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Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal
Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a much-anticipated peace deal on Wednesday, the latest attempt to end five...
Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea as relations warm
Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea as relations warm
Ethiopia reopened its embassy in the Eritrean capital on Thursday, state media reported, the latest step in restoring ties after the two nations...
World Bank to give Ethiopia $1bn in budgetary assistance — PM
World Bank to give Ethiopia $1bn in budgetary assistance — PM
The World Bank will provide $1-billion in direct budget support to Ethiopia in the next few months, the prime minister has said, more than 13 years...
Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw
Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw
Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki reopened his country's embassy in Ethiopia on Monday, more than 20 years after the two countries broke off...
Ethiopia's Anuak refugees are wary of returning home
Ethiopia's Anuak refugees are wary of returning home
It took Okwalla Ochang Cham two years to complete the dangerous journey from his home country of Ethiopia to South Sudan. "I had no money for...
Ethiopia’s 100-day revolution
Ethiopia’s 100-day revolution
Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s new prime minister, has made sweeping changes in his first 100 days in office. In this he is not alone: all new leaders...
Ethiopian Airlines to operate daily flights to Eritrea
Ethiopian Airlines to operate daily flights to Eritrea
The first passenger flight between Ethiopia and Eritrea since the start of a 20-year conflict will take place a week from Tuesday, Ethiopian...
Ethiopia, Eritrea declare war 'has come to an end'
Ethiopia, Eritrea declare war 'has come to an end'
Ethiopia and Eritrea are no longer at war, the neighbours said in a joint statement Monday after a series of historic meetings in Asmara to end...
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister got stood up — by a robot
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister got stood up — by a robot
When Abiy met Sophia: the unlikely story of the Ethiopian prime minister and the world’s most famous robot.
Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, and the explosive power of change
Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, and the explosive power of change
As long as there have been revolutions, there have been counter-revolutions. Whatever the nature of political change, someone always wins, and...
One dead, scores injured in grenade blast at Ethiopia PM's rally
One dead, scores injured in grenade blast at Ethiopia PM's rally
One person died and scores of others were hurt after a grenade blast at new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first mass rally in the capital...
Eritrea to send rare peace delegation to Ethiopia
Eritrea to send rare peace delegation to Ethiopia
Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki said the officials will "gauge current developments directly and in depth" to plan future steps. His announcement came after Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy extended an olive branch, saying his government would honour the terms of the peace...

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