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

Ethiopia

Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea after 20 years

Leaders from both countries attend ceremony in Asmara as two nations re-establish diplomatic links.

Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea amid thaw in ties

Ethiopia

Ethiopia signs deal with Oromo rebels to end fighting

Agreement appears to be another step by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to improve the country's security.

Ethiopia signs deal with Oromo rebels to end hostilities

Africa

Eritrea and Somalia agree to restore diplomatic relations

The move comes weeks after Eritrea and Ethiopia signed an historic peace deal, establishing relations between the two.

Eritrea and Somalia agree to restore diplomatic relations

Eritrea

Wary Eritreans say Ethiopia deal 'means nothing' without reforms

With peace being made, expectations are rising that transformative reforms will be introduced, but many remain cautious.

Wary Eritreans say Ethiopia deal 'means nothing' without reforms

Ethiopia

Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in 20 years

Move follows the inauguration of the Eritrean embassy in Addis Ababa by President Isaias Afwerki on Monday.

Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in 20 years

Africa

Ethiopia or Eritrea? Border community fears split

Peace process means Irob community could be rent in two with some ending up in Eritrea and others remaining in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia or Eritrea? Border community fears split

Africa

Eritrea withdraws troops from border with former foe Ethiopia

The move comes amid signs of reconciliation between the two African countries, ending two decades of conflict.

Eritrea withdraws troops from border with former foe Ethiopia

Africa

First direct Ethiopia-Eritrea flight in 20 years takes off

Rapid thaw between Ethiopia and Eritrea sees their capitals re-establish air link after two decades of conflict.

Africa

Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw in relations

Embassy inauguration caps Eritrean president's landmark visit to Ethiopia aimed at cementing lasting peace.

Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw in relations

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