The new PM Abiy Ahmed Ali: an ethnic and religious compromise?
Portrayed as an Oromo of the Muslim faith, the new strongman of Addis in fact has a Christian heritage, making him an acceptable candidate to the Orthodox Church. [...]
Ever since Qatar announced on June 14 it was withdrawing the observation force it deployed in 2010 between Eritrea and Djibouti, the inhabitants of Djibouti and Ethiopia fear Asmara has war-like intentions. Right time for wrong moves. The Indian Ocean Newsletter [...]