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Ethiopia’s Plan to Dam the Nile Has Egypt Fuming
The heat is stifling but the construction workers and red-hatted engineers don’t let up. Mechanized excavators batter into the mighty, arid peaks on either side of the site of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance dam, set to be the …
The Ogaden Problem: Will an Old Insurgency Tip the Balance in East Africa?
How Ethiopia’s inability to reconcile the Ogaden’s rebels has implications for militants and governments across the Horn of Africa
Ethiopia Faces Dangers but Also Opportunities in Meles Succession
Despite tensions in the ruling party over choosing a replacement, the passing of a man who ruled for a generation may produce a more responsive government
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