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Ethiopia

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

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Clashes in the east

Weeks after ending a nine-month State of Emergency, major outbreaks of deadly violence have taken place at the borders of Oromia and Somali Regional State provinces.


Crisis over, crisis goes on

The State of Emergency may be over but there’s no sign of fundamental changes to address underlying problems

It's nearly a month since the ruling coalition's parliamentarians and their allies, who hold all the seats, voted to restore habeas corpus and suspend the State of Emergency (SoE)....


Reforms stall as unrest eases

The wave of revolt has run out of steam and with it the momentum for reform. Yet resentment lingers and political challenges abound

Ten months into the state of emergency declared to help suppress a rash of protests across the country which claimed hundreds of lives, Ethiopia's security apparatus has the upper ...


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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