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Map - Juba,South-Sudan and Gambella, Ethiopia
South Sudan declares world’s first famine since 2012

(Council on Foreign Relations) The South Sudanese government and the United Nations declared a famine.

Photo - Somalia's new president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed "Farmaajo"
Somalia: Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmaajo” elected president

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a former Somali prime minister and dual Somalia-U.S. citizen, was elected president of.

Map - Sudan and South Sudan 1956 border
US ends economic embargo on Sudan

(Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee – Associated Press) The Obama administration announced Friday the end.

Map - Ethiopia federal regions
Ethiopia’s crisis: Things fall apart: Will the center hold?

(René Lefort) Almost exactly a year ago, Ethiopia entered its worst crisis since the arrival.

Photo - Oromo protest in Woliso, August 6, 2016 [Credit: Social media]
The ‘Ethiopian Spring’: “Killing is not an answer to our grievances”

(René Lefort – Open Democracy) There is every sign that Ethiopia is plunging into a.

Photo - Olympian Feyisa Lilesa making Oromo protest gesture in Washington, DC [Credit: Reuters]
Feyisa Lilesa: From Rio to America, I’ll keep fighting Ethiopia’s oppression

(Feyisa Lilesa – Washington Post) Feyisa Lilesa is an Ethiopian Olympian and winner of a.

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Review of Lt. General Tsadkan Gebretensae’s Article (Messay Kebede)

Last Sunday, Lt. General Tsadkan Gebretensae published a commentary on Ethiopia’s current political challenges and solutions on.

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Hate speech, ethnic tension ahead of Kenya’s 2017 elections

(Peter Alingo) As Kenya prepares for elections next year, the political die seems already cast..

Photo - Djiboutian General Osman Nour Soubagleh appointed as Commander of AMISOM
Djiboutian General Soubagleh appointed as Commander of AMISOM

(Press release – AMISOM) Mogadishu, 19 July 2016 – The new Force Commander of the African.

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Egypt asks Israeli help on Ethiopian Renaissance dam

(Al-Araby Al-Jadeed) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is reported to have asked the Israeli Prime.