Eritrea

 
Song, dance and tears as Ethiopian flight lands in Eritrea
Song, dance and tears as Ethiopian flight lands in Eritrea
The "fasten seatbelt" sign had barely pinged off when passengers on a historic flight between Ethiopia and Eritrea began singing and dancing in the...
Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw
Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw
Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki reopened his country's embassy in Ethiopia on Monday, more than 20 years after the two countries broke off...
Ethiopian Airlines to operate daily flights to Eritrea
Ethiopian Airlines to operate daily flights to Eritrea
The first passenger flight between Ethiopia and Eritrea since the start of a 20-year conflict will take place a week from Tuesday, Ethiopian...
Ethiopia, Eritrea declare war 'has come to an end'
Ethiopia, Eritrea declare war 'has come to an end'
Ethiopia and Eritrea are no longer at war, the neighbours said in a joint statement Monday after a series of historic meetings in Asmara to end...
AU summit host warns of 'security failings' in Sahel after Mali attacks
AU summit host warns of 'security failings' in Sahel after Mali attacks
Security is set to top the agenda at an African Union summit on Monday, after host Mauritania warned of regional security failings in the face of...
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Decades of dispute over a border
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Decades of dispute over a border
Ethiopia and Eritrea have been bitter enemies for decades, fighting a border war in 1998-2000 that cost nearly 80 000 lives and remains a flashpoint today....
Eritrea to send rare peace delegation to Ethiopia
Eritrea to send rare peace delegation to Ethiopia
Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki said the officials will "gauge current developments directly and in depth" to plan future steps. His announcement came after Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy extended an olive branch, saying his government would honour the terms of the peace...
Ethiopia in peace agreement with Eritrea
Ethiopia in peace agreement with Eritrea
On Tuesday, the Ethiopian government announced that it will accept a peace deal with border country Eritrea, ending a bloody 20-year-old dispute....
Eritrea's new normal: The tragedy and the struggle for change
Eritrea's new normal: The tragedy and the struggle for change
Thousands of African refugees and migrants are trapped in Libya, where they are exposed to enslavement, torture and rape. A vast network of...
An Ethiopia-backed port is changing power dynamics in the Horn of Africa
An Ethiopia-backed port is changing power dynamics in the Horn of Africa
When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore dependent on its neighbours – especially...
Climate change demands that we must adapt
Climate change demands that we must adapt
After many years of speculation about climate change, it is a reality and something we cannot ignore any longer. It is wreaking havoc, as evidenced...
Sudan’s state-supported smugglers
Sudan’s state-supported smugglers
Hussein Salman seemed to live a charmed life. Despite driving around in an undocumented car, which attracted nine separate police reports, he was...

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