Whether or not the offensive succeeds, the Tigray conflict has produced long-lasting scars that will not heal easily.
Ethiopia to vote in a landmark election, commodity prices come back down to Earth, and Iran’s election produces few surprises.
Ethiopia’s climate-sensitive economy, growing population, and inter-ethnic conflict make it a geopolitical time bomb primed to explode.
Long-term Ethiopia watchers can’t help but be concerned by the military conflict unfolding in northern Tigray.
Ethiopia’s new prime minister is popular enough to spawn his own ‘mania.’ But beneath the economic success story of the past year lurks the potential for new conflicts.
Ethiopia faces a variety of long-term environmental and societal challenges. Building a Navy won’t help solve any of them.
Kenya has much to gain from actively working to de-escalate the growing crisis in Ethiopia’s Oromia region.
The state of emergency may have ended the overt protest movement in Ethiopia, but sectarian tensions remain, and it’s only a matter of time before they rise to the surface once again.
Geopoliticalmonitor.com sits down with Rudo Sanyanga of the International Rivers Africa Program to discuss the geopolitical impact of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam and other water conflicts on the continent.
The Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) could well end up as a template for climate conflict in the 21st century.