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Ethiopia

Ethiopia

Population: 102.4 mn.
GDP: $72.37 bn.
Debt: $23.06 bn.

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Marching across the border

Ethiopia was always confident of an easy victory over the Supreme Islamic Courts Council, despite the SICC's support from international Islamist volunteers and Eritrea. Addis Ababa...


Omissions

The latest meeting of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission, in London on 17 May, started badly, with the Commission President, Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC of Britain, irritated by...


Tentative

Secret talks in London on 10 March between American lawyers may help unblock the border dispute between Eritrea and Ethiopia, that killed 50-100,000 people in 1998-2000. Both gover...


Waiting but not sitting

The opposition coalition that won the capital last May has split, leaving the city council in limbo

Nine months after May's controversial elections, Addis Ababa's councillors have still not taken their seats. The four-party opposition Coalition for Unity and Democracy (CUD) won t...


Transition starts here

Disputed elections, the shooting of oppositionists and donor worries hasten political change

The ruling party is on the defensive. Its brutal response to opposition protests at election irregularities and the criticism which that has aroused, may mark its transformation. A...


Breaking point, again

There may be some diplomatic method in Asmara's apparent madness

Indignant at what he calls blatant international bias against Eritrea in its border dispute with Ethiopia, President Issayas Afeworki is restricting the work of the United Nations ...


Euro-observations

Relations with the European Union are cooling sharply. EU election observers roundly criticised the 15 May general elections, infuriating Premier Meles Zenawi. The head of the EU E...


Trying talks

After the disputed elections, government and opposition edge warily towards an accommodation

Many opposition members of parliament are likely to take their seats after signs of progress from the first round of talks between government and opposition parties to discuss frau...


Post-election massacre

The power struggle has worsened in the ruling party following the surprise success of opposition parties in May's elections (AC Vol 46 No 11). Hardliners in the Ethiopian People's ...


The big upset

No one expected the ruling party to do so badly but it still holds power at the centre, facing a revitalised opposition

It was a stunning setback for the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front. When the polls closed on 15 May, the opposition Coalition for Unity and Democracy (CUD) ...


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