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.
Ethiopia’s climate-sensitive economy, growing population, and inter-ethnic conflict make it a geopolitical time bomb primed to explode.
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.
US relations with a longstanding ally in Ethiopia are being strained by growing instability and sectarian conflict.
Little progress is being made on investigations into alleged political violence in Ethiopia.
Sectarian tensions and political repression are on the rise in one of the United States’ key allies in East Africa.