Counting the Cost

Ethiopia: The new China?

Economist Charles Robertson discusses the economic challenges facing Ethiopia.

Africa

Eritrea-Ethiopia peace: Nations to restore links

Optimism reigns in Eritrea and Ethiopia as their leaders take steps to bridge historical divides and erase old animosities.

Eritrea

Eritrean president in Ethiopia for landmark visit

Isaias Afwerki arrives for three-day visit, as Eritrea and Ethiopia further cement unprecedented thawing of relations.

Opinion

Why the Eritrea-Ethiopia peace is good for African politics

The peace agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia is a radical act that will have an impact on all of East Africa.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Africa

Ethiopia eager to quickly roll out Eritrea deal quickly

The prime minister's comments come as Ethiopian Airlines announces it will resume flights to Eritrea on July 18.

Africa

Ethiopia-Eritrea peace: Leaders sign end to 'state of war'

Ethiopians and Eritreans celebrated the new show of goodwill while the UN praised the step and offered its support.

Inside Story

Can Ethiopia and Eritrea be friends?

Ethiopia's PM and Eritrea's president signed a joint declaration of peace and friendship in Asmara on Monday.

Opinion

Eritreans are happy about peace and wary of Isaias' promises

Despite officially welcoming Ethiopia's peace efforts, the Eritrean regime is keeping its people in the dark.

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere

Eritrea

Ethiopia and Eritrea declare war 'has come to an end'

Leaders of Horn of Africa nations sign joint peace agreement, officially ending decades of diplomatic and armed strife.

Africa

Ethiopia and Eritrea agree to normalise ties, reopen embassies

Ethiopia and Eritrea leaders share 'brotherly embrace', agree to normalise ties and open their countries' borders.

Ethiopia

'New era': Ethiopia's PM in Eritrea for landmark visit

Jubilation as Prime Minister Abiy meets President Afwerki in Asmara amid thawing in ties between African rivals.

Ethiopia

Peace hopes as Eritrea flags show up in heart of Addis

Landmark peace talks could pave the way for the end of proxy wars and bring stability to the region.

Ethiopia, Eritrea and the hope for lasting peace

Opinion

Eritrea and Ethiopia: 'The beginning of a beautiful friendship'

Despite all the difficulties, Eritreans and Ethiopians are hopeful that lasting peace will be concluded soon.

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere

Ethiopia

Ethiopia PM ready to open new chapter in Eritrea ties

Prime Minister Ahmed says Ethiopia will soon resume flights to Eritrea, as countries seek to end decades-old conflict.

Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed ready to open new chapter in Eritrea ties

Ethiopia

Eritrean delegation in Addis Ababa for landmark talks

High-level Eritrean delegation arrives in Ethiopia for talks on ending decades-old conflict between the two countries.

Eritrea delegation arrives in Ethiopia ahead of landmark talks