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Ethiopia

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

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Heat of war shifts to the centre

Tensions may be easing between Addis and Tigray, but in Oromia the bitterness of ethno-nationalist conflict remains strong

The intensity of violence between Oromo and Amhara communities is militating against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's attempts to co-opt moderates on both sides, as fresh atrocities mul...


Abiy risks Amhara backlash

Abiy seems to be mulling peace with Tigray, but this could pit him against his former allies and deepen other conflicts

While humanitarian aid deliveries to Ethiopia's war-torn northern Tigray region have increased since a truce was announced in March, they have been nowhere near enough to resolve a...


Abiy juggles the truce with force

The Prime Minister needs to look firm to his ethno-nationalist allies while appearing to concede western demands to deepen the Tigray truce

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has skilfully managed alliances with Oromo and Amhara political groups ever since he came to power in April 2018. He used them to obtain a historic peace ...


Abiy’s war aims meet geopolitics

Addis Ababa is trying to regain finance and investment from the West but continues to support Russia at the UN

As a two-months-old ceasefire with fighters in the northern Tigray region risks unravelling, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is grappling with multiple national and international contrad...

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An Oromo rebellion constrains Abiy

Under international pressure, the federal government promised a truce in Tigray but is now losing ground to the Oromo insurgency

Just weeks after its 24 March announcement of an 'indefinite humanitarian truce' in the civil war in northern Ethiopia centred around the defiant Tigray region, the federal governm...


Insurgents take on the state on all fronts

Prime Minister Abiy’s plan for a unitary state and a modern economy is challenged by myriad local and regional rebellions

The mushrooming Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) insurgency is just one of many security challenges to the federal government in Addis Ababa that have spread since Abiy Ahmed took over ...


Rivals set out their minimum conditions

The federal government and Tigray agree on the urgency of substantive negotiations but still lack the political will to start them

Addressing an emergency session of Parliament in late February, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was clear: 'There has been no negotiation [with the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front] as...


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