Ethiopia’s main religions need to take an emotional distance from politics and find a neutral space so they can get moral clarity.
Had the national government and Tigray state government attempted to engage in intergovernmental dialogue, things might have turned out differently.
The Ethiopian premier is manipulating ethnic rivalries to shift the agenda from democratic reform to authoritarianism.
The tensions that had been simmering between the Tigray People’s Liberation Front and the Abiy administration eventually boiled over.
If the AU and ECOWAS reject coups as unconstitutional changes of government, shouldn’t the same apply to third terms?
Omar al-Bashir’s trial for seizing power in 1989 could mark a sea change in Africa’s political culture.
The violence points to the need for Abiy to address the tensions around Oromia. Failure to do so will mean that ethnic tensions and violence in Ethiopia will continue
Swift positions taken by the AU could be stymied by ongoing conflicts, funding shortfalls and border closures.
Photographs give unprecedented insight into the lives and humanity of those involved in the Ugandan rebel movement.