from Isaac Esipisu:

Ethiopia and Eritrea: An elusive peace on the cards?

October 29, 2012

By Aaron Maasho

Ethiopia and Eritrea are still at each others’ throats. The two neighbours fought hammer and tongs in sun-baked trenches during a two-year war over a decade ago, before a peace deal ended their World War I-style conflict in 2000. Furious veRed Sea, UNrbal battles, however, have continued to this day.

from Africa News blog:

With Birtukan gone, smooth sailing for Ethiopia’s Meles

By Aaron Maasho
February 23, 2011

 

ETHIOPIA-OPPOSITION/BIRTUKANEthiopia’s opposition UDJ party, completely wiped out at last year’s disputed election, says it is regrouping.

from Africa News blog:

Will Ethiopia’s PM step down?

June 24, 2009

They say that the foundation of a good retirement is planning. By that measure, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi should have his rest period well laid out. The rebel-turned-leader has been saying he wants to step aside for almost two years now.

from Africa News blog:

What is the truth behind Ethiopia’s “coup” plot?

May 6, 2009

A plot is defined as "a plan made in secret", but even by the usual shadowy nature of such matters around Africa, the recent conspiracy to overthrow the Ethiopian government has been hard to see clearly.

from Africa News blog:

Will democracy work in Ethiopia?

February 27, 2009

Six Ethiopian opposition parties have joined forces to go up against the government of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in next year’s parliamentary elections, but their chances of bringing change look slim at best and they complain of heavy-handed tactics by the ruling party.