During the Second World War Britain and Ethiopia – supported by Indian, Sudanese and South African troops – defeated Italian…Read more
What is the point in Amhara nationalism?
Source: Ethiopia Insight December 10, 2018 by Teshome M. Borago The ruling Amhara Democratic Party and the newly established National…Read more
What direction for Ethiopia – ethnicity or nationalism?
Abiy and Lemma’s neo-unionism is an attempt to find Ethiopia’s third way. But for how long can they keep patriotic…Read more
Ethiopia’s Gibe III dam on the Omo: ‘World’s worst environmental disaster’
‘World’s worst environmental disaster’ set to be repeated with controversial new dam in Africa November 28, 2018 12.34pm GMT Source: The…Read more
Ethiopia: Several killed by police in Nekemte after protest over attacks on Oromo
Source: Ethiopia Insight November 10, 2018 by Ermias Tasfaye Shootings occurred after police used force to remove protesters Oromo killed,…Read more
Ethiopia has plans for naval bases – but will Eritreans be consulted?
#Ethiopia plans to build naval base “adjacent to the Red Sea & the Indian Ocean.” So says General Berhanu Jula,…Read more
Treaties between Ethiopia, Britain and France, 1897 – 1908
This compilation of treaties has much that is of interest. It includes a treaty governing the use of the Nile…Read more
Aksum’s true glory kept under wraps by fearful bureaucracy
Source: Ethiopia Insight, November 7, 2018 by Samuel C. Walker It is incomprehensible that for so long, insinuation took precedence…Read more
Ethiopia: Climbing Mount Uncertainty
“Abiy Ahmed has already gone down in history by breaking – in just a few weeks –almost every rule in…Read more
“We were tortured in Eritrea” – the claim of Tigrayan former rebels
Members of the Tigrai People’s Democratic Movement (TPDM) – known as “Demhit”, was the most powerful of the Eritrea-based Ethiopian…Read more