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Ethiopia

Ethiopia

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

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A war unwon

Prime Minister Meles is more admired abroad than in his own country

Premier Meles Zenawi looks distinctly fragile. Things were going pretty well after he last year successfully faced down his critics in his own Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPL...


Friends and neighbours

Up to 200 people reportedly died in April, when fighting broke out in eastern Ethiopia along the road to Djibouti, causing fears that fuel might run short in Addis Ababa. Lorry dri...


Missing Badme

As promised, both countries have accepted the (carefully crafted) ruling by the Eritrea-Ethiopian Boundary Commission, published last weekend. Both sides want peace but the propaga...


Pals with Pal

Is southern Sudan, already burdened with enough problems of its own, becoming enmeshed in another proxy war on its border with Ethiopia? Such fears follow the arrival in eastern Su...


October evolution

Power is shifting from party to Premier – and maybe, to the people

October has been good for Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. He has appointed a new President, reshuffled his cabinet, won gushing tributes from Western diplomats and donors, and turned ...


Lost hope

Ethiopia's security chief, Kinfe Gebre Medhin, was shot four times in the back outside the Armed Forces Officers Club in Addis Ababa on 12 May. The murder hits Prime Minister Meles...


Storm after the storm

A split in the dominant party may be good for national unity

Ethiopia is in political crisis. In most countries, this would be natural after such riots as those of 17 and 18 April. Perhaps 41 people were killed (according to hospital figures...


Meles the winner

It's been a tough few weeks for Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. Eritrean intransigence over the United Nations' Temporary Security Zone between the two armies has delayed implementati...


Gim-Gema in Ethiopia

Ethiopia, like Eritrea, is conducting a post-war reassessment (gim-gema), covering the decade since the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) took power. When i...


Peace at last

Suspicion and mutual recriminations persist but a peace treaty is to be signed on 12 December.


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