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ISS: Prosecuting crimes against humanity in Ethiopia – where is the...

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In June 2018, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali told Parliament that the post-1991 government used torture and killing to terrorise its people. Perpetrated...

ISS: Truce in Ethiopia opens the door to African mediators

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After almost two years of conflict between the federal government and Tigrayan forces, Ethiopia seems to have decided to resolve its most devastating militarised...

Famine in Ethiopia: the roots lie in Eritrea’s long-running feud with...

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The war in northern Ethiopia that began in November 2020 has left millions in Tigray on the brink of famine. Reports suggest that nearly 40%...

Emerging threats in Africa under the spotlight

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A European Union (EU)/ African Union (AU) joint Africa peace and security architecture summit heard both face growing common security challenges including instability, radicalisation...

UN ready to implement recovery engines in Africa

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United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres elaborated on “four engines of recovery”, including peace when he addressed the African Union (AU) Heads of State...

ISS: Getting to grips with Ethiopia’s ethnic and political violence is...

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Ethiopia’s 2018 transition failed to bring stability to the country. On the contrary, sporadic ethnic and political violence since then has brought the nation...

Ethiopian forces have recaptured two strategic towns, government says

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Ethiopian forces have recaptured the strategic towns of Dessie and Kombolcha from rebellious Tigrayan forces, the government said on Monday, the latest sign of...

Ethiopian government says it has recaptured Lalibela, UN World Heritage site

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Ethiopian government forces and their regional allies have recaptured the town of Lalibela, a United Nations World Heritage Site, from Tigrayan forces, the prime...

UN seeks record $41 billion for aid to hotspots led by...

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The United Nations appealed on Thursday for a record $41 billion (R649,59 billion) to provide life-saving assistance next year to 183 million people worldwide...

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, on frontline, urges troops to ‘destroy’ enemy

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his foes had been defeated and promised to recapture territory in the region of Amhara from rebellious Tigrayan...

Ethiopian soldiers retake territory in Amhara region – Prime Minister’s office

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Ethiopian soldiers supported by regional forces have recaptured territory from rebellious Tigrayan fighters, the prime minister's office said on Wednesday, as a resident in...

Six Sudanese soldiers killed in Ethiopian attack – Sudan military sources

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Six Sudanese soldiers were killed on Saturday in an attack by Ethiopian forces on a Sudanese army post near the border between the countries,...

Ethiopia’s army captures northern Afar town of Chifra – state media

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Ethiopia’s army has retaken the town of Chifra in Afar region, the state-run broadcaster said on Sunday, its first major seizure from rebellious Tigrayan...

Ethiopia PM at frontline with army in Afar region – state-affiliated...

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is on the frontline with the army fighting rebellious Tigrayan forces in the northeastern Afar region, state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting...

Ethiopia restricts information sharing about war

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Ethiopia has announced new restrictions on the sharing of information about the war in the north of the country which stipulate that battlefront updates...

Ethiopia asks US to stop spreading false information on war

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Ethiopia's government has asked the United States to stop spreading falsehoods against the country, the state minister of communication said on Thursday, after the...

Tunisia navy rescues 487 migrants from overloaded boat

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The Tunisian navy rescued 487 migrants on Friday from an overloaded boat that ran into difficulty in rough seas in the Mediterranean as they...

Ethiopian leader heads to war’s front lines as Olympians join the...

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Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has gone to direct the war from the front lines, state-affiliated media reported on Wednesday, as two Olympian athletes...

Residents patrol Ethiopian capital after Tigrayan forces’ advance

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Every afternoon, Getachew Megersa searches the Ethiopian capital for undercover agents. The 55-year-old construction worker says it’s not the first time he’s defended his...

Military moves in Ethiopia risk undermining progress toward peace talks -US...

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The US Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa said on Tuesday that "nascent progress" toward getting all parties to Ethiopia's conflict into negotiations...

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