Talks are stalled over how to deal with the impact of a $5 billion dam that could threaten Egypt’s lifeblood.
Tepid reforms and halfhearted concessions won't save the country's authoritarian government from its existential crisis.
Ethiopia has been experiencing social unrest for nearly a year. And after a weekend stampede, the protests have grown in size.
Feyisa Lilesa explains why ongoing ethnic violence in Ethiopia stirred him to make his own high-profile protest.
In interviews with FP, top Ethiopian officials said that Feyisa Lilesa should not fear for his safety, but that an independent human rights rapporteur will not be allowed into the country.
U.S. congressmen are introducing legislation to protect Ethiopian civilians like the Olympic marathoner who raised his hands in an X as he crossed the finish-line in Rio.
Security services are killing demonstrators by the hundreds. But instead of restoring order, the government is tearing itself apart.
An Ethiopian marathoner is urged to come home after protesting his government at the Olympics.
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Hundreds of soldiers just died in the worst flare-up between Ethiopia and Eritrea since their 1998-2000 war. Could a return to open conflict be around the corner?
The East African country is facing its biggest protest movement in decades. Its uncompromising approach to development is to blame.
Israel has rescued tens of thousands of Jews from conflicts around the world.
The Horn of Africa region is central to the world’s maritime trade. It’s also beginning to fall apart.