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Africa

Ethiopia to charge five over blast at PM Abiy rally

Addis Ababa court has granted federal prosecutors 15 days to arraign the suspects for their role in a deadly blast.

Ethiopia to charge five over attack at PM Abiy rally

Africa

Ethiopia: Thousands pay tribute to Grand Renaissance dam engineer

Semegnew Bekele, 53, was found dead in his car in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia: Thousands pay tribute to Grand Renaissance dam engineer

Africa

Ethiopian engineer of controversial renaissance dam found dead

Simegnew Bekele managed the $4.8bn Ethiopia Grand Renaissance Dam being built along the Nile river.

Ethiopian engineer of controversial renaissance dam found dead

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

Ethiopian parliament approves amnesty for political prisoners

New law makes it possible to grant amnesty for crimes against the constitution and involvement in armed struggle.

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

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.