What Happens Next in Ethiopia's Political Turmoil

What Happens Next in Ethiopia’s Political Turmoil

This week Ethiopia’s government entered the controversial sixth year of its five-year mandate. But the administration of Abiy Ahmed isn’t going anywhere… not even after a particularly violent summer. Covid-19 has produced plenty of... Read more »
Ethiopia is treading a political tightrope as its unresolved ethnic tensions erupt in violence again

Ethiopia is treading a political tightrope as its unresolved ethnic tensions erupt in violence again

By Yohannes Gedamu Oromia, one of the regions in Ethiopia’s ethnically constituted federation and the country’s most populated one, also happens to be the political constituency of prime minister Abiy Ahmed. Unfortunately, the region is... Read more »
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How Hachalu Hundessa's murder reveals Ethiopia's political divide

How Hachalu Hundessa’s murder reveals Ethiopia’s political divide

Al- Jazeera Firaol Ajema and his friends, dressed in black T-shirts, have been meeting each afternoon in recent days to listen to the music of Ethiopian pop star Hachalu Hundessa, also known... Read more »
Ethiopian Air Force Academy graduates 50 Rwanda Air Force personnel

African leaders meet in Addis to review political, security situation in DRC

African Heads of State and Government today met in Ethiopia’s capitalAddis Ababa to review the political and security situation in theDemocratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed, Current... Read more »
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Jawar Mohammed’s red-carpet return signals Ethiopia’s political sea change

Jawar Mohammed addresses a news conference upon arriving in Addis Ababa in August. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters Guardian – Jawar Mohammed never travels alone. When the US-based Ethiopian activist returned to his home... Read more »
Ethiopia has just seen 'historic' political change, while its China-inspired economics continue

Ethiopia has just seen ‘historic’ political change, while its China-inspired economics continue

Hawassa Industrial Park CNBC– East African economic powerhouse Ethiopia swore in a new prime minister this week, whose pledge to smooth out ethnic ruptures in the country could mean that unrest and... Read more »