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Home to seven million inhabitants, Ethiopia's Tigray region has been unstable since November of 2020 following the first military operation to ... root out Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) rebels. Although armed operations are technically over, economic instability persists. How has this affected Ethiopia’s overall economy?
Diplomatic, strategic and commercial activities are picking up in one of the world’s most important chokepoints: the Red Sea. At the start ... of 2020, the Horn and Gulf countries came together in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, to launch the new Council of Arab and African Littoral States of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.
Communication technology is a double-edged sword. It can empower people to access and share information globally, or be used as an instrument ... of political and economic control. While hopes were raised by the Arab Spring a decade ago, the years since have seen multiple internet blackouts in many African countries.
Relations between Addis Ababa and Ethiopia’s states will shape the course of the year ahead. The country has previous experience in the dangers ... that an overly centralised government can pose, but its current constitution – with states based on ethnic identity, and ethnic self-determination as a right – has problems of its own.