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Population: 107.4m
GDP: $205.13bn
Debt: 30.5% of GDP (2024)

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Djibouti joins fight against the Abiy-Bihi pact

Fearing big losses if Addis Ababa’s port access deal with Somaliland goes ahead, President Guelleh wants to scupper it

Battle drums are sounding, but the casus belli is still being determined. Nobody yet knows whether the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abi...

Tigray war accord isn’t ending the fighting over Amhara border

The Pretoria deal stopped large-scale combat but didn’t resolve the disputes over territory and resources

The rebellions and counter-insurgency operations causing havoc in Ethiopia’s two largest regions, Amhara and Oromia, have overshadowed the aftermath of the two-year civil war...


Turkey hosts first round of talks on port row

Turkish Foreign Minister Fidan said the negotiations have been ‘candid, cordial and forward-looking’

Turkey mediated the first round of talks between Somalia and Ethiopia’s foreign ministers on Monday in the first international attempt to ease diplomatic tensions between the...



Abiy tries to restart liberalisation agenda

A new bill paves the way for overseas banks to acquire stakes in domestic lenders, after the civil war in Tigray stymied a previous attempt

Abiy Ahmed’s government appears to be attempting to breathe new life into liberalising Ethiopia’s economy. The Council of Ministers in Addis Ababa has approved a bill t...


Abiy keeps Addis on side but alienates the nation

Insurgencies rage in the three largest regions but the Prime Minister has reinforced his grip on the capital

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's political shapeshifting has cost him popular support in the Amhara, Oromia and Tigray regions leaving only those in power in Addis Ababa and the regiona...

How war sank the development plan

After the devastating human cost of the Tigray war comes its destruction of the country’s economic base

Almost six years since taking office, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed presides over an economy that falls far short of the grand ambitions set forth in the 2019 Homegrown Econ...

Addis enters the debt talks tunnel

Abiy Ahmed’s government is edging towards an IMF deal as it approaches a March deadline for a debt agreement

Three years after Ethiopia officially requested relief under the G20-backed Common Framework for debt treatments beyond the Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI), Prime Ministe...


Taking Amhara to Washington

Loyalists to Abiy Ahmed turned dissidents take their case to the US capital to lobby Congress and the Biden administration

The ultra-nationalist Amhara Fano Unity Council (AFUC) led by Fano militia leader Mihret Wodajo is stepping up its political advocacy in the United States after registering lobbyi...

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