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Ethiopia

Ethiopia

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

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Power surge in Addis

The Ethiopian government is launching one of Africa's most ambitious cooperation programmes with China to build several new power stations

Ethiopia has signed contracts with Chinese construction companies to build two huge dams as part of a US$12 billion, 25-year Power Sector Master Plan to harness the country's hyd...


Gurjit Singh

India's Ambassador to Ethiopia (Retired)

Long-serving diplomat Gurjit Singh distinguished himself as one of the most activist ambassadors in Addis Ababa and personally raised the substance and profile of Ethiopia-India ...


Pirates and the lads

Mercenaries, the media and worried looking men in suits are much exercised by the escalating operations of the Somali pirates patrolling the Gulf of Aden in search of booty. In fac...


Bristling border

The United Nations has given up, the parties will not talk and the troops are face to face

The risk of another war between Ethiopia and Eritrea grew on 31 July, when the United Nations Security Council closed its mission along the border, the UN Mission in Ethiopia and ...


Addis plays its diplomatic cards

Ethiopian diplomats are confident of a couple of successes at the United Nations in the coming weeks. The first is over Somalia, where the UN Special Representative Ahmedou Ould Ab...


Ethiopia's options

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi's government has three options for its Somalia policy, all of them formidably difficult.


That troublesome border

The quarrel between Addis Ababa and Asmara over their common border and the political chaos in Somalia is intensifying. The heat turned up after the Ethiopia Eritrea Boundary Comm...


The Ogaden's trickling sands

The Ogaden's bloody struggle has a wider global dimension

Thirty years ago, the United States National Security Advisor, Zbigniew Brzezinski, declared that ‘SALT lies buried in the sands of the Ogaden’: he meant the Strategic Arms Limitat...


Roots of the ONLF rebellion

The Ogaden National Liberation Front joined the political system in Ethiopia’s Somali Regional in 1991 and it had a majority in the administration. In 1994, it split over the issue...


The Millennium deal

Political compromises could mark the start of a new style for both government and opposition

To satisfy both domestic expediency and international pressure, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has commuted the life sentences passed on 35 of his opponents. That was expected and it ...


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