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

War & Conflict

UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea after nine years

In 2009, the UN imposed, among other measures, an arms embargo on Eritrea for allegedly supporting armed groups.

UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea after nine years

Eritrea

Business hopes and refugee woes after Eritrea-Ethiopia peace deal

Eritrean and Ethiopian traders hope to profit from peace but thousands of Eritreans flee seeking safety and stability.

Business hopes and refugee woes after Eritrea-Ethiopia peace deal

Opinion

The peace deal with Ethiopia has not changed Afwerki's Eritrea

If anything, it has actually strengthened his regime.

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere

Opinion

Why the US is engineering political change in East Africa

The competition between great powers has triggered a string of major political developments in East Africa.

Mehari Taddele Maru

by Mehari Taddele Maru

Mehari Taddele Maru

Opinion

Ethiopia and Eritrea's second rapprochement

Ethiopia and Eritrea should not repeat the mistakes of the 1990s, when a period of rapprochement ended in war.

Goitom Gebreluel

by Goitom Gebreluel

Goitom Gebreluel

Africa

Thousands protest after deadly Ethiopia ethnic violence

At least 200 people have been arrested by police in connection with the violence over the weekend that saw 23 killed.

Ethiopia: Thousands protest after deadly ethnic violence

Africa

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign peace deal at Saudi Arabia summit

Peace agreement bolsters historic peace accord between former Horn of Africa enemies after two decades of enmity.

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign peace deal at Saudi Arabia summit

Inside Story

Is Ethiopia on a path to inclusive democracy?

The Ethiopian government has welcomed back the Oromo Liberation Front that was once branded a terror group.

Africa

Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign new peace agreement in Saudi: UN

UN chief Antonio Guterres to be among those attending Sunday's signing ceremony in western city of Jeddah.

Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign new peace agreement in Saudi: UN

Africa

Ethiopia-Eritrea announce troop pullback from border

Former foes have reconciled in recent months, reopening embassies, resuming flights and now reopening the border.

Ethiopia-Eritrea border opens for first time in 20 years

Africa

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace

Restoration of diplomatic relations among Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia signals an end to region's conflict.

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace