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Ethiopia

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

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Oromia erupts

Mass protests in Oromia have escalated into a major challenge to the government, which shows no sign of compromise

Unrest in Oromia flared last November, and then died away. Many thought it a flash in the pan, but this February protests re-ignited across the region. The spark came in a rural pa...


'Greater Addis' anger

Human rights groups have accused the security forces of killing more than 40 people in Oromia state after renewed student protests broke out over the planned expansion of Addis Aba...


Tongue-tied BBC

After years of cutting services, the BBC World Service made a dramatic U-turn this month when the Director of the BBC World Service Group appointed last year, Francesca Unsworth, a...


Win big, win all

The Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front is set to become what its critics have long accused it of being: a government without an opposition. That is what the provisio...


Troubled road to liberalism

The Prime Minister is set to come out of Meles’s shadow after the elections with greater emphasis on the free market. Not all are on board

Come October, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will almost certainly be re-elected as Chairman of the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front with only token, i...


Easy on the landslide

The EPRDF wants a less crushing win in the elections in May. Meanwhile, it delicately manages the ethnic balance within the party

Nobody, least of all members of the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front doubts that anything less than overwhelming victory awaits it at the end of the nationa...


Grand union on show

The new tripartite accord over the US$4.8 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam may not provide the resolution to arguments over the use of the Nile waters that the solemn ceremo...


Damming evidence

The three major countries affected by US$4.8 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) are about to appoint a consultant to report on its environmental and social impact. The ...


Air turns blue

The opposition Semayawi ('Blue') Party has fiercely attacked the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia for disallowing 24 of its South Omo candidates from standing in the 24 May gen...


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