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Ethiopia

Population: 120.28m
GDP: $111.3bn
Debt: 40.4% of GDP (2023 forecast)

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The ethnic factor

The Coalition for Unity and Democracy appeals to Amhara nationalism, which the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front calls chauvinism. The CUD wants to get rid o...


Murder in Gambella

Massacres near the Sudan border show the problems of ethnic provinces - and oil

In December 2003, more than 400 Anyuak people were killed in a single day in Gambella, western Ethiopia. The massacre set off a wave of other murders and attacks on Anyuak (or Anyu...


Compassion fatigue

In 1984 BBC journalist Michael Buerk made a powerful television film of Ethiopia's 'biblical famine'. In an anniversary film this month, Buerk concluded things had not improved &sh...


War drift

The United Nations Security Council will renew the mandate of the UN Mission to Eritrea and Ethiopia next week but the border remains unresolved and there is concern over mounting ...


Boundary boobytraps

East Africa's quarrelling brothers could be squaring up for new confrontations over their common border

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is fighting for his political life and his international reputation amidst growing internal dissent. The main issue remains the frontier with ...


Royal echoes

The last Ethiopian leader to visit Britain was Haile Selassie in 1972. Last month, Premier Meles Zenawi also laid a wreath on the grave of a nineteenth-century Ethiopian prince in ...


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...


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