water war' over the Nile River won't happen

Politics

The President and his Islamists: Friends no more in Sudan

Is Sudan's military-Islamist regime about to split, possibly with existential consequences?

The President and his Islamists: Friends no more in Sudan

Opinion

Zenawi: The titan who changed Africa

Will the death of Zenawi destabilise the Horn of Africa and derail the African Union's agenda for peace and security?

Zenawi: The titan who changed Africa

Politics

The battle for the soul of the Islamic world

Islamists and Salafis have been battling for prominence in forging new political realities in the Islamic world.

The battle for the soul of the Islamic world

Sudan

Sudan's war of attrition

Understanding the game of geopolitical poker between the Sudans requires studying the splits in al-Bashir's cabinet.

Sudan's war of attrition