Ethiopia: A country on the brink Lotti Norman takes a look at the unfolding situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray province and the potential for a civil war. Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous country, is a country of immense ethnic diversity, and one on the brink of civil war. The national forces of Ethiopia, headed by Prime […]
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July 9: Ethiopia ends its state of war with Eritrea, which had been going on for decades. The decision will “promote close cooperation in political, economic, social, cultural and security areas”, according to Yemane Gebremeskel, Information Minister of Eritrea. October 16: The Council of Ministers, Ethiopia’s cabinet, is reshuffled – 10 of the positions, reduced from 23 […]
Desalegn had succumbed to sectional pressure and resigned in February, consequently leaving Ethiopia under a state of emergency. Months prior to him exiting office, Ethiopia had witnessed violent protests that resulted in hundreds of deaths. The initial motive behind the protests had been over disputed land rights but later morphed into cries of ethnic marginalisation […]