Ethiopia’s rate of 2.4 million new internally displaced people in 2018 far exceeded Syria’s. Reformist Abiy’s aggressive reform agenda has won praise, but shaking up Ethiopia’s government risks exacerbating several long-simmering ethnic rivalries.
Those who think that Africans have no strong relationship with nature, or need more education and convincing about wildlife and wildlands, there’s history to prove them wrong
Most of the African Union peacekeeping operations in Somalia annual costs of about US$900 million are covered by external donors.
Some 20,000 people have reportedly been detained under the state of emergency, which also led to curfews, bans on public assembly, and media and internet restrictions.
On his last visit to the African Union in Ethiopia, Ban Ki-Moon had an entourage of 79. By contrast, in January his successor Guterres arrived in Addis Ababa with just 2 other people.