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Ethiopia

Population: 104.96 mn.
GDP: $80.56 bn.
Debt: $26.56 bn.

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States of expectation

Other nations are queuing up to stake their claims to self-government in the wake of the Sidama referendum result

Even before voting began in November's referendum on Ethiopia's tenth regional state, plans were advancing to form a Sidama branch of Abiy Ahmed's new ruling party, the Prosperity ...


Prize fight

Selected as a Nobel Peace Laureate, the Prime Minister faces mayhem in his home region

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is pushing to merge all the ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front's regional member organisations, as well as affiliated ruling parties...

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Two-track talks on the grand dam

Sisi wants Trump's help to break the impasse with Ethiopia over the Nile dam. They meet in Washington but Addis insists nothing will change

Two negotiating tracks are emerging over the potential flashpoint between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the effects of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the flow of the Nile....

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Addis calling

The race is on to snap up the two new telecom licences Ethiopia plans to award by the end of March. Kenyan SafariCom is teaming up with parent group Vodacom, while other multinatio...


Rushing to the ballot box

Abiy is gambling that he can win an election with a unified coalition, but the campaign could provoke more factionalism

Ethiopia's strained ruling coalition has pledged to hold national elections on time next year and is set to take advantage of the lack of preparation by a recently – and only...


The politics behind the putsch

The most serious attack so far on Abiy Ahmed’s premiership signals how difficult his reforms will be to achieve

It was a deadly coup de thêatre. The simultaneous slaying of the premier of the Amhara regional state, the second most populous in the federation, and the Defence Force Chief of St...


Seeds of instruction

Premier Abiy Ahmed’s focus on a democratic transition faces heavy challenges as the ruling coalition struggles to rein in conflict

With preparations for landmark elections less than a year away and behind schedule, with the country trapped in a security crisis and an ethnic group threatening to declare the fed...


Chill on the border

Last year's rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea was supposed to be about breaking down barriers, but a stuttering process has seen them rise again after an initial thaw. Eri...


Abiy dining dangerously

Personal prestige projects threaten to divert the Prime Minister’s attentions from his reform agenda

As the latest controversy over Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, crackled and sizzled, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's thoughts turned to dinner. A fundraising banquet to be more precis...


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