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Ethiopia

Population: 96.51 mn.
GDP: $49.9 bn.
Debt: $12.6 bn.

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Water emergency

Activists from South Omo, in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia, say the government has been using the state of emergency to silence domestic crit...


Development state digs in

The political crisis shows no sign of abating but the opposition remains in disarray. The economic cost of the turmoil is rising

The government says that it is listening to the people and is considering reform in the wake of the violence and unrest in Amhara and Oromia for much of 2016. Yet the state of emer...


New faces, old tactics

The government's response to a year of protest and calls for reform is unlikely to satisfy the opposition or lead to meaningful dialogue

After a year of deep political crisis, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has reshuffled his cabinet. Yet just a year since the last such moves, these signify no major change in d...


Shabaab fills Ethiopian vacuum

Ethiopia has been withdrawing forces from Somalia in order to help restore order at home, say military observers, and Al Haraka al Shabaab al Mujahideen has moved in to fill the va...


Ruling party ploughs on

No compromise with the wave of protest is in view. The elite reckons it can weather the storm

The select of Ethiopia's elites, including opposition leaders, crowded into the Sheraton Addis Hotel on 15 October to discuss the country's fragile ethnic federation and stuttering...


New meetings, old answers

Despite almost constant meetings of the top levels of the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), there are no signs of any real policy shift over the unr...


The centre holds on

Cooperation between Amhara and Oromo oppositionists presents the government with one of its most serious challenges in 20 years

The latest major jolt to Ethiopia's security and its ruling elites has come in the form of a protest in the north-western city of Bahir Dar, the seat of the Amhara regional governm...

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Another restive region

The recent violent protests in Gondar city would not be so significant if they had happened anywhere else in the country. But Gondar is in the Amhara heartlands, and up to now Amha...


Dam fine

In a little-noticed action, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has fined the Ethiopian government for failing to observe the law regarding its fund-raising ...


Dam Provocations

Egypt has reacted with annoyance to further undiplomatic remarks from Ethiopia about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) being a fait accompli that everyone else will have t...


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