Tit-For-Tat Ethnic Violence Displaces Hundreds Of Thousands Of Ethiopians: Why Is Addis Ababa Doing Nothing To Stop It?

Lifting her robe Husaida Mohammed revealed scar tissue blanketing her breasts, stomach, and extending up her neck and along her arms. “They poured petrol over me then lit it,” she said.

Despite Impressive Economic Growth, Ethiopia Can’t Seem To Escape The Menace Of Drought. Why?

There is donor fatigue regarding droughts in East Africa, and Addis Ababa has faced accusations it played down the severity of the crisis to keep the country from looking bad internationally.

Africa Has Seen Big Democratic Progress, But Level Of Civil Liberties Has Fallen Every Year For A Decade Now

In Gambia an entrenched autocrat was forced from power. In Ghana, a sitting president lost an election for the first time, but…

Opening The ‘Black Box’: The Aid Industry And Authoritarian Politics In Africa

It would be misleading to see Rwanda as a “donor darling” only during Kagame’s time – it was even before the genocide. Kagame himself has little interest in what donors say or do.

A Dangerous Military Race In Horn Of Africa: How The Gulf Crisis Could Lead Ethiopia, Eritrea And Djibouti To War

A meeting of the Nile Basin states called by Ugandan President Museveni broke down, a reflection of growing Egyptian-Ethiopian tensions. Egypt meanwhile is boosting military cooperation with Eritrea.