Lasting solutions to the conflict in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray will only come from African initiatives, say Kenya’s Ambassador Macharia Kamau and Ambassador Martin Kimani.
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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.
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.