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GDP: $111.3bn
Debt: 40.4% of GDP (2023 forecast)

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Team Abiy inches forward in Oromo talks

The government must balance negotiations with the Oromo rebels with its strategy in the Tigray and Amhara regions

The federal government and the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) pushed maximalist positions on disarmament and devolution respectively in the first round of their peace talks in Zanziba...

Abiy disarms regional forces and riles his old backers

Having fought as allies during the war with Tigray, federal forces are now clashing with Amhara nationalists

Growing local suspicions of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's ties with Tigray and Oromo nationalists have coalesced into a mutiny against the federal government's efforts to rein in the...

The price of peace

Following the successful November peace process in South Africa between Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), the Zanzibar talks d...

Abiy tries to exploit Orthodox schism

Many Copts see the government's hand in the split of Oromo priests from the mainstream Church. But the Church’s Amhara leaders are fighting back

A religious division that threatened to deepen the ethno-nationalist conflicts already threatening the federation began in January and has been waxing and waning, with more arrests...

How El Sisi lost the cold war over water

Closer ties between Addis Ababa and Khartoum sideline Cairo's position on the Nile dam

Egypt, a key player in the Nile Basin, is watching with alarm as the recent rapprochement between Sudan and Ethiopia undercuts its leverage over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...

How the Wellega war threatens Abiy

After the peace accord with Tigray, rivalries between the biggest regional blocs in the ruling party trigger more turmoil

So far, the peace agreement between the federal government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) in Pretoria on 2 November has stopped the fighting in a war that had dire...

A fragile truce with many foes

Peace negotiations in Tigray will need careful nurturing to survive while crises among other nationalities reach boiling point

Hopes are high that last year's peace agreement between Tigrayan leaders and the federal government in Addis Ababa can be sustained, but there is a long way to go. The original tim...

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