Ethiopia

Between peace and uncertainty after Ethiopia-Eritrea deal

Cautious optimism one year on since the Eritrean president and the Ethiopian prime minister signed a new agreement.

Between peace and uncertainty after Ethiopia-Eritrea deal

AJ Impact

African Union summit: Boosting trade to raise standards of living

The African Union summit's goal is to get all 54 nations to agree on the African Continental Free Trade Area.

African Union summit: Boosting trade to raise standards of living

Eritrea

UN expert: No rights improvements in Eritrea after peace deal

Deal between Asmara and Addis Ababa has failed to 'pay dividends' for ordinary Eritreans, UN envoy says.

UN expert: No rights improvements in Eritrea after peace deal

Inside Story

Why are Eritreans in exile being silenced?

Amnesty International accuses government of intimidating Eritrean activists in exile.

Africa

Rights group accuses Eritrea of persecuting exiled activists

Amnesty International report says Eritrea's human rights activists not safe even if living abroad.

Human Rights

Dear Isaias: Is it time for change in Eritrea?

One hundred leading Africans pen open letter to isolated country's longtime president.

Dear Isaias: Is it time for change in Eritrea?

Inside Story

Can Eritrea improve its human rights record?

Eritrea marks first independence day since improved relations with Ethiopia, but human rights issues remain.

Africa

Eritrea Independence: First anniversary since peace deal

The biggest day in Eritrea's calendar of celebrations and now there's a peace deal with the country's neighbour and one-time enemy Ethiopia.

Opinion

Eritreans have peace, now they want freedom

On this year's Independence Day, Eritreans are dreaming of a post-Afwerki Eritrea.

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere

Inside Story

Why are Eritreans fleeing their country?

Eritrea has accused the UN's refugee agency of forcibly relocating some of its citizens stranded in Libya to Niger.

Opinion

Is political integration in the Horn of Africa possible?

Recent diplomatic initiatives in the Horn are a positive step, but the region needs much more to achieve lasting peace.

Mehari Taddele Maru

by Mehari Taddele Maru

Mehari Taddele Maru

Africa

Eritrea's secret prisons: UAE-run facilities discovered

Al Jazeera investigation obtains satellite images showing a UAE-controlled secret prison inside a military base.

Africa

Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders visit S Sudan to discuss peace deal

Visit comes amid increasing warnings that a deal signed last year to end South Sudan's civil war is falling apart.

Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders visit S Sudan to discuss peace deal

Somalia

Eritrean leader seeks closer ties in visit to Somalia

The two nations agreed to restore ties in July, ending 15 years of hostilities in the volatile region.

Opinion

The lifting of UN sanctions will not solve Eritrea's problems

Having gotten rid of international sanctions, the Eritrean regime is unlikely to change its repressive ways at home.

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere