Ethiopia’s parliamentary elections are now scheduled for 21 June, but no matter who wins, fundamental issues that hold Ethiopia back will remain unresolved, writes James Jeffrey.
The situation in Ethiopia, with elections postponed again and a war waging in the Tigray region, is a tragedy not only for Ethiopia but all of Africa, says New African editor Anver Versi.
Although Ethiopia’s President Abiy Ahmed to all intents and purposes triumphed militarily over his enemies in Tigray, there could still be plenty of trouble ahead.
Why are African leaders silent on the brutal treatment of ordinary Africans while they loudly condemn brutality elsewhere? asks Moky Makura.
The conflict between Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s federal troops and the provincial government of Tigray has become an almost full-fledged civil war.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s reform agenda has won praise, but his shaking up of government in Ethiopia risks exacerbating long-simmering ethnic rivalries. James Jeffries reports