Beyond the Red Sea: A new driving force in the politics of the Horn (BY ALEX DE WAAL)

Relations between the Middle East and Horn of Africa have long been neglected. But now they are changing everything. . The UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, visiting Addis Ababa. Credit: Crown Prince Court, Abu Dhabi. This is the first part of The Thin Red Line, an African Arguments series focusing … Continue reading Beyond the Red Sea: A new driving force in the politics of the Horn (BY ALEX DE WAAL)

New round of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam talks kicks off in Khartoum | Cairo Post

The Dutch firm Deltares withdrew from a bid to conduct the dam studies due to divergences of roles with the French BRL group and the competence of each firm in preparing the report on the impact of the dam.

ICE Case Study, Nile: Environmental Problem

The nations are barely satisfied by what they now receive and it is foreseen that their needs will increase as populations rise, industrial growth takes place, and more land is irrigated with Nile water for agricultural use in nations besides Egypt. Egypt's cropland is already 100% irrigated, fostering an amazing reliance on the flow of … Continue reading ICE Case Study, Nile: Environmental Problem

አንዳንዴ እኛ ኢትዮጲያኖች “ሞኞች” ነን!!! አለም በፍትህ የምትመራ ይመስለናል::

በHiwot Treaty እንግሊዝ ዐፄ ዩሃንስን ካደች....በWucale Treaty ኢጣሊያ ዐፄ ሚኒልክን:: League of Nations ዐፄ ሃይለስላሴን ክዶ በመርዝ ጋዝ ስናልቅ አይቶ እንዳላየ ሆነ.... ኢሳያስ እንኯ በአቅሙ መለስን አልጄስ ላይ ሲሸውደው UN ሰምቶ እንዳልሰማ ሆኖ ዝም ብሎ እያለ አሁን #ሃይለማሪያም ደግሞ ግብፅን በ United Nations በአባይ ጉዳይ በተደራድሬ እረታለሁ ይለኛል:: ፍፁም አይሆንም!! ግብፅ ትረታናለች!! ለምን?? #አለም_በፍትህ_አትመራም!!! ይልቅ...."አለም … Continue reading አንዳንዴ እኛ ኢትዮጲያኖች “ሞኞች” ነን!!! አለም በፍትህ የምትመራ ይመስለናል::

How Meles Zenawi Foresaw the Current Situation in Egypt

Meles’s analysis of foreign relations was informed by a deep sense of history and the structural determinants of politics. I recall going to see him in March 2011, barely a fortnight after the overthrow of the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. I was expecting a discussion about Sudan, but he opened with a question: “What is … Continue reading How Meles Zenawi Foresaw the Current Situation in Egypt